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to think your arse cheeks should be WITHIN your shorts, rather than hanging out.

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dangermouseisace · 14/06/2017 20:05

Just walked up a hill behind 2 of the (much) younger generation.

It is a hot day. Shorts are good. But these girls in front of me had shorts of a length I would have regarded PE knickers to be in the late 80's /90's.

Is this a 'thing' now, to have your arse cheeks on display? I thought outer clothing was meant to cover them. AIBU?

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RhiWrites · 14/06/2017 20:07

You worry about your own arse positioning and let others worry about theirs.


AllTheWittyNamesAreGone · 14/06/2017 20:08

They said the same about the miniskirt way back when this was all fields


toffee1000 · 14/06/2017 20:09

I agree OP. I would never feel comfortable with my arse cheeks on display.


PortiaCastis · 14/06/2017 20:09

My arse is hanging out at present but I don't care what anyone thinks as it's none of their feckin business


Mrsmadevans · 14/06/2017 20:10

If you are young pretty and want to show your ass to the world then get on with it. The fact is the won't look like this for long so they may as well make the most of it lol


Oysterbabe · 14/06/2017 20:10

I think it's best for everyone that my arse cheeks are not on display.


Ladyvird135 · 14/06/2017 20:11

It's a hot day. They're young enough to get away with it. Meh. Should we also moan about men walking around with their hairy guts out? Women in bikinis on the beach? Nah.
Live and let live.


FuzzyOwl · 14/06/2017 20:11

If mine looked good enough to show off and I had the confidence to do so, I would absolutely be one of these girls!


dangermouseisace · 14/06/2017 20:11

Mine too oysterbabe. Maybe I'm just jealous...

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dangermouseisace · 14/06/2017 20:13

(ps I do moan about men and their bloody sweaty guts PUT IT AWAY!)

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hellobonjour · 14/06/2017 20:13


Are you new to mumsnet? All you're going to get is "How dare you comment on someone else's body!" "people can dress how they like!" And other sorts of righteous indignation....Grin

However, YANBU, I think it's utterly unfashionable and looks terrible. You do wonder why their parents don't tell them to take a look in a mirror.


Sophieelmer · 14/06/2017 20:14

If my arse cheeks were still 18 years old they would most definitely be hanging out of shorts at every opportunity. The only problem with the younger generations arse cheeks is they don't appreciate them! Flaunt away I tell them


Upyourdaisy · 14/06/2017 20:15

How much younger though?? That makes a lot of difference...


dangermouseisace · 14/06/2017 20:20

I am not new at all. I am quite drunk though (no kids!). They were about 15 maximum…I just kept thinking…that will be my own daughter before too long….

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Barbie222 · 14/06/2017 20:22

Builders bum and arse cheek glare irritates me too. Each to their own, I suppose. Mine definitely stay indoors.


dangermouseisace · 14/06/2017 20:22

yes. due to being a bit drunk I am armed with belligerence so I don't care if people are all 'they can do what they want'

I just though that I wouldn't expect men/boys to go around with their arse cheeks out…so why should women? Women can go around with their bellies out (crop tops ) but arse cheeks? Seriously?

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Me4You · 14/06/2017 20:23

Of course it looks gross.

But the very worst thing is men walking around with their tops off. Unless they are very, very beautiful and then I might let it go. But generally that is vile.


GirlOnATrainToShite · 14/06/2017 20:24

It looks painful esp when the arse has eaten half of the shorts.


Mrsmadevans · 14/06/2017 20:26

lol @ Girl


nocutsnobuttsnococonuts · 14/06/2017 20:31

some shorts are v short... it's particularly bad when the knickers are bigger!! Im guilty of some arse cheek showing on beach or v hot days - the downside to a sticking out bottom and small waist (I'm 28 if that makes a difference - couldn't care less what people think, I hate being uncomfortably hot!)


Mawalls · 14/06/2017 21:42

Are people really suggesting that walking around naked is ok?


AwkwardSquad · 14/06/2017 21:49

I saw some young ladies in similar attire recently, and found myself sounding very much like my dear departed grandmother... She used to say 'you'll get a cold in your kidneys' if she felt that one's garb was lacking in warmth or coverage Grin


AlexaAmbidextra · 14/06/2017 23:47

We saw a girl in Tesco this evening with very short and flimsy shorts which were loose fitting. The sight when she reached for something on the bottom shelf nearly finished off my old dad. Grin


GnocchiOnMyShirtTigger · 15/06/2017 01:39

At least he'd have died happy.


BigYellowJumper · 15/06/2017 01:43

34 and my arse cheeks regularly get shown.

I like my arse cheeks.

I do think there is a lot of pressure on women to look sexy and sometimes I question why I choose to dress like this. But sometimes I just think 'whatever' and go with it.

Doesn't matter what women wear, someone will comment on it.

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