Clothes that you have never been able to wear

(99 Posts)
LifeofPo Wed 17-Apr-13 21:40:31

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2cats2many Wed 17-Apr-13 21:42:21

Anything strapless. The boobs just will not be contained sufficiently by a strapless bra.

WTFisABooyhoo Wed 17-Apr-13 21:44:49

me too!

i also cant do trainers, or the likes of converse. i know they aren't a 'style' but it's just something i look awful in. i'm too short and my feet are too big.

AnythingNotEverything Wed 17-Apr-13 21:46:12

I can't wear shirts/blouses. They just dot fit my boob:waist ratios. And I don't iron anything ...

If shoes count - I can't do heels in any shape or form.

Also sleeveless, vesty tops - there is always the gaping around the shoulder/arm

DevaDiva Wed 17-Apr-13 21:48:32

Skinny jeans I look like I've been squeezed into a sausage skinblush

Shift dresses and pencil skirts. I know they are meant to look fab on an hourglass figure but they just look awful on me and I have tried many of them over the years.

Iwantmybed Wed 17-Apr-13 21:49:23

Bad legs and massive hips/ arse = can't wear short skirts, skinny jeans, bubble skirt (WtF?) and shorts.

Now starting to struggle with strapless, Boobs not so perky anymore.

Its a sad state of affairs.

picnicbasketcase Wed 17-Apr-13 21:50:04

Skinny jeans or trousers in general that are tucked into boots or have boots showing on the outside of them. They look good on other people but I would feel ridiculous in them. I think I'd feel too much like I wanted people to notice me or something confused

Iwantmybed Wed 17-Apr-13 21:50:36

Flat shoes. Guaranteed to make me look even more small and dumpy.

MrsCampbellBlack Wed 17-Apr-13 21:50:36

Anything belted - sack of potatoes on me.

Jumpsuits/play suits. I look like a badly stacked sack of spuds in one of them!!!

MerylStrop Wed 17-Apr-13 21:53:24

Anything remotely casual
I just look like a berk
shoes with an ankle strap
trousers. i am a skirt girl - actually a dress girl

LifeofPo Wed 17-Apr-13 21:54:14

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BikeRunSki Wed 17-Apr-13 21:54:22

Combat trousers. No matter what size I am, I have never found any to fit. No that I have cared for the last few years. Until last week - got new kit for work, including combats for field work, and they fit perfectly!

ZenNudist Wed 17-Apr-13 21:54:40

Sling backs, just slip off my feet.

Also really high heels. Can't even walk

MousyMouse Wed 17-Apr-13 21:54:50

skinny jeans
they make my bum and thighs look really weird.
v-neck anything. have a long neck and v-necks make me look like a swan.

LifeofPo Wed 17-Apr-13 21:55:04

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HandMini Wed 17-Apr-13 21:55:33

lifeofpo - fell about laughing when I read your assessment of shirt dresses....exactly the same on me. However, I keep blindly searching , hoping I'll find the one that works. Just sent two back to Boden. When will I learn?

Pinkflipflop Wed 17-Apr-13 21:56:00

Wrap dresses as I look like a right old granny!

HandMini Wed 17-Apr-13 22:01:10

Pinkflipflop - have you tried a DVF wrap dress? I thought like you until I experienced their silky wonderfulness.

dexter73 Wed 17-Apr-13 22:03:34

I can't wear shirts with a collar. I just feel like a man in them. Also cropped trousers. They look nice on other people but so wrong on me.

MrsCampbellBlack Wed 17-Apr-13 22:07:16

Ah yes cropped trousers - when I have worn them DH has called me Lieutenant Uhuru which sort of spoiled them for me.

Black leather biker jackets - I fear I look like Eamon's wife on This Morning.

Flat shoes - am just too short.

Strappy sandals/flip flops - my feet are too ugly.

Golly this could turn into a terribly self-loathing thread wink

MarshaBrady Wed 17-Apr-13 22:07:46

Sandals or peep toes (the latter may make me shudder at thought). Nice or ok on others.

Shirts without collars

Funnel neck type collar coat

Too many frills and embellishments

Suit jackets. They make me look fat, frumpy and strangely square

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