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I usually wear skinny jeans, but I'm starting to get bored with them, also starting to get thicker round the waist and finding them less comfortable and flattering. I'm quite small, size 10 about 5' 2" so feel swamped by baggy clothes. What would be a good alternative?
Following for inspiration as I'm the same size roughly and live in skinnines! I suppose some sort of slim chinos might look nice in warmer times, with sandals or pumps, but it's cooler weather with boots that I really feel like I couldn't wear anything else! Would love some ideas
If it doesn't have to be jeans, try uniqlo trousers.
They're a narrow fit so won't add bulk with too much extra fabric flapping at ankles, but are looser than skinnies (and have elastic at the waist, but not so you'd notice, IYSWIM, so should be forgiving of a slightly changed body shape).
I've recently bought a particular of their ankle skimmers for summer
I am exactly the same, living in skinny jeans and finding them uncomfortable.
I bought a pair of boden Richmond wide crop trousers which is not my style at all but they are flattering on the waist and hips and they are suitable for casual wear or work. I have had compliments on them already.
I wear mostly straight, never thought I would, but I like them at this time of year. I like straight chinos as well and tapered. I wear skinnies in the winter when I can also wear big cardies to hide my horrendous saddle bags.
I'm a total devotee of skinny jeans, but recently discovered H&M chinos and I love them! They're fairly slim and really comfy. They look a bit smarter than jeans and they're much cooler in the warm weather. And they're cheap (I think £20)