Can't be tall AND pregnant??

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  1. ClaireyF

    ClaireyF Joshua & Bump to be!

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    I have just started looking for maternity clothes. I'm not really really tall (5ft 11) but my legs are 36'', Just wondering if there are any places except for long tall sally that do a 'tall' maternity section. Topshops longest appear to be 34'' and the lady behind the counter in New Look just looked at me as though it was the stupidest question she had ever heard off. Even Blooming Marvellous (specialist in maternity clothes) only does up to 33''....

    Just wondering if anyone else has the same problem or is it just me....?
     
  2. JayleighAnn

    JayleighAnn Guest

    Dorothy perkins?
     
  3. Nikkinoonoo

    Nikkinoonoo Mummy to a gorgeous girl

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    I am 6"1' tall and plus size, finding maternity clothes was a total nightmare. I managed to get some stuff off ebay tho. Good luck, hope you find what you need xXx
     
  4. polo_princess

    polo_princess ♥ Brookes Mummy ♥

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    I've had the opposite, im not overly tall 5ft 6" and all of the mat trousers i get drag along the floor and get trodden down lol

    pain in the butt!!
     
  5. ClaireyF

    ClaireyF Joshua & Bump to be!

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    Nope, they don't do them either :'(
     
  6. Samo

    Samo Well-Known Member

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    I soooo know how you feel!! I own 0 pair of pants/jeans right now because i have yet to buy a pair with a long inseam. I walked into Motherhood and asked the sales associate is they have anything in Long and she told me they don't make them in long. Funny as they have SHORT and REGULAR. I just thought "are tall people not allowed to get pregnant?! what do i do now???"

    I know you are in the UK, so we have different stores. But Old Navy has maternity jeans with a long inseam (the only place so far i've found them). Now if i only had $40 to buy a pair :dohh:. It is so not easy to find a pair though :( it's absurd i think that maternity stores just don't make them in long at ALL.

    for those who buy pants and the inseam is too long...atleast the option is there to get things tailored to fit! better long than too short! i cant make a short inseam grow to fit me :(
     
  7. Cariad_bach

    Cariad_bach mum to 2 boys and 2 girls

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    Aww sorry i cant help...being only a little 5ft 4 lol, good luck with your search hun xxx
     
  8. Zarababy1

    Zarababy1 4 boys. TTC #5

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    I dont have a clue coz im TINY! but Amy-tea might know shes a giant, she should be on later :)
     
  9. Pyrrhic

    Pyrrhic Well-Known Member

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    I have 34" legs and I recently bought maternity trousers from Mothercare. I bought them in long, and have had to turn them up three times at the bottom. Might be worth looking at.
     
  10. ClaireyF

    ClaireyF Joshua & Bump to be!

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    lol it would be great if somebody had an answer as i don't want to have to wear skirts to work :(
     
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    mrsholmes Well-Known Member

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    I hadn't thought of this!!!!! nightmare ankle bashers it is then:rofl:
     
  13. happy&healthy

    happy&healthy Ada's Mom

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    I need a 35" inseam. I ordered from Old Nay online. They work ok. Will probably be a bit short once my pants are not so big. (There is alot of room from bump to grow)
     
  14. sapphire20

    sapphire20 Olivia & Alex <3

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    You should try next, they are a hit and a miss but at least you can send them back if they dont fit. There longest size for me can sometimes be huge (Im a 34") but sometimes they can be quite short!!
     
  15. x-amy-x

    x-amy-x Mammy

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    Dorothy perkins and new look are good! And I'm not a giant, Zara is just a Midget.

    xxxx
     
  16. Zarababy1

    Zarababy1 4 boys. TTC #5

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    Im 5'3! im not that small :( u really are a giant!
     
  17. x-amy-x

    x-amy-x Mammy

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    *cough* midget *cough*
     
  18. beancounter

    beancounter Well-Known Member

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    next had some at 35 inch inside leg but I would have to order them so I ended up finding some in peacocks of all places (it's just round the corner from me so I popped in after going to the post office) because they were 3/4 length roll up ones, only I found once I got them home they actually had 3 inch hems (unusual for cheap clothes) so I took them down and left them to fray because they are jeans. Now I can wear them rolled up with boots or rolled down :D I'm 5'10 and 33' inside leg, if that helps any one.
     
  19. ClaireyF

    ClaireyF Joshua & Bump to be!

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    I will try mothercare!! Its not a problem so far but i want to know where i can get trousers when i no longer fit in my 'normal' work trousers
     
  20. ClaireyF

    ClaireyF Joshua & Bump to be!

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    Thank you everyone for being helpful, i will try all the suggestions!! Happy pregnancies!!! xx
     

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