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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby bridesmom on Thu Jun 26, 2008 9:58 pm

rotflmao! Would that be with your pink bunny slippers??? ;)
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby Sheri on Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:56 pm

It reminds me of a bikini bottom I had when I was 16. Actually very flattering, because I was built pretty straight up and down but with slightly broad shoulders, and it made me look like I was better proportioned than I was. ;)
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby kmccrea on Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:29 am

My butt is way too big to be wearing something like that! Even If I was perfect, I think I would be too embarrassed to wear it. I'd like to leave something to the imagination.
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby Sheri on Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:58 pm

Yeah, but I'm talking about when I was 16! Back then I had 34" hips! And it was a bikini. :oops: I'm a California girl. :mrgreen:
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby Niamh on Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:05 pm

I hate this dress with a passion!!! You know, it isn't even about being thin or having a very toned figure. It's about the fact that it looks like the fabric is, ahem, in an unfortunate place. I want to scream every time I go to the Vogue site and see this awful thing, :lol:
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby MartySews2 on Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:25 pm

I was looking at some vintage 1950's websites and found similar dresses labeled as "wiggle dresses" meaning they were supposed to show that one has a wiggle in their walk by wearing tight skirts. It was considered fashionable at the time when one wore girdles and bullet bras. Definitely not a favorite of mine.
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby Magot on Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:28 am

That would be with the fluffy things with the kitten heels Laura ;)

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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby lendube on Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:15 pm

I don't imagine many men would be opposed to a wee bit of corsetry............. ;)
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby Magot on Sat Jan 31, 2009 3:29 pm

There's corsetry and the Iron Maiden
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Re: What were they thinking?

New postby PaulineG on Sun Feb 01, 2009 3:04 pm

I had a dress with a similar thing happening back in the eighties. It was a really loud print of some kind of spandex knit stuff. It had the ruching up the midline of both the back and front. It went higher on both sides to the bustline in the front and ended in a corset type lace up thing at the back. The skirt finished in a split with a fishtail. And it was strapless. It was about as tasteless and cliched as ever a dress ever was. Aside from the fact that it was vulgar and revolting it looked great. Back then (before 20) I had a fabulous figure. Just no fashion sense or taste. Oh well.

I actually don't mind this but don't think there's many women at all on the face of the earth who can make it look good. And even if they could - whether or not they should. I'm dreading dd becoming a teenager. I'm sure I'll be punished.
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