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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I like a little bling on a few things, but never buy shark bite, asymmetrical, or uneven hems.  

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I have a lot of embellished One World tops but there's been a couple of them where I removed them. Embellishment is cheap to produce which is why it's all over clothing.

 

I've taken off all embellishment on a DG2 jacket and removed all the sewn on ones from a denim jacket too.

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I like variety in my closet.  I'll take a little bling and uneven hems.  At one point in my career, my office was located in the middle of a manufacturing plant.  I had to wear uniforms and steel tipped shoes.  I had ten matching shirts and ten matching pants.  I don't want my closet to resemble those days.

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I don't want bling on my clothes either.  Just comfortable, easy care, reasonbly priced clothing. 

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I honestly thought this trend was going to die out ten years ago.

 

I just avoid the look.

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

Love simple uncomplicated style. Not into layers.
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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I agree about the sequins, studs, and other embellishments.  When I see that, there's no chance I'll buy no matter how good the garment would look without them.  I remember Diane Gilman's shows were full of embellished jeans years ago.  It was hard to find a plain pair to buy.  I've never liked the sharkbite hem look for myself, but I like a subtle high/low.  If it's too pronounced, I won't buy it.  I don't dress in extreme styles.  Maybe it's because I'm too short  (5'3") to carry them off, or maybe it's just not me.

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

You are DEFINITELY not the "only one" who dislikes embellishments, and I am definitely not the only one who LOVES embellished clothing.

What a wonderful world! You can wear your beautiful tailored pieces, and I can wear sequins and embroidery when I wish.

LIFE IS GOOD! 

Although to be honest with you, I save "......sick to death....." for animal abuse, mass shootings, childhood hunger, that kind of stuff.


@Bridgegal wrote:

... who is sick to death of tops & dresses with embellishments?  Please no more sparkles and sequins.

 

And I'm sick of tops with asymetrical and hi low hems.  I just want straight hems and no bling.   These have been around for years now and I think it's time to retire the look and move on.


 

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

I don't like bling -- at all.  Even if it looks pretty, I don't want to take on the special care wash after wash.  Plus, it's just not my style in the least.

 

Asymmetric hems?  I still like them, depending on what it is.  I don't ever like shark bite or trapeze hems though.  But slight hi-lo's, or diagonal hems can sometimes look very nice on me.

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Re: Just wondering if I'm the only one...

" I don't want to take on the special care wash after wash. "

 

This is how I feel .  If just one or two sparkles fall out it would bother me to wear it.

 

I feel as we grow older a bit of sparkle somewhere takes up the slack from losing the natural sparkle of our youth. As Marilyn Monroe sang in 'Diamonds are a girl's best friend'--and we all lose our charm some day.... Hopefully other assets replace it. I have seen women who do very well with embellishments on clothing or jewelry.

 

Concerning hemlines I hope the subtle rounded high-low remains viable . I do not like sharkbite for myself as I feel it highlights my problem are of tummy/midriff. Slanted are alright in my wardrobe if they are proportioned for petite , but that