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MOG dress

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Lilylavender Thu 03-Oct-19 11:55:13

I am MOG this saturday i bought a shift dress and jacket dress comes just below knee as I am short and dont want long. I am concerned as it has a back split. Not really hogh but being over 60 and my sons wedding I fee a tad incomfortable about it. My shoes are wedge so not heels
Would anyone have a problem with this

Gonegirl Thu 03-Oct-19 12:08:46

Can't see any problem at all. Nothing wrong with a back split. It's a wedding. You've chosen a nice outfit. Wear it and enjoy yourself.

Best wishes to all. smile

Amagran Thu 03-Oct-19 12:17:03

Wear the outfit with confidence and a smile and you will look terrific - it sounds perfect. I wore a back split to my son's wedding and it fitted in perfectly.

What a lovely occasion. Enjoy the day and best wishes to the happy couple.

Lilylavender Thu 03-Oct-19 12:31:50

Thanks ladies
Its how I feel I think being my first child getting married and my age of 63. I am not a fuddy duddy person and only short so these type of dresses suit me better. Just dont want to show too much thigh when I walk lol

Lilylavender Thu 03-Oct-19 12:32:28

I think its called a scuba dress

midgey Thu 03-Oct-19 12:33:55

Don’t worry, you won’t be able to see it! grin Hope you all have a great day.

Maggiemaybe Thu 03-Oct-19 12:46:59

It sounds perfect. Have a lovely day. thanks

Lilylavender Thu 03-Oct-19 12:52:16

Thats what hubby says but when I,put my hand into the gap I feel,my thigh. Just feeeling aware of it I think. I am not going to,walk about much anyway lol

BradfordLass72 Thu 03-Oct-19 12:56:15

You could wear a lacy slip underneath if you really felt uncomfortable.

Lilylavender Thu 03-Oct-19 13:13:12

Not sure if that would draw more attention to it

GabriellaG54 Fri 04-Oct-19 19:04:36

Wear the dress back to front. That'll give onlookers an eyeful. ???

Hetty58 Fri 04-Oct-19 19:12:43

Wear thick tights? Are the backs of your knees and thighs attractive? Have you checked? I don't like seeing exposed veins!

Tea3 Fri 04-Oct-19 20:02:49

Experiment with putting in a discreet pin or even stitch to make slit shorter?

Summerlove Fri 04-Oct-19 20:06:25

Sounds like a very appropriate outfit!

I hope you have a great time

trisher Fri 04-Oct-19 20:20:33

I'm feeling a bit "gran mode" tonight and just been reading "Mog" stories to DGS couldn't think why you would be dessing as a cat!!! Sorry Lilylavender. Sure your outfiit is great and you will be fine. 63 is no age. Wait till you see some of the skirts younger women are wearing!

BlueBelle Fri 04-Oct-19 20:41:33

What’s a MOG sounds really painful

MawB Fri 04-Oct-19 20:50:36

I remember my mum saying that one of the most unattractive parts of the body is the back of the knees . So unless you have very slim legs and thighs I would say dont expose them

sodapop Fri 04-Oct-19 20:57:09

Mother of the Groom BlueBelle another abbreviation for us to get to know.

Summerlove Fri 04-Oct-19 22:37:05

Gosh, some of these comments are shocking

How have we still not learned how rude it is to comment on others bodies.

dont show knees!
dont have veins!

The horror

MawB Fri 04-Oct-19 23:54:42

If asked for an opinion, what do you suggest then summerlove ?

Summerlove Sat 05-Oct-19 02:02:28

The original question asked about the outfit.

Not body parts.

I’d keep it about the outfit.

I wouldn’t shame other women’s bodies.

Auntieflo Sat 05-Oct-19 11:23:09

I must admit to not knowing what MOG was! until explained a bit up thread.

Greenfinch Sat 05-Oct-19 12:05:03

I thought of this one too Auntieflo.

MawB Sat 05-Oct-19 12:13:21

I wouldn’t shame other women’s bodies

Oh puh-leaze!

Where does the “other women” come in?
People in general, if you want my honest opinion.
There are other body parts which are not necessarily a thing of beauty (both genders!) but how vanilla to say one is not allowed to say so. .

Baggs Sat 05-Oct-19 12:20:04

But, summerlove, in the OP's concern about the outfit the state of her legs was highly relevant. Why would she ask for responses on GN otherwise?

What we wear to special occasions is always about the body inside the outfit as well as the outfit. A little gentle advice about discretion is not about shaming but about enhancing the whole image, how the outfit sits on/exposes/enhances the body included. Details matter which is why, I suspect, the OP asked.

Hope you all have a wonderful day, Lilyl. Might we see a photo or two of you in your outfit afterwards, perhaps?