I simply cannot seem to find jeans that fit me.
Am I some sort of mutant or is this something that other runners with “athletic” thighs finds to be a challenge?
I spent hours in the shops at the weekend and every pair I tried on were ridiculously tight in the thighs, if I could pull them up at all! Any which did go over my enormous legs were then too big round the waist.
I wasn’t trying to get into skinnies or anything ambitious like that. I was going for the loose or “boyfriend” fit to give myself a fighting chance, but still no joy! In the end I gave up and bought some exciting knickers to cheer myself up.
Has anyone else well endowed of the thigh managed to find a brand that fits well? Any advice? Cause I’m about to give up and resign myself to a life spent slobbing around in jogging bottoms (which is something I would secretly enjoy for a while but which I’d probably eventually tire of).
Have you tried Gap? They have about a bazillion different cuts, and their prices are very reasonable.
Still, exciting knickers are probably more, err, exciting, but are not much cop if you want to go out in winter.
Thanks. Last time I was in Gap I tried theersions that implied a genorous cut, but I must admit I haven't ventured inside the shop recently, so they might have changed them. I should probably get brave enough to go back in. I keep expecting people to jump out from behind the rails and start dancing at me.
The knickers are very nice, but I do really need something to wear over them, in the interest of not being arrested!
Try TKMaxx, I get alot of my jeans from there, you can find cheap "boarder" brands like Ecko etc, they are VERY generously cut.
If I don't get "boarder" jeans, I have to buy them a couple of sizes too big, and live with a baggy waistband.
You're obviously not as well endowed as me Tigerliliy because Next boyfriends aren't wide enough for me!
I *do* like low rise though, because it removes the probelm of having to get the waist to fit too. And I'm not endowed of the belly, it's all on my blimmin' thighs, which is probably good from a health perspective, keeps it all nicely away from my viscera, but from a wearing normal clothes perspective it's a nightmar!
Ah, ok. I get it!
You don't have to be ultra-cool to wear them, do you? Because I'm kind of not.
Of course not, I am not cool at all .
They look like normal jeans, just a different cut.
I've got some boyfriend jeans from Dossy P's (Dorothy Perkins) - make sure they have some stretch before you go through the hassle of trying them on. I'm a similar size - generous in the thigh department, but I prefer a low-rise as fortunately, not generous in the belly department!!
Good luck - I hate buying jeans!!
Howies jeans are ok.
Some of the Fat Face jeans are ok, obviously excluding skinny jeans, and Animal seem to be cut ok for the sporty leg.
White Stuff is worth a try.
For myself though, Gap, Next, Topshop don't work.
ohh and I managed to squeeze my legs into some Superdry ones too - benefit of Superdry is that they have more than the average waist sizes - they go up in 1 inch sizes, not 2. So, in theory, if you can find a cut that goes over your thigh, there should be more variation for you around the waist.
I had to get my Superdry ones taken up though.
(I am only 5ft 3 on a good day, mind)
I have fat thighs and wuold also second Gap.....but wait for sales, cos their clothes are always waaaay overpriced
Last pair of jeans I bought were from Tesco - they fit quite nicely actually, although they were sort of an 'emergency' purchase, so perhaps supermarkets too????
That's precisely what boyfriend jeans are Madlot. Someone (Katie Holmes?) was spotted wearing her boyfriend's jeans. So all the jean manufacturers thought, hey that's a good idea, we'll make a cut of baggy jeans that makes it look like you're wearing bloke's jeans.
Not sure how that works for single sex relationships....
that's what it means madlot
they are baggy cut - like wearing your boyfriends jeans - get with it!!!
Lurks you are such a Harlot
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