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Men's size 34 jeans at Tesco hard to find

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When it comes to clothes I am on a very tight budget.  Actually I'm on a shoestring budget for practically everything, but clothes can be particularly expensive so I tend to buy my clothes from supermarkets or charity shop, the later being a bit pricey and the quality often isn't all that great.  Out of all the supermarket clothing brands I prefer Tesco's as they seem to be of reasonable quality and they generally don't appear cheap and nasty.  Their Cherokee branded clothes for example are actually pretty smart in my opinion, and even their value jeans are good enough to wear to work.

The only problem I have with buying my clothes from Tesco is actually finding something I like in my size, and it seems to particularly be the case when looking to buy a pair of jeans.  I don't require some obscure size and I don't fit into the very wide or very slim category either.  Surprisingly they have been catered for very well.

A pair of men's jeans There are plenty of jeans with a size 42" waist and length 28" legs, or size 28" or 30" waist and a 34" inside leg.  Yes, people definitely come in all different shapes and sizes, but unfortunately those of us who are probably more average sized will find a lot of empty hangers.  I'm a 34" waist and a 30" leg by the way, and jeans in this size always seem to be in short supply.

Tesco aren't the only clothes retailer that seems to run out of this particular size, but the seem to be the slowest in my experience when it comes to having the stock replenished.  I would have thought that all that marvellous statistical information provided by monthly sales reports should have highlighted the fact that certain sizes are more popular than others.

Surely it would make perfect sense in that case to order a suitably greater quantity so that customers aren't faced with empty hangers?

By: The Hobo


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Steve

Steve

Hobo, have you tried shopping somewhere else to buy your jeans?
Steve
26th Mar 11 13:16

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Hobo

Hobo

Below average waist size, or unfashionable. I think I'll take both as a compliment! Thanks for the heads up about Primark. Alas we don't have one anywhere near here. I can agree on the quality of clothes at Asda as I once bought a winter coat there which lasted about a month before the zip fell apart and there was a hole in the pocket. Yes, I do wonder about the origins of these clothes and wish they weren't made in sweatshops. I also wish the fat greedy bankers hadn't screwed this country and along with it my business forcing me into a dire financial situation too.

Funkg, used to feel the same but the jeans at Tesco are actually ok, and when you get a bit older you're not quite so fashion concious. No longer a case of "Nothing but Levis", although from what I can gather even they have fallen out of grace.
Hobo
24th Mar 11 17:46

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Timelord

Timelord

Ahh, I think you have a point, but are 34" jeans the ones that sell out quickly OR are they one of the less popular sizes and therefore they don't stock many in those sizes? I think (from memory) that 34" is well below the average male waist size in the UK, add to that the fashion for youngsters buying jeans about three sizes too big, they probably hardly sell any 34" wait jeans at all.

As to quality, Tesco are at least a match for Primark, certainly both are better than ASDA. Of course, whether Primark, Tesco or some "designer brand", the clothes are probably made by 10-y-o kids in a sweat shop in the Far East anyway.
Timelord
24th Mar 11 17:26

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funkg

funkg

Im on a tight budget myself as just had a baby, but I admit I would baulk at buying my jeans in Tesco. How about Primark? They have lots of sizes.
funkg
24th Mar 11 13:23

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