Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly

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Time for the story of the Purple Bedazzled Birthday Coat.
It's become the tradition with family and friends, since this beauty showed up at my 50th birthday party a few years ago, that anyone having a birthday must wear the Purple coat. In public. Here are a few examples - my dad, sister's friend, a member of some band in Pittsburgh (it was his birthday and he liked it so he wore it on stage), a biker friend at Bike Week in Gettysburg.
The coat has traveled many places. It is currently in North Carolina where it just celebrated a friend's birthday yesterday (the last pic).
It shall henceforth be known as the Purple Bedazzled Birthday Mumu.
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Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly-dad-75th-bday-4-08-3.jpg   Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly-jennys-birthday-6-07-3.jpg   Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly-pttsburgh-07-7.jpg   Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly-gettysburg-trip-7-08-75.jpg   Over-Mumus: the good, the bad, and the fugly-bill-coffey-12-13-2010.jpg  

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This is a poncho. Not a mumu. But it does hide the flab much like a mumu.
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
Wow! You look fabulous. The hat. The poncho. The hair. The BOOTS!

I can honestly say this is the first time I've actually seen a pancho and wanted one.
Originally Posted by eche428
Thank you! And I agree about the boots.
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If a muumuu and an over-muumuu were drowning, which would you save?
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Check out Blanche:

Originally Posted by wonderdiana -shopaholic takes a nap

I think that's a nightgown and robe.
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What is BW holding?
That's not an urn, is it?!
btw...is BW the only one left?
No, not an urn.

Rose won "St Olaf Woman of the Year" in that episode and it's a solid milk chocolate trophy.

BW is the only one left. Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty have all passed away.
No, not an urn.

Rose won "St Olaf Woman of the Year" in that episode and it's a solid milk chocolate trophy.

BW is the only one left. Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty have all passed away.
Originally Posted by Scarlet
Awww, you beat me to the explanation!

I understand Blanche is wearing a robe but it definitely has that over-muumuu feel.
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It looks as if Sophia is possibly wearing a housecoat.
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From what I can make out, it looks cute, jeepy.
Originally Posted by ninja dog
Why do people keep saying my thumbnail pics are hard to see? You guys do know that if you click on the pic it gets bigger, right? Just wonderin if it's not working right?
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Last edited by jeepcurlygurl; 12-15-2010 at 01:10 PM.
From what I can make out, it looks cute, jeepy.
Originally Posted by ninja dog
Why do people keep saying my thumbnail pics are hard to see? You guys do know that if you click on the pic it gets bigger, right? Just wonderin.
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
I knew!
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I didn't know.
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Love yer thumbs...er...nails...jeep!
Okay, okay, does this one qualify as an over muumuu, a sparkly one? In my head, this is the right shape for an over muumuu.



ETA: Ninja, I don't know what the other one cost, I didn't look yesterday & today I can't find it.
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Okay, okay, does this one qualify as an over muumuu, a sparkly one? In my head, this is the right shape for an over muumuu.



ETA: Ninja, I don't know what the other one cost, I didn't look yesterday & today I can't find it.
Originally Posted by TRBL
Shape-wise that is definitely something my over-muumuu-wearing buddy would don.
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Crikey, Jeepy, in the thumbnails, I couldn't see all the studs and rhinestones! Yow.

It's okay, TRBL. I wasn't going to buy it for my mother or anything (cough*cough). Seriously. I wasn't.

That's a baffling shape to me. It's not a cape-let.........or a shawl.........why, it's an over-mumu! For a romantic evening, perhaps?
TRBL, that's very Liza!
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Scroll down to Blake Lively:

Go Fug Yourself: Because Fugly Is The New Pretty
I love this thread

And here is Blake (and the Fug Girls commentary!)
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My favorite part of this is how it looks as though part of Blakeís skirt is attached to her elbow with fishing wire, so that whenever she moves her arm, the hem of her dress pops up (I think she just swooshed that layer of frock skyward as the shutter snapped). I also enjoy how BORED everyone in the back looks, especially that downtrodden kid in the tie. Donít worry, Downtrodden Kid. Awards season is almost over. Soon youíll be back at the pub with the rest of us.



My other favorite part is the color. This blue is splendid on her, and she should wear it always. But I have, as Tim Gunn would say, concerns. (Iím also concerned about how I have no idea when Project Runway comes back and therefore Iím donít know when Tim and I will be reunited.) Is this, or is this not inching toward Fancy Muumuu Territory (an unsettled land bordering Caftania to the south and BeachCover-upsville toward the west)? I applaud her for wearing something that leaves SOMETHING to the imagination (sort of), but I canít decide if the whole look really holds together for me.
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We've overlooked perhaps the best muumuu (and muumuu wearer) of all:

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