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AIBU to think 21 degrees is sundress weather ??

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Alfiedoggy Sun 04-May-14 22:01:19

AIBU to wear a sundress when we go on holiday if the weather is 21 degrees ?? Or should I be thinking more jeans ?? Help ! Dh being useless and packing dilemma :/!!

Artandco Sun 04-May-14 22:03:38

Jeans or dress and tights. My house is 23 degrees and I'm under duvet in bed!

PenguinBear Sun 04-May-14 22:04:05

Definitely dresses! It was only 17 here today and we had the paddling pool out blush

AreYouFeelingLucky Sun 04-May-14 22:04:42

You'll be cold in a sundress at 21 degrees, unless you can wear tights.

I'd go for jeans.

TheBookofRuth Sun 04-May-14 22:05:07

21 degrees is lovely and warm! I'd take a cardie or light jacket to go over my sun dress in case of breezes though.

Janethegirl Sun 04-May-14 22:05:22

I'd want a fleece available for 21 degrees, depends on the wind really tho'.

Alfiedoggy Sun 04-May-14 22:07:25

Such a difficult temperature !!! I think it's hard ( don't want to look ridiculous in a dress sad!!!! Thank u everyone !!

spookyskeleton Sun 04-May-14 22:10:46

Am amazed at the comments about 21 degrees being cold and needing tights/fleece shock

It was about 16 degrees here a couple of weeks ago and I was in a t-shirt, cropped jeans and flip flops.

I would say that 21 degrees is easily warm enough for a sundress smile

HicDraconis Sun 04-May-14 22:11:48

21 degrees is jeans and boots weather! I have the aircon set at 25 currently :-) mind you it is 30 outside (at 5am).

NoMoreMissusNiceGuy Sun 04-May-14 22:12:32

I'm in Scotland ... 21 degrees is bikini weather!! grin

CointreauVersial Sun 04-May-14 22:13:00

I would say yes to sundress, but you might need a cardi if you are going great to be in the shade.

I was in shorts and flip flops today.

BillyBanter Sun 04-May-14 22:13:24

Depends how warm you are used to, as evidenced by the replies.

meditrina Sun 04-May-14 22:13:53

Hot starts at 20 degrees C!

foodtech Sun 04-May-14 22:14:00

Yip scotland and 21 is the warmest it gets. I sunbathe in that heat.

Artandco Sun 04-May-14 22:15:10

Haha it must have been some of you I saw today on london tubes in flip flops!

plus2new Sun 04-May-14 22:16:21

Some of you should never move to Ireland! When it gets to 21 degrees here we start speculating about the possibility of a heat wave. grin

mizu Sun 04-May-14 22:16:23

Yes, depends how much you feel the cold - and if it is windy. Wear a sundress but have a thick cardi too!

littlesupersparks Sun 04-May-14 22:16:36

Dresses with leggings and cardies/fleeces for wind. Over 20 is shorts and t shirt weather for me!

Alfiedoggy Sun 04-May-14 22:20:15

Ok I'm thinking dress with cardi ?? smile)

spookyskeleton Sun 04-May-14 22:22:35

I wonder if those of us that think it is sundress weather live in the north as 21 degrees is a heatwave up here wink

AndreasVesalius Sun 04-May-14 22:28:38

This makes me think of the time we went on a school trip to London in March. We were all sat outside the cafe drinking iced drinks wearing t-shirts whilst the Londoners were hurrying past in scarves and gloves.

21 degrees is most definitely sundress weather in the North West.

waterlego Sun 04-May-14 22:29:42

Yes, same here- over 20 and I'm in shorts and vest tops/sundresses. And I wear my Birkies from March to October. Actually, 20 is my ideal temp. I live on the South Coast, so it's not that I've never experienced proper hot weather.

steff13 Sun 04-May-14 22:30:11

21*F, you would be unreasonable. 21*C, I'd wear a dress with a cardigan over it. 71* F here today (about 22* C) and I wore a short-sleeved dress. It would have been too chilly for sleeveless dress.

Jollyphonics Sun 04-May-14 22:30:32

Depends what you'll be doing. Sitting still for a while and I reckon you might get chilly. Walking around you'll be fine in a dress.

Alfiedoggy Sun 04-May-14 22:31:21

Thank you everyone !!!!

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