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Where can I buy ski pants/sallopettes if I'm quite fat?

(15 Posts)
NapQueen Fri 03-Feb-17 19:08:28

A size 14 and 5'2, most of my weight is thighs and tummy which just hasn't gone away since I had the dcs.

Decathlon today had ladies sallopettes in s/m/l/xl and even the xl wouldn't go anywhere near closing across my stomach (but baggy as fuck on the legs)

They all just seemed to have tiny waistbands!

Please tell me I can go sledging with my dcs without having to get soaking wet sad

KingMortificadosMistress Fri 03-Feb-17 20:15:29

NapQueen Fri 03-Feb-17 20:17:43

The website doesn't want to show me anything sad

DPotter Fri 03-Feb-17 20:18:15

I'm on the plump-side and now have men's salopettes. Don't dismiss them out of hand. They fit, their comfortable and you can't tell any difference. The only think is they were too long and I had to turn them up. Be comfortable!

DPotter Fri 03-Feb-17 20:18:47

They're comfortable - sorry!

BigSandyBalls2015 Fri 03-Feb-17 20:20:39

Decathlon sizes are weird.

SwearyGodmother Fri 03-Feb-17 20:24:01

Mountain Warehouse seem to be cut for people with shapely figures. Even at my tiniest Decathlon didn't work for me because I have a big difference between waist and hips but Mountain Warehouse leaves space for me to have an enormous mountain lunch breathe.

NapQueen Fri 03-Feb-17 20:24:31

Glad to hear decathlon sizing is weird I nearly burst into tears in the fitting room.

I will try mens thanks for tip!!

JammyGeorge Fri 03-Feb-17 20:25:46

Im bigger than you and I got some from mountain warehouse and they were a much better fit than others I tried. They mirrored my normal size if you know what I mean. They were good and warm, we were in down to -12 and I was as warm as toast.

NapQueen Fri 03-Feb-17 20:27:44

Thanks for the MW tip, I'll pop into my local one over the next few days.

justwhatineed Fri 03-Feb-17 20:28:49
As pp has said you can't tell the difference there's also Mountain Warehouse

Rumtopf Fri 03-Feb-17 20:33:06

I picked all mine up in Aldi and I'm an 18. Not sure if they'll have them in at the mo though.

EagleIsland Fri 03-Feb-17 20:37:54

Online try Carhartt or 509 brands

Blodplod Fri 03-Feb-17 20:39:24

Someone mentioned upthread white rock ski pants.. 8 years ago when I first went skiing at size 12-14 (2 stone lighter than now) I had to buy white rock size 16 and they were small.. I think their sizes not too generous! I buy Dare2be sallopettes.. about £25 off eBay new with tags. I've got 12, 14,16 and 18! grin. I'm currently a size 16 but just went away skiing in my 18's (despite my best efforts to diet! I also find men's ski jackets much better for me at the moment than women's. I buy a men's small. Generally, I find all women's 'sportswear' comes up small.

blossombottom Sat 04-Feb-17 19:22:04

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