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Are we still doing that longsleeved under shortsleeved 'thang' this year?

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RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Wed 14-Oct-09 11:31:01

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mollyroger Wed 14-Oct-09 11:43:30

I shall be doing it until I move to Mauritius.
Besides, layering is, like, so next season...according to the Guardian like I give a monkey's

ByTheSea Wed 14-Oct-09 11:44:34

I do. I get cold otherwise.

iwascyteenagewerewolf Wed 14-Oct-09 11:46:35

I do, because I like the way it looks.

KnickersandVests Wed 14-Oct-09 11:47:53

Definitely, I'm doing it, that way you get to prolong your autumn wardrobe into your winter one a little longer.

LaurieFairyCake Wed 14-Oct-09 11:49:18

yes and it looks great - this is one of my favourite looks

I'm currently trying to hunt down 'bodies' for this very purpose

Sourdough Wed 14-Oct-09 11:53:28

I am - I don't know about anyone else.
Bought a gorgeous short-sleeved mohair thingy in Noa Noa. It's my fave item at the moment with a long-sleeved top beneath.

HolidaysQueen Wed 14-Oct-09 11:57:07

I do this for my 18mo DS all the time so he can wear his cute summer vest tops and tshirts for a bit longer.

Never done it myself though, because I'm scared of looking crap myself rather than because I think it looks crap (I think it looks good as well as being practical on everyone else who does it). Do I just go and buy lots of white long sleeved t-shirt style tops and put whatever I want over the top? Or is there more thought that I need to put into it than that?

LetThemEatCake Wed 14-Oct-09 11:58:23

am doing it this very minute...

iwascyteenagewerewolf Wed 14-Oct-09 11:58:31

HQ, I do that with my 13mo DS too! grin He looks so cute in his layered tops.

LetThemEatCake Wed 14-Oct-09 12:02:38

Holidays... Start safe by doing stripey l/s tee under plain ss tee, or vice versa. Or l/s tee under summer dress ( not one with thin straps mind, must be to the shoulder or actual sleeves) Once you get your head around how it looks on you, off you go. Don't limit yourself to White tees, either!

HolidaysQueen Wed 14-Oct-09 12:06:18

does it work equally well with short sleeved shirts/blouses?

LetThemEatCake Wed 14-Oct-09 12:10:38

I think no, but then, i am not a shirt person. Under a short sleeve flanny might look quite cool... You'd just have to be sure that the top on top was not dressy, as this is a very casual look if that makes sense?

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Wed 14-Oct-09 12:18:31

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LetThemEatCake Wed 14-Oct-09 12:21:03

Oh a shirt dress, yes of course!!

HolidaysQueen Wed 14-Oct-09 12:35:13

ok. i will experiment in my bedroom tonight and then maybe unveil the look on friday, when only DS is available to comment

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Wed 14-Oct-09 12:44:49

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HolidaysQueen Wed 14-Oct-09 14:05:12

oh god, don't tell my DH i said that. he'll get his hopes up when i start to take my clothes off!

squeaver Wed 14-Oct-09 14:08:07

Lol at LTEC - you're always so definitive


LetThemEatCake Wed 14-Oct-09 15:09:13

I think the word is 'unimaginative'


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