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Are velvet bootlegs a good buy for winter parties or just old hat?

(27 Posts)
IwoulddoDrWho Thu 27-Aug-09 20:49:55

And what to wear with??

traceybath Thu 27-Aug-09 20:51:15

Velvet trousers not generally a good look in my opinion - can add bulk and also not terribly fashionable.

Velvet jacket better with jeans (dark smartishe ones).

MissisBoot Thu 27-Aug-09 20:52:13

no no no - just awful, sorry.

IwoulddoDrWho Thu 27-Aug-09 20:53:14

I thought you might say this.

Jewelsandgems Thu 27-Aug-09 21:09:10

Yes agree, definately not a good look. As traceybath says, velvet super-fitted jacket much better idea.

RamblingRosa Thu 27-Aug-09 21:14:13

Sorry but velvet trousers sound very bad.

RamblingRosa Thu 27-Aug-09 21:14:15

Sorry but velvet trousers sound very bad.

RamblingRosa Thu 27-Aug-09 21:14:48

didn't mean to say it twice though blush

SausageRocket Thu 27-Aug-09 21:15:38

velvet trousers are a no no

LetThemEatCake Thu 27-Aug-09 21:17:22

absolutely not. And especially not with an old hat!! grin

sequinned leggings absolutely essential for this A/W, however.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Thu 27-Aug-09 21:18:07

This has reminded me I have a black velvet jacket. Is that a no no or can I wear it with blue jeans?

LetThemEatCake Thu 27-Aug-09 21:19:18

depends on colour and style of the jeans ... would be better with sequinned leggings...

Jewelsandgems Thu 27-Aug-09 21:21:17

And the lapels of the jacket.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Thu 27-Aug-09 21:21:50

No way do I have the figure for leggings.

Jeans are blue and bootcut.

LetThemEatCake Thu 27-Aug-09 21:35:29

oh, g'wan. G'wan. You know you can pull it off

FabBakerGirlIsBack Thu 27-Aug-09 21:39:26

O. M. G.

SausageRocket Thu 27-Aug-09 21:41:31

I had a fantastic velvet jacket which I bought from a charity shop for a pittance when I was about 17. It was beautifully made and in fantastic condition (I doubt it had ever been worn by the previous owner). I loved it but somehow it got lost in our last house move (3.5yrs ago). Ho hum.

NotanOtter Thu 27-Aug-09 21:44:39

i bet they could look fab....some great sheer top ,heels...

LetThemEatCake Thu 27-Aug-09 21:48:06

need a link to a jacket in a similar style/ shape to your velvet one, please

thirtypence Thu 27-Aug-09 21:58:43

Just seen the price of those leggings! It's not like you could wear them everyday or that they would last terribly well.

SausageRocket Thu 27-Aug-09 21:59:37

they look appalling on mere mortals.

NotanOtter Thu 27-Aug-09 22:02:57

i love those leggings
if i were under 40 i would
notice medium has sold out and imo only small or below would look good

IwoulddoDrWho Fri 28-Aug-09 10:05:37

Thanks for the sequins LTEC but possibly not for me. I accept the rebuke on the velvet trousers but cannot go out in those! Is it still just jeans then?

tulpe Fri 28-Aug-09 12:45:22

Dare I suggest straight leg velvet trousers? Such as these?

<<Tulpe runs for cover before fellow MNers jump on her case for daring to defend the velvet trousers and...poss worse.....proposing Boden ones!! >>

IwoulddoDrWho Fri 28-Aug-09 19:54:07

Sorry guys but Boden also have a velvet jacket here

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