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I see there are more women painters that have joined the forum and wanted to ask, what do you wear for painter pants?

This is a real problem for me. There's no way I'll wear those unflattering, man pants that sag in the rear and give me a pseudo johnson when I sit down. Why are there no girl fitting, white carpenter pants with loops and cargo pockets?

The closest thing I can find are white dickies on Amazon. They're actually scrubs so the material isn't the best for painting. Not to mention, since they're white, I have to wear spanx under them for privacy.

I found some carhartt jeggings! Getting closer, but no loops or cargo pockets. Ugh.. The struggle is real! Where are the female friendly painter pants?

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Carhartt, and Duluth trading make womens work pants. they are more money than standard painters pants, and i'm not sure if the come in white though.

If there is a fitment issue, then I totally understand the need for women's paints. But I wouldn't worry about how flattering work cloths look. As long as you look professional, and presentable.
 

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Carhartt, and Duluth trading make womens work pants. they are more money than standard painters pants, and i'm not sure if the come in white though.

If there is a fitment issue, then I totally understand the need for women's paints. But I wouldn't worry about how flattering work cloths look. As long as you look professional, and presentable.
It's hard to feel professional wearing pants that look like someone gave me because I had no other choice. I can't express the disdain enough. Or maybe I have. I'll stop now.

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I'm 5' 1/2". Finding pants that fit for any occasion just sucks period. That being said, I surrendered to the traditional painters whites many, many years ago. Pick your store. I cycle them through often no rips, holes, too much paint on em, etc. They don't last long but I don't care.they're cheap. I wear em cuz they're designed for the work we do, cheap, and ez to get. If ya find something better let us know!! I just stopped looking cuz I'm not spending more than $20 on something that's gonna last about 6 months and get chucked.

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I usually go to a consignment store. Buy 3 or 4 pair of decently fitting jeans for $5 each and wear them until they get too stiff with paint to bend my knees.

I've been asked if I buy my jeans like that... Which makes me think I can probably sell them on ebay as custom designer pants



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