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Too old for coated jeggings?

(39 Posts)
sphynx Sun 25-Nov-12 19:19:27

I was thinking about buying some black coated jeggings as an alternative to black skinny jeans for going out. Now I am wondering if 41 is to old to wear coated jeggings. I tried a pair on today and liked how they look. Do any of you ladies over 40 wear them and how do you wear them?

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Sun 25-Nov-12 19:21:46

I've got some, if by 'jeggings' you mean the M&S skinny jeans. I'm 42. I wear them with a mid thigh length jumper and ankle boots plus a biker jacket for casual and with heels and a longish silk top for evening.

bishboschone Sun 25-Nov-12 19:25:23

I'm 38 And I'm going to get some smile

MikeLitoris Sun 25-Nov-12 19:27:13

My 50yo mum bought some today.

They looked fab on her.

I can't wait to borrow them off her.

shopafrolic Sun 25-Nov-12 19:35:09

I have coated skinny jeans in black and wear them with this

They look great with a chunky knit......

shopafrolic Sun 25-Nov-12 19:35:28


GeorginaWorsley Sun 25-Nov-12 19:56:43

Am 45 and wear them.
Have got the Marks ones Remus mentioned in them and wer them alot in daytime.
Have also got Dorothy Perkins black ones which I wear in the evening.They are pull on style,Marks ones more like jeans.

cathyandclaire Sun 25-Nov-12 20:30:47

Was going to get the dp petite black ones cos they're 30% off... But I'm 46...I thought they'd be ok if you're not too muttony in the styling.

Ilovecrossfit Sun 25-Nov-12 21:03:25

I have this pair and they are great

Im 34 and wear coated jeans black and red smile

Beaverfeaver Sun 25-Nov-12 21:58:37

What are coated jeans?

Olivermoliver Sun 25-Nov-12 22:26:59

I'm (just) 43 and wear them, either with a chunky knit during the day or more dress top for evening.

If you like them, get them!

lurkingfromhome Mon 26-Nov-12 08:12:17

I have the Primark black coated jeans and I am 45. They cost peanuts (£11 or £14, can't remember) and everyone admires them. I wear them with chunky (long) knits and long drapey tops and they are by far my favourite jeans. Do it!

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 08:18:58

I think the coated ones look a bit cheapy as they are everywhere. Not too old for skinnies though if younare in good shape. I am 47 and wear them. Be prepared though for not being the only one wearing them at the party! I went out to lunch on sat and saw about 5 pairs all on mums. I think really black tight skinnies look better but just IMO

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 08:20:15

iywym that they look leather.. i have the shorts and leggings
i plan to wear leggings like this here but less shapeless top

GlitKnit Mon 26-Nov-12 08:20:42

(im 72)

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 08:29:27

The shorts are lovely.

BIWI Mon 26-Nov-12 08:30:16

Why the ageism?

If something fits you, suits you and you like it - wear it.

Eliza22 Mon 26-Nov-12 10:27:48

You're all crackers! You can wear whatever you want at you're tender age! I'm 50 I don't consider it time to start wearing twinset and pearls! Wear them and if you're a larger lady and they make them in your size, wear them! That's why THEY GO UP TO YOUR SIZE!

jessiegeesusinamanger Mon 26-Nov-12 19:25:51

I'm 52. If they suited me I'd wear them. I love Zara's coated ones and their shirts and jerseys and I see loads of women my age and older in there trying stuff on and looking amazing.

JudeFawley Mon 26-Nov-12 19:29:41

I've got the Dorothy P ones, I wore them to a party this weekend with a slouchy black glittery jumper and high heels and looked ok fabulous!

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 19:58:02

I prefer the proper jeans I have zara ones and they aren't jeggings

EllieorOllie Mon 26-Nov-12 20:06:35

remus if you return to this thread can you explain what you mean by longish silk tops, possibly by way of some links...?

I bought some coated skinny jeans today (oasis premium denim, 10 quid off, amazing btw) and would like to wear them to a party on sat night, but not sure what to put with them tops-wise... It's going to be hot in the venue so can't do sparkly knit wear.

MrsCampbellBlack Mon 26-Nov-12 20:06:52

The warehouse ones are better than the DP ones I think. The DP ones appeared to have room for a willy.

And god - I'm now 40 and feeling sad at the number of threads about older people and they mean my age sad

noddyholder Mon 26-Nov-12 20:09:58

MrsC I am 47 and don't give 2 hoots grin

RemusLupinsBiggestGroupie Mon 26-Nov-12 20:27:42

Pmsl at 'room for a willy.'

Longish silk tops - generally these are from Warehouse and are sort of bum length. Unfortunately they seem to be doing fewer and fewer silk things nowadays.

I've also got a floaty sleeveless thing which isn't silk but comes to just below bum length and looks good with the skinnies and heels and a blazer.

Not silk but this shape nice under a blazer for going out

Or this sort of thing but minus the long bit at the back Again, not silk though.

They don't seem to have any silk ones now, which is v v annoying.

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