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Summery, white, unlined...

(18 Posts)
Wuxiapian Thu 04-Jun-09 08:55:42

... skirts.

How do I wear one?

Got my eye on a couple lovely white skirts - one linen, one cotton - but they're unlined.

Would it look cheap and nasty?

Thanks in advance.

fishie Thu 04-Jun-09 08:59:07

will we be able to see your pants?

TrillianAstra Thu 04-Jun-09 09:01:21

My first thought was: sumery, white, unlined, see-through.

Don't wear dark knickers. Don't wear tiny knickers. Otherwise, go ahead.

callalilies Thu 04-Jun-09 09:01:35

With a very long tunic top?

Or not at all imo.

Wuxiapian Thu 04-Jun-09 09:04:28

Yes, I guess knickers'd be visible.

Would wear decent sized white knickers with them.

Can't wear long layers with a skirt - kinda drowns me.


BitOfFun Thu 04-Jun-09 09:15:23

No knickers? But it depends on whether the Bermuda triangle is visible.

TrillianAstra Thu 04-Jun-09 09:16:37

Wear white knickers with big red strawberries on them. It'll be a statement. grin

norksinmywaistband Thu 04-Jun-09 09:20:27

How about going for the old fashioned, but practical slip

callalilies Thu 04-Jun-09 09:21:57

White denim instead?

TrillianAstra Thu 04-Jun-09 09:22:08

I have an unlined white linen skirt. Buut it's thick, so I don't think you can see my knickers.

Just wear it. You'll be fine. I doubt there'll be an 'AIBU for thinking it's disgusting that this woman was walking around with her knickers showing?' anytime soon.

GetOrfMoiLand Thu 04-Jun-09 09:23:57

No, don't wear white knickers, they will be in show for all and sundry to see. Wear flesh coloured undies - you won't be able to see them (but don't let your DP se them as there is nothing so passion killing as flesh coloured underwear. DP saw me in my flesh coloured bra once and said his gran had a bra like that hmm)

Or go commando.

Sod wearing a petticoat in this weather.

squeaver Thu 04-Jun-09 09:23:59

With a thong

Or nude pants as close to your skin tone as poss. NOT white pants.

herbietea Thu 04-Jun-09 09:26:02

Message withdrawn

norksinmywaistband Thu 04-Jun-09 09:30:07

Can't go commando unless, you are clean shaven, dark pubes on view to all is not nice

Clure Thu 04-Jun-09 09:39:01

I have a white skirt in a sort of double layered muslin underskirt. Its just about ok but yes to wearing flesh coloured pants (agree with Getorfmoiland - lol about passion killer!!)
Also m&s do those non static type slips if you have to wear one

RamblingRosa Thu 04-Jun-09 09:41:59

Flesh coloured definitely way forward as others have said. M&S do some good 'no VPL' lacy ones in a nude tone that I like. Also, depending on your skin tone, if you're fairly pale, pale pinks and peaches can work just as well as ugly "flesh" colours but are a bit prettier. That's all assuming you're white...

Wuxiapian Thu 04-Jun-09 11:13:21

Definitely not up for commando-ing! Not these days, anyway...

I'm mixed race - brown skinned, so I'm guessing the white knickers are a double no-no!

Shall have to scout for sexy flesh coloured jobbies, then... or will they not work with my skintone?

What a dilemma...

RamblingRosa Thu 04-Jun-09 11:24:55

Definitely not white in that case. Some brands do different shades of "nude" so I'm sure you'll find something to suit you. Have a look on

Depending on how dark your skintone is you might find black works better. Sounds crazy I know but it can work really well.

Have a look on figleaves and do a search for knickers and narrow it by colour and see what comes up.

Good luck!

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