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Am I too old to wear a patterned bomber jacket? (42)!

(24 Posts)
noisewithdirton Wed 05-Apr-17 15:06:24

Just that really - got a bargain in the sales!

CoolCarrie Wed 05-Apr-17 16:56:39

No you aren't, if you like it , wear it!

imjessie Wed 05-Apr-17 16:58:21

I'm 42 and I've got one from last year . It depends on your style but I'm wearing mine again!

RickOShay Wed 05-Apr-17 17:17:06

definitely not. I would admire your style.

noisewithdirton Wed 05-Apr-17 18:24:18

Ok good! Normally don't actually care and I love it but wasn't sure if they are 'teenager' items! Thanks!

tootssweet Wed 05-Apr-17 18:28:41

Mary Berry can rock a patterned bomber & she is a little older than you

LadyLapsang Wed 05-Apr-17 19:22:26

Of course not, go for it!

EmmaC78 Wed 05-Apr-17 19:25:41

Definitely not, there was one in the Oasis sale that I wished I had bought and am now regretting not getting.

OCSockOrphanage Wed 05-Apr-17 19:32:45

Toots has beaten me to the mention of Mary Berry! If she can, you can.

Vegansnake Wed 05-Apr-17 19:33:34

Never to old ,own yr style

AteRiri Wed 05-Apr-17 21:18:59

No, definitely fine.

noisewithdirton Wed 05-Apr-17 22:21:58

Emma that is where I got it! Bargain! Even if it hangs in my wardrobe forevermore, I love it. Thanks all.

LittleCandle Wed 05-Apr-17 22:24:32

I had a lovely old dear of about 75-80 come into the shop the other day and buy an embroidered biker jacket. She apparently has 11 others and loves them. So get your bomber jacket and wear it with pride.

EmmaC78 Wed 05-Apr-17 22:58:49

I will have to check the Oasis website again. I am still tempted.

noisewithdirton Thu 06-Apr-17 07:39:14

Think I might be having a fashion mid life crisis as I also bought some silver sparkly trainers the other week...

fiorentina Thu 06-Apr-17 13:41:14

No! I love my bomber jacket, so useful and lots of compliments!

AteRiri Fri 07-Apr-17 10:47:47

I'm watching Friends and Phoebe is wearing a patterned bomber jacket!

Actually, most of the clothes they're wearing, I see them nowadays too.

Hellofromme Fri 07-Apr-17 10:49:04

My auntie in her 60s wears one and it looks really lovely.

CoolCarrie Fri 07-Apr-17 16:19:40

Nothing wrong with sparkly trainers either!

Gingefringe Fri 07-Apr-17 17:00:42

There was a lady well into her 70's on the train today wearing a quilted patterned bomber jacket, loads of jewellery and sparkly black trainers and she looked fab.

Emphasise Fri 07-Apr-17 17:04:50

Ooh, I put one back that was a huge bargain today, not really because I thought I'm too old (46) but because it was too 'fashionable". I though probably as ive become interested they've been and gone and as I tend to wear my clothes until they fall apart, that I'd end up looking very dated.

It was beautiful but not at all subtle, with painted parrots and gold edging . grin

BestIsWest Fri 07-Apr-17 17:06:56

Fgs all, stop with the 'Am I too Old?' stuff. If it suits you and you like it, wear it.

noisewithdirton Fri 07-Apr-17 18:37:54

Yes Best, in that case am I not too old for a pair of Lelli Kellys as I would love a pair wink

BestIsWest Fri 07-Apr-17 19:33:33

grin If they fit and make you happy!

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