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I am going to wear skinny jeans, yy I know I am late to the party, but I don't agree with skinny jeans and I don't think they are flattering to anyone but the ones who could get away with a binbag. BUT I have a sweater dress that needs something underneath so I have bought a in the sale pair of dark denim jeans and having shown my extremely honest DH who didn't fall to the floor screaming "my eyes, oh my poor eyes" so today I am going to brave the world. I will be wearing them with this jumper in grey
I am v envious of that outfit (in fact I may go sniffing out the jumper at M&S tomorrow!). I really do have legs that are way to chunky for skinny jeans or for the tucked-into-boots look but in another life (or body!) I too would be wearing that outfit!
I too have recently purchased my first pair of skinnies (well these jeggins or whatever they are called) and I will be gicing them their first outing this weekend. I am rather large of thigh and bottom so hopefully I won't feel too exposed! Mine will be paired with a long tee and cardigan and some high heeled slouchy boots. ekkkkk!
It took me ages to get my head around skinnies. I couldn't commit the ££ to something that I thought I'd chicken out of (am also large of thigh) so I warmed up to it with an £8 pair from Primark and made a few small excursions in them, just gauge reactions. Once I'd had a few compliments, I upgraded to £40 ones from Topshop.
However, these no longer fit after having had dc3 three weeks ago ... so back to Primark I went .. another pair of £8 jobbies (in a larger size) because I don't want to spend money on something I'll only be wearing for a few months weeks until the baby weight melts off .....
Well no-one ran away screaming, but tbf my audience was pensioners and mums with children under 5 (I was at Wisleys Autumn festival). My friend did say she liked my jeans!
I was surprised about how comfortable they were and also I liked how I could eat cake and not worry about holding my stomach in I have to say, I may be a convert just for that reason! I still don't think the look is particularly flattering, I think it makes me look bigger than I actually am but not necessarily in a bad way. It's very different to how I usually dress, think hoodies, t-shirt jeans and trainers!