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Too much skin for 48?

(173 Posts)
Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:11:18

Be brutal and honest.

ScreamingValenta Sun 22-Apr-18 22:12:51

You look great! You're very toned, so show it off!

Timefortea99 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:13:57

I wouldn’t say too much skin, just not flattering. The style, the pattern and the gaping around the armhole. Age is nothing to do with it.

SleepFreeZone Sun 22-Apr-18 22:14:03

Nope. You have a lovely figure.

pinkhorse Sun 22-Apr-18 22:16:49

It doesn't fit properly at the top. It looks baggy

Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:16:51

Something doesn't sit right - yes, maybe the armhole, thank you. And I'm so untoned.

Scabetty Sun 22-Apr-18 22:17:20

You look great.

RavenWings Sun 22-Apr-18 22:18:33

I agree that the armhole doesn't fit, but otherwise I think it's nice.

Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:21:02

I'm going to get it altered. I love the material. Thank you.

sweatylemon Sun 22-Apr-18 22:25:17

You look wonderful!

Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:27:32

Thank you - but you know that "I feel too old to wear this" feeling? I have it with a lot of things now. ☹️

ResurrectedGoldfish Sun 22-Apr-18 22:32:39

It’s really nice, it’s bright and summery. I’d agree with what others have said about the armholes, but other than that, it’s awesome. More importantly, do you like it? Then go for it 😁😁

Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:39:25

Thank you Goldfish - I do like it! I just don't want to embarrass my 20 year old DD tomorrow! 😀

BackforGood Sun 22-Apr-18 22:41:52

As with most clothes - depends where you are going / what the occasion is.
I have stuff I'd wear on a holiday in a hot country, that I wouldn't wear to the office, for example.

Lobsterquadrille2 Sun 22-Apr-18 22:43:51

Meeting student DD in London. I have awful knees and try not to show them. Nobody has commented on them so they're either polite or it's in my head.

RavenWings Sun 22-Apr-18 23:20:18

I think it's in your head. I had to go back and look at the picture, they just look like regular knees to me!

Laonsn Sun 22-Apr-18 23:41:59

You have a great figure.

I’m 33 and a size eight (trained fitness instructor and enjoy “working it” wink) and I think the outfit still does seem a bit OTT and I wouldn’t wear it personally for a meetup in London?

It’s quite “done” with the high heeled shoes as well, and the amount of flesh it covers makes it more like a clubbing outfit, even though the print is summery? So maybe not best for a daytime meet.

I’d actually try sticking some light coloured leggings underneath or light blue jeans or (not sure if you have one?) a longer white or cream midi skirt would be great ? Then maybe some flat tan sandals?

JesusTapdancingChrist Sun 22-Apr-18 23:46:09

Your knees are lovely.

Your figure is lovely and the very opposite of untoned so give your head a wobble on that front, lady.

Re: the outfit, I have to admit I don't think it's particularly flattering or stylish but how you feel in it is more important than the opinions of internet strangers.

WanderingTrolley1 Sun 22-Apr-18 23:46:26

Too much skin, for my liking - also, it’s not going to be hot enough to wear that dress tomorrow!

SarahBeeney Sun 22-Apr-18 23:47:57

Yes only top temp of 17 tomorrow so I don't think you'll be warm enough.
You do have a great figure though!

heyjude12 Sun 22-Apr-18 23:50:15

You look amazing. Maybe flat converse style pumps might be better. I'm 48 and if I had your figure (and knees) I would definitely wear it

HabituallyOptimistic Sun 22-Apr-18 23:50:19

I have spent the day shopping for a lovely summer dress and came home empty handed. If I had your figure and tried on that dress I would totally have bought it. I think you look great. And there is nothing wrong with your knees.

wakemeupbefore Sun 22-Apr-18 23:51:36

Ghastly dress, you have marvellous figure, do it justice grin

luckygirl322 Mon 23-Apr-18 08:30:15

While I love it, and think it looks great on you-it’s appropriate for Florida or the Bahamas in summer, not London in April. You are going to stand out from the crowd, and not in a flattering way. Save it for summer. It’s much more a vacation or resort look.

SporkInTheToaster Mon 23-Apr-18 08:39:37

I agree that you have the figure to carry it off but it is definitely a ‘holiday’ / beach dress for me. I’d wear with flat sandals too, rather than heels/wedges.

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