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SO WHATS IN FOR AUTUMN??????

(35 Posts)
MaloryTowers Wed 10-Aug-05 11:28:15

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bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 11:30:07

and black is the new black, thank god

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 11:30:26

oh and leggings <<shudder>>

TinyGang Wed 10-Aug-05 11:34:03

Puffballs??! As in puffball skirts? Omg, noooo not for me. I don't go much on military/nautical stuff either even though I probably do sound like a sergeant major to the children sometimes.

MaloryTowers Wed 10-Aug-05 13:10:10

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Iklboo Wed 10-Aug-05 13:46:45

Puffballs?? What is it with this rehashing old (awful) styles? SOme of this years 70s stuff was bad enough (I have pictures of my parents from when I was little wearing stuff similar to that in the shops now).
What next - crinolines? Loincloths????

TinyGang Wed 10-Aug-05 14:23:18

A revival of 'crimpelene' perhaps?

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:31:00

what about a mini crini ?

oliveoil Wed 10-Aug-05 14:31:58

They've called them something else instead of puffballs though, but I can't remember. Tulip or something.

Has anyone got the new Vogue? I was tempted a lunchtime.....

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:32:42

olive, i've hidden it at home, for a sneaky look when the girls are in bed..the anticipation is killing me

katierocket Wed 10-Aug-05 14:33:17

leggings?! LEGGINGS? are they mad? no one looks good in leggings, if you're skinny you look like a stick and if you're fat you look like two walking pork sausages.

northerner Wed 10-Aug-05 14:34:46

Leggings this season must be worn under a skirt though. Not alone.

oliveoil Wed 10-Aug-05 14:36:43

Bundle - let me know if it's any good and I will buy one tomorrow, you can be the magazine 'pusher'.

oliveoil Wed 10-Aug-05 14:37:50

Leggings with denim mini skirt and flat ballet pumps look good. Not that I wear this, but have seen young slips in it around town .

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:45:17

a bit poo brown

Nbg Wed 10-Aug-05 14:46:39

no no no it's just all wrong.

Why would anyone do it to themselves?

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:47:20

mini anything is OFF as far as I'm concerned (mutton/lamb) even over a stack of leggings. over a knee-length floral dress is OK though (top shop have some cropped leggings for 12.99)

northerner Wed 10-Aug-05 14:49:15

There is a rule that applys to wearing mini's - not over 25 I think.

Nbg Wed 10-Aug-05 14:50:35

I did buy a mini (don't ask) and decided it did not look good with cellulite so it has never been worn, and as for wearing leggings underneath, I think that looks worse!

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:51:11

northerner it's known as a Fashion Felony in our house

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:51:38

thick black tights ok if your legs aren't too chunky

oliveoil Wed 10-Aug-05 14:53:20

With black tights a mini is ok but make sure the length covers the fat bit of your thighs before they go thinner again. Does that make sense?

oliveoil Wed 10-Aug-05 14:53:43

<waits and hopes everyone else has fat bits>

gingerbear Wed 10-Aug-05 14:54:03

Zara was full of purple and green GYPSY SKIRTS!! Haven't we had enough of them already?

bundle Wed 10-Aug-05 14:54:31

olive, you mean some people don't? (ie have fat bits)

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