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SaRaHandZoE4eva SaRaHandZoE4eva 8 years
i THINK IF ITz 2 REALVILIN LIKE IF ur BOOB IS BOUT 2 POP OUT AND ur 13 AND YOUNGER AND OLDER YOOH NEED A REALITIE CHECK ON UGHHH THAT CAN B!!!!!!mizlynz U FOUND A 5 YR OLD GURL WEARIN BRA PADDING GODDDDDDDD IN PUBLIC OR 4 DRESS UP?!?!GD GODDDDDD!!~~~****O AND i AGREE WID YOOH catmousebird IT IZ FUNNY THERE WAZ A LADIEEE AT DA BI-LO DRESSED IN A SHORT MINI-SKIRT AND HER THONG WAZ LIKE WAY 2 HI AND SHE HAD A STRAPLESS TUBE TOP ON..lol..lol..lol..lol...lol...WELL ANYWAYz ALL GURLz SHULD DRESS THEIR AGE EVEN if i DUNT...808)8):);)
catmousebird catmousebird 9 years
If you look good, I say, dress as you please, but hopefully you like to dress up in a tasteful manner. But 45 year old sluts are so funny to see.
zc zc 9 years
i thinkw hwen getting dressed age should definetely factor in..and it goes both ways young girls and older women. just becuase its age appropriate doesn't mean it cant ook nice and hot.
Lill-McGill Lill-McGill 9 years
I think there is an un-written rule for certain clothes - young or old - but some people choose to wear them anyway, whether they look good or bad.
Lill-McGill Lill-McGill 9 years
I think there is an un-written rule for certain clothes - young or old - but some people choose to wear them anyway, whether they look good or bad.
snickerdoodle snickerdoodle 9 years
I believe in the dressing for your age concept, in both directions and in all meanings. While I think that there's a very narrow window of time in which super-revealing clothing is appropriate -- leading to a very wide window of time where it is wildly inappropriate -- I also believe that there are many conservative styles that look too staid for teens and too dull for forty-somethings and older. If that makes any sense. I guess my greater point is that every age has its basic pieces that are fun to play with, but that I strongly feel that some styles are meant to be worn by a certain type and age of woman. Men too!
snickerdoodle snickerdoodle 9 years
I believe in the dressing for your age concept, in both directions and in all meanings. While I think that there's a very narrow window of time in which super-revealing clothing is appropriate -- leading to a very wide window of time where it is wildly inappropriate -- I also believe that there are many conservative styles that look too staid for teens and too dull for forty-somethings and older. If that makes any sense.I guess my greater point is that every age has its basic pieces that are fun to play with, but that I strongly feel that some styles are meant to be worn by a certain type and age of woman. Men too!
blingbling blingbling 9 years
yeah, the sad thing is alot of the women who are dressing too young for their age don't KNOW it - I'm sure they think they look great but in reality..ummm...no. An older woman is always more sexy when she's classy - and no matter how hard you try, if you're "older" and are trying to compete with 20somethings, the 20somethings will ALWAYS win. I'm 38 and have figured that out - and have 20something boys hitting on me all night when I'm in the bars. ;-)
mommie mommie 9 years
Oh, absolutely. If you stay in touch with fashion you will always look good as you go through age stages. If you are classy you will move along and dress appropriately. Sometimes women, and men, stay in their teens or 20's look way past the time they should.
designergirl designergirl 9 years
I think its more of a question of body than age, If you can pull it off, it more acceptable. I have way more of a probem with women that have certain body types wearing miniskirts and itty bitty shorts than I do with an older woman rying to look like a teenager. I find that trend disturbing, but not a disturbing as being able to see a woman' s ass hanging out of her shorts.On a related note, the clothes for teens are far too provocative. Really short shorts only belong on rock stars or cheerleaders. Teenagers and grown women ahould not be pressured into dressing like whores - keep some mystery!
designergirl designergirl 9 years
I think its more of a question of body than age, If you can pull it off, it more acceptable. I have way more of a probem with women that have certain body types wearing miniskirts and itty bitty shorts than I do with an older woman rying to look like a teenager. I find that trend disturbing, but not a disturbing as being able to see a woman' s ass hanging out of her shorts. On a related note, the clothes for teens are far too provocative. Really short shorts only belong on rock stars or cheerleaders. Teenagers and grown women ahould not be pressured into dressing like whores - keep some mystery!
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 9 years
Yes, I believe in dressing your age. Why not embrace the opportunity to try new styles as you age? That said, I don't think dressing your age has to mean dowdy or dumpy - you can dress sexy but classy at any age!
shafiii shafiii 9 years
definetly. older people should not be wearing clothes that are meant for 20 year olds and younger girls shouldnt be wearing clothes that are meant for 20 & 30 year olds. its just not appropriate.
