Am I too old?? v

(12 Posts)
primitivemom Sun 07-Feb-16 00:33:55

For a new edgy look? Feel so dowdy, and I really want to go for a new look. I love all the punk/ subtle goth looks but am too scared to go for it! I'm also plus size and really need to boost my confidence, any ideas ? hmm

burnishedsilver Sun 07-Feb-16 00:38:31

I've no idea what age you are but no, you're never to old.

ladybird69 Sun 07-Feb-16 00:47:04

primative I could have written your post. I'm 46 but very newly divorced, in marriage I wasn't allowed to express myself (yet he'd have affairs with bold women!)
I've had a tattoo but would love more, I have I piercing but would love more and I have cupboards full of funky hair dye that I'm too chicken to use!!!! We need to get some confidence my girl. Bet you're younger than me. Go for it. wine cheers

Gunting Sun 07-Feb-16 00:51:57

No of course not!

Go for your edgy new look. The look you're going for sounds similar to mine. Go for it, it's an easy style to go for.

Gunting Sun 07-Feb-16 00:54:04

Also I'm plus sized too, so I understand why you'd be nervous switching style.

My tip is to start small and introduce new items into your wardrobe slowly. Maybe start with something small like rings or a necklace and build up to staple pieces like a jacket.

primitivemom Sun 07-Feb-16 01:03:34

Sorry lol, am mid thirties X

primitivemom Sun 07-Feb-16 01:05:45

I love all the ideas ladies. Going to start with hair I think and maybe a little tat. What do you think of this style?

Methenyouplus4 Sun 07-Feb-16 07:44:00

Prim- never too old. I am mid 30s and teach so can't get the tat I really want (top half of arm) without always having to cover it- I can't be bothered with that in summer so plan to get it when I retire.

I have friends who dress in style you describe and look great. Sort of Allsaints with DMS etc. I think it's just a more sophisticated version of what they wore when they were younger e.g. still purple or black polish but not chipped to bits, dark skinny jeans but without rips on knees etc.

BikeRunSki Sun 07-Feb-16 07:50:20

Mid 30s is not too old for anything!

prettywhiteguitar Sun 07-Feb-16 07:56:40

Go for it, the hair style is gorgeous !

flanjabelle Sun 07-Feb-16 08:03:05

Hair is fab! Go for it. as long as you aren't planning on belly tops and mini skirts I think you can get away with an edgy look! I'm thinking black skinny jeans, biker boots, layered look on top, so tight black vest top with over sized grey/burgundy/khaki t shirt over the top. Or a fine knit in similar colours. Biker jacket and chunky scarf. Fab hair cut, subtle makeup. It sounds fantastic. go for it woman!

primitivemom Mon 08-Feb-16 00:52:41

Thanks everyone smile

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