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dh's response to this outfit was that I don't need to try and keep up with the young people he right?

(34 Posts)
RawChocolate Fri 06-Nov-09 16:58:38


Work do coming up and hoping to look half decent. I loved this this

with leggings and silver high heels. I'm only just over 30. Is it so terrible?!!

If it is,any suggestions welcome - I am pear-shaped,size 14,5 6, big bum, no boobs and my best features are my wrists (haha!)

Thank you!

LaurieScaryCake Fri 06-Nov-09 17:00:04

it's lovely and definitely not a very young persons outfit

tethersend Fri 06-Nov-09 17:00:59


You'll look great in that... and it's from monsoon, not tammy girl ffs wink

OrmIrian Fri 06-Nov-09 17:01:02

I think he must be a bit daft! Looks fine to me smile

Northernlurker Fri 06-Nov-09 17:01:10

No that's lovely - you dh needs to get a grip!

BunnyLebowski Fri 06-Nov-09 17:01:14

Tell me you are joking???

He's an eejit who clearly doesn't want you going out in that outfit because of how damn HOT you will look!!

The dress is gorgeous! Admittedly I would do opaques rather than leggings but your outfit sounds fab!

pinktortoise Fri 06-Nov-09 17:03:03

It is lovely and leggings / heels are the right way to go. Never rely on a husband for matters of fashion...mine is certainly not "on trend". At 30 you are still one of the "young people". Much better seeking advice from a girlfriend who knows the difference between her "jeggings" and her elbow!

cornsilkwearscorsets Fri 06-Nov-09 17:03:57

eh? How old is he?

tethersend Fri 06-Nov-09 17:04:05

Agree with Bunny about tights not leggings...

Seededbiatch Fri 06-Nov-09 17:05:08

I'm 30 too and very, very young with it so tell DH to fuck off and wear the dress, it's nice and it's from Monsoon which isn't a shop for young people, far too expensive for the yoof.

Kitsilano Fri 06-Nov-09 17:05:45

Huh? I'd wear that and I'm 38...

RawChocolate Fri 06-Nov-09 17:06:12

OMG - you guys have made my day! smile

Dh is a great guy and saved me from a disasterous wedding outfit in the Summer, so was genuinely worried.

Will try with opaques, thanks for the suggestion.

Swedes2Turnips0 Fri 06-Nov-09 17:06:50

Tell your grandad DH you are a young person.

TheCrackFox Fri 06-Nov-09 17:07:44

Snort, I don't think the young 'uns shop in Monsoon.

Not silver leggings unless you a size 8 (I am not, sob)

Heated Fri 06-Nov-09 17:09:17

Wear it, you'll look fabulous.

Buy him a pair of elbow patches for Christmas.

RawChocolate Fri 06-Nov-09 17:11:07

I thought being in your 30's was young, may punch dh for thinking its not grin

stillfrazzled Fri 06-Nov-09 17:14:21

It's gorgeous and you're 30 FGS, not ninety! I'm 34 next bday and wear leggings all the time.

Buy it and wear it with pride, woman!

SixtyFootDoll Fri 06-Nov-09 17:22:16

No one under 30 would shop in Monsoon for starters!
And that dress is gorgeous, someone esle on here was ordereing it yesterda.
I am 38 and am wearing jeggings today
<<<<<<sticks two fingers up at anyone who tells me I am TOO OLD to wear anything>>>>>>>>

MrsMotMot Fri 06-Nov-09 17:30:08

Gorgeous. Ignore your DH.

PyrotechnicToadstool Fri 06-Nov-09 17:36:00

Oh I think it's gorgeous. I have boobs so would look matronly in anything like that envy

DH bizarre - you will look fantastic.

WaitingForVino Fri 06-Nov-09 18:11:10

LOL at elbow patches Heated.

Like everyone else, you'll look fab and from your OP you sound like you have a sense of humour and can carry off a 'youthful' look just fine.

Tights not leggings though.

InterruptingKid Fri 06-Nov-09 18:14:02

great ideaq
love the idea

InterruptingKid Fri 06-Nov-09 18:14:33

I remember in about 1996 me trying on my FIRSt pair of boot cut trews

dh looked at me and said " they are a bit young"
I was 26

Heathcliffscathy Fri 06-Nov-09 18:16:22

NO NO NO...stick to your original plan...leggings and heels will look FABULOUS with this tunic. remember that in fact leggings as we know them started out as exactly the trousers that go with tunic dresses in different cultures. it's a no brainer!

RawChocolate Fri 06-Nov-09 19:36:19

Hi again.

Really appreciate all the responses,been making me laugh loads. Will get it tomorrow. Am inclined to go with the leggings, but will try tights too.

Thanks so much


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