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to wonder why people are so obsessed with wearing extremely tight jeans

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buyter Sat 10-May-14 18:48:09

We have a dress down day on a Friday at work and every week the younger men and women in the office come into work in skin tight jeans. They look very uncomfortable to wear particularly for the men

Me and others find it baffling as they look so uncomfortable so why would they want to wear them or is it just me getting old.

JennyOnTheBlocks Sat 10-May-14 18:49:14

you can't be as old as me then

we used to sew ourselves into jeans when we were teenagers

it's fashion, innit wink

MrsDavidBowie Sat 10-May-14 18:49:17

How old are you?

Sirzy Sat 10-May-14 18:49:43

I wear skinny jeans sometimes but they are perfectly comfy.

WorraLiberty Sat 10-May-14 18:50:03

Mine aren't uncomfortable at all

Not sure about men though, I don't think they suit them anyway.

Redcoats Sat 10-May-14 18:50:29

I like skinny jeans, they make my legs look skinny and detract from my big belly.

I'm not a fan of skinny jeans on men tho.

gotnotimeforthat Sat 10-May-14 18:50:47

I love my skinny jeans and I don't find them uncomfortable at all.

But on saying that they don't look like they have been sprayed onto my lets either.

pianodoodle Sat 10-May-14 18:51:25

Mine are quite stretchy so not uncomfortable.

Forgettable Sat 10-May-14 18:51:27

It's the fashion nowadays innit

We just want to be comfy now but c'mon, you wore Spice Girl platform boots and a dress to cover your pants too, didn't ye?

SinglePringle Sat 10-May-14 18:51:37

I love skinny jeans. Can wear them all day / night. Not young (but not old) either.

Icimoi Sat 10-May-14 18:52:07

They do it to show off their fantastic figures, the caahs.

But there's nothing new. My generation used to lie down in the bath in new jeans to shrink them on.

KellyElly Sat 10-May-14 18:52:11

I always wear skinny jeans and they are comfy!

Alisvolatpropiis Sat 10-May-14 18:52:50

I wear very skinny jeans. They're not uncomfortable otherwise I wouldn't wear them.

I do sometimes think that men wearing skinny jeans haven't looked in the mirror before leaving the house. They can't have, otherwise they surely wouldn't have come out displaying a clear outline of their cock and balls?

dexter73 Sat 10-May-14 18:53:02

How are they obsessed with it? Or are they just wearing clothes they like? They are usually quite comfortable as they have elastane in them so are quite stretchy.

Sparklingbrook Sat 10-May-14 18:53:07

You can buy men's spray in jeans in Top Man. A lot if DS's mates wear them. They are 14. grin

They look horrible like they would cut your circulation off. But a bit better than those carrot cut ones with the crotch hanging down usually in pooey nappy colour with elastic round the ankles.

littlegreengloworm Sat 10-May-14 18:54:40

Well as long as they didn't do as I did last week... Tight trousers, early pregnancy .... Split. blush

Never again ( lucky I work next to a department store so no one found out)

Sparklingbrook Sat 10-May-14 18:55:04

Comfy grin

JennyOnTheBlocks Sat 10-May-14 18:55:07

Icimoi there were a few fatalities back then too, weren't there?

people falling asleep and drowning and or i remember one newspaper story (so it must have been true)of someone falling asleep in front of the fire drying their jeans as they wore them, then getting so tight it caused heart failure


thank fuck for lycra eh?

who thought anyone would say THAT

Owllady Sat 10-May-14 18:59:05

I am too fat but my teenage Don wears them and they must be comfortable otherwise he would complain#

fanoftheinvisibleman Sat 10-May-14 19:01:20

I've got very skinny jeans on now. Curled up in a chair ans not remotely uncomfy as they are stretchy.

Forgettable Sat 10-May-14 19:02:32

Erm so nobody else wore Spice Girl boots and silly short dresses? <creeps out of convo>

meditrina Sat 10-May-14 19:05:29

I used to take in jeans to make them tighter. And use a wire coathanger to get zips up. So I think OP must be younger than me too! It was before stretch denim was in general use as well, so far less comfy than nowadays.

My only complaint was it took rather longer than ideal to peel very tight jeans off the object of my teen desire.

TequilaMockingbirdy Sat 10-May-14 19:10:14

It's not obsession to like wearing something.

buyter Sat 10-May-14 19:11:01

I'm 54 so maybe its my age.

TheNewSchmoo Sat 10-May-14 19:11:46

I'm 42, I wear them, they're nice and (on me) flattering and comfortable. YABU.

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