Too old for coated jeggings?

(39 Posts)
sphynx Sun 25-Nov-12 19:19:27

I was thinking about buying some black coated jeggings as an alternative to black skinny jeans for going out. Now I am wondering if 41 is to old to wear coated jeggings. I tried a pair on today and liked how they look. Do any of you ladies over 40 wear them and how do you wear them?

I've got some, if by 'jeggings' you mean the M&S skinny jeans. I'm 42. I wear them with a mid thigh length jumper and ankle boots plus a biker jacket for casual and with heels and a longish silk top for evening.

bishboschone Sun 25-Nov-12 19:25:23

I'm 38 And I'm going to get some smile

MikeLitoris Sun 25-Nov-12 19:27:13

My 50yo mum bought some today.

They looked fab on her.

I can't wait to borrow them off her.

shopafrolic Sun 25-Nov-12 19:35:09

I have coated skinny jeans in black and wear them with this

They look great with a chunky knit......

shopafrolic Sun 25-Nov-12 19:35:28
GeorginaWorsley Sun 25-Nov-12 19:56:43

Am 45 and wear them.
Have got the Marks ones Remus mentioned in them and wer them alot in daytime.
Have also got Dorothy Perkins black ones which I wear in the evening.They are pull on style,Marks ones more like jeans.

cathyandclaire Sun 25-Nov-12 20:30:47

Was going to get the dp petite black ones cos they're 30% off... But I'm 46...I thought they'd be ok if you're not too muttony in the styling.

Ilovecrossfit Sun 25-Nov-12 21:03:25
Beaverfeaver Sun 25-Nov-12 21:58:37

What are coated jeans?

Olivermoliver Sun 25-Nov-12 22:26:59

I'm (just) 43 and wear them, either with a chunky knit during the day or more dress top for evening.

If you like them, get them!

lurkingfromhome Mon 26-Nov-12 08:12:17

I have the Primark black coated jeans and I am 45. They cost peanuts (£11 or £14, can't remember) and everyone admires them. I wear them with chunky (long) knits and long drapey tops and they are by far my favourite jeans. Do it!

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 08:18:58

I think the coated ones look a bit cheapy as they are everywhere. Not too old for skinnies though if younare in good shape. I am 47 and wear them. Be prepared though for not being the only one wearing them at the party! I went out to lunch on sat and saw about 5 pairs all on mums. I think really black tight skinnies look better but just IMO

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 08:20:15

iywym that they look leather.. i have the shorts and leggings
i plan to wear leggings like this here but less shapeless top

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 08:20:42

(im 72)

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 08:29:27

The shorts are lovely.

BIWI Mon 26-Nov-12 08:30:16

Why the ageism?

If something fits you, suits you and you like it - wear it.

Eliza22 Mon 26-Nov-12 10:27:48

You're all crackers! You can wear whatever you want at you're tender age! I'm 50 I don't consider it time to start wearing twinset and pearls! Wear them and if you're a larger lady and they make them in your size, wear them! That's why THEY GO UP TO YOUR SIZE!

jessiegeesusinamanger Mon 26-Nov-12 19:25:51

I'm 52. If they suited me I'd wear them. I love Zara's coated ones and their shirts and jerseys and I see loads of women my age and older in there trying stuff on and looking amazing.

JudeFawley Mon 26-Nov-12 19:29:41

I've got the Dorothy P ones, I wore them to a party this weekend with a slouchy black glittery jumper and high heels and looked ok fabulous!

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 19:58:02

I prefer the proper jeans I have zara ones and they aren't jeggings

EllieorOllie Mon 26-Nov-12 20:06:35

remus if you return to this thread can you explain what you mean by longish silk tops, possibly by way of some links...?

I bought some coated skinny jeans today (oasis premium denim, 10 quid off, amazing btw) and would like to wear them to a party on sat night, but not sure what to put with them tops-wise... It's going to be hot in the venue so can't do sparkly knit wear.

MrsCampbellBlack Mon 26-Nov-12 20:06:52

The warehouse ones are better than the DP ones I think. The DP ones appeared to have room for a willy.

And god - I'm now 40 and feeling sad at the number of threads about older people and they mean my age sad

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 20:09:58

MrsC I am 47 and don't give 2 hoots grin

Pmsl at 'room for a willy.'

Longish silk tops - generally these are from Warehouse and are sort of bum length. Unfortunately they seem to be doing fewer and fewer silk things nowadays.

I've also got a floaty sleeveless thing which isn't silk but comes to just below bum length and looks good with the skinnies and heels and a blazer.

Not silk but this shape nice under a blazer for going out

Or this sort of thing but minus the long bit at the back Again, not silk though.

They don't seem to have any silk ones now, which is v v annoying.

But if you're not fussy about fabric, they have some nice tops that will go with skinnies - in fact, most of them have been styled with skinnies.

MrsCampbellBlack Mon 26-Nov-12 20:30:19

Remus - so sad that warehouse don't do silk anymore. Used to get some lovely tops from there.

It's a pain - and I have yet to find anywhere else which meets my taste/price limit as much, so seem to have fewer and fewer tops in my wardrobe and therefore never have anything to wear!

cathyandclaire Mon 26-Nov-12 20:38:44

Hehehe mrs cb Lol at dp willy space! Hmmmm difficult choice between spare fabric at ankles ( short legs) and spare fabric at crotch!!! Ankles win, shall hide the folds with boots. Off to warehouse for black ones tomorrow....
River island have lovely ones with zips, I've got them in chocolate and I love them!

sphynx Mon 26-Nov-12 20:48:39

Thank-you all for your replies and ideas. This is forum is great for different opinions.
The ones that I tried on were actually from Warehouse. They were quite flattering and a good fit. I do have some long blouses and tops to wear with them. So I will also be off to buy them tomorrow!

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 20:50:02

coo the warehouse ones are a lot $ though aren't they?

kaumana Mon 26-Nov-12 22:27:58

I've been following this thread and am now seriously considering buying... however..what are you wearing on your feet? I get the slouchy jumpers/ tops/ layering etc.

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 22:54:15

Heels. Or heeled shoe boots. For le soir

MrsCampbellBlack Tue 27-Nov-12 06:22:59

I paid £26 for the warehouse ones from HOF so not much more than the DP ones

You need the suede autograph boots from m&s in navy if wearing indigo coated - maximum leg lengthening

Clure Tue 27-Nov-12 06:59:52

I bought the new look coated skinnies, I liked the warehouse ones but felt they were a bit too high waisted. I have worn it with this which drapes nicely
I have just bought this FC top in pink

EllieorOllie Tue 27-Nov-12 09:13:00

Thanks so much for the links Remus, I'm going to pop to Warehouse today. I get a nice student discount there as well grin

sphynx Tue 27-Nov-12 14:25:26

I managed to pick my black coated leggings from warehouse at debenhams in today's sale reduced from £42 to £32.70 for one day only. I like those tops Clure.

Love that sweatshirt in grey.

kaumana Wed 28-Nov-12 22:02:52

I thought I'd give the DP ones ago as they have a flash sale (again) but you can stack a couple of codes and get £1 delivery so brought them down to under £15. Worth a punt.

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