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would a short skort be appropriate for an older gal?


KymmieL

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I have a short skort that I have had for a few years. I wonder if it is appropriate for a woman in her mid 50s? How about a short tennis dress?  I am looking at ideas for what to wear to my GYN appointment on Thursday.

 

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Kymmie

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I would wear one about anywhere depending on the weather. I am 73 so I hope that does not put you off.  Shorter skirts or shorts though can be a problem on plastic covered furniture if bare skin gets on it.  You have to pry yourself off it.

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Hey Kymmie

Vicky right on the money.

I am 58 and I wear daisy Dukes and mini' all the time

As Vicky mention your but will get stuck if you still on a bar stool or leather anything for a while,

You go girl show the world lose beautiful legs

 

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Sticks to leather car seats too. I've had to pry my legs off the seats in my truck a couple times already this year.

 

Thanks for the response.

 

Kymmie

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I wear longer, knee length or bobo style skirts.  When i was new to being me showing a lot of leg seemed fun.  After all as a guy always noticed short skirts.  By the way, i still do.  As an older gal i've decided i don't want to turn heads.  Rather than "competing" with other women i simply want to blend in and live.  I don't need a line of guys taking second looks.  

 

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I'll go the middle ground here and recommend dressing how you feel at a particular moment. We all like short skirts and fab shoes when we want to be noticed and feeling confident, so go for it! On the other hand, don't feel obligated to all the time; there is something nice to be said about a longer skirt, minimal make-up, and comfy shoes when you want to blend in or feeling a little less secure about yourself. Just do you and enjoy every day, no matter what your age!

 

As for your GYN appointment though, I have to point out that your doctor won't give a flip about what you wear (or how you groom) despite everyone thinking they do. And who are you trying to impress in their waiting room? Its going to be filled with other women who are only stressing about their own exams rather than looking at each other's wardrobe choices. If anything, they will be going in comfy cloths, so I would recommend doing the same however that feels to you. ?

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I don't think my GYN has ever actually seen me wearing anything below the waist... The nurse checks me in, then it's all strip from the waist down and have this giant tissue to cover yourself with. The doctor will be in after a few minutes.

 

I've worn pride tops, because I like to remind him that I'm very gay. One of the first things he asked me about was trouble with P in V intercourse. I had to remind him that I'm a lesbian. How the heck would I know?

 

I usually just wear whatever. I usually go early (My GYN does 6am appointments) so it's whatever I'm going to wear to the gym afterwards most of the time. I guess now it's more whatever I'm going to wear to work. I agree with the other girls who posted. Wear something comfy that won't make you stick out. It's not really an outing.

 

Hugs!

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