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Want does one wear for a dressy night out in town when they are short , size 10 with large thighs

(26 Posts)
bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 15:57:55

I'm working on fixing this but for now this is what I have . I'd love to look really well groomed . I used to love fashion when I was slimmer but it's not my friend now hmm

KateSpadeAddict Tue 03-Nov-15 20:02:00

What’s your budget? smile

I’d say something with a slightly skater/flared skirt so that your thighs don’t play on your mind (although being a size 10 I am sure they are only on your mind and no one else’s!) grin and a pair of killer heels to add length to your legs

I’ll have a search about.

KateSpadeAddict Tue 03-Nov-15 20:04:05

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bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 20:24:32

Thank you . Budget it's really an issue .. Just an idea of what to wear . I can looks for cheaper options if I like something... Bootcut jeans look dated and I can't wear skinny jeans with heels as I look unbalanced . I can't wear massive heels either .. Tricky! confused

Valdeeves Tue 03-Nov-15 20:29:17

I am exactly the same as you and recently had a dressy night out and I wore this:

I wore it with plaques and black heels.

Valdeeves Tue 03-Nov-15 20:29:31


Valdeeves Tue 03-Nov-15 20:30:12

I'm short, size ten and chunky of thigh!!

KateSpadeAddict Tue 03-Nov-15 20:33:25

Ahh because you said dressy I thought you’d be looking for something more dressed up than jeans. I’d say no to a bootcut, what about a straight let as opposed to a skinny as they cling less and may balance you out more? What about killer boots? Easier to wear than killer heels!

ppandj Tue 03-Nov-15 20:37:38

A midi skirt (tight or flared) with nude heels and a camisole top tucked in? Something like this...

bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 20:54:14

Well as a rule I don't do dressy , I'm a jeans and converse type . The others are dressing up though. It's sent me into a spin shock

bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 20:54:49

I do have some black straight leg jeans but my legs are too short to wear them with heels . It's just tricky .. My head hurts .

bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 20:55:58

I do appreciate all replies though.. I have seen some nice leather / leatherette skirts in the shops but I knew it to be knee length as I'm short a lot of them are too long and minis are to short for the thighs .

ppandj Tue 03-Nov-15 21:01:59

I think just above knee to just below knee is all in at the moment! Asos have a petite range?

bishboschone Tue 03-Nov-15 21:48:45

Thanks I'll look .. I have to be careful with lengths as I can look like I'm wearing my mums clothes !

MelanieCheeks Tue 03-Nov-15 22:56:08

Oh I really like that m&s one! I'm a similar shape, might try it on.

Nettletheelf Tue 03-Nov-15 23:16:21

One of my friends has the M&S dress. It looks fab on.

KateSpadeAddict Tue 03-Nov-15 23:37:04

Why do you think your legs are too short to wear your black jeans with heels? confused
Yeah I haven't seen the m&s one in real life but it looks lovely on the website smile

friedafilmer Tue 03-Nov-15 23:38:48

Well you're size 10. You can wear anything you want, really. smile

But I recommend midi skirts on people with larger thighs (I assume you must be hourglass?)

coffeenut Wed 04-Nov-15 06:46:32

I really like that m&s one.

Pencil skirts are also great to hide large thighs if you are otherwise slim (sometimes better than a lot of material imo)

hellsbellsmelons Wed 04-Nov-15 09:20:39

I'd say skater dress as well.

franksidebottom Wed 04-Nov-15 09:33:09

I'm also size 10, short (5.1) with mahoosive thighs. Skater dresses are your friend. If your on a budget look at h and m.

Totallyaddictedtoshoes Wed 04-Nov-15 13:11:52

I am the same size and shape, though I have loads of proper going out dresses I have struggled a lot with finding more casual (but still dressy) outfits for going down the pub in. I recently bought the Bailey black skinny jeans from Dorothy Perkins and have bought a few tops from Oasis/New Look to wear with them. Some of the longer ones look better tucked in so they don't drown me. Pair with huuuge heels and a nice statement necklace and you're done :-)
If you're after a dress I find pencil dresses with a belt round the waist suit me best.

bishboschone Wed 04-Nov-15 17:40:18

Yes I'm extreme hourglass .. I look like a short ( slightly tubby ) Jessica rabbit with big thighs....I don't know about the heels things , I just see short fat legs ??

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