Would You Wear This?

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Would You Wear This?

Postby Stu » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:33 pm

Something I always thought could catch on for men is a (male-cut) tee-shirt dress which would essentially be a tee or polo shirt, but mid thigh rather than stopping at the waist. This would make a super-comfortable item of nightwear on warm evenings, a "bumming about" item when at home, something to slip on when on the beach and so on. I spotted these in Marks and Spencer:


https://www.marksandspencer.com/pure-co ... nav_swatch

If they made the shoulders wider, the short-sleeves a bit longer etc, I would think there might be a market for them for men/boys. The question is - would you consider one?
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby oldsalt1 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:44 pm

I have about 4 very similar they are great easiest thing to put on in the morning
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby crfriend » Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:21 pm

Definitely good for nightwear and very casual bumming around the house, but I wouldn't wear one in a public setting -- just too casual.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby Fred in Skirts » Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:38 pm

I have several of these and I like them for bumming around the house. I have worn them for a quick trip to the trash compactor and gas. And once to the "quicky" store for milk. But I do not normally wear them out and about.
I find them very comfortable and easy to put on and take off.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby moonshadow » Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:53 am

Not really my style.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby vendeebeaches » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:19 am

I have some of these which i sometimes wear with a pair of leggings or sometimes just on there own. Useful when camping for trips to the shower blocks, saves dealing with to many clothes on wet floors.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby melsav » Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:58 am

I have several that I wear at home some have patterns on them and one say`s "LIFE BEGINS AFTER COFFEE " on the front. Usually put them on when I get up on a morning. :D
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby denimini » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:55 am

I have one in a coffee colour that I use as night wear. I don't know if I could get to sleep wearing that bright colour.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby hops » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:18 am

I want one of those.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby skirtpettiman » Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:45 pm

I'd wear something similar but would prefer at least just below knee length to ankle length with a bit more flare.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby Big and Bashful » Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:57 pm

I have had a few, they were marketed as night shirts and as far as i know, still are.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby r.m.anderson » Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:39 am

Near a beach with a clothing shop - these are sold as swim suit cover-ups
Maybe not as long in length and sans pockets
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby Darryl » Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:11 am

Thickness and opacity are going to be important, and especially if it comes out in something like a very long polo shirt I'd wear it. Even if it is only available as-is, if the material is thick/opaque enough I might be interested in using it as a tunic over leggings.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby happykilt » Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:39 am

It is perfect.
Easy to dress up; just don a kilt over it and you are city-shape.
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Re: Would You Wear This?

Postby oldsalt1 » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:29 am

Hops go on amazon they have many versions of this usually under $15
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