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Females who seldom wear trousers

(51 Posts)
Rebecca54 Mon 01-Oct-12 11:54:37

We had another chat over our office coffee break this morning about women who never or seldom wear trousers. It all started on Friday when we noticed that we were all in our black trousers again as autumn approaches and will probably stay like that until late spring.

We came up with (with a little help from people on here who joined in the previous thread):-

Kirstie Allsop (never wears trousers)
Dr Kate Williams (never wears trousers)
Nigella Lawson (recently seen in trousers following her slim!)
Dita von Tesse
Caroline Flack
Louise Minchin (Breakfast TV presenter)
Myleene Klasse.

Can our friends on here add to the list before our sad conversation tomorrow

Pagwatch Mon 01-Oct-12 11:56:55

Pagwatch - never wears trousers


timetosmile Mon 01-Oct-12 11:57:04

The Queen grin

timetosmile Mon 01-Oct-12 11:57:45

pag are you royalty or just MN royalty? wink

BunnyLebowski Mon 01-Oct-12 11:58:34

Didn't you already do this thread a few days ago OP?


SarkyWench Mon 01-Oct-12 11:59:01

SarkyWench never wears trousers.

And this is entirely the fault of mumsnet's S&B board. Before I went on there I only wore dresses to wedding.

iseenodust Mon 01-Oct-12 12:00:22

Me except for dog walking. Just the wrong shape.

Black trousers to work are just another self-imposed (and lazy) uniform. grin

Pagwatch Mon 01-Oct-12 12:01:06


I am Big Arse Royalty

Eliza22 Mon 01-Oct-12 12:05:41

Pag.... Had a peak at your're TINY!

I don't wear trousers. Ever. Bought my first pair of jeans in 10 years, last week. I felt so elated that I posted on here.

LFCisTarkaDahl Mon 01-Oct-12 12:07:30

I don't really either, I'm a tunics/leggings, dresses/thick tights kinda girl.

Dollydowser Mon 01-Oct-12 12:24:20

Dollydowser, never seen in public wearing trousers. I partly blame S&B lot too.

MaBaya Mon 01-Oct-12 12:25:37

Me! Wear dresses with tights and shoes or smart boots for work, leggings with dresses/tunics and boots for casual. I wear jeans once in a blue moon and abhor black trousers...

Pagwatch Mon 01-Oct-12 12:27:50

Ooh good for you Eliza22

I know I am not huge - its a matter of proportion. Flat chest but comparatively very large bum, plus short legs. It's not a good look on me grin

Although I have been seeing a personal trainer and I am much more balanced out now. I bought some jeans a month ago at dhs suggestion. I am getting ready to pluck up the outrage and wear them.....

PretzelTime Mon 01-Oct-12 12:28:21

I have started to wear dresses a lot, but still wear trousers for practical reasons. If you never wear trousers, what do you wear when you work out, do things like hiking and horseback riding, sitting on floor with toddler, etc etc? Not to mention when it's bad stormy weather outside?

Dollydowser Mon 01-Oct-12 12:31:05

Pretzel, what is this 'working out' you speak of?

Chandon Mon 01-Oct-12 12:31:30

I sit on the floor with a toddler in my knitted dress quite comfortably.

Riding does not apply, working out in leggings, tennis in skirt!

bradbourne Mon 01-Oct-12 12:35:37

I rarely wear trousers except for going to the gym. Just prefer skirts and find them more comfortable and I think they suit me better. Stormy weather? Long coat and boots.

HappyAsEyeAm Mon 01-Oct-12 12:36:42

A pretty comprehensive list there!

I used to wear trousers or jeans all the time. But now (I'm 37) I think that skirts and dresses look so much better on me. Much more forgiving, and I feel and look more feminine, even when I am wearing boots with them.

I'm always on the lookout for skirts in Autumn and I am really enjoying getting last Autumn's Boden skirts out (the fun skirt is a favourite of mine).

Pagwatch Mon 01-Oct-12 12:51:06

I walk the dogs in the rain wearing boots and a raincoat.
I usually find that my knees survive the trauma of a bit of rain under cover of some tights. They haven't melted yet.

I can sit on the floor in a skirt and tights. they don't fall apart

I wear work out gear to work out. We are talking about clothes rather than specific sports wear,arn't we?

I wouldn't say I wear trousers just because I may have once pulled on a pair of salllopettes to ski or a fireman fancy dress outfit

NigellasGuest Mon 01-Oct-12 12:55:10

my mum never wears trousers - she only wears "slacks" wink

FreddieMercurysBolero Mon 01-Oct-12 12:58:34

FMB - never wears trousers bar pjs.

Helltotheno Mon 01-Oct-12 12:58:38

That word 'slacks' is disappearing gradually methinks. Sometimes I throw it out at home just to enjoy the 'wtf' looks I get smile

I'm sure you will look lovely in your jeans Pagwatch smile

doglover Mon 01-Oct-12 13:03:37

Nearly all my colleagues at school are now into the 'black trousers' look. Hate it - boring!

Issy Mon 01-Oct-12 13:12:16

I wear jeans at the weekends because I'm lazy. I never wear trousers at work because I have short legs, a big arse and a tiny waist and dresses and skirts with boots look so much better. I make an exception in high summer for a particularly flattering pair of high-waisted, flared, black-linen trousers from Hobbs which seem to overcome the above-mentioned flaws.

When I hit 50 in a couple of years time I will substitute tweeds and brogues for jeans at the weekend.

NigellasGuest Mon 01-Oct-12 13:35:36

I wear trousers most of the time, usually jeans.

I do have loads of skirts but tend to end up in trousers again, and the reason is that I cannot STAND the feeling of tights especially around the thighs and above!!

anyone have any tips other than wear socks (which isn't always a great look if said skirt is knee length or higher)?

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