Wraparound dresses are the enemy!!!  

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Wraparound dresses are a bad idea…a worse idea even than hipster jeans with a thong showing…not that I am a thong person; I think there is merely about a three week window when you can get away with a thong…somewhere in your late teens...unless you’re Madonna of course.

So finally in the UK spring has sprung, the sun is shining and it is finally warm enough to allow our milk bottle white legs to be seen by the general public…

So I went into my wardrobe and dug out a dress…gasp…it’s been a while…if only I had thought it through, after all, it is England, and even if its warm, its still going to be breezy…so while I didn’t mind showing off my legs below the knee, I was a little less impressed with the strong gust of wind that took my dress and made it land up around my neck somewhere giving the whole world a view of my comfy cotton knickers…(insert huge blush here)

And lets be honest here, I’m no Marilyn Monroe…but it could have been worse, I could have been in a thong and flashed my arse too…not sure what’s worse, flashing my granny knickers making the world think I’m a frigid frump, or wishing I was sporting a racy thong…whilst while making the world as a whole gasp at my audacity for thinking I looked okay in one, might make them think I was at least not quite over the hill…

Big sigh…another place I can never show my face….mind you would anyone recognise it, after all, my face was perfectly well covered…with my skirt!!!!

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15 comments: to “ Wraparound dresses are the enemy!!!

  • Lisa
    8 April 2009 at 15:13  

    hmmmmm..... another one with granny knickers much like myself........as for thongs or 'g-strings' honestly, why would you bother........
    dresses are fine though, as long as i dont have to shave my legs !

  • Kim
    8 April 2009 at 15:16  

    Hahaha, at least you left an impression!

  • ~Tom~
    8 April 2009 at 15:19  

    While I am sorry you went through it, I have to confess to getting a chuckle out of the mental image of the incident. Thanks for the smile....ok silly grin.

  • LaurieJ
    8 April 2009 at 15:22  

    That is a great story. Once you get pass being embarassed..it really is funny :-)

  • RileyScott
    8 April 2009 at 16:12  

    I'm with laurie on this one Sal. You'll look back and laugh at this one day. Not anytime soon mind you, but one day.

  • Melinda
    8 April 2009 at 16:25  

    How funny...embarassing...but really funny : ) We can't wear the wraparound dresses here in Oklahoma either for that exact reason. Too bad too because they are uber cute!

  • Candance
    8 April 2009 at 19:06  

    I am not laughing at you. I'm laughing with you.

  • Sally's World
    8 April 2009 at 19:40  

    thats good then, because everyone else was DEFINITELY laughing AT me!!!lol!

  • Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend
    8 April 2009 at 20:30  

    A great story. So glad that I found your blog...Will be back often.

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  • Just A Mom (Call me JAM for short)
    8 April 2009 at 22:15  

    Thanks for the giggle today. Better you than I!!

    "comfy cotton knickers"... I've got to get me some of those!

  • BoufMom9
    9 April 2009 at 01:24  

    OMGosh!
    I have horrible wrap-around dress memories from when i was a little girl and had an unfortunate hulahoop incident... I'm sure you can figure it out... my dress ended up AT.MY.FEET!
    Never again...

    ps thanks for the giggles :)

  • Missy
    9 April 2009 at 02:22  

    I love granny panties! I am sorry for your breezy experience, but this is so funny!

  • Becca
    9 April 2009 at 15:35  

    OH, you poor thing! I bet that was quite embarrasing! .. and somewhat funny, just a tad bit :)

  • Cozyflier
    9 April 2009 at 21:50  

    Sally, I could so relate. W TX is so windy and I don't dare put on dresses or skirts!! And who ever invented Thongs was sick!!! Sorry for you experience, but I agree, some day you will laugh!

  • The Me/ The Wife/ The Mom
    15 April 2009 at 17:43  

    ROFLMAO! I love it!..Walk with your head held up high, granny panties or no....I'd be more embarressed with the thong!

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