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leather shorts

(6 Posts)
forrestgump Sat 24-Sep-11 17:14:10

I have an urge to treat myself to a pair for my next girlie night out dancing. thick black tights and a silky top, shoe boots. thumbs up? or thumbs down? p.s Im a size 12, 5'5)

EdithWeston Sat 24-Sep-11 17:33:23

Thumbs down from me - just a shade too close to lederhosen.

dexter73 Sat 24-Sep-11 17:35:41

Not keen myself. Wouldn't they give you a very sweaty crotch if you went dancing in them?

madammecholet Sat 24-Sep-11 17:40:55

A bit too blouson imo, try something like these or these for a cleaner line...

forrestgump Sat 24-Sep-11 17:47:08

lederhosen - Ha Ha !!

If i go with the brown dont i have to have brown footwear? I always have issues over tights, handbags & shoes with other colours of leather?

madammecholet Sat 24-Sep-11 17:58:48

No way. I'd go either black top, tights and shoes to really highlight the shorts, or you could go pale nude silk shirt, brown tights and then bright shoe a mulberry or green...depends what you have? You don't have to match handbag and shoes IMO, as long as tones are the

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