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4/18/18 7:36 P

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4/18/18 9:25 A

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4/17/18 7:09 P

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Bell bottom pants are back too !







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4/17/18 6:38 P



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Boy, does that outfit bring back memories of my 70s youth. LOL.

When I went shopping at TJ Maxx over the weekend, I was SHOCKED to see all the 70s styles that are back in fashion. As they say, everything old is new again. That outfit screams Laura Ashley. The hippie 70s look has been updated. It's now 21st century boho.











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4/16/18 1:45 P

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A few of my cousins are very tiny and could pull off a very flowey dress. Me? I am not so tiny. I couldn't.

Pre distressed clothing items seem to be very in right now. Like Golden Goose Sneakers $500-$600. Anyways if that is fashion. I will be unfashionable.



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4/15/18 8:08 P

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i'm short, so all those pieces would be far too frumpy on me

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4/12/18 8:15 P

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The specific ensemble from the ad: goes way beyond frumpy to absolutely hideous.

I did check out some of their website, and I'm fairly sure that there isn't a single thing that I saw on there that I would pull out of the rag bin to try and find a use for: some things are best just discarded and destroyed, since they aren't worth the time and effort to rescue...

I'll grant you that I've never been "stylish", but that mish-mash of clashing colours and patterns is seriously hard on the eyes, and would have a high probability of giving people migraines. Colours and patterns are wonderful things, but just like everything else --- there can be too much of a good thing...

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4/12/18 5:51 P

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I went shopping today, 90% of the jeans were distressed and had frayed holes in them. I hate that style. Almost as much as I hate cold shoulder tops.

I will have to wear trousers in the fall. I am sure as eck never going to wear distressed jeans.



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4/12/18 5:49 P

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Anybody remember the Olsen Twins? They would show up at awards shows. Wearing every piece of clothing they owned.

That gives me a strong Olsen Twins vibe. I don't know if they still do that?

@--MEOW-- I love those pants. So cute, I would wear them. Although since I am a bit larger. I may not be able to pull them off.



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4/12/18 10:46 A

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I think "Boho meets crazy cat lady" pretty much nails it.

I think they were going for "whimsical" rather than high fashion, which is a look not everyone can pull off - and it's often easier to pull it off if you're younger. (Or maybe we're just more willing to accept fashion experiments/eccentricity on the young!)

The particular outfit in the ad isn't working (the "cat lady" vibe is just too strong) - but I've definitely seen older women who really *can* make the Boho look work, without any hint of frumpiness. I think it's a matter of one's personal style - and possibly an eye for when something crosses the line out of "fashionably eccentric" to "did she dress in the dark"?

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Yea... I think the outfits look kinda "Boho meets Crazy Cat Lady" emoticon
BUT some of the clothes are cute... especially some of the pants and leggings...

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4/12/18 8:14 A

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Hmmm. Definitely a slightly odd look. Maybe it's designed for the eccentrics out there. I think the lady might also have about 40 cats, and maybe rides on a broomstick at weekends.
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4/12/18 7:31 A

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I like to be stylish most often, but I leave room for Frumpy, especially on the weekends



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Is this what they call the “Boho” look? Like after the war, you received clothes and since you had nothing, you wore what happened to be given away. Happened to my relatives in Germany right after the war. Not joking!

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4/12/18 6:39 A

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I agree the outfit looks quite frumpy. There is too much going on and the dress looks huge on the model.

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4/11/18 11:43 P

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I would say frumpy. You might get away with those clothes individually. Not all together.

Maybe not the shoes and tights



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4/11/18 10:09 P

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I know that I would never wear those clothes!!!! LOL!!!

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4/11/18 4:56 P

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When it comes to fashion, I confess I'm pretty clueless, And the fact that plus size departments usually have limited selections doesn't help.
But when I saw this add pop up, I wondered if it was just my conservative style. IMO I could go into my closet, close my eyes, grab 4 items and end up looking like this.

the other question I have is:...can a slim person get away with calling this stylish vs someone with a weight problem?

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the first thing that came to mind for me...





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I recently saw the add for the Gudrun Sjoden website.
www.gudrunsjoden.com/

Do these clothes look stylish or frumpy?



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