As a taller lady (5'8") I was having trouble finding any warm walking trousers that don't flap around my ankles, and these do the job. I bought a size 12 even though I'm a size 10 waist as I know from bitter experience that Craghoppers do not use sizing that actually equates to a a woman's dress size (always go up a size)! I was very pleased to find these on Amazon, as ther returns policy is so much better than on the Craghoppers website. I would have given these 5 stars, but as ever with Craghoppers the legs are a bit wider than they need to be. I've been wearing them out in the cold, and I stayed nice and warm.