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If you were in your 40s and going out 'clubbing' what would you wear?

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I usually wear skinnies and high heels but am getting bored of it. I have decent legs but hate my norks.

If skinnies, are there any nice tops around? If not skinnies, what?

cece Fri 13-Sep-13 20:41:20

I was just going to come on and say skinnies and high heels... so watching with interest.


CoteDAzur Fri 13-Sep-13 20:52:17

Try a dress?

But what KIND of dress, Cote? smile

iteminbaggingarea Fri 13-Sep-13 20:56:26

Wear what you feel great in. Skinnies short skirt whatever. What are norks? I would get me to Zara. A minidress that is the t shirt, silk sack type with heels.

Norks = boobs.

Never find anything I like in Zara, although love lots of it online.

Not sure I ever feel great in anything, tbh.

CoteDAzur Fri 13-Sep-13 21:02:00

Hard to say what kind of dress without knowing your body type & dress size smile

MikeLitoris Fri 13-Sep-13 21:06:02

Well I'm 30's and last time I went out clubning I wore a black flarey type skirt, black short sleeve lace top and nudey-beige cage shoes.

Black clutch with some bright 3d flowers on.

I like to think I looked good grin

MikeLitoris Fri 13-Sep-13 21:07:10

Clubbing obvz.

And reading that back it sounds rubbish.

ViviDeBeauvoir Fri 13-Sep-13 21:09:58

No idea of your colouring/size etc or if you hate your norms because they're huge or because they're tiny but I e just bought this
And this

Both look pretty good on - I'm mid-late 30s, size 10-12 with big boobs that I don't like on show, bit of a mum tum and pretty good legs.

What sort of stuff do you like/feel good in usually?

ViviDeBeauvoir Fri 13-Sep-13 21:10:49

Norms?! grin norks, obv.

MikeLitoris Fri 13-Sep-13 21:14:47

They are both lovely vivi

Thanks. I'm a 12. 32E. I like both ofthe 2 you linked to Viva, but they are the sort of thing I'd wear for work.

I hate looking 'tarty' and my norks make it easy for me to look both matronly and tarty combined. Not good!

The nicest things I've bought recently are:This and this but I don't see either of them as dancing items!

MooMinCow Fri 13-Sep-13 21:17:06

Dress or pencil skirt with shoe/ankle boots? I go out regularly with (younger) workmates and tbh there's no way I could wear what they do (disco pants, cropped tops or minuscule skater dresses)! I just wear something I feel comfy and confident in, machine washable (as someone is bound to spill a drink over you) and great statement jewellery and lots of makeup grin they tell me I "look hot for my age" (39) wink

SundaySimmons Fri 13-Sep-13 21:20:54

A hearing aid. sad

ViviDeBeauvoir Fri 13-Sep-13 21:21:15

Hmm yes, you're right, I would wear them to work too if I wasn't on maternity leave

It's really hard dressing big boobs especially for clubbing - I find I can make the frumpiest of outfits look 'tarty' just by virtue of their size.

Can you link to some styles you like? Or a look you think you'd like?

ViviDeBeauvoir Fri 13-Sep-13 21:22:52

Moomincow - I always get told I look good for my age because I always add on another 5 or 10 years wink

MooMinCow Fri 13-Sep-13 21:27:02

Vivi grin will remember that!

I like this but don't really like showing the tops of my arms. And I pretty much always wear a black dress, if I'm not wearing skinnies.

MikeLitoris Fri 13-Sep-13 21:33:20

I've got that dress remus and it is flattering on my belly but it is a bit see through.

LEMisdisappointed Fri 13-Sep-13 21:35:17

Ear plugs!

Agh -don't want see through!

MikeLitoris Fri 13-Sep-13 21:41:25

Its not really bad but I wouldn't wear a thong under it grin

I dont think it would fare well under fluorescent lights if you didnt have black underwear.

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