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AIBU to want to stand on a street corner...

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claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:05:37

and point out to the women going to the evening races that they are going to the races and not a nightclub?

Smart does not mean strapless, short and shiny.

This happens on normal race days too. 'Tis very distressing to the eye wink

GrimmaTheNome Fri 10-Jul-09 17:11:39

Does it scare the horses though?

chevre Fri 10-Jul-09 17:17:12

party pooper

jemart Fri 10-Jul-09 17:19:36

yanbu, but possibly will get an earful from ladies in question.

claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:22:54

Of course it scares the horses.

They only like tweed!

I'm not a party pooper - I like to see people dressed up and having a good time but it can be done with elegance. That's what is missing - good old fashioned elegance. Panache. Acres of streaky tanned limbs on tottering heels...ugh

chevre Fri 10-Jul-09 17:23:46

are they drinking wee bottles of champagne with a straw!

claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:26:31

They will be

And then they will be weeing the champagne out again somewhere inappropriate in about 6 hours time...

BodenGroupie Fri 10-Jul-09 17:34:08

YANBU at all. I really miss old fashioned glamour rather than the modern flash as much flesh as possible type of dressing up [old lady emoticon].

claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:38:41

Me too Bodengroupie - I know exactly what I would wear to the races if I were invited and I like to think I would be the picture of elegance and nobody would see my pants.

FigmentOfYourImagination Fri 10-Jul-09 17:45:37

i doubt the short and shiny brigade are wearing any pants so they won't be too worried about people seeing them.

chevre Fri 10-Jul-09 17:49:13

i would wear a satin sleeveless pink dress, mid thigh, 2 sizes too small, with a big satin flower on the top. i would be tangoed beyond belief and snorting champagne out my nose.

claricebeansmum Fri 10-Jul-09 17:50:08

OMG Chevre - I saw you! gringrin

chevre Fri 10-Jul-09 17:50:51

did you like my fascinator?

BecauseImWorthIt Fri 10-Jul-09 17:55:55

It's the tattoos that I don't like. They just don't work with strappy dresses and lots of exposed flesh.

<old git emoticon>

chevre Fri 10-Jul-09 17:59:27

i have a cherry tattoed on my fanjo. v. tasteful it is too.

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