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   Posted 1/29/2010 1:27 PM (GMT -7)   
We haven't talked about this in a long time and of course we have a ton of new members since it was last brought up.
After my shower this morning I had a couple of errands to run and was in the "what shall I wear" dilemma. I don't like wearing jeans every time I leave the house, just end up changing into something more comfy when I get home. Not into wearing jammie pants out, although I see young women doing it. Pretty much all my sweats are ready for the rag bag and get tired of wearing them anyway. So what do you wear that is soft and comfy and maybe a little in style???
Thanks for sharing your wardrobe ideas.
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   Posted 1/29/2010 3:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Loose comfortable slacks and loose shirts in the winter and in summer I like loose flowing skirts. Anything that isn't tight....and how I miss my tight jeans but can't take anything tight anymore. My bra has become my enemy. No high heels...I can wear boots with a low heel but prefer tennis shoes.
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   Posted 1/29/2010 3:07 PM (GMT -7)   
I wear very soft, comfy slacks in the winter and most of the year I wear soft, comfy capris with matching tops.  I dress very casually but I still change clothes when I get home.  I have some clothing from when I was 85 pounds heavier and that's what I usually schlump around the house in.  It isn't binding!  tongue
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   Posted 1/29/2010 3:28 PM (GMT -7)   
I have found really comfortable pants at Wal-Mart. I think there on the more sweat pants catagory, but look like ordinary dress slacks. They are pull on and some are made by Just My Size. Even have jeans that are Just my size that are so comfy! As for shirts I love an oversize warm soft sweater. I also bought cotton pajamas from Wal-Mart that I love! who knew Wal-Mart would become my favorite place to shop for clothes. I used to buy everything at Dress Barn or Kohls, but now that I'm on disability and dont have to dress for the office I have a new favorite!
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   Posted 1/29/2010 3:31 PM (GMT -7)   
I've always been a jeans gal, and I still find them comfy but I wear the mid rise levi's
so my stomach and waist doesn't feel cinched. I also like wearing corduroys, soft sweaters
and comfy shoes. Comfort, cute and practical is what I look for when it comes to clothes!

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   Posted 1/29/2010 3:36 PM (GMT -7)   
Anything with an elastic waist, over-sized, comfortable, and loose! Exercise or leisure-wear-type bras with no wires.

I'm afraid I no longer worry about looking fashionable....LOL!
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   Posted 1/29/2010 4:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Clothes you had 85 lbs ago??? I guess they would be roomy, how do you keep them on??? I can see Sherrine walking around holding her pants up with one hand and cane in the other, hehehe. devil You should be very proud of yourself for losing that much weight.
Deb, are Just My Size for large women or do they come in smaller sizes???
I still love my jeans, I buy them plenty big cause I can't stand anything tight, but not to lounge around in.
Bra: a torture device thought up by some man that hated all women. I only wear one when I have to and most of mine are a couple sizes bigger than I need due to so much pain around my ribs. That's the only bad thing about summer I have to wear bras most days.
Remember back when stirrup pants and big tunic tops were the thing, I miss those days they were so comfy.
I will look at Walmart to see if I can find something soft and comfy and throw away some of my stretched out sweats. I feel material before I look at anything.
Thanks girls.
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   Posted 1/29/2010 4:39 PM (GMT -7)   
I am so lucky to have a job that I can dress casual.  I usually wear slacks with elastic in the waist with a tee shirt and a long sleeve shirt over the tee.  I often wear blue jeans, but they are also Just My Size with elastic.
I really love the style now that looks like maternity tops.  It hides my stomach and that is my worst spot to hide. 
I still come out of my clothes the minute I get home and can't wait to get my bra off. 
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   Posted 1/29/2010 5:34 PM (GMT -7)   
I wear jeans during the day, and sweat pants after my shower in the evening. It is absolutely freezing right now, today I wore a tank top (can't wear a bra, haven't for quite awhile), sweater top, zipper sweatshirt w/ hood, scarf, heavy winter coat, my gloves. I bought some socks a few months ago at Kohl's, they are a cashmere mix. SO soft! and my comfortable sneakers.
I could never wear light colored pants due to continuous, heavy periods for most of my life. Now, I really don't even think about light pants. Dark jeans, dark slacks, boring, but I love pretty tops. They must be soft and comfortable. Like Marlee, I touch all materials. If I'm buying clothes, sheets, or towels, it gets the 'touch test'. If it doesn't pass the test, it doesn't come home w/ me.
In the summer, snap out of it, Alice, summer will be here eventually! Anyway, in the summer, I wear jeans, tees and now sox and sneakers. Used to wear my flops, now I need the support on my feet, so I don't land on my rump. Ah, maturity. rolleyes
I try not to look like something the cat dragged in, but certainly not as 'concerned' as I was when I was working.
Hope everyone stays warm tonight!
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   Posted 1/29/2010 5:53 PM (GMT -7)   
sweats and loose jeans..loose hoodies..lol i do go out in jammies..seems to be the new fashion statement..especailly pooh bear ones...got to be comfy n tennis shoes for sure.......lyn
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   Posted 1/30/2010 2:29 AM (GMT -7)   
I wear (almost exclusively) stretchy flare-leg yoga pants. I get mine from Lands' End or LL Bean. Both have wide elastic waistbands - the wide elastic is really important because it won't roll and it keeps the shape for years. I have at least five pairs in various stages of wear. My family jokes that I have black stretch pants for any occasion. Today I had to go to Wal-Mart, which is HUGE and always freezing, so I put on my silk thermals underneath and I was still freezing! For tops, I wear a silk or poly-pro wicking thermal under everything. I like dressy tees, and also fleece half-zip tops which are roomy, not tight, and versatile. For more dressy occasions (when I need to go out to dinner or something) I like stretchy tunics and "travel stretch" rayon-spandex materials.

