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Anyone have a similar (trouser related) problem, long belly to crotch ratio?!
Does anyone really struggle to buy trousers that fit?
For years I'v tried to work out the problem, and it is an unusually large gap from my waist to my crotch i think. I can get trousers to my waist but they 'pull' under my crotch, or I put waist fittd trousers around my hips and they look silly because the hips are halfway down my thighs!
Please someone else have this too, and where the hell do you buy trousers?!
I have long suspected PP, that I had a unique body deformity, so it's comforting to know I'm not the only one. Still maddening though. Although.... don't know about you, but I can get away with one (sometimes 2) sizes DOWN in skirts, especially if A line, so that sort of makes up for it in an ego-boosting kind of way.
I feel I have a similar problem and I HATE trousers that sit on my hips! Perhaps we should measure from our belly button to our crotch and see how long it is and compare it with other people to confirm our suspicions.
Apparently it's called being low-waisted. The dress designer commented on it when I was fitted for my wedding dress. I think it's about 11" from crotch upwards. Lower waisted jeans - just a bit higher than hipsters, tops need to be a bit longer too. M&S are doing t-shirts in their fair trade make which are longer and also 2 for £8. I try not to get tops which finish where the 'normal' waist is as they make me look oddly stumpy. I reckon getting used to measuring shoulder to your waist measurement helps, particularly if you buy a lot of stuff from eBay as I do.
yes i have this problem too! hurrah i am not pariah after all. V good.
I'm very long from waist to crotch. The underlying problem is a very long pelvis/pelvic bones, which i found out when the midwife told me this was why it took me a day and a half to push ds out into the world!
Anyway i'm only 5"7 but i get trousers from Long Tall Sally which fit brilliantly in this area and then just take up a couple of inches at the bottom. Because they are proportioned correctly for taller women they sit in the right place and look, well, normal! i sometimes buy tops/jerseys too if i want something a little longer in the body. Their stuff is well made and lasts ages. And i am a Small in LTS which is a nice ego boost!