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Layercake Wool Baggies

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Looking like a cross between trousers and a skirt, our Baggies are the most comfortable, popular trousers we have made to date, all in 100% pre-shrunk linen that is woven especially for us. Our customers tell us they "live in them". They will effortlessly blend in with your existing wardrobe, are practical (look at those HUGE pockets!), make you feel great AND confident that you will receive compliments whenever you wear them.

Find Linen Baggies HERE.

They are available in 2 sizes and 2 lengths, measurements found in the size guide below.

So why the extra pockets low on the legs? Two reasons:
1. they add great swing when you move in them
2. they enhance the rounded balloon-shaped silhouette
(and for those who work with balls of yarn: they are great yarn bowls when on the move or when you are working with more than one colour!)

And of course they are designed to perfectly complement our tunics.

If a certain fabric/size shows the "add to bag" option, then there are 2 possibilities:

1. We have some ready-made in stock (shown directly above the "add to bag" button).

2. It is a pre-order, i.e. we have to make it for you. If this is the case, you will be able to put it in your cart and order it, and you'll realise that we wont be able to ship immediately (pre-orders usually take between 2-4 weeks)

If we have run out of stock AND fabric, it will show as "No longer available" and you will not be able to add it to your cart, it truly is all gone.

Layercake Sizes
Layercake follows a different sizing system, recognising that the traditional system of "ladies dress- sizes" does not account for body shape and height. Read more about the background to this HERE.

Trousers
2 sizes (except for HiLo's due to their shape) in 2 lengths:

Measurement - cm / in Baggies - Small Palazzos - Small Baggies - Large Palazzos - Large HiLo's - Large Palazzos - XLarge
Waist relaxed 65 / 25.5
65 / 25.5
80 / 32
80 / 32
80 / 32 95 / 37.5
Waist fully extended 120 / 47 102/40 135 / 53 114 / 45* 120 / 47 130 / 51*
Hips 140 / 55 127 / 50 155 / 61 142 / 56 147 / 58 158 / 62"
Length - Regular 95 / 38
95 / 38
95 / 38
95 / 38
94 / 37 95 / 38
Length - Long 105 / 42
105 / 42
105 / 42
105 / 42
104 / 41 105 / 42

* These waist extensions still comfortably scoots over hips that measure 3" more!

Skirts

Measurement - cm / in Skirt - Small Skirt - Large
Waist relaxed 66 / 26** 80 / 32**
    (skirt-fold undone) 72 / 28 84 / 33
Waist fully extended 108 / 43.5** 120 / 47**
    (skirt-fold undone) 120 / 47 130 / 51
Hips 120 / 47** 134 / 53**
    (skirt-fold undone) 132 / 52 142 / 56
Length - Regular 94 / 37 94 / 37
Length - Long 102 / 40 102 / 40

** With skirt-fold in place.

Custom sizes
We do everything we can to be truly size-inclusive. We can highly individualise your Layercake, by adapting the standard fit and/or choosing a non-standard fabric/colour.

Find out more about this service HERE.

Wool Care & Washing Instructions
Note: all Layercakes have washing labels sewn into them, usually in the left side-seam. We recommend washing wool as little as possible. Wool Layercakes tend not to be worn next to the skin and can be kept going for a long time before a wash is really necessary. Any spills etc. can most easily be removed by spot-cleaning with some water and a cloth.

When it is time to wash, we recommend hand-washing. Wool cycles of different washing machines vary, so while you know your washing machine best, if in doubt stick to hand-washing. There are a number of hand-washing detergent brands (we sell Soak) that can be added to the water, add the garment, wet it thoroughly and then just let it sit. Take the garment out of the water, no rinse necessary, and put it dripping wet in the washing machine for a short spin cycle and hang to dry. Wool Layercakes can also be dry-cleaned.

Our Wool
We produce wool Layercakes in smaller quantities compared to linen, so we rarely have fabric custom-woven for us. The rest of our wool fabrics have been woven in the UK by other manufacturers, but become surplus to their production needs. This gives small businesses like The Slow Wardrobe access to high-quality, often custom-woven wool fabrics in small quantities.

Find out more about our wool.