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Yesterday on the school run I saw...

(38 Posts)
photocop Fri 28-Nov-14 10:50:28

A young tall gorgeous blond mum wearing a leather knee-length flared skirt with matching black leather 3/4 length sleeve jacket, leopard print low-cut top, sky-high stilettos and fur-trimmed black leather fingerless gloves.

She stood out.

Wow,she would stand out!

Littleturkish Fri 28-Nov-14 11:01:46

She must have been on her way to somewhere really nice!

I love a leather skirt but not sure if I could wear anything other than knee length pencil.

Was it like a skater skirt, or a line?

Sonotkylie Fri 28-Nov-14 11:04:47

Although makes me think of the child catcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. I worry about myself.

SinglePringle Fri 28-Nov-14 11:08:55

I've got a full leather, knee length skirt. From Zara. I wear it with a variety of tops (bretton, round necked jumpers, buttoned up shirt, a leopard print slash necked top for example) and either ankle boots or stilettos.

It's worn a lot!

ChoochiWoo Fri 28-Nov-14 11:10:02

sounds like sons of anarchy cum cruella devil grin grin

photocop Fri 28-Nov-14 11:40:27

It was the fingerless gloves edged with fur that really stood out. I think the skirt alone was nice, the whole ensemble was a bit trop.

No, she dresses similarly every day. More dressed up than I would ever be for a party even!

photocop Fri 28-Nov-14 11:41:14

The skirt was like a skater, ie very full, but nearly knee-length.

Milmingebag Fri 28-Nov-14 14:30:18

Well it's a helpfully wipe clean outfit....

Greengardenpixie Fri 28-Nov-14 14:33:26

I wonder what her style is for a night out then!!!!

Tykeisagirl Fri 28-Nov-14 14:38:13

Makes a change from posts about people wearing pjs and onesies on the school run, this mum sounds like the opposite end of the scale.

Ujjayi Fri 28-Nov-14 15:02:18

Or maybe she just thinks "F*ck it. I'll wear what I like because life is too damn short to give a toss what other people think."

Sorry but I think this is a rather bitchy thread.

(Before anyone asks, I am not the woman in question).

Floisme Fri 28-Nov-14 15:17:35

It was probably me, op grin

(That was a joke by the way. But she sounds fabulous.)

Applefallingfromthetree2 Fri 28-Nov-14 15:26:30

Which one of you lovely ladies was it?

Ujjayi Fri 28-Nov-14 15:34:30

Ah Flo - we unite again in the battle against women being horrible to each other!!

grumblepuss Fri 28-Nov-14 16:12:59

I'm sure she looked great.
Maybe she has a brilliant job which means she can dress amazingly every day.

Pandsbear Fri 28-Nov-14 17:20:25

I was looking at a skirt very like that this morning (ASOS) and wondering if I could justify the spend £ . I may have to have another sneaky look now as I was trying to forget about it ...

Floisme Fri 28-Nov-14 17:34:49

<Waves to Ujjayi>

Angelhairscruff Fri 28-Nov-14 17:40:54

I sometimes overdress but I have loads of nice clothes in my wardrobe and I don't always have the occasion to wear them but I wear them anyway. Maybe this woman has a great job where she can wear smart and creative outfits, or maybe she's a sahm who just wants to wear dressier clothes, fair play either way

Ujjayi Fri 28-Nov-14 17:49:28

Angelhairscruff - same here. I run my own business from home but rarely have client meetings. I could wear jeans & tees everyday but that would be dull. The way I see it, I have no employee dress code to adhere to so why impose one on myself?

Chottie Fri 28-Nov-14 17:52:10

I dress up everyday, I refuse to leave clothes unworn in the wardrobe. Life is just to short to save clothes for best

Angelhairscruff Fri 28-Nov-14 17:52:16

Don't blame you ujjayi. I think dressing to make you happy is the way forward, not necessarily dressing exactly for the occasion

Chottie Fri 28-Nov-14 17:52:40

*too (before I get flacked)

Angelhairscruff Fri 28-Nov-14 17:54:29

A colleague once asked me why I wear my contact lenses to work, why didn't I save them for when I go out. My answer was 'I am out'.

hiccupgirl Fri 28-Nov-14 17:59:00

She sounds amazing! I never have the energy to look that glamorous on the school run but good for her grin

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