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i like over the knee boots, but are they a bit whoreish

(15 Posts)
carriedafirework Fri 03-Dec-10 11:47:51

dont want to look like a hooker

thenightsky Fri 03-Dec-10 11:48:54

I've got some, but they have flat heels and are suede. I look more Principal Boy in Panto than hooker grin

<slaps thigh and winks at OP>

carriedafirework Fri 03-Dec-10 11:57:50

lol grin

yes i would go for flat/flatish

although maybe leather as i dont want really wet feet.

Gogopops Fri 03-Dec-10 16:48:04

I think if you have long legs you could probably get away with it. I saw a shortish lady with chunky legs wearing some recently and they made her look awful. She probably though that they would elongate her legs, which they definitely didn't!

Know what you mean about the Pretty Woman look!!

thenightsky Fri 03-Dec-10 18:36:27

I always get complimented on mine... but as Gogo says, long legs are a requirement (36in here)

MrsGuyOfChristmasBorn Fri 03-Dec-10 18:54:05

I get complimented on mine, and like them cos they keep my knees warm grin, but a few years back the team I work in had to a skit for the Xmas party and we chose to do Borat. I had the part of the sister who was the 'second best prostiture in Kazahkstan' and my colleague said innocently hmm, 'Ooh, Mrs G, those boots you've got would be prefect for the part' (and they were grin)

woolymindy Fri 03-Dec-10 18:57:06

The whore look was exactly what I was going for.......

MitchyInge Fri 03-Dec-10 18:57:57

I think of mine as my prostitute boots, am so jealous of my friend's superior purple ones (Office) will probably never wear them again anyway

onimolap Fri 03-Dec-10 18:58:38

Unless you want to look like a panto character, then I think hooker-ish is inevitable. You just have to make sure it's top-end, lucky if I even consider you, and you'd better be able to afford me type if hooker (not knee trembler on the fire escape).

Hassledge Fri 03-Dec-10 19:00:26

Yes, I think of them more Pantomime than Hooker. It's hard to get past the whole Dick Whittington vibe.

hobbgoblin Fri 03-Dec-10 19:05:17

I think they are a little whoreish. I have some from River Island with a slightly chunky but very high heel. I am short (5'2") but have long legs to my frame so it doesn't look too dire I hope. I checked and checked and checked myself in the mirror and asked others. Nobody said don't do it.

Mine are very tight. Thsoe ones with the big flappy top bits are like wot you see in porn mags, so I didn't get that type. I also figured that if legs were slim enough to get into skin tight boots then I was probably not going to look like a big fat mo ho.

Wore (opaque) tights with them of course and very small dress that was actually a top (see height above) so that the boots became sort of part of the outfit iyswim - kind of like as if they were leggings. Do not ever wear animal print with though. Unless you are Kate Moss.

twoboots Fri 03-Dec-10 19:16:29

two things: dress like a prosie and you will look like one!
so style with something really classical/unprostitute like.
also over the knee are bit less hookerish than thigh high.
follow this advice and at the very worse you could be mistaken as a high call call girl in panto

twoboots Fri 03-Dec-10 19:17:29

sorry high class call girl

teta Fri 03-Dec-10 20:24:28

i have a pair of Duo over-the-knee 'truffle' colour boots with a 1 inch heel that don't look remotely 'hookerish'.Yes,i am 5ft 3 inches and they are flattering-honestly.Don't listen to all the prejudicial comments on this thread[but i wouldn't wear very high otk].

HollyBollyBooBoo Fri 03-Dec-10 20:49:09

Just asked DH and his 2 bezzie mates for you, a resounding 'Oh yes, totally whoreish!'

They've been drinking, I won't repeat the rest. Soz.

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