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Not legging, not jeans, what are they called?

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poppym12 Mon 24-Oct-16 13:19:56

I've been searching for some quite tight, soft, stretchy, thick grey trousers for ages. Not leggings, skinny jeans or jeggings though. I've tried those. And I want them to be a smooth colour, not faded or marled. And I want them to be the colour you'd image a baby elephant to be, mid grey rather than pale or charcoal.

Please find them for me grin

margaritasbythesea Mon 24-Oct-16 13:37:55

Jeggings - try m and s

poppym12 Mon 24-Oct-16 13:44:38

I have margarita. The ones I found in there felt really smooth and from a distance looked like very cheap denim.

SesameSparkle Mon 24-Oct-16 13:54:41

How about:

white stuff

john lewis

thlsmile

TheFairyCaravan Mon 24-Oct-16 14:02:57

Do you mean treggings?

poppym12 Mon 24-Oct-16 16:47:39

I think treggings is the closest name for what is in my head. I've just ordered some from next as they look to be the right elephant-y colour I'm after. Probably have to send them back as I'll look like momma elephant.

polyhymnia Mon 24-Oct-16 16:54:48

I think ponte is the material the sort of thing you have in mind are usually made from. Boden used to do some, which I have.

poppym12 Mon 24-Oct-16 19:16:05

The boden ones look ok but they don't have grey.

ImYourWomanJonSnow Mon 24-Oct-16 19:54:53

Cos , the slim ones with side zip?

JCrew may be worth looking at too

poppym12 Mon 24-Oct-16 22:13:39

No grey on cos or jcrew website. I'm obviously extremely untrendy grin

tigerdriverII Mon 24-Oct-16 22:18:13

I really hate to say it but the best treggings I've seen are from Dash, the grannies favourite.

ImYourWomanJonSnow Tue 25-Oct-16 03:41:10

Ah sorry I missed that you wanted specific colour OP

poppym12 Tue 25-Oct-16 19:35:38

The next ones seem OK (but I've only tried them on so may end up walking like a toddler with a wet nappy after half an hour).

Lucked Tue 25-Oct-16 19:43:47

These Espirit jeggings have a jean cut but don't look denim and are baby elephanty I think.

poppym12 Tue 25-Oct-16 23:23:15

Ooh, those look good lucked. I like esprit. Good quality t-shirts. Seems they do 2 shades of elephant too grin

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