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Cheap but good skinny jeans

(28 Posts)
Unicorn1981 Fri 17-Feb-17 22:22:36

Hi I've put a bit of weight on the last few weeks and my lovely Levi's don't fit anymore. I'm determined I'll lose the weight but I need some emergency pairs and don't have much money. Please could you tell me your favourite 'cheaper' jeans.

BikeRunSki Fri 17-Feb-17 22:23:34


Unicorn1981 Fri 17-Feb-17 22:25:28

Thanks. I once tried primark and had to go for two sizes bigger! But demoralising but sainsburys sounds good.

Unicorn1981 Fri 17-Feb-17 22:25:44

Bit demoralising I mean.

CactusFred Fri 17-Feb-17 22:29:40

I got some nice ones in Matalan last week.

MorningHeavyWeight Fri 17-Feb-17 22:32:26

Topshop high waisted JONI jeans.

Good fit, hold in my Mum tum, have various leg lengths and colours.

They are not as denim as your Levi's are likely to be though, they are a stretch jean. Thought I'd mention that as, although I live in mine, could be a deal breaker for you if you prefer a sturdy denim.

YourEmailInboxIsFull Fri 17-Feb-17 22:33:51

Highwaisted Dorothy Perkins "Eden" are good. Lots of give in them ☺️

Motherwithflaws Fri 17-Feb-17 22:34:52

I really like Zara skinnys.

KP86 Fri 17-Feb-17 22:50:03

Sainsbury's jeans are awesome, and generously sized so good for the ego ;)

redheadbarmaid Fri 17-Feb-17 23:04:22

Second the Dorothy Perkins Eden.
Have a few pairs, nice fit and about £20

WetsTheFinger Fri 17-Feb-17 23:08:38

Is £22 cheap? The Next leggings are very comfy and well sized.

IDoAllMyOwnStunts Fri 17-Feb-17 23:09:27

Asda wonderfit are great. £20 a pair, really stretchy. No bagginess at knees, come in loads of colours.

user1487372252 Fri 17-Feb-17 23:12:14

I would say if they are only for the short term don't worry too much. Primark and dp are both cheap & comfy. New look similar price bit last slightly longer (but less "give" if that's important).

Plus biggest thing is don't worry about what the label says. You know your own size, regardless of what label says!

BonnyScotland Fri 17-Feb-17 23:15:01

agree Asda Wonderfit are HEAVEN

AngelicCurls Sat 18-Feb-17 11:03:05

I'm in the same boat as you and just bought 3 pairs in primark for the grand total of £20!

AllPizzasGreatAndSmall Sat 18-Feb-17 11:33:42

I tried the Asda ones after reading people rave about them but they are too stretchy to be considered proper jeans, more like leggings. I like Gap True skinny, you can get them for under £30 when they have one of their regular discount codes.

Motherofhowmany Sat 18-Feb-17 11:57:35

New look do skinnies for £19.99 that I think are pretty decent and always buy when I've put weight on.

BifsWif Sat 18-Feb-17 12:26:48

I second new look, I love mine.

piefacerecords Sat 18-Feb-17 12:28:20

Sainsburys ones always fit well - also New Look high waisted skinnies are good for holding everything in!

LegArmpits Sat 18-Feb-17 12:32:33

Asda Wonderfit, best jeans in the world 😂

piefacerecords Sat 18-Feb-17 12:35:38

I must be the only person who doesn't get on with Asda Wonderfit - I've heard so much good stuff about them on here, but the 'small' just gives me a muffin top and makes my arse look huge, whereas the 'medium' is way too big. And none of them are long enough. Asda 'Long' isn't very long at all IMO.

AGrinWithoutACat Sat 18-Feb-17 12:43:57

New look but I bought mine from Amazon for £8 and they are more denim than legging unlike the more expensive ones in the shop confused

JayzuzMaryJoseph Sat 18-Feb-17 13:30:13

H&M high waisted skinnies.

Don't go baggy, keep their shape, high waist sucks you in.

Unicorn1981 Sun 19-Feb-17 10:20:48

Hi thanks everyone. I did buy some Zara ones yesterday but they seem a little bit short in the leg. I compared them to my Levi's and my Levi's are loads longer! I didn't even know this was 'a thing'. Thought leg sizes were all the same.

PNGirl Sun 19-Feb-17 10:26:04

A lot of jeans are ankle grazer length right now, especially approaching spring.

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