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What item of clothing or accessory do you JUST NOT WEAR?

(147 Posts)
ItsNotRocketSurgery Fri 17-Jun-11 19:30:30

Even though you think it's a perfectly fine garment, and can look lovely on other people?

I don't wear clothes with writing on. Or pictures. Patterns yes, but no motifs.

I have no idea why. I don't think they are ugly or trashy or frumpy or too young, they're just not me.

What's your "nothing wrong with it but it's just not me" item?

NettoSuperstar Fri 17-Jun-11 19:31:52

Tunic tops.

ItsNotRocketSurgery Fri 17-Jun-11 19:33:42

As a combo? Or you don't wear either ever (and so the two together is the thing you are least likely to be seen in ever)

BunnyLebowski Fri 17-Jun-11 19:34:24

Harem pants

Although as opposed to thinking they're 'perfectly fine garments' I think they look atrocious on anyone.


maxi dresses - I would look like a busted sofa.

Zwitterion Fri 17-Jun-11 19:34:48

Any animal print. Looks great on other people, cack on me.

headfairy Fri 17-Jun-11 19:35:37

I don't really wear anything with words on. I really don't want GAP written across my tits.

I will never wear leggings, chubby knees mean it's a nasty sight.
I also don't wear anything too pretty pretty, but that's because I'm nearly 6ft tall and look like the hanging gardens of Babylon with a floral frock on.

BitOfFun Fri 17-Jun-11 19:35:58

Gimpsuits. They just don't do anything for me.

HappyAsIAm Fri 17-Jun-11 19:35:59

Jumpsuits. I love them for this season, but I think they're not for 35 year olds like me (or maybe its just me).

ItsNotRocketSurgery Fri 17-Jun-11 19:36:17

Bunny - so is there anything that you do think is fine and lvoely on other people but never to be seen on you?

DuelingFanjo Fri 17-Jun-11 19:38:10

tops with bits cut out of the shoulder

pink4ever Fri 17-Jun-11 19:39:31

Skinny jeans-never never never. Really do not get it on here that they are recomended so much/ Do not look good on any one but very slim teenagers imo.
White jeans-just yuk.
Hoodies/fleeces-seriously unfeminine.

thestringcheeseincident Fri 17-Jun-11 19:39:54

anything strapless or one shouldered
anything boxy (tops)
anything yellow or orange

freshprincess Fri 17-Jun-11 19:40:52

Scarves, ones just for show rather than to keep your neck warm.
I just can't carry them Off.

pink4ever Fri 17-Jun-11 19:41:02

Oh I forgot about one shouldered thing! am too broad in that area and just makes me look like a shot-putter.

baguettecut Fri 17-Jun-11 19:42:19

I never wear skirts, they look nice on other people but for some reason I don't own one.

BunnyLebowski Fri 17-Jun-11 19:43:14

Yup. Plenty of things.

Maxi dresses on tall willowy types. Body-con dresses on women with fabulous figures. Cute little Peter Pan collar dresses on small busted types.

Skinny jeans with over the knee boots on anyone like this

HipHopOpotomus Fri 17-Jun-11 19:45:04

Scarfs - of any description, worn in any way. Have always made me look and feel 65!

cruelladepoppins Fri 17-Jun-11 19:48:58

Things I just don't wear:

Hipster trousers.
High heeled sandals.
Polyster fleece jackets (but trousers OK).
Velour tracksuits.
Maxi dresses (ordered 2 recently and sent them back after DH said I looked like a bridesmaid in them).
Logos; they are a real deal-breaker.

ggirl Fri 17-Jun-11 19:52:55

spaghetti straps or strapless
nipple tassles

CroissantNeuf Fri 17-Jun-11 19:56:10

Ear-rings (I've not worn them for years despite having 4 holes in my ears )

babylann Fri 17-Jun-11 19:57:13

Those things. The furry things in the shape of a waistcoat. What are they called? Gillets?

toastandmarmiterocks Fri 17-Jun-11 19:58:07

hoop earrings. I've got really odd ear lobes so they stick out sideways. Like them on other people though.

Paschaelina Fri 17-Jun-11 20:00:18

Wolf fleece.

I'm sure they look good on some body types though.

ItsNotRocketSurgery Fri 17-Jun-11 20:00:43

That's funny, I would never not wear earrings. Don't like the look of the holes with nothing in them.

Bumperlicioso Fri 17-Jun-11 20:02:27

Batwings, I have skinny arms and pointy shoulders and they really don't suit me, nothing float around my arms does.

Rarely wear earrings these days, I find they make my ears achy.

Don't wear pointy shoes. They look awful on my rather wide and large-for-my-height feet.

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