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Skinny black stretch trousers- do they exist?

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MillieMillie Thu 16-Feb-17 06:33:49

Anyone recommend any skinny black trousers? I love my Joni jeans style but need an equivalent to wear for work as we've been banned from wearing jeans!

abeandhalo Thu 16-Feb-17 06:46:56

Sometimes M&S have things like this labelled as Treggings.

F1nbarSaunders Thu 16-Feb-17 07:17:56

Uniqlo have a couple of different types

Rhubarbara Thu 16-Feb-17 07:21:28

How about these?

Dulcimena Thu 16-Feb-17 08:15:20

Gap usually have some, think they're called "skinny bi-stretch" or something? Otherwise, Cos have usually them.

Fuzzypeggy Thu 16-Feb-17 08:33:28

Gap bi skinny stretch are really good

witwootoodleoo Thu 16-Feb-17 13:54:49

Another vote for Gap. Often get compliments on mine

Closetlibrarian Thu 16-Feb-17 16:21:50

I bought the Gap ones after seeing them recommended on here and have been really disappointed. I don't think they're particularly flattering and they stretch out/ go baggy after one wear.

Fuzzypeggy Thu 16-Feb-17 16:25:25

That's strange, my gap ones haven't gone baggy at all

MillieMillie Thu 16-Feb-17 16:42:46

I've had a look and they look really low rise? I normally like higher waisted as they suit me better and pull in belly flab

DrScholl Thu 16-Feb-17 16:43:49

gap but get the 5 % ones
not the 2%

missjoanie Thu 16-Feb-17 16:46:01

What about black velvet Jonis? No jeans at work for me either but I get away with wearing these. If you're after something a bit smarter, Reiss do some smart workwear skinnies- Darla I think they're called.

TotalConfucius Thu 16-Feb-17 16:51:33

I've been on a mission for these on dd's behalf recently.
Next, New Look, and Very all do them and I liked them all. DD, who is very fussy about pocket position, didn't. The New Look ones with zipped front pockets were very nice.
We have settled for Tesco school wear £8 and I ordered a few sizes. The 15/16 age ones were equivalent of at least a woman's size 14 for reference.
I had to wash them before she wore them (yep, she's fussy like that too) and they washed fine, needed an iron though.

MillieMillie Thu 16-Feb-17 18:54:35

So are the gap ones low rise??

I'm not sure I could pull off velvet Joni's, if only! The shape is perfect for me.

New look I find a bit cheap looking

GVmama Thu 16-Feb-17 19:02:11

Plain black jodphurs? They are thicker and more structured, but a similar fitted all over style. Made to last too!

Are you near a saddlery to go and try some on?

beanfilledfish Thu 16-Feb-17 19:02:20

Uniqlo legging jeans

Merlin40 Thu 16-Feb-17 19:09:42

I always buy Next black skinny work trousers. Really flattering, I have a couple of pairs but they wash and wear well

TeacherABC Thu 16-Feb-17 19:15:39

M & S are by far the best I've tried, jeggings, skinny or super skinny styles, long, medium, short, low rise or high rise. They are so comfortable and wash very well.

onemorelindor Thu 16-Feb-17 19:32:44

Aha - my specialist subject, MillieMillie.

I basically live in skinny black trousers when I'm at work (though currently on mat leave so mostly living in black leggings instead).

J Crew does an amazing trouser-legging called the Pixie pant which, though v v v v spenny, do last and retain their shape well. I love these as they flatter my 'athletic' thighs.

www.jcrew.com/uk/p/womens_category/pants/legging/pixie-pant/31090

I am currently wearing this pair from COS which is a little straighter in the leg, but has a nice high elasticated waist:

www.cosstores.com/gb/Women/Trousers/Skinny-fit_trousers/46887-44196975.1#c-24480

I've found them in Reiss in the past, but the quality has been really poor (seams falling apart exposing the bum kind of poor quality).

French Connection used to do a good pair back in the day, but I haven't tried there in years.

And I did have a nice pair of maternity jeggings from M&S so might be worth a look there too...

CoffeeDiamonds Thu 16-Feb-17 19:36:01

Cos slim fit trousers. £59 and worth EVERY PENNY

CoffeeDiamonds Thu 16-Feb-17 19:37:22

they are!

FiveGoMadInDorset Thu 16-Feb-17 19:37:49

I buy Gap ones for DD who likes hi rise, got some black stretch trousers from Monsoon the other day

EatsShitAndLeaves Thu 16-Feb-17 19:41:39

I've got the M&S treggings---- (navy and black).

Love them - bought them in "short" so they cut off at my ankle.

They are really comfy, wash well and look really smart for work with both flats and heels.

Tbh I think getting the short version is key though - the standard length didn't look half as nice when on and dare I say it a bit frumpy.

EatsShitAndLeaves Thu 16-Feb-17 19:43:55

http://www.marksandspencer.com/4-way-stretch-treggings/p/p22400889?&mcptredirect

Jenniferb21 Thu 16-Feb-17 19:44:45

H&M love mine

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