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Jeggings virgin......please come advise

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tulpe Sun 18-Oct-09 22:53:06

I am thinking of braving the jegging hmm.

I am after a black pair after spectacularly failing to find any black jeans to fall in love with.

I am 5'6 and a size 8 - 10.

Would ideally like a pair with a mid to high rise to avoid muffin toppage......does such a pair exist?

Any recommendations or places to avoid?

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Sun 18-Oct-09 22:55:52

Same size and height to you - got mine in New look, £15. Am usually 8 but bought size 10 so they fit a bit higher - and got the 31 leg length to make sure they don't wriggle up either wink
Do it, girl.

startingagain Sun 18-Oct-09 22:57:47

I thought 'jeggings' were leggings that look like jeans...thats what my teenage dds say anyway!

Aren't you just talking about black leggings??

My dd got a fantastic pair, quite high waisted from Top Shop, they also last longer than all the others she buys!

As for jeggings, my dd buys these from River Island.....rip off in my opinion.

tulpe Sun 18-Oct-09 22:58:59

Brilliant Thanks Witchforlife.

Am presuming it is more stylish to go for a slight wrinkle at ankle anyway, as per leggings?

Do yours have a proper waistband or are they elasticated?

tulpe Sun 18-Oct-09 23:02:19

startingagain - according to Top Shop jeggings are also available in black, to look like black skinny jeans.

I have leggings already. Am really after something I could wear with my shorter dresses and long tops without feeling quite as "exposed" as I do in leggings, iyswim

ScaryFucker Sun 18-Oct-09 23:03:16

top shop

black treggings

heavy duty, not wrinkly

sit on your natural waist

nice and long, to the ankle, even for me, I am 5ft 10

25 quid, bingo

startingagain Sun 18-Oct-09 23:06:31

sorry tulpe, see what you meangrin

Yes, Top Shop good, suppose River Island will have them, i just get fed up with dd spending soooooo much money in there!

Matalan also seem to have lots of different leggings and jeggings at the moment.

tulpe Sun 18-Oct-09 23:07:22

okay.....so scary....tell me, what's the difference between treggings and jeggings? <<totally dim emoticon>>

startingagain Sun 18-Oct-09 23:10:57

dd says......leggings that look like trousers....isn't that just jeggins again?...but then again they are leggings that look like jeans...........jeez....!

tulpe Sun 18-Oct-09 23:13:43

startingagain.....am so not down with the kids

ScaryFucker Sun 18-Oct-09 23:14:17

jeggings=jeans/leggings

treggings=trousers/leggings

geddit ?? smile

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Sun 18-Oct-09 23:33:31

mine elasticated - these

GordonBrownsTeaLady Sun 18-Oct-09 23:36:59

mine are red herring.

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Sun 18-Oct-09 23:42:23

ahhh, now the red herring ones are really nice too, I've got those in blue - didn't know they did em in black...envy

GordonBrownsTeaLady Sun 18-Oct-09 23:43:47

oh, no mine are blue denim. i'm only assuming they will do a black pair.

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Sun 18-Oct-09 23:46:43

grin gordon

GordonBrownsTeaLady Mon 19-Oct-09 00:01:43

will try harder to read the OP properly smile

moondog Mon 19-Oct-09 00:11:03

I saw someone in 'jeggings' yesterday.

OMFG.

She should have been arrested for crimes agaisnt lycra.
<nasty flashback of crotch area>

aWitchForLifeNotJustHalloween Mon 19-Oct-09 00:12:41

oh dear.... nice long tunic things and lovely knitwear in order I think.

GordonBrownsTeaLady Mon 19-Oct-09 00:13:58

ah yes, top rule.

crotch area MUST be covered.

momijigari Mon 19-Oct-09 00:30:30

Startingagain, leggings are stretchy jersey material, jeggings are denim, with a legging/elasticated waist band, no buttons or fly.

VictoriousSponge Mon 19-Oct-09 08:51:47

YY oi T

I have ordered the top shop knitted jegging after seeing it on a rl woman

Megglevache Mon 19-Oct-09 08:55:59

Must wear with long top to avoid camel hoof look grin

Megglevache Mon 19-Oct-09 08:56:56

[http://farm1.static.flickr.com/37/117719344_595e87dece.jpg eeeeek]]

Megglevache Mon 19-Oct-09 08:57:21

eeek again

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