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Are linen trousers acceptable summer wear?

(6 Posts)
INeedThatForkOff Sun 14-Apr-13 21:59:48

One of these days it is likely to warm up hmm and I am still in the awkward position of having 2st of cake baby weight to shift. I'm currently wearing skinny jeans with a variety of tops and cardies, but think a looser fit would draw less attention to my hips, thighs and belly.

Are linen trews a style crime?

INeedThatForkOff Sun 14-Apr-13 22:00:50

I accept that 'trews' is a crime against the fasionable lexicon.

Pendipidy Sun 14-Apr-13 22:03:51

I hope not cos i wear them every summer!

Smugsmuggler Sun 14-Apr-13 22:09:36

On SandB, yes they are.

In RL, they may be the least worst option. I favour them as the most cool and airy leg cover-ups until get my varicose veins done. And they can be styled in a variety of inoffensive ways.. I aim for the jaunt- hepburn-monochrome-rolled-linen-trouser-and-breton-stripe look. Yawn but classic.

Wear what you like, but white linen trousers and visible knickers over pink arse crackage is always unacceptable.

Cybbo Sun 14-Apr-13 22:18:05

Hmm. the thing with linn trews is they start off at 9am crisp and well fitting. Then by 10.15 they resemble a ill fitting elephant skin

Couldn't you wear a dress?

OneLittleLady Sun 14-Apr-13 22:26:33

I don't see anything wrong with them, except when people wear white ones with black or brightly coloured underwear under them that is clearly visible. I don't wear them because I find linen itchy for some reason so I stick to skirts and dresses.

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