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How old is * too old * for a leather jacket?

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PolkaDottyRose Mon 30-Oct-17 18:18:30

Just that really. I'm 47. I ordered one and I loved it. I sent it back because I thought * I'm too old *. I'm regretting it.

PrincessoftheSea Mon 30-Oct-17 18:19:14

You are never too old for any item of clothing

PolkaDottyRose Mon 30-Oct-17 18:20:49

It was this one, it was bloody lovely.

SavageBeauty73 Mon 30-Oct-17 18:21:15

What?! My 65 year old mum wears one and looks great.

Gasp0deTheW0nderD0g Mon 30-Oct-17 18:22:02

Get it back! I can't see why you would feel too old. My old HoD used to wear a jacket very like the one Michael Jackson wore in the Thriller video, and she was in her 60s. She looked great!

imaddictedtomn Mon 30-Oct-17 18:22:40

I’ve got one very similar and I love wearing it. I’m 48.

Get online and reorder it again now!!

prampushingdownthehighst Mon 30-Oct-17 18:23:29

Re order!!
It is lovely!

PolkaDottyRose Mon 30-Oct-17 18:24:53

I do have greying hair though, does that matter? and I look a bit (a lot) knackered. I'm not a supermodel (not even a really duff model).

StatueInTheSky Mon 30-Oct-17 18:25:05

i have one like that, butter soft, i am just a bit fat for it atm, mine was a tenner from a charity shop! Rarely have I been so thrilled!

TheFairyCaravan Mon 30-Oct-17 18:25:36

I'm hope 47 isn't too old. I'm 46 and have just bought one.

StatueInTheSky Mon 30-Oct-17 18:25:39

oh and way way older than you!

reorder it this minute and wear it!

CountFosco Mon 30-Oct-17 18:25:41

I was going to say 'when your dead' but then decided a skeleton would look good in a biker. I may have hit peak hallowe'en a day early thlgrin

CJCreggsGoldfish Mon 30-Oct-17 18:26:40

My neighbour wears one and she's in her 60's. She looks fab in it, she has a great sense of style. Get it back OP!

DramaAlpaca Mon 30-Oct-17 18:27:14

I'm 53 and my leather jacket is my favourite item of clothing.

Reorder it!

MyBrilliantDisguise Mon 30-Oct-17 18:28:29

OP, get your hair sorted! Either go for it with the grey or stay with your original colour for a while. That'll make a huge difference to the way you look.

Ecclesiastes Mon 30-Oct-17 18:29:34

Seriously, OP, you need to stop with the negative self talk. You're in your prime. Go get that jacket back!

PolkaDottyRose Mon 30-Oct-17 18:31:05

It is buttersoft Statue, that was why I thought it was so lovely.

FurbysMakeSexNoises Mon 30-Oct-17 18:31:35

That's just what I can on to say CountFosco! I hope I'll be wearing one into my demented nineties should I feel like. I'm loving being older and giving much less of a shot what other people think.
I think this is why people in their forties and fifties are much happier!

BubblyCat Mon 30-Oct-17 18:32:45

Order it again! Never too old lol

SureIusedtobetaller Mon 30-Oct-17 18:33:36

Get it back. It’s a classic and will look great with anything.
I have a friend in her 60s and she looks fabulous in hers.

BobbinThreadbare123 Mon 30-Oct-17 18:34:14

My great aunt wears one. She's in her 70s and she looks fab!

annandale Mon 30-Oct-17 18:34:52

You can damn well be buried in it.

Time for a silver rinse with a purple streak? Or just go blonde again.

oldlaundbooth Mon 30-Oct-17 18:35:10

Uh, never.

Ihavepatrick Mon 30-Oct-17 18:35:19

Never too old!

NikiBabe Mon 30-Oct-17 18:36:16

What?! shock

Buy it again op! You are not too old.

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