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
I think there's a difference between dressing provocatively and dressing age-appropriately. I don't think there's anything wrong with an older woman showing a little cleavage, so long as the clothes are age appropriate. There's something a little sad about seeing older women in teeny bopper clothes and young girls in provocative clothes. They both look pretty silly.
jennifer76 jennifer76 9 years
I think there's a difference between dressing provocatively and dressing age-appropriately. I don't think there's anything wrong with an older woman showing a little cleavage, so long as the clothes are age appropriate. There's something a little sad about seeing older women in teeny bopper clothes and young girls in provocative clothes. They both look pretty silly.
sugarbecky sugarbecky 9 years
I think everyone should just remember there's a certain taste level that should be maintained at any age.
AKuhl AKuhl 9 years
I don't think its as much about age as the level of appropriateness of an outfit for the situation. I have to admit, if I saw a woman with a peek-a-boo bra or really insanely short skirt in a work situation or at a grocery store, I'd think it was innappropriate at any age. But if going out to a club or dinner the outfit might work perfectly well on a 25 or 50 year old. It's all about the context of the outfit.
katie225 katie225 9 years
ever seen "what not to wear"? there's a way to dress your body appropriately to reflect your sexuality as an older lady without donning the abercrombie and fitch line. in fact, when people where clothes that show off their bodies but at the same time are age-appropriate, they end up looking even better!
annaaaa annaaaa 9 years
i think it depends on the item of clothing.for example, my mom is 51 and wears skinny jeans. because, she is thin and she look good in them. but there are lots of other women her age that would look awful in skinnies.i guess that if you look good in something and it isn't very provacative or obviously created for a teenager, then you should wear it. just my opinion.
annaaaa annaaaa 9 years
i think it depends on the item of clothing. for example, my mom is 51 and wears skinny jeans. because, she is thin and she look good in them. but there are lots of other women her age that would look awful in skinnies. i guess that if you look good in something and it isn't very provacative or obviously created for a teenager, then you should wear it. just my opinion.
kwest3 kwest3 9 years
My daughter is almost exactly 20 years younger than I am and is about to turn 14, and she is wearing all the same clothes I wore in junior high. I can't even believe it. She keeps me from going overboard. When I see "cute" things that I think would look adorable I ask myself "would my daughter wear this?" and if the answer is yes, I pass. Or buy it for her instead. At a certain point you have to tone it down a bit. And where I live even the girls who are young don't look so great in the super low jeans and belly shirts. Someone needs to encourage a little class all around. Thanks a lot Britney....
fashionstar fashionstar 9 years
Yeah i love how Carrie and even Samantha on Sex & the City still wore revealing things because they had the bodies to do so. I figure that if you have the body and the confidence minis and whatever else could be worn as long as it looks sophisticated and not teeny bopperish but I think it all depends on how you feel. I would probably still wear miniskirts and maybe even a tube top if I still look well into my 40s, 40 is the new 20 (look at Sheryl Crow, Halle Berry, Demi Moore). But my cut-off age would probably be the 50s it's time to be more grown up then.
anony1111 anony1111 9 years
yes you should dress your age. i have to admit, when i was in high school, i was one of those girls that liked to wear make-up to look older and at times dressed a little provocatively. i wore those miniskirts and tube tops. i thought i was so cool. i looked more silly than cool. now looking back, i wish i hadn't done that. i have all my life to grow up and look sexy. now more and more younger girls are starting to do what i did growing up. i understand where they're coming from and i'm not gonna blame it on their mom. sometimes my mom told me that i was wearing too much make-up and my skirt is too short. but i didn't listen. that's just the way you are when you're a teenager, rebellious. as for older women trying to look way too young, i don't really know where they're coming from. i'm not at that age yet, so i'm not gonna judge them. maybe when i'm 45, i'll still be wearing those short shorts, who knows. hehe
anony1111 anony1111 9 years
yes you should dress your age. i have to admit, when i was in high school, i was one of those girls that liked to wear make-up to look older and at times dressed a little provocatively. i wore those miniskirts and tube tops. i thought i was so cool. i looked more silly than cool. now looking back, i wish i hadn't done that. i have all my life to grow up and look sexy. now more and more younger girls are starting to do what i did growing up. i understand where they're coming from and i'm not gonna blame it on their mom. sometimes my mom told me that i was wearing too much make-up and my skirt is too short. but i didn't listen. that's just the way you are when you're a teenager, rebellious. as for older women trying to look way too young, i don't really know where they're coming from. i'm not at that age yet, so i'm not gonna judge them. maybe when i'm 45, i'll still be wearing those short shorts, who knows. hehe
mizlynz mizlynz 9 years
That's a GREAT story about A&F, otter.The only thing more scary than knowing companies are manufacturing slutty clothes for kids is knowing that there are people out there that are willing to BUY those clothes FOR their kids.
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