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who on earth are these clothes designed for?

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Clary Tue 01-Sep-09 16:31:09

Ordered tracksuit for DS1 for school - size 11 - from Next. He is a tall 10yo (147cm+). The trouser length was fine but the waist was a total joke - about 4 inches too big and no drawstring.

But he's not thin really - kind of average I would say. And I believe Next actually do a bigger kids range too!

Who are these trousers supposed to fit? And more to the point, what is DS1 and his thnner pals (he has a number) supposed to do for joggers???

<rant over>

FluffySaysTheDailyMailsShite Tue 01-Sep-09 21:48:35

next are going a tad haywire at the moment, I brought ds some star wars jim jams, aged 10, they fit me!! hmm

bishboschone Wed 02-Sep-09 08:44:10

School uniforms are a nightmare . My dd is 5 very slim but I have to buy her skirts age 6-7 for length . Tracksuit trousers I have to buy age 4 and accept they are ankle flappers
Equally with summer dresses I had to buy 7-8!!.
I don't mean to be harsh but there are some chubby kids out there..what do they buy?

agree tis a nightmare!!

Clary Wed 02-Sep-09 23:10:22

Nice look for you fluffy wink

How'd the date go???grin

Couldn't possibly have got DS the size 10 tracksuit as would have been too short. gahhhh

nancy75 Wed 02-Sep-09 23:16:49

all childrens shops seen to be the same, i got dd age 4 some jeans and a coat in debenhams the other day, the jeans are 2-3 and a bit big, the coat is age 7, and i think i might change it for an 8 as its abit tight with a jumper!

cheesesarnie Wed 02-Sep-09 23:19:27

next sizes are huge!im a age 11-12 in next!dd has a 4-5 tracksuit(shes 9 but is little) that hangs off her!

KingRolo Wed 02-Sep-09 23:21:42

DDs 12 - 18 month t shirts from Gap are smaller than her 3 - 6 month t-shirts from Next. The sizing is all over the place everywhere you go.

KingRolo Wed 02-Sep-09 23:22:10

And Next trousers for women, don't get me started!

NervousNutty Wed 02-Sep-09 23:23:26

Have just LOL at your post Fluffy. My ds would be most impressed if I found some Star Wars pj's for me.

llareggub Wed 02-Sep-09 23:38:02

My DS has grown lengthways out of some of his trousers before they have come anywhere near his waist. I am keeping them to discover when they might fit.

He is 3 in October and today wore a pair of shorts aged 3-6 months.

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