Tuesday, 26 July 2011

Skirting The Issue of Leggings



I am still playing with leggings and have been looking around the blogsphere for some advice.
Imogen supplied the best advice I could find although any suggestions would be gratefully received.
I have to wear these leggings for 21 days (minimum 8 hours a day) with only a 3 day break for maximum effect.
As I am short and rather well padded in the legs department I don't want to wear them under trousers or jeans.
I could have tried wearing them under a maxi dress but as I am trying to clean up the house this was not practicable.
Last time I wore this skirt was here on holiday in Barcelona.
Maybe it is one way of getting in the holiday mood.

Today I wore:
Shoes - Clarks
Skirt - Dorothy Perkins
Top - Marks and Spencer

8 comments:

  1. I was going to suggest a maxi dress but you beat me to it. One of those fabulous Indian embroidered cotton tunics would look lovely. x

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  2. I think a belted button down shirt could work. Maybe you could borrow one from the husband ?

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  3. I am not sure about leggings anymore. My best advise is to make sure your bum is always covered. I have seen so many women wearing them and from behind they are totally see through. I am guessing they are blissfully unaware. Only the very young and very skinny get away with wearing them with short tops. Xxxx

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  4. maxi skirts do sound like the best solution, but i think you could definitely throw on a tunic top and dare to wear them as pants. you can pull it off.

    Chic on the Cheap

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  5. Oh, I like Vix and Lyddie's idea! I'm admiring your hair. Do you have layers cut into it?

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  6. Vix - I have just got a kafran - I will give it a go.
    Lorena - I will give that one a try.
    Fashionistable - I think you have nailed why they are difficult for me to wear. I am not young or skinny!
    LyddiaGal - I will try tha maxi this week.
    Terri - Thank You. I am trying to outgrow a bob and had layers put in it last week.

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  7. Maybe a dark colored short skirt? The colors here seem to cut you into thirds. Of course if you are cleaning house being comfortable comes first.

    Darla

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  8. I like them with a denim miniskirt as you are wearing in one of your photos! Or what about with a long denim shirt/blouse? Are those leggins working actually? I'm thinking of getting a pair for myself...Ciao. A.x

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