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aibu to tell my son his new shoes are shit

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creamola Thu 30-Jun-11 15:21:30

Seriously they make him look like Kevin Bacon.

I'm i ment to go 'oh yes they are lovely well done for a purchase'

They are mental shoes ..............80's throwbacks.....

Everytime i see him in them I laugh, and that's not fair is it?

QueenofHeartz Thu 30-Jun-11 15:22:15

are they massive "Pump" trainers that make his feet look 10 times bigger than they are?

HettyAmaretti Thu 30-Jun-11 15:23:03

YWBU to tell him but YANBU to think it / laugh silently.

Cutiecat Thu 30-Jun-11 15:29:39

We need a picture of these shoes. I am a week overdue and a good laugh could get me going.

Oh please put a picture up......I could do with cheering up today!

bubblecoral Thu 30-Jun-11 15:37:30

If you tell him they are shit, he will probably like them all the more.

I thought that knowing how shit your parents thought your shoes were was actually a recognised measure of how brilliant they really are?

creamola Thu 30-Jun-11 16:03:12

I know .................he has just walked out the house thinking they are great .

Even though eveytime I saw him , I said 'you look like kevin bacon'

happytree Thu 30-Jun-11 16:04:54

Are you the woman I've just seen in Clarks with 2 sons????

WriterofDreams Thu 30-Jun-11 16:06:21

Kevin Bacon? He used to be somewhat dreamy but is definitely past his best. I advise you to take a photo for future revenge purposes.

WriterofDreams Thu 30-Jun-11 16:07:26

Are these them?

creamola Thu 30-Jun-11 16:20:28

no writerofdreams*

they are big , hi tops apparently

They look shite though ..........but I do feel badish telling him he loked like kevin bacon and laughing at his shoes

Fifis25StottieCakes Thu 30-Jun-11 21:36:49

All the kids have them. My dd's have have the pineapple ones. DD1 has huge pink and silver sequined sparkly ones. DD2 has black shiney with illunious graffitti on and illuminous laces.

Kids eh

MissBetsyTrotwood Thu 30-Jun-11 21:43:29

It's a rite of passage, being told that you look like a shit version of someone that was cool when your parents were kids. My mum told me I looked like a 'chubby Joan Baez'. shock

Tinslesocks Thu 30-Jun-11 21:56:40

My son is sporting espradrilles at the moment and strange beige trousers Hi tops i get I used to sport a very fetching 'Pony' pair ;)

Fifis25StottieCakes Thu 30-Jun-11 22:34:09

My brothers in the fred perry things i used to wear in the 80's. Pull ons with elastic. Cant remmber what they are called.

Mandy2003 Thu 30-Jun-11 22:37:33

What about substituting his for these?

Fifis25StottieCakes Thu 30-Jun-11 22:48:26

Loving the burberry. I still think my dd's are nicer bobby dazzlers

www.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://i.ebayimg.com/06/!CERMtHwCWk~%24(KGrHqIOKnEEz2T,)jLGBNRY7wk95!~~0_35.JPG&imgrefurl=http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BNIB-PINEAPPLE-HI-TOP-BLAZE-GIRLS-TRAINERS-BLACK-/180654661252&usg=__b9mmq8LpNewJB65_xI0sc2CSddI=&h=219&w=300&sz=16&hl=en&start=44&zoom=1&tbnid=pioxj0M8tHhh4M:&tbnh=117&tbnw=157&ei=ze0MTrHQGImb8QPUs5CiDg&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dpineapple%2Bhi%2Btops%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DX%26rlz%3D1T4ADFA_enGB411GB413%26biw%3D1366%26bih%3D562%26tbm%3Disch&itbs=1&iact=rc&dur=3&page=3&ndsp=25&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:44&tx=110&ty=56

TheLadyEvenstar Thu 30-Jun-11 23:04:21

www.jdsports.co.uk/product/nike-vandal-hi/25367/ like these?

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