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07/09/2009, 07:28 PM
That are not high rise, that are not pubic line low, that are not hot creasy linen, that are not sweaty nylon, that have some give but not go up a size after the first wear, that I can wear to work in air con but come home in in heat, that don't pinch my post 4 babies waist.
I am size 12 legs but size 14 waist.
Where do I get cool trousers under $50?
07/09/2009, 07:34 PM
i'm after the same pants as you!! Lets hope someone can find them...
07/09/2009, 07:57 PM
Well'll admit the $50 budget's thrown me, but I recommend Esprit pants. These
are similar to a pair I own which are great, but worth going in store to see what else you can find too.
07/09/2009, 08:39 PM
Not sure they exist for under $50.
07/09/2009, 08:46 PM
Increase your budget to $250 and check out Veronika Maine.
Drop Dead Fred
07/09/2009, 08:50 PM
Could you get them made?
$50 won't get you much these days though
08/09/2009, 03:02 AM
OK Make it $75. I don't like the idea of paying $250 for any garment, unless it will last for 5 years or more.
08/09/2009, 08:29 AM
Check out Target, especially when they have a % off sale. Go in without the kids, and select hepas on diff styles and sizes and just try them all on. Take a friend for an opinion.
Esprit is good too, just try and wait for a sale OR go to the DFO.
08/09/2009, 08:40 AM
I second the recommendation for Veronika Maine.
Esprite might be in the $75 price range.
08/09/2009, 08:50 AM
I am SO WITH YOU! I have heaps of trouble finding trousers for post bub body! I also don't agree with spending a heap on them - why pay all that for trousers when you KNOW you will wipe your kids' grubby hands on them, get slimy cuddles on the legs, etc etc.
And my biggest gripe is when I paid HEAPS for white trousers that were required for a promo job, (the only ones we could get were designer ones at the time - not the luxury to shop around when you need them the next day for a job), and got to the job to discover the job was a painting with kids job. Great. Got paint all over them. The ppl I work for said "don't worry, it comes out in the wash, if not, just bleach them. That's why we make you wear white". Well the paint didn't come off in the wash, and the bleach has RUINED the trousers! Grrrrrrrrr!
So if anyone DOES know of lovely trousers, for similar figure, for similar budget, I'm listening!!!!!
08/09/2009, 08:51 AM
I like the pants at Katmandu. You can often pick them up on sale for about $50-$80. They are non-iron too, which is great for lazies like me.
08/09/2009, 11:07 AM
I've found as my body has changed with each child, I need to increase my budget to get decent trousers that fit how I want them to.
It's that old 'you get what you pay for' thing, unfortunately. No more cheap jeans/pants for me.
08/09/2009, 12:22 PM
Here in TAS we have a place called Ci Simon that make what they claim to be the perfect pants, apparently they are guaranteed to make anyone look good, any size any build, they are zip, button, and pocket free to stop adding bulk or something. They cost $49.95 and come in a few colours and lengths eg 3/4 and full.
yes the advertising got to me
Not sure what they are made from, but I have heard good things, also not sure about the heat thing doesn't get stinking hot here much except in summer.
08/09/2009, 03:09 PM
I don't like the idea of paying $250 for any garment, unless it will last for 5 years or more.
If you pay that amount for a good pair of pants you will probably find they do last 5 years or more, providing you don't wear them everyday.
I have heard Michael Kors makes fantastic trousers/pants, but they are probably over the $250 mark.
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