Suspender skirt

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Suspender skirt

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The company calls this a suspender skirt. I seem to recall my elementary school teachers wearing something similar. The price is decent. What are your thoughts?

https://www.uoozee.com/products/casual- ... jYQAvD_BwE

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You asked for my thoughts. again these are only my thoughts but it looks like it came out of an Amish clothing catalog

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This was called, in my younger days, a jumper. However it was knee length, or slightly
longer, not mid-calf. Many of the school girls, grades 3-8, wore these Jumpers.
Now I know that in the UK a 'Jumper' is what I've known as a 'Sweater' in the U.S.
(See what all that salt water does to word definitions :?: ;) )

I'ld still call this a Midi-Jumper. No, this was not in the Amish catalog. I know this
statement to be true as I lived in Amish country (Northern Indiana) for about 3 years.

Jumper dress == Pinafore dress

Knee length :arrow:
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Longer version :arrow:
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Still, it's a good way to take the pressure off the waistline. No belt required :D
(Also helps in hiding your the waistline imperfections ;) )

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oldsalt1 wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:30 pm
You asked for my thoughts. again these are only my thoughts but it looks like it came out of an Amish clothing catalog
Thank you Old Salt. I did not see that at first, but you are right. It does resemble Amish clothing. I did a little more research after I found it and discovered the site was Chinese. I seem to have a gift for finding these Chinese clothing sites.

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That grey number Uncle Al posted... that's the ticket right there!

The others don't seem full enough... not enough flare.

But that grey one... yes!
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If you do a "Google Search" for Jumper Dress, you'll get all kinds of them.
Many pic's to choose from. Even 'Mini-Skirt' types <shudder> as for me, they're
waaaaaaaaaay to short. Remember - the outfit is supported by the shoulders.
If you have to bend over, the material will rise in the rear. :oops:

I would/will do all possible to avoid a "Southern Exposure" :oops:


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I would have called this a "Pinafore dress"

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When I saw the title I was expecting something more like this:
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Language barrier!!

I would definitely go along with "Pinafore dress" for what has been shown. A jumper dress is different again here. It's knitted and looks like a long jumper. I have a few.

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SkirtsDad wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:43 am
When I saw the title I was expecting something more like this:
That was my mental image before I clicked on the link. I thought "good, a mini skirt with the facility for holding up long socks".

A pinafore, sleeveless tunic, dungaree skirt ........... a strange combination of length and heavy material for cold weather and sleeveless for hot weather.
Anthony, a denim miniskirt wearer in Outback Australia

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SkirtsDad -
What you linked to is what we American's call a girdle with garters sewn in.
The garters are to hold up the thigh-high nylon hose. The rest of the garment
is to "hold-in" the tummy bulge ;)

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I ordered a denim pinafore dress/skirt on eBay once and wore it indoors.
Sadly, one or other of the shoulder straps continually fell off my shoulders. Intensely annoying. :(
In the end, I donated it to a charity shop.

If I ever bought another pinafore dress, I would try to find one where the shoulder straps were attached to a rear, central panel of fabric which came up near my shoulder blades or possibly one with shoulder straps which crossed over at the back.

The eBay seller of the one which I bought, didn't provide a picture of the back of the dress.

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Uncle Al wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:31 am
This was called, in my younger days, a jumper. However it was knee length, or slightly
longer, not mid-calf. Many of the school girls, grades 3-8, wore these Jumpers.
Now I know that in the UK a 'Jumper' is what I've known as a 'Sweater' in the U.S.
(See what all that salt water does to word definitions :?: ;) )

I'ld still call this a Midi-Jumper. No, this was not in the Amish catalog. I know this
statement to be true as I lived in Amish country (Northern Indiana) for about 3 years.

Jumper dress == Pinafore dress

Knee length :arrow:
Image

Longer version :arrow:
Image

Still, it's a good way to take the pressure off the waistline. No belt required :D
(Also helps in hiding your the waistline imperfections ;) )

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Looks nice, especially the knee-length :wink: these are also called Dungaree dresses. Suspender skirts make me think of the straps one attaches stockings to as in SkirtsDad's picture :roll:
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I would have called it a "bib dress" because of the bib at the front and the shoulder straps. I don't really like that one as it seems rather shapeless.
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I like it except for the giant bow/belt that serves no real purpose that I can see.
Remove that and I would definitely wear it every where. It would make a nice addition to my summer wardrobe.
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Fred in Skirts wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:56 pm
I like it except for the giant bow/belt that serves no real purpose that I can see.
That's for ornamentation and to further define the wearer's waist.

I find that dresses look better on me with a belt or sash and am not averse to bows and embellishment, so I'd wear either one of those.
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