Where do you buy jeans?
I need some new jeans but I’m in the middle of losing weight so I don’t want to spend a lit of money when they will only fit me for a few months. I have tried Next but the shape of the jeans looked odd. Gap was always my go to place for jeans but I need to try them on and since they closed the shops it’s not easy to do unless I order loads of different pairs.
Where is good to buy cheap jeans that don’t look terrible?Posted 4 months ago
If you are loosing weight why not pop in to some charity shops? Rather than buy cheap to be disposable.Posted 4 months ago
There’s usually a Levi’s store in those awful outlet village places. Or M&S or TescoPosted 4 months ago
TK Maxx if you want decent stuff without paying a fortune. They always seem to have brands like French Connection and Levi’s in, but you’re paying 30 quid a pair for them, rather than 70 or 80Posted 4 months ago
Same thing happened for me dropping from size 44 to 34. Start off with jeans that are a bit tight and so lose weight and wear a belt. Get to the point they’re just too big and buy some tight jeans, Repeat. I am hoping my waist won’t be getting much thinner and the 34 inch jeans will just get a bit loose.
First replace my 44″ Wranglers with some 42″ Wranglers then it was going to be 40″ but I couldn’t face buying more when I had only worn the last pair for just over a month so then it was £22 M&S ones. I wore for about 6 weeks before they were too lose so became jeans for doing stuff in the garage.Posted 4 months ago
Save the planet and go charity shop, or 2nd hand online with Depop/Vinted/eBay if you know exactly what you want.
(Usual STW recommend what you own…) If you prefer something not steeped in the farts of strangers, try uniqlo’s regular fit; well made, long lasting, no weird “fashion” shapes.Posted 4 months ago
Right now I’m wearing a 10 year old pair. Bought 2 pairs 10 years ago, one pair has finally been binned and I’ve recently replaced that pair with a new one of the same.
The last time I bought jeans, the high street stores had all the different styles. Skinny; extra skinny; super-skinny; skin-tight; paint-on… If I wore something like that I’d look like an advertisement for a famine appeal.
Think I ended up at a Levi store in the end, paying silly money for something that used more than 3″ of denim.Posted 4 months ago
Stretchy Levi ones from AmazonPosted 4 months ago
they will only fit me for a few months
I echo the charity shop comment. The financial cost isn’t the only issue. If the jeans don’t need to last, why not use up the remaining wear in an existing pair of jeans rather than add to the demand for new ones to be made?Posted 4 months ago
Gap do free returns. I had a similar issue lost a load of weight. The problem with Gap is their sizes vary between batches. Same style etc one minute I was a 33 waist then they were too small when I ordered exactly the same size and cut. And before you say it – the 33’s I ordered previously fit fine!!Posted 4 months ago
Plus one for charity shop. I have one pair of nice Howie’s jeans I’ve had for years, and another couple of charity shop numbers that get worn out and replaced as required.Posted 4 months ago
Another charity shops FTW from me 😎Posted 4 months ago
I tried charity shops but could not get anything to fit properly. (I’m very fussy due to lots of things not for discussion here) so I ended up with TU ones from sainsbury. As good quality as brands and cheap. (i apologise for killing the planet but I’ve bought 2 pairs in 4 years)Posted 4 months ago
Tk Maxx for Levi’s or Diesel. Obviously but hit and miss as to what’s in stock but normally come away with something ok for around £30.Posted 4 months ago
is TJ on a break, he’s normally pretty quick to provide denim based sartorial advice?Posted 4 months ago
TKsPosted 4 months ago
I gave up buying cheap jeans as they just didn’t last me at all (few months). Didn’t want to buy expensive ones as I’m always planning to lose weight but gave in in the end and bought some from HebTroCo. If I lose weight then I’ll just keep them as I’ll almost certainly be fat again at some point.Posted 4 months ago
is TJ on a break, he’s normally pretty quick to provide denim based sartorial advice?
Say his name 3 times in front of a mirror.
44 down to 34 that’s some achievement, how long did that take?Posted 4 months ago
Diesel – Second hand from ebay.Posted 4 months ago
Charity shop or vintage clothing store? I agree.
Denim Doctor does repairs so you can keep favoured jeans going for ages if, say, the crotch wears out or the knees go.
New jeans? Brave Star every time these days.Posted 4 months ago
Alpkit bouldering jeans. So comfortable.Posted 4 months ago
Lidl or Aldi.
Always seemed OK.
#workzone #workwearPosted 4 months ago
Sainsbury’sPosted 4 months ago
Does anyone make decent quality jeans now?Posted 4 months ago
Uniqlo were doing some ok (still not great) ones a few years ago.
Does anyone make decent quality jeans now?
Yes. The same people who’ve been making decent quality jeans for ever.Posted 4 months ago
Alpkit. So comfyPosted 4 months ago
Primani.Posted 4 months ago
Where do you buy jeans?
Debenhams own brand of stretch jeans before they closed down.
TK Maxx occasionally.
Nothing cost more than £40.Posted 4 months ago
Howies and Spoke. Neither cheap nor temporary. Incredibly long lasting. Still wearing Howies jeans that are over 10 years old. A lot less wear in the last 2 years as Fox Slambozo Technical shorts are the leg wear of choice.Posted 4 months ago
Another for Sainsbury’s here. Mainly because I abhor clothes shopping like nature abhors a vacuum so being able to buy a pair of jeans while I buy beer/bacon/bread is the most convenient solution.
Also, they are cheap.Posted 4 months ago
Alpkit bouldering jeans. So comfortable.
15% off too with EGGSTRA15 I’m going to try a pairPosted 4 months ago
Hot UK Deals for Levi’s alerts based on my size. Not run out in years and never pay more than £30.Posted 4 months ago
TK Maxx if you want decent stuff without paying a fortune
Branded, yes. Decent?Posted 4 months ago
Diesel from Costco a few years ago but not sure if they’ve done them since.
I am a male supermodel so can rock a pair of skinny’sPosted 4 months ago
Shirley we all agreed a few years ago it was Next?Posted 4 months ago
Next ones wear thin soooo quickly. They are comfy but crap.Posted 4 months ago
Edwin jeans, generally from Brown Bag. Quality jeans at reasonable prices.Posted 4 months ago
I’ve been buying jeans in Uniqlo. The selvedge isn’t the bargain it was about 10 years ago but they’re still reasonable quality and fit.Posted 4 months ago
M&S for Lycra stretchy jeans. Bought some skinny ones to replace a favourite pair I wore through and they’re very good. Curiously the £25 organic cotton ones fitted less well and were dyed a different colour to the cheaper non-organic. £22 will see you fine in any style you desire. The Lycra will give you a longer wear as you lose more weight.Posted 4 months ago
My Next jeans fit well and have worn well, though they are probably at least 6 years old so maybe they aren’t made so well any longer.Posted 4 months ago
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