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    So, I'm a size 6 on top and 8 on bottom, and I'm going shopping for some much-needed jeans at the weekend.
    Every single pair of jeans I own are too big at the waist.

    Belting them in annoys me, as there ends up being a lot of bunched up material at the waist, which, if I wear a reasonably tight top, looks like I have a roll of fat.
    I once got a pair of jeans that fitted perfectly.
    And then they wore out.
    Should have bought two pairs.:sigh:

    So, where can I find jeans that'll fit, TSR?
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    Try Topshop, I wear the Baxter jeans.
    I have 26" waist and 37"+ hips and they fit me.
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    I've given up wearing jeans for the same reason. I have a 24 inch waist but quite a big bum and all jeans look ridiculous on me. I have a pair of size 10 primark black skinnies that aren't too bad, as they sit more on the hips than the waist.

    I feel your pain though, there aren't a lot of clothes cut to suit an hourglass type shape, it sucks
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    Buy jeans without a waist, then you won't have a problem.
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    (Original post by Popppppy)
    Try Topshop, I wear the Baxter jeans.
    I have 26" waist and 37"+ hips and they fit me.
    I'll try those. Pos rep if they fit.


    (Original post by littlechinagirl)
    I've given up wearing jeans for the same reason. I have a 24 inch waist but quite a big bum and all jeans look ridiculous on me. I have a pair of size 10 primark black skinnies that aren't too bad, as they sit more on the hips than the waist.

    I feel your pain though, there aren't a lot of clothes cut to suit an hourglass type shape, it sucks
    I shall never give up on jeans. I love jeans.
    And I'm not an hourglass- I'm a pear. :sigh:
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    (Original post by Piko_Piko)
    I'll try those. Pos rep if they fit.




    I shall never give up on jeans. I love jeans.
    And I'm not an hourglass- I'm a pear. :sigh:
    Don't post the sigh smiley! I read an article yesterday about how pear shaped people live longest

    Do post back if you discover some miracle jeans!
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    Man i wish i could pose a thread saying i was a size 6/8......i haven't been able to say that since i was about 14..
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    Ugh, I have this exact same problem! Fit perfectly everywhere except the waistband. Not really got any solutions, I suppose you will just have to try on many a pair of jeans and try and find one that happens to fit.
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    (Original post by Piko_Piko)
    So, I'm a size 6 on top and 8 on bottom, and I'm going shopping for some much-needed jeans at the weekend.
    Every single pair of jeans I own are too big at the waist.

    Belting them in annoys me, as there ends up being a lot of bunched up material at the waist, which, if I wear a reasonably tight top, looks like I have a roll of fat.
    I once got a pair of jeans that fitted perfectly.
    And then they wore out.
    Should have bought two pairs.:sigh:

    So, where can I find jeans that'll fit, TSR?
    I'm a size 6 on top with a 24 inch waist and an 8/10 in jeans. I love Topshop's skinny Baxter jeans, which fit me really well, and usually get W28, L30, although you might need W26.
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    i have a really similar shape (small waist and bigger hips) and i found these jeans in size 8 are amazinggg and last for ages (and good price too ) http://www.newlook.com/shop/womens/j...eans_220518141
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    I didn't do this on my best jeans but I've had a couple that I've adjusted. For the size of my thighs and bum, my waist isn't that big. So I got jeans that fitted my bum and thighs then along the waist band I cut out V shapes. I then sewed the two bits of the v together and bobs-your-uncle, jeans that fit my bum and thighs perfectly and also my waist without having to wear a belt. I'm not the best sewer in the world so it does look a bit scruffy but if you're wearing a long top it doesn't show.
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    (Original post by littlechinagirl)
    I've given up wearing jeans for the same reason. I have a 24 inch waist but quite a big bum and all jeans look ridiculous on me. I have a pair of size 10 primark black skinnies that aren't too bad, as they sit more on the hips than the waist.

    I feel your pain though, there aren't a lot of clothes cut to suit an hourglass type shape, it sucks
    I'm a pear and I have the same problem.
    I've found the only solution is to buy low-rise jeans as you have said.
    OP, have you tried TK Maxx?
    Lots of brands under one roof, much cheaper than going into say, a Levis store, and you're more likely to find a brand and cut that suits your shape than going into a high street shop and trying on stuff from the smaller collections.
    Be glad you don't also have to worry about the leg length not being long enough.
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    have you tried Gap, they have GREAT jeans, i love them... this isn't usually a problem for me because i get jeans that are low rise and sit on my hips, so waist doesn't matter, otherwise it'd be a pain.. because i have a 26 waist and 36 hips... but i love my gap jeans ssoosososososos much... though it's better if you can get them in the sales!
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    belt or wear leggings.
    i gave up on jeans a long time ago
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    (Original post by Piko_Piko)
    I shall never give up on jeans. I love jeans.
    And I'm not an hourglass- I'm a pear. :sigh:
    Hey hey, Beyonce is pear shaped! Us pears rock!
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    I used to have a very similar problem, my thighs and hips would only fit a size 12 but they wouldn't stay up on my waist and I would get a 10 in skirts. I can't remember where exactly I got them but I found some jeans with added lycra to make them stretchy and got the 10s that stretched over my thighs and hips. They were the best fitting pair of jeans I ever owned!
    Might have been ASDA, as I shopped there a lot when I was that age/size, but I'm not entirely sure. Anyway, it might be worth looking in to.
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    (Original post by littlechinagirl)

    I feel your pain though, there aren't a lot of clothes cut to suit an hourglass type shape, it sucks
    Clothes tend to be designed on an hourglass mannequin with the 34-24-34 kind of ratio.

    But that's like the 'perfect' set of measurements, I guess you can be even more of an hour glass than that!
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    My shape is weird, small waist, almost non-existent hips..but I've got bum and thighs, it's so hard to get jeans that fit perfectly
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    I've always had a big problem with jeans- I remember going into several shops once and not being able to fit into a single pair despite being slightly underweight at the time (just under 9 stone and 5ft 8) - either I couldn't pull them up or couldn't button them up. Now I wear a size 12 with a belt as size 10 don't fit.
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    I had this problem too, I have Baxter skinnies from topshop waist 28 and they fit fairly well (I like em fairly tight ) but my fave jeans come from h&m as they do waist 27. And being 5 foot 8 they fit perfectly in length too. Good luck!!
 
 
 
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