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wrap dress over jeans - still ok or passe?!

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boo64 Sat 30-Jun-07 10:37:50

Is this still an ok thing to do or does it look a bit naff now?!! Maybe it always looked naff?!

moondog Sat 30-Jun-07 10:42:21

Fine I think

Mommalove Sat 30-Jun-07 12:33:43

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boo64 Sat 30-Jun-07 12:50:20

Yeh I kind of think if it feels ok for me I should just do it but with me there is always an element of what will other people think....one day I will grow up and stop worrying about all that and wear ridiculously flambouyant outfits that are decades out of date and be eccentric !!

twinsetandpearls Sat 30-Jun-07 12:50:36

I don;t do it over jeans but I do over linen pants.

purpleturtle Sat 30-Jun-07 12:57:43

Don't say it's naff - I'm finally plucking up the courage to give it a whirl!

SilentTerror Sat 30-Jun-07 13:44:01

I don't care if it is dated or not,I like wrap or tunic style dresses over jeans for an informal look or linen trousers for a smarter look.Great way of getting more mileage out of dresses that may feel too smart for day to day wear too.Go for it!

FluffyMummy123 Sat 30-Jun-07 13:44:54

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SilentTerror Sat 30-Jun-07 13:49:49

Too hard to be trendy you mean,unlike white skinny jeans?...

Mommalove Sat 30-Jun-07 14:09:04

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meandmyflyingmachine Sat 30-Jun-07 14:10:02

I like it. And I barely try at all.

janeite Sat 30-Jun-07 14:15:21

Another vote in favour. My problem is that most dresses are too long on me and therefore look daft. Must learn to sew.

MrsFish Sat 30-Jun-07 14:40:15

I am wearing a dress over trousers as we speak

huffpuff Sat 30-Jun-07 15:41:03

i live in dresses/tunics over jeans and i think it looks very casual smart and not trying too hard to all.

In fact we're taking dd and ds out for tea tonight and thats what i will be wearing!

ahundredtimes Sat 30-Jun-07 15:42:54

Yes I do it, but not always wrap dresses, I mean all kinds of dresses. I have no idea whether its a good look, but I quite like it, is comfortable. Probably passe though, yes.

noddyholder Sat 30-Jun-07 15:43:52

Don't like wrap dresses at all but tunics over trousers ok although if you lived on Brighton the dress and trousers thing is so over done you would never wear it!

FluffyMummy123 Sat 30-Jun-07 17:00:00

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ahundredtimes Sat 30-Jun-07 17:15:50

Oh no I don't. Is quite lengthening strangely, with straight jeans and shoes. But NOT then a little cardigan, I did that the other night. Not good.

FluffyMummy123 Sat 30-Jun-07 17:16:09

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Professorfilthymindedvixen Sat 30-Jun-07 17:32:26

some of us need some bulk cod.
I did laugh the other day when a schoolyward mother saw my dress over jeans and said 'Oh, Is that the thing these days is it? (She's 35 not 75 BTW...)

Professorfilthymindedvixen Sat 30-Jun-07 17:33:01

no 100, a little cardi over dress over jeans looks very messy and bulky...

ahundredtimes Sat 30-Jun-07 17:43:18

Yes Prof and there were WAY too many levels going on, but it looked a bit cold out so. . . .

Professorfilthymindedvixen Sat 30-Jun-07 17:47:34

<<nods wisely and compassionately>> I know, I've been there...

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