Monday, January 9, 2017

Pants That Fit


This is Mo.
She's 11 (almost 12), 5'1.75" and 80-something pounds.  She's an average size for her age.  Her problem?  Her legs are the same length as mine.  I'm 5'6.5" and have about a 32 inch inseam. My legs are considered "regular."
Mo had basically given up on wearing jeans.  Every single pair she tried on came up to her mid-calf.  She could NOT find a pair that was long enough.  She probably hadn't worn a pair for over 6 months.  
The other day I realized at my lowest weight [107 lbs] I could fit a child's size 16. I was an adult 7, borderline 5. If a size 7 is equal to a girls' 16 then a size 10 in girls should roughly be the same as a 0.

I was basically right.    I went in to Old Navy a few weeks ago.  She is a size 00 in their Rockstar style jeans.  They are super skinny and only a tiny bit too long.  But, she loves them.  They look and feel great.  





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