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#1 anon039

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:24 PM

Online shopping and browsing has become my new hobby given the current situation.

I was looking to buy some pants and I was so surprised at the number of drop crotch pants that I found. Personally for me I find them hideous, unflattering and unfeminine. Especially when I'm a size 16-18. They don't suit me at all.  

What do others think of them? They look like they have a saggy balloon that's hanging there.

Does anyone have any good online store recommendations that sell size 16-18 nice pants and jeans? Not frumpy please!

Thanks!

#2 Not Escapin Xmas

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:25 PM

No. F*cking hideous. On everyone.

#3 qak

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:27 PM

Ewww ...

#4 Paddlepop

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:28 PM

Poo catchers? Nope.

#5 Black Velvet

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM

I don't like them. Looks to me like someone with a full nappy.

#6 ~Jolly_F~

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM

Love them.

I am down with unflattering and unfeminine - I dress for comfort :D

#7 Lucrezia Bauble

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM

i’m not a fan of them for me. i actually have tried some on and they do nothing for me. they’re quite popular and i’ve seen them on some people and they look good in a kind of carefree hippy kind of way. i can’t carry that look.


#8 anon039

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM

Wow!
The fact that they're everywhere honestly made me think that it's just me and maybe I'm missing something.

They certainly are hideous. I'm surprised that fashion look has lasted this long.

#9 22Fruitmincepies

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM

I’m short, they look terrible on me.

#10 Tall Poppy

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:32 PM

Pre Covid I thought they were hideous. Now I’m thinking they have their merits, comfy is my new look. I haven’t worn a non-elastic waist in 3 weeks!

#11 RichardParker

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:35 PM

I'm wearing some right now.  They're perfect for a pandemic.

#12 Ellie bean

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:43 PM

 RichardParker, on 06 April 2020 - 08:35 PM, said:

I'm wearing some right now.  They're perfect for a pandemic.
Is that in case you get diarrhoea? ;)
Efs

Edited by Ellie bean, 06 April 2020 - 08:44 PM.


#13 Squeekums The Elf

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:44 PM

 Paddlepop, on 06 April 2020 - 08:28 PM, said:

Poo catchers? Nope.

 Black Velvet, on 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM, said:

I don't like them. Looks to me like someone with a full nappy.

Yep this is what comes to mind for me
hideous pants

Give me a classic pair of wide leg trackies
No drop crotch, no elastic at ankle, no skinny leg.
Just a basic wide leg in proper trackies material trackies

 RichardParker, on 06 April 2020 - 08:35 PM, said:

I'm wearing some right now.  They're perfect for a pandemic.

How many rolls of toilet paper can you stash inside

#14 Navy Blue

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:44 PM

Yes, I do like me some drop crotch pants.

Not the extreme ones though. Google 'Elm Lifestyle Weekender Pants'. They are my go to pants, love them. Especially with my neutral leopard print sneakers:)

#15 GingerbreadWoman

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:51 PM

I loved them for my child as a toddler, usually really soft fabric,  comfy, easy to get on and off, plus the shape was perfect to accomodate a nappy!

On me, not a fan. They always seem to have really skinny, often cuffed, ankles which I find uncomfortable.

#16 GingerbreadWoman

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:52 PM

 22Fruitmincepies, on 06 April 2020 - 08:30 PM, said:

I’m short, they look terrible on me.

I’m tall, they look terrible on me too.

#17 Ozquoll

Posted 06 April 2020 - 08:58 PM

They have a brief fashion moment every five years or so, then everyone remembers why they became unfashionable in the first place 🤪.

I will say though, that I am so tall that occasionally I have been able to wear the less extreme style of drop crotch pants, because I am so long in the body that they end up looking like high-waisted pants 🤔. Generally though, they look just as horrible on me as they do on everyone except Saddhus.

#18 RichardParker

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:00 PM

 Squeekums The Elf, on 06 April 2020 - 08:44 PM, said:


How many rolls of toilet paper can you stash inside

None, I'm just happy to see you....

#19 Soontobegran

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:10 PM

:ph34r:

They are very comfortable and yes I have a couple of pairs I wear at home.

Some of my children have them and they look perfectly fine for casual wear.

#20 Paddlepop

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:11 PM

I guess one positive about them is that you've never have to worry about having camel toe.

#21 José

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:11 PM

I hate hate HATE drop crotch pants!

I think I started a thread about it once.

#22 RichardParker

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:15 PM

 Paddlepop, on 06 April 2020 - 09:11 PM, said:

I guess one positive about them is that you've never have to worry about having camel toe.

Or if you do, the problem is not with the pants....

#23 Squeekums The Elf

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:26 PM

 RichardParker, on 06 April 2020 - 09:00 PM, said:

None, I'm just happy to see you....

:rofl:

#24 TheGreenSheep

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:26 PM

Hate them. Plus I like material between my thighs to stop the rub. Damn you mum for gifting me thigh rubbing thighs.

I saw my boss wearing a pair one weekend. He looked hilarious. And not in a funny ha ha hilarious. He looked like a clown.

#25 Twinmum+2

Posted 06 April 2020 - 09:27 PM

I didn't like them back in the 90's, and I'm not going to start now!  :annoyed:




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