ROMPERS. . . AARGghhhh!

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ROMPERS. . . AARGghhhh!

Postby whorton » Thu May 18, 2017 4:04 pm

Just ran across this: ... rend-trnd/

A bit too much. I don't see this one catching on!

See also: ... y-enjoy-it
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Postby Caultron » Thu May 18, 2017 5:50 pm

whorton wrote:Just ran across this: ... rend-trnd/

A bit too much. I don't see this one catching on!

See also: ... y-enjoy-it

Just say, "No," OK? Please!
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Postby Ron » Thu May 18, 2017 7:59 pm

no thanks,I will stay in my caftans
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Postby crfriend » Thu May 18, 2017 9:27 pm

I'm sticking to no in-seams. Full stop.
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Postby Taj » Thu May 18, 2017 9:48 pm

Hmm, I guess one could make cutoffs (sleeves and legs) out of some old mechanic's coveralls and accomplish about the same. No thanks. Not following the fashion sheeple on this one unless it's out of sarcasm.
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Postby r.m.anderson » Fri May 19, 2017 1:36 am

Another garment with two stovepipes albeit short ones !
Video comment laughed over - men wearing needing the
use of the loo - terrible inconvenience - need the model
with the drop flap in the rear.

Personally just as soon wear a tennis dress for better getting
in and out of the garment and less restrictive features i.e.
crotch seaming surgical application and perhaps skid marks
when the limits are stretched !
"Kilt-On" -or- as the case may be "Skirt-On" !
Isn't wearing a kilt enough?
Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
Make mine short and don't you dare think of pinching there !
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Postby Sinned » Fri May 19, 2017 8:07 am

What's next - add legs and feet and you'll have what - BABYGROWERS. Er, thanks but, no thanks.
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Postby Gusto10 » Fri May 19, 2017 9:24 am

Guess we are to old for such a thing
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Postby PatJ » Fri May 19, 2017 11:44 am

Maybe we should get a couple of these.

Not to wear right away, but keep around
for a Halloween costume - or other event
where a silly outfit is expected to be worn.
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Postby denimini » Fri May 19, 2017 11:49 am

A pity about the inseam, some would make a nice tunic.
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Postby JohnH » Fri May 19, 2017 12:38 pm

I have actually seen this abomination on a man at the closest tax office. As noted before such an outfit would be quite awkward whenever someone needed to do a number two on the toilet.

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Postby RichardA » Fri May 19, 2017 1:41 pm

I must be the only one who likes them, I just love one piece garments, I don't know why maybe it's a through back from my child hood.
Maybe when I saw James Bond in Goldfinger
Sorry :oops: just found one of me
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Postby crfriend » Sat May 20, 2017 12:30 am

Is the pig real or a statue?

Rompers... Do you have to completely undress to avail yourself of the sanitary facilities, or are "adult briefs" recommended?
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Postby tesjolts » Sat May 20, 2017 2:49 am

I use to have a one piece pijama when I was 3 or 4yo I guess. It was all one-piece all the way to the socks.

These look like my summer pijamas anyway, except mine are two piece (short and t-shirt). Not sure I would wear one of those except at home.

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Postby Darryl » Sat May 20, 2017 3:27 am

Don't you need someone to 'romp' with to wear rompers? :shock:

I wore my kilt out and about today and at the bank there were five ladies in line and at the counter. One gregarious young lady started a conversation and she really liked the kilt and wondered if there was a special occasion....

"No....nothing's just warm outside." :)

For some reason they cracked up. :roll:

:roll: As usual, after the fact I thought....maybe I should have mentioned the 'breeze between the knees'......nahh. :mrgreen:

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1 Red turtle-neck tank top worn under
1 Blue long-sleeve dress shirt with collar undone at neck and 1st button below.
2 Black knee socks
2 Black Brooks walking shoes
1 Tumi cross-body messenger bag

Guess that'd be MY romping outfit.....
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