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Petite size 18 zip-off pants

I have been looking for somewhere to buy a larger size petite length women pants that zip off into shorts. So far, I have had no luck. Anyone know of a place where I can find these pants in my size?

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I struggled with this last year when I went backpacking around europe. Honestly I just couldn't find any for women, but the zip off pants are just not that attractive so I didn't take them instead I got a great pair of light weight capris from I was really set on getting the zip-offs for my trip but they really don't look good! I never wished I had the zip-offs if it's warm I would wear my light capris and if not I wore my pants, and if it got really hot I would just roll them up. I have had a difficult time finding larger sizes and in petite clothes, but also check out,,, and, the chance of getting both plus and petite in unlikely so I just get most stuff alterted.

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206 posts and also have petite sizes, although no zip-off pants. I'm also looking for some comfortable travel pants, and will probably go with a stretch cotton or something similar.

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Thanks for the great advise. Maybe I'll just skip the zip off idea. Capri's are cool and I'll just find some of those.

Posted by
3428 posts

Check out a store (and they have website shopping too)called Catherine's. All they carry is size 16 and up.

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I found women's at Bass Pro Shops for $19.99.
If you don't have one locally or they don't have your size, try the webpage.

Bealls Florida also has them for Fishermen. (Men's sizes, but they seem to fit the same).

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REI offers extended sizes in their Sahara convertable pants (see, search for REI Sahara Convertible Pants - Women's Extended Sizes). I have a pair and love them.