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Is it permissible/ acceptable to wear white linen or cotton shirts/tunics in winter?

(15 Posts)
Lulumama Tue 29-Sep-09 21:51:46

and if so, with what accesories/layers etc

MrsBadger Tue 29-Sep-09 22:11:29

yes by all means

- fitted shirts under fitted jumpers or tank tops
- short-sleeved prettier blouses with longsleeved tshirts under
- long-sleeved tunicy shirts over vests or longsleeved tees

not sure how shortsleeved tuncy ones would work but that is due to my lack of visualisation rather than anything else

I wear my white and cream shirts all year

tulpe Tue 29-Sep-09 23:26:26

imo: cotton is a yes, linen-hmmm would have to say no.

Lulumama Wed 30-Sep-09 07:20:29

thank you x

geordieminx Wed 30-Sep-09 07:28:41

Shirts definitely - trousers, If it was mega dry posssibly - although I would be worrues=d about mud spashes grin

FlameWithTooManyHormones Wed 30-Sep-09 07:43:55

wear what you want!

serenity Wed 30-Sep-09 07:58:53

Flame beat me to it. If you want to wear it, wear it. Acceptable?

BonsoirAnna Wed 30-Sep-09 08:00:22

Don't wear linen in winter - it's a summer fabric!

Cotton is fine, if it is "winter weight" rather than voile.

White is fine at any time of year.

FlameWithTooManyHormones Wed 30-Sep-09 08:02:03

It is just a fabric

serenity Wed 30-Sep-09 08:03:20

*gets out Linen trousers just because*

cocolepew Wed 30-Sep-09 08:04:46

If you 'can't' wear white line tops my poor mum will walk around topless hmm

Lulumama Wed 30-Sep-09 16:05:09

yes, BUT i did not know if would look odd wearing linen in winter. tis not the warmest of fabrics.. don't want people pointing and laughing wink

abra1d Wed 30-Sep-09 16:18:38

I would let the temperature be your guide: if it's 20 degrees plus in October: why not?

stuffitllllama Wed 30-Sep-09 16:24:07

yes, and soft old linen can be nice and warm, and if you can get the stains out, why not trews

not many people will be wearing white linen trews in winter, they could look nice with a wild warm sweater and some timberlands

PVish Wed 30-Sep-09 16:43:32

i think no
i saw a woman looking nice in a long white shirt and cardigan
got mine out ( linen) and no it looked wrong

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