Jeans... I have three pair and they are all cotton-spandex. I can't wear hard all-cotton jeans anymore. But I make sure they look good with boot-cut or flare legs. :)

As for bras... I realized just yesterday that I now have to buy front-hook bras because I can't always reach around back. It was startling. I've become a big fan of the stretchy cotton-spandex tank tops with built-in shelf bras, so I wear those almost everywhere with a sweater or something over them.

Marlee, Just My Size is for larger women, but they are a partner of Hanes. "Hanes Her Way" makes stretchy jeans, great tees, etc.
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   Posted 1/31/2010 4:22 PM (GMT -7)   
Marlee, I was walking through Walmart and saw a display of stirrup pants. Miley Cyrus brand so I'm sure they were going to be too small and tight for me. They brought back some fond memories though. wink
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   Posted 1/31/2010 5:14 PM (GMT -7)   
Cargo pants as I Never carry a purse and tee shirts. Usually mens as they fit better. Right now I'm looking for AVATAR ones
but so far they're only in little kids sizes. I like funky ones with all kinds of logos on them. I have halloween ones, xmas ones,
memorial day, etc. I always ask to wear special ones on holidays at work. I wear ball caps all the time with my braid hanging out
the pony tail hole. Sports hooter holders are great with the heat and movement in the dishroom, plus I use them when I'm out
mowing the lawn as they are really comfortable.

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   Posted 1/31/2010 5:41 PM (GMT -7)   
I wear yoga pants and track suits ... they'll never know I'm not on my way to the gym!!!!

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   Posted 1/31/2010 8:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Boyfriend jeans are in. They are jeans that are too big for you. That works perfectly for me because I lost a little weight and they aren't binding. When it is warmer, they are cute to wear rolled up just a little at the ankle with cute little flats. I cannot wear those flats with skinny little soles. Mine have cushiony soles. Old Navy has cute sweaters and now that I am in my 40s, I wear layers to accommodate for hot flashes and chills. Hats are fun for when there is no time to fix hair. I have Vic Secret Body by Victoria bras that are more comfortable than any other I have ever tried.

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   Posted 1/31/2010 10:39 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm currently fond of yoga pants and jackets as a comfy option for being out...it's not quite pyjamas, but it's close!
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   Posted 2/1/2010 9:24 AM (GMT -7)   
I wear fleece pants and sweat shirts and yoga pants also ......haven't really been able to wear a bra hurt to much so I don't wear it....I also have to wear sneakers ....comfort is very important for me id rather be comfy then in pain from weraing clothes

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   Posted 2/2/2010 5:16 PM (GMT -7)   

I wear the softest fabrics I can find.  One of my symptoms is that my skin feels like it's on fire and most fabrics hurt.  Sometimes even my Tshirts, sweatshirts and yoga pants hurt.  I have had my best luck with the extra soft cotton T's and kind of liquid or luster knit pants and jackets etc.  I have limited choices, but it makes dressing a lot easier.  I found a liquid knit black dress for my son's wedding.  It feels like a nightgown, but now I have to find some shoes.  Oh what to wear!  I usually wear Earth shoes, only thing that works.  Hope you have a soft and cuddly day.

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