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I'm desperately searching for shorts for my skinny 2 year old. I've not found any that have adjustable bits inside. I have drawstring ones but they don't work. I resorted to a peg today to hold his wee shorts up. Please lovely mumsnetters, help spare my DS the shame of flashing his nappy to all and sundry x
Oops sorry, posted too soon. Next, JoJo. Polarn and John Lewis all feature for my skinny three year old, always adjusted. But if uts shirts, can you not size down a bit. My skinny but tall three year old wore 18-24 months to nursery today!
Size way down and then some more. Primark had loads of cotton vests and shorts in different colours the other day. Elasticated waists.My skinny 2.5 year old is in 9-12 months and my skinny 5 year old is in 2-3 years 5 yr old tried on the 9-12 months and could fit in them too
Make sure you buy long shorts and they will last for years. My 9 yr old can fit into his 5-6 yr ones.
H&M coloured jean type shorts and jean shorts come up narrow and Asda have some swimming shorts where the drawstring takes in the entire waist rather than just does a bow for appearance sake. I also dart the waist of my children's joggers, leggings etc, at each side of the waist.
We always size down by 1-2 sizes for shorts to get a better fit on the hips as well as the waist. DD (3) still wears some shorts in 12-18 months size. DS(12) still has some age 7 ones that just about fit - he didn't grow into them until he was at least nine. Shorts sizes are arbitrary as you can wear them at any length.