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Jodhpurs for tall, slim 14 year old

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Noitsnotteatimeyet Wed 21-Dec-16 07:24:47

Dd needs some new jodhpurs - her current everyday ones are Belstar long fit ones which we got from but these seem to have been discontinued. We got her some which were supposed to be slim-fitting but they're too wide and short. Any recommendations please? She's 5'8" (mostly leg) and usually takes a size 4-6 in non-riding clothes. She's much too tall for children's sizes although they fit her better width-wise. She spends most days during the holidays at the stables so they just need to be everyday jodhpurs and not too £££ as she's still growing!

Sweepingchange Wed 21-Dec-16 08:11:17

I started a thread about this very issue a few months back (will try and link when I get a minute).

My dd (13 yrs) is also a string bean but is a size 8 in adult clothing but no jodphurs ever seemed long enough.

The consensus was that Shires are long in the leg. I've bought a couple of pairs and they are a great length for her. HTH.

Sweepingchange Wed 21-Dec-16 08:14:59

here it is!

Noitsnotteatimeyet Wed 21-Dec-16 08:22:26

Thanks - have ordered some shires and keep fingers crossed that they fit!

Sweepingchange Wed 21-Dec-16 12:23:21

Fingers crossed !

user1480179933 Thu 22-Dec-16 22:10:29

I have the same problem and the shires wessex ones fit me well. I also have some kids ones from decathlon which are about 3 years old but I think they still do them, they come up longish and are really long lasting

DrunkenUnicorn Fri 30-Dec-16 13:32:37

My 13 year old 5'8 bean pole has a few pairs of the smallest size from Aldi, a 24'. They are just about right and we're only £12 a pair!

Noitsnotteatimeyet Fri 30-Dec-16 20:05:59

Reporting back - the Wessex Shires size 8 are certainly long enough, although still a bit roomy width-wise but at least they've got enough stretch so that they don't fall down!

Thanks for the recommendation

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