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Longer length nice fitting basic t.shirts

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poppyboo Fri 16-Nov-12 20:36:10

When can I find nice quality, fitted, longer length tops/t.shirts from in a range of colours from?
I hate it when tops ride up/feel too short when I'm wearing jeans. I'm quite tall/long in the body rather than long legs LOL

FiveFlowers Fri 16-Nov-12 21:24:32

I'd love to find some too as I have a long body.

Men's t-shirts always look so much more practical and warm (nice and long - not skimpy), but just not the right shape.

Sorry, not helpful but I'll watch this thread and hope you get some good advice.

DialsMavis Fri 16-Nov-12 23:07:34

Watching this with interest, they were everywhere a couple of years ago!
Primark are longer than most, but shorter than they used to be. But you wanted good quality anyway...wink

MorrisZapp Fri 16-Nov-12 23:08:21

I want some too.

threeineachlobe Fri 16-Nov-12 23:11:43

Me too, quite tall (5,9) & t-shirts always seem too short.

Sorry 'nother lurker with no practical advice.

Minimaxkids Fri 16-Nov-12 23:12:36

Lurking too.
Offers H&M to the party?

DoItRight Fri 16-Nov-12 23:14:00

I own a couple of t-shirts from H&M that are a nice length on me. I'm 5 9" but most of my height cones from having a 'long' body, so worth a try. Also had the plus point of only being about £5 for a t-shirt.

Selks Fri 16-Nov-12 23:14:03

My daughter has this problem and buys many of her t shirts at H&M.

DoItRight Fri 16-Nov-12 23:14:27

Snap minimax smile

DoItRight Fri 16-Nov-12 23:15:19

Ooh, and selks. H&m it is then!

WhatwouldGemmado Fri 16-Nov-12 23:16:23

Matalan. Nice soft feel, good colours.

TuftyFinch Fri 16-Nov-12 23:20:47

I know of the perfect t-shirt. It's by Splendid. They are spoo soft. And long. They're an American brand but ...
They are very expensive.
But they are lovely and they wash well and last. Mine is about 5 years old and is on it's last legs but it did me well. If you know someone in the USA it's worth asking them if there's a discount outlet near them.

RubberNeckerNicker Fri 16-Nov-12 23:23:48

I got some from Peacocks, but have also bought from Primark men's range - they do a skinny fit small which is actually a great shape, and long - only downside is they do that odd contrasting colour thing in the collar - but is on inside so doesn't show when you wear.

Don't expect either brand will last for ages though, but are very cheap to replace.

charlieandlola Fri 16-Nov-12 23:28:34

Next and H&M

mewkins Fri 16-Nov-12 23:29:14 - it tells you the length on the site too

Leather Fri 16-Nov-12 23:37:27

Vero Moda
Their long sleeve tops are just the best, smooth fabric, never go out of shape and lovely and long. They also guarantee that they always stock their full range of sizes. I wear a medium (size 10)
I have had several on the go since about a year ago, still look brand new.
I'm lucky that they have a store near me but they have concessions in house of Fraser too.

BikeRunSki Fri 16-Nov-12 23:41:16

Boden. Their long sleeved t shirt tops are 24" long and last forever - I have some that are 4 years old, and I wore when pg.

South (on the Very website) do specifically "long length" tops.

ICutMyFootOnOccamsRazor Fri 16-Nov-12 23:42:02

The Next basic ones are not bad but a bit too cheap 'basic' and don't last particularly well.

PerryCombover Fri 16-Nov-12 23:54:37

American apparel

sunmoonstarstoo Sat 17-Nov-12 10:57:06

Depends what you mean by long. 24" isn't long for me, I like them to be about 28" long. I used to buy them from Dorothy Perkins, they did a range of longer basic t shirts in various colours but don't seem to have had them this year. White Stuff sometimes have some, also Sainsburys.

RemindMeWhatSleepIs Sat 17-Nov-12 10:59:58


Long tops really are hard to find!

SoupDragon Sat 17-Nov-12 11:00:59

Esprit often have tops that are longer than standard.

HazeltheMcWitch Sat 17-Nov-12 11:02:55

I find good (long) 'basic' tshirts in TopShop's TALL range, although they really only have them over the summer. So I stock up! They often have vest tops all year round. Last ok too.

Also I find that Sainsbury's ones usually come up quite long, although you'd need to check each one as they really vary.

H&M I find can be long, but are usually crap!

For something a bit/lot nicer, agree with Vero Moda and Splendid.

NuzzleandScratch Sat 17-Nov-12 11:04:04

Uniqlo! Lovely quality, wash well, plenty of colours, and reasonable too!

fergoose Sat 17-Nov-12 11:15:15

I always trot this ebay seller out - I have bought several, and they wash and wear well. Plenty long enough too. I live in them during the winter.

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