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Old 04-11-09, 12:48 PM
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In praise of Ladies capris and chinos

First spring spotting of ladies about in their capris today.

Love the classic look of the two styles.

Which one do you prefer and which one is more comfortable?



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Old 04-11-09, 12:57 PM
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Old 04-11-09, 01:09 PM
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Nope,....

the two examples above are timeless classics and look great on a lady.

Not so much on chipcom
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the two examples above are timeless classics and look great on a lady.
Nope,....
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Old 04-11-09, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Airwick View Post

the two examples above are timeless classics and look great on a lady.
Those look like "Mom" pants. I have capris but they are more fitted and not as high-waisted.
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One woman in 1,000 looks good in capris, and that doesn't include the ones I run into at WalMart. Having a spare tire around the middle, a butt crack hanging out because of a too-short tank top and a pair of capris over NFL linebacker calves is something that would make even Mr Blackwell turn over in his grave.

Oh yeah, and don't forget the dirty flip-flops with that outfit.

What's the matter with bell bottoms?

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Old 04-11-09, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
What's the matter with bell bottoms?
Not a thing. But what you said about the capri-wearers you spotted at WalMart could also be said about those who wear bell bottoms. Not everyone can or will do it right.

LL Bean makes some nice clothes, but they don't fall on the cutting edge of women's fashion by any means. So, compared to what's trendy right now with lower waist rises and such, their clothes are going to look mumsy by comparison. But if the person wearing them didn't try to buy them two sizes too small or anything like that, even mumsy clothes can be flattering.

Glad my clothes don't have to be so complicated. Khakis and blue oxford cloth seem to never go out of style cause they've never really been in.
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Old 04-11-09, 04:47 PM
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Those capri pants are nice. But I prefer my women ******, not preppie.
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I hate capris.
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Didnt capris go out of fashion like... 10-years ago?
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Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
Didnt capris go out of fashion like... 10-years ago?
No, they're very much in style.

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Helps if you have legs like Suzie, or Cbad though.
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Looking good in clothes has nothing to do with the size of your legs. It's getting clothes to fit the body you have, not trying to squeeze into something that doesn't fit.
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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
Looking good in clothes has nothing to do with the size of your legs. It's getting clothes to fit the body you have, not trying to squeeze into something that doesn't fit.
But Capris + cankles = not such a good look.

You and Suzie and Siu (and quite a few others here), have remarkable fitness - which gives you quite a few more options for styles that suit you.
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Looking good in clothes has nothing to do with the size of your legs. It's getting clothes to fit the body you have, not trying to squeeze into something that doesn't fit.
or wearing something too big
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Originally Posted by CbadRider View Post
Looking good in clothes has nothing to do with the size of your legs. It's getting clothes to fit the body you have, not trying to squeeze into something that doesn't fit.
Or being 54 years old and shopping in the Junior department. What looks good on a 16 year old is hardly appropriate for me. I just do not look good (at my age) in hip huggers with my booty waggling about. I'll take my slacks and jeans a bit more high-waisted...looks very fashionable with a corduroy blazer. Sure, I can squeeze into a size 8 but they look like I was poured into them. I'm a lot more comfortable in a 10!

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No clothes are better
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No clothes are better
What and leave nothing to the imagination?
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What and leave nothing to the imagination?
oh..there's still more to imagine. lots more.
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Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
oh..there's still more to imagine. lots more.
We just love it when you get all pervy on us.
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What and leave nothing to the imagination?
Same reason I like to see girls in one piece swimsuits rather than thong bikinis.

Q for the ladies: Does turning 50 mean I'm no longer a pervert, but just a dirty old man?
 
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i don't really care for capris...if i want to wear shorts, i'm gonna wear shorts. or pants. don't like the first picture either...prefer my pants/jeans/slacks to sit lower on the waist, just feels more comfortable.
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Capris remind of Cliff Claven's pants
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I like capris and look nice in them, but the style is definitely not right for all women. They're best for leggy women IMO.
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*looks at the capri pants he's currently wearing*

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They're knickers! (Just not in the British sense of the word.)
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