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The Bet Lynch Dilemma

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Over_the_hill, Oct 9, 2018.

  1. Over_the_hill

    Over_the_hill Star commenter

    I really like this dress, but can women ‘of a certain age’ get away with leopard print, or would I look like mutton dressed as lamb? 0EE921E9-3648-4ACE-BB10-B6B8EE80AF07.png
     
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  2. install

    install Star commenter

    Wear it like you own it and roar 'confidence ' :cool:
     
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  3. Over_the_hill

    Over_the_hill Star commenter

    Thank you! :)
     
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  4. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Hmm. My 34 yr old daughter wore a maxi leopard print dress and a bloke shouted "Get back to the jungle!"
    It might have been a clumsy attempt to chat her up.
    She took it back.
     
  5. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    Such a dress is perfectly nice as long as you keep the rest neutral (no other pattern). Looks nice with thick black tights and boots rather than shoes as to make it a more modern,casual look. I would wear a long black cardie with it.
     
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  6. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Go for it! I would.
     
  7. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Yeah. I'd rock that look.



    At my age :oops::rolleyes::D
     
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  8. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    I would, though!
     
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  9. Flowersinspring

    Flowersinspring Lead commenter

    Wear it. You'll look roarsome!;);)
    No, really - it's a modern take on the print. Black tights etc as already mentioned would be lovely.
     
  10. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    You shouldn't have loaned it to her;)
     
  11. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

  12. lindenlea

    lindenlea Star commenter

    Oh, if it looks OK to you, wear it. it's not short or plunging, it looks a fairly conventional dress.
     
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  13. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    :D

    Do it and use this line every time you wear it.
     
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  14. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter

    Women of a certain age? Only women of a certain age! Love it x
     
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  15. Over_the_hill

    Over_the_hill Star commenter

    Thank you everyone! I would definitely wear it with black tights. I’m all about the comfort these days and it looks like it would feel nice on. I think I’ll go for it! :)
     
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  16. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Don't forget to accessorize with a huge wooden club, a necklace made of teeth and a bone through your hair :)

    No seriously - you go for it. If you could see the ridiculous shirt I bought on the day I retired you wouldn't worry about leopard skin at 'a certain age', believe me.
     
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  17. mothorchid

    mothorchid Star commenter

    I am distracted by the thought that, although the model is presumably fairly slim, the dress makes her look pregnant. Since I already tend to look that way :( despite not being pregnant, I would leave it alone and look for a better cut dress. The leopard skin print is fine.
     
  18. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Needs a few tattoos to set it off.
     
  19. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    Very on-trend. I too have been wearing animal print (in small doses) because I still have a load of it from the last time it was current!
     
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  20. BertieBassett2

    BertieBassett2 Star commenter

    Go for it - I love animal print! These days, age doesn't matter and does anyone really think of Bet Lynch these days? If you do buy it, let us know (maybe even a photo? Without your head showing....)
     
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