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Longer length tshirts?

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Makemeaname Sat 09-Nov-19 14:14:59

I'm a quite overweight, and find normal length tshirts don't sit quite right on me. I've found a few longer tops - about bum length - on simplybe, but looking to buy new ones at the moment and struggling.

I'm also sure tricky in that I don't like long sleeves, so about 80% of clothes available at this time of year are out.

Where have you found good longer tops? Max I would spend on a top is like 25 quid unless it's really nice, would like to buy 3 or 4 new ones as I wear them to work (casual dress code) and on the weekends as well.

Itsjustmee Sun 10-Nov-19 00:22:55

I have been looking for exactly the same
I hate long sleeves and only like short sleeves or no sleeves 😂
I have a few from primark short sleeved long
Hi t shirts but they only seem to do them in the summer which is when I bought mine

I bought a pack of 2 from Freeman’s this week and they are long line short sleeve but they have a small logo on the bottom but I mainly wear casual clothes anyway so not a problem

Ideally you want ones that are 29cm or longer
( can you tell I’ve been doing my research ) most
t shirts around 25 cm

If you google Freeman's Pack of 2 Extra Long T-Shirts they will bring them up They have a few more ones as well that are longer

Also look for tunic style T-shirt’s as they are always longer than regular t shirts
Joe Brown do some gorgeous tunic style tops but they are more expensive

Itsjustmee Sun 10-Nov-19 00:26:38

These are both on Freeman's and are long and short sleeves I have the jersey t shirt which I’s really nice and soft
Longline Jersey T-Shirt
long line boxy tunic top

Grandmi Sun 10-Nov-19 00:33:54

Yes I have been looking for longer tops with short sleeves. Am not massively fat but am more comfortable in long tops.

inwood Sun 10-Nov-19 00:41:54

Next have lots of what they call over sized t shirts at the moment, they're great.

Makemeaname Sun 10-Nov-19 00:43:06

@itsjustmee thank you! That jersey top does look nice and there's a polka dot one I fancy as well. The 2 pack would be good but all the colours are a bit too sweat-patchy other than the boring black and white.

Good to have somewhere to start though.

GrumpyHoonMain Sun 10-Nov-19 00:49:14

You could try new looks maternity range. There are some great longer tops on there

Fstar Sun 10-Nov-19 00:53:08

Yours do longer tops

PurpleFrames Sun 10-Nov-19 01:06:49

Asos has loads of these (I know as I just bought 4! 🙈)

They also maternity, plus size, petite and tall ranges

Makemeaname Sun 10-Nov-19 01:21:37

I'm always worried with maternity clothes, do they look weird if you just have a belly rather than a bump, or can I get away with them? Seen some really nice stuff around but avoided it up till now.

ThanksForAllTheFish Sun 10-Nov-19 01:47:39

Look in the tall section. I find most T-shirt’s from the tall section work well for the long/oversized look. Alternatively the men’s section- less likely to be short in length as the ‘cropped’ look isn’t in for men.

Itsjustmee Sun 10-Nov-19 07:53:12

I just looked on Boohoo and in the tall section they have loads of long style t shirts with short sleeves from £4

PETRONELLAS Sun 10-Nov-19 07:56:41

Next do long vests that I wear under anything not long enough.

MrsPellegrinoPetrichor Sun 10-Nov-19 07:59:16

Land End

Makemeaname Sun 10-Nov-19 09:08:37

@PETRONELLAS ooh hadn't considered that - do you go for the same colour vest as top or different?

Alwayscheerful Sun 10-Nov-19 09:18:34

Matalan's long line vest tops are great.
Next sell oversized T-shirt's, I am still wearing their organic oversized T-shirt's from 2/3 years ago. I rarely shop in next but their long line T-shirt's were fine.

PETRONELLAS Sun 10-Nov-19 09:44:58

Usually same - only navy or black especially with a shirt or jumper. I do wear bright jumpers actually, thinking about it, but anything oversized is unflattering on me. Next have a couple of flattering tunics too. I’m all about thick material that doesn’t cling all the way.

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