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What's with the trend for wearing tights as leggings???!!!
I have seen this far too much recently...young girls wearing thickish black tights instead of leggings...but the tights are not completely opaque so you can see absolutely everything... Is this irony or do they simply think its just the same as a pair of leggings?? The other day the girl in front of me was showing her bright pink knickers to everyone and it just looked awful....or am I simply turning into my Grandma?!!
It's horrible seeing someone else's pants when you're trying to do your shopping. Please girls, cover your bums. I don't want to be overcome with jealousy every time you pass because I have nowhere near the tiny bum that you have
I don't find it offensive, but I do wonder about it. You's have to be super ok about your body to do it. Even when a girl has a great figure it is super distracting (to both men and women, I think) and more revealing than a micro mini or super low cut top. It's just a trend, but seems to be synonymous with this current obsession with sexing everything up. There are male dominated websites devoted to sharing pis of women wearing them, so it gets kind of squicky, too. Personally I'd prefer to team them with a longer top, if only for balance. If I was the most gorgeous person on earth I would still prefer a bit of discretion, but then I was always a bit shy like that even when I was a teen.
This trend sees to have been going a few years now. And yes, its not great. I think thick black leggings on skinny 16 year olds is fine. But see through, cheap tight-like-effect ones..noooo! especially if the wearer is anything over size 10. I certainly wouldn't be approaching them and DD who is 15 and a size 10 only wears the thick ones after a teacher told her on a non-uniform day they were inappropriate and made her wear a school PE skirt (from lost property and way too big so knee length!) over the leggings for the day. She was mortified and learnt the lesson the hard way!! I had tried to tell her before!!
DD20 having been an avid legging wearing aged 16 is now definitely a hater of them apart from for gym workouts! They do seem to grow out of it/acquire some taste!