Rated 4 out of 5 by BeanLLReviews Mothers Love Them; Daughters Hate Back Pockets
I bought a size 12 of these for my average built 12 year old. I loved the fit as they were not as tight in the bum as other knit pants we've tried (and we've tried A LOT). However, my daughter did not like the back pockets (I think it reminded her too much of jeggings - she prefers yoga style pants which do not have pockets). I let a neighbor borrow them for her daughter as she was having a hard time finding an appropriate fit for her 10 year old daughter. They fit her great, but her daughter had the same reaction as mine - did not like the pockets. The pants really are typical knit pants, but the back pockets differentiated them in the eyes of both girls. Please consider making these in the future with the same cut, but NO pockets!
October 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by LovesRotties Great pants for daughter that does not like jeans
The size 8 was a perfect fit on my 9 year old who is about 52 inches and 61 pounds. She hates the feel of stiff jean fabric and cannot tolerate adjustable waists so I have a hard time finding pants other than leggings that she will wear. These pants were very comfortable for her to wear all day at school and through P.E. class. Our climate is such that we often have cool mornings and hot afternoons but the fabric was thin enough she did not get overheated at school. I bought her the black, navy and one of the print colors. My only complaint is the limited selection of colors. I wish you would offer more! Maybe a brown and a dark pink/berry color?
October 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by pahomeschoolmom Perfect for girls with sensory issues...
I can't say enough good things about these pants. I was hesitant to buy them, as I have never spent this much for pants for my 9-yr-old. But because she will not wear jeans, we were left w/either sweats or the "skinny, trendy" styles at most local stores. I like my girl to look like a girl, w/modest clothing. These pants are not tight at all, actually have quite a bit of stretch to them, making them great for weekend play.
For reference...my daughter is almost 5 ft., and about 80lbs. I ordered size 12, which fits her perfectly; the print is very slimming as well. I only wish there were more colors to choose from.
October 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by ThinMintCookies Bring Back the Colors
My daughter loves these pants - so comfortable. Need more colors besides just black and navy!!
October 1, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by mountaingirlbearhunt Bring back the colors!
My daughter has been wearing these pants for the past 10 years. Please bring back all the pretty colors, not just black and navy!!!
September 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by pemmom perfect for school and play
My daughter lives in these pants (multiple colors) - they are perfect for school as they move easily but are quite modestly cut for knit pants. She's very picky about comfort and these fit the bill.
September 1, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by JoJoshopper Waist and length changed!
We bought 5 or 6 pair of these over the past couple of years. They were great! Gentle, giving waist and just the right length (around 29 inches in size 16). Now we bought our first replacement pair in the dark blue, and the dimensions have changed. The waist is tighter and the length is longer....now too long. So disappointed, yet not surprised. It happens all the time with all kinds of items. As soon as we find something perfect, the compnaies change it or stop making it. I do wish we would have be forewarned about the changes. It would have saved me the money to ship back (in Canada, that's close to $20).
August 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by BigSkyBuckeyeMom Comfy Pants!
These are my daughter's absolute favorite pants. We have a pair in every color and are coming back for another black pair because she wants to wear them all the time. She calls them her "comfy pants" because they are so much more comfortable than any other pants she owns - even other brands of knit pants. The pants fit well, are substantial enough without being heavy, and we love that they also have pockets, unlike most knit pants. Since my daughter hates jeans (too stiff & scratchy), these are the perfect answer for her. We would love if L.L. Bean would come out with additional colors, like a grey, forest green, teal, etc.
January 11, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by CasualClothesHorse Nice, but sizing is off
At least the pants weren't pencil tight!! I ordered the 5/6 and they were too short. I was afraid the 6x/7 would be too big in the waist so returned the pants with no exchange. It would be nice to have a more defined sizing offered, i.e., 6 or 6X, etc. The quality was ok.
November 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by LLBeanShopper9876543 Great pants for active girls. Do run big.
These are a wonderful pant for active school age girls! They are made of a substantial material. A lot thicker than other yoga type pants I have come across. My daughter said that they feel very comfortable on! These will be great for fall and winter. My only complaint is that my size 10/12, 8 year old swam in the size 10's! They were a tad big in the waist and a few inches too long. I am sending them back for a size 8. To judge for size she is 8 years old, 4'4" and 72 lbs and wears a size 10/12 in pants from other stores. I would love to see a solid grey and pink color. These would be the perfect pant if they weren't so long!
September 19, 2014