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Is this skirt too short?

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SaltySeaBird Thu 04-Dec-14 13:58:25

I already have this skirt (well not exact one but similar) short skirt which I was planning to wear out tonight with black opaque tights and a silky halter neck in a soft grey colour. I tried it on earlier and my husband commented that it is a bit short for a 38 year old in his opinion.

Is it? It's hardly a crotch skimmer ...

mirpuppet Thu 04-Dec-14 14:03:30

No it is fine

My father never liked my mother wearing short skirts -- I think there maybe some protectiveness going on.

zipetwhippet Thu 04-Dec-14 14:53:25

No not at all too shaort- wear it and tell him what a lucky boy he is

zipetwhippet Thu 04-Dec-14 14:53:59

*short!

SofaCanary Thu 04-Dec-14 15:01:03

Bollocks, wear it, the length is absolutely fine.

mumofthemonsters808 Thu 04-Dec-14 15:09:59

It would be on me because I'm tall even though I'd also wear it with thick black tights bending over would be a problem.

VillaVillekulla Thu 04-Dec-14 15:19:24

I'd wear it. I probably wouldn't wear it with a skimpy top but that's just a question of personal taste/preference. I'd probably team a short skirt with a jumper and flat boots or something. In fact, that's what I'm wearing right now.

It's a nice skirt btw. I was eyeing it the other day when Gap had a 40% off voucher but there weren't any in my size.

IHaveBrilloHair Thu 04-Dec-14 15:22:14

Not too short at all, I might buy it.

Jennys2108 Fri 05-Dec-14 22:29:46

I have one just like it from oasis and I like it with opaques. Trying to decide whether I can wear it with knee high boots to my work do, but can't find a top I like.
I'm 37

Fabulassie Fri 05-Dec-14 23:22:37

I'm too irritated by your husband's comment to know what to say.

I guess if he disapproves you won't enjoy yourself so go ahead and wear something more conservative.

burnishedsilver Sat 06-Dec-14 00:24:37

My rule of thumb is that if I have to ask then the answer is probably yes.

I can't comment on how short it is on you without knowing how tall you are.

30somethingm Sat 06-Dec-14 00:37:00

I think you look very nice in it.

50ShadesOfSummer Sat 06-Dec-14 06:50:02

Not too short IMO. Especially if worn with opaques.

Did you wear it? (Not going to comment on your DH's opinion.)

I think it looks horrible on the model, with bare legs. Might be okay with opaques - depends on your legs.

notquiteruralbliss Sat 06-Dec-14 22:55:21

I wear that cut of skirt ( from Gap ) to work with opaque tights and I am in my 50s.

SaltySeaBird Sun 07-Dec-14 07:52:03

I wore it! I think it was fine.

I was a bit irritated by his comment so thought sod him (he wasn't out with me that evening!)

SofaCanary Sun 07-Dec-14 13:38:28

Nice one Salty, bet you looked great!

LucilleHendrix Sun 07-Dec-14 13:42:33

I am 37 and I would wear it...

He's not wearing you are, are you comfortable in it? If so, rock on smile

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