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I said it before - I'll say it again. Capris suck arse! 3 10.00%
They're nice; I like them. But what the crap is up with all the German text? 21 70.00%
I hate capris, but since they are nice big booty pants I'll let it slide. You have my permission to wear them. 4 13.33%
Why are you wasting bandwidth with this dumb-arse poll? Don't you know that there are children in other countries who have no bandwidth to waste like this?! 2 6.67%
Voters: 30. You may not vote on this poll

What would you wear with these? (LINK)

I bought these capri pants yesterday. They're a deep, blue-based red, though. (I don't know why they aren't showing the colour selection on the website.)

Yes, I know. Many of you dislike capris. I'm looking for suggestions from those of you who actually happen to like wearing them / seeing others wearing them. You are invited to vote in my poll, however!

I don't own capris currently, so I'm open to suggestions... I don't want to look stumpy. (I'm a 12 / 14 - Or zaftig as Springcurl would say. )

Simply put, I couldn't resist buying these - they are awesome big booty pants! The back crotch depth is at least 5 inches greater than the front, so they accomodate my junk. That crotch depth nonsense will probably make sense to any of you who are familiar with sewing.

So... Shirts? Shoes?

I was thinking my black leather slides with a fitted t-shirt for a casual look, and black chunky-strappy sandals with a lightweight sweater / blouse for a bit of a dressier look. Objections? De-stump-ify me!
I think they would look great with all kinds of tops and shoes. They can definately be dressed up or down easily.

@ your poll options.
Lindsey
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I like them and I agree with SoLastSunday.

I love em! I really like capris for work in the summertime.
I could not get to vote in your poll for some reason, will try again in a minute
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I adore the final option! I didn't pick it, but I adore it!



How do you feel about your upper arms/collarbone/neck? I could see some of those beaded slippers that are out all over the place now with a white tank or sleeveless shirt with some sparkle to it?


Are you going for more dressy/more casual?
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But at least the pews never attend yoga!
I like them, but you didn't explain what's up with all the German!

I think they'd look really cute in red. Hmmm... I feel the need to shop coming on...
I have similar ones that are black with a white pinstripe. I wear them with kitten heals and fitted t-shirts. It's been great for the ship, I have about 5 diffrent coloured pairs of kitten heals and keep mixing them up with fitted t's and dressy capris

Great poll btw
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How do you feel about your upper arms/collarbone/neck?
Originally Posted by NetG
My arms are... arms. Good muscle, but it's covered in too much flub. Neck and collarbone I'm cool with.

I could see some of those beaded slippers that are out all over the place now with a white tank or sleeveless shirt with some sparkle to it?
I'll check the slipper type shoes out... Haven't seen them around here, but I am in a rural area. (Darnit!)

If not sleeveless, a nice scoop or v neck could work, I think. It would kind of open up the look.


Are you going for more dressy/more casual?
Either. I just want to wear them, and not leave them hanging in my closet all summer.

Thanks for the suggestions!
I like them, but you didn't explain what's up with all the German!
Originally Posted by Poodlehead
Mexx is a European company, and they don't have an entirely English-based website. It's funny trying to figure out what everything means. (Times like these I wish I'd learned German from one of the many, many Germans living in this area.) The two website options are "Germany" and "The Netherlands", so I always choose German because it seems closer to English!
black chunky-strappy sandals with a lightweight sweater / blouse for a bit of a dressier look. Objections? De-stump-ify me!
Originally Posted by Sisa
Regarding capris in general, if you honestly don't think they make you look short and stubby, then congratulations you found a pair the perfect length/fit for you.

But I have to whole-heartedly object to any shoe that can be defined as "chunky". Please, please, everyone throw away your black chunky sandals. I think I literally cringe every time I see someone wearing them. Try some kitten heels, or anything with a nice wedge heel. I personally love my beige wedge-heeled sandals with an ankle strap. I often think the beige looks much better than the black, which can be overwhelming.
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I like capris
Flat shoes and a fitted shirt would be nice
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So... Shirts? Shoes?
Originally Posted by Sisa
I would suggest both.
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So... Shirts? Shoes?
Originally Posted by Sisa
I would suggest both.
Originally Posted by Scarlet
Geez, Scarlet. You're such a prude.
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So... Shirts? Shoes?
Originally Posted by Sisa
I would suggest both.
Originally Posted by Scarlet
Brat.
black chunky-strappy sandals with a lightweight sweater / blouse for a bit of a dressier look. Objections? De-stump-ify me!
Originally Posted by Sisa
But I have to whole-heartedly object to any shoe that can be defined as "chunky". Please, please, everyone throw away your black chunky sandals. I think I literally cringe every time I see someone wearing them.
Originally Posted by Who Me?
*tear*



I like the shoes because the base is chunky, but they are strappy across the toes and at the ankle so they look more feminine. Also, I can walk for ages in them without pain. I do appreciate your advice, though, so I will look into kitten heels. I just don't think I can chuck my sandals quite yet...
I would wear them around the house on weekends and to the beach because I hate wearing shorts.
3a/b, fine, lots of it
I will wear clunky shoes until I die. But not those things Zmanzz just posted. Dear GAWD, those are ugly.
3a/b, fine, lots of it
Originally Posted by zmanzzzz
Exactly.
I will wear clunky shoes until I die. But not those things Zmanzz just posted. Dear GAWD, those are ugly.
Originally Posted by Rain
You obviously haven't seen the thread about the 9-year old who wants them. :-)

I can't wear kitten heels, because I have fat legs and thick ankles. They look like a tin can that has been squashed in the middle, and my foot is on top to finish it off. NOT a pretty sight. So, in some cases, clunky is better.

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