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Coloured jeans- would I look as stupid as I think?

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OnTheNingNangNong Thu 02-May-13 22:18:37

I've been looking at coloured jeans for a while and as the warmer weather comes closer I am tempted, but I don't want everyone thinking I look hideous in them

I'm a size 14, very much a pear shape- wide hips and big thighs but long legs, should I take the plunge? Are there any colours I should avoid? I'm desperate to leave indigo jeans behind for a while.

elliej83 Thu 02-May-13 22:20:53

I have a similar figure and made the mistake of buying a pastel colour pair without trying them on. Didn't look good! I find the more autumn colours better for me i.e. burgundy, although would also contemplate bright red.

Well I wear them. In fact I love them. Hard to comment on colours as to some extent that will depend your colouring but I'd say that really light colours can sometimes make one look bigger.

I have bought red, blue and green.

OnTheNingNangNong Thu 02-May-13 22:33:39

Thanks for the replies, I'll probably avoid pastels and white as I'm not that brave, but I am really pulled to a bright red pair.

I'm very fair skinned, so I can look washed out easily.

OneLittleLady Thu 02-May-13 22:38:39

I'm definitely big on my bottom half but i love coloured jeans. I have them in khaki, burgundy, teal, mauve and grey. I would avoid pastels though as they can make you look bigger than you really are.

OhBuggerandArse Thu 02-May-13 22:40:10

Careful about red.

PeppaFuckingPig Thu 02-May-13 22:47:10

I've been eyeing up colourful jeans for awhile, but haven't yet braved them. Mainly because I don't know what i'd wear on my feet...
What goes with different colours?
I'm clueless at stuff like this.

I mainly wear brown boots, black boots, black flats, black converse or grey converse. How would I know what colour goes with what jeans??
It's a minefield!! A minefield I tell ye!

<backs away from coloured jeans>

MyNameIsLola Thu 02-May-13 22:56:35

I'm a size 14 and loved my burgundy coloured jeans, everyone said they looked nice. Gutted that I'm too pregnant to fit in them ATM.

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