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mid 40's - can i wear short boots with skirt/dress? recommendation?

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BiggerAndBadder Mon 24-Sep-12 22:38:15

46 years. 5 foot 4. size 10. long body and short legs. medium boobs.
can i do the short boot and skirt thing or not?
anyone link of some outfit pictures ?
could do with seeing example of what SORT of outfit with what sort of boot as i am crap with ideas but can look good with help!

Bubblemoon Tue 25-Sep-12 10:51:22

Sounds like you have a great figure - go for it.

I'd wear opaque tights the colour of the boots as I think that would make my legs look longer and stop that "chopped off at the ankle look" which can make your legs looks shorter.

smellsabit Wed 26-Sep-12 00:13:03

any ideas with pictures!
for someone with lack of imagination!

THETrills Wed 26-Sep-12 00:14:13

It's not about your age, it's about the fact that short boots don't look good.

If you have a figure (legs, mainly in this instance) that can wear things that don't look good in a my legs are so good I can even wear this kind of way, then go ahead.

smellsabit Wed 26-Sep-12 00:18:36

it would be ace to have that sort of figure!

ujjayi Wed 26-Sep-12 07:17:41

Yes you can wear that look. I am only 4 years younger than you but same figure and I wear ankle boots with opaques/leggings and skirts or dresses. I was even brave enough to wear tan ankle boots with a vintage 50s skirt without opaques and got lots of compliments.

Go for it! I am braving shorts over opaques with ankle boots today. Life is too short - if you love it or think you will then just do it. I will find some links later as those pesky kids need to get ready for school now.......

ujjayi Wed 26-Sep-12 07:19:14

Oh and confidence goes a long way so don't wear them in an apologetic, constantly checking myself over, kind of way.

lurkingfromhome Wed 26-Sep-12 08:07:04

Yep. Today I am wearing the navy pheasant print dress from Next (it's not too short), thick navy cable-knit tights and grey ankle boots. I'm 45 and don't feel remotely mutton.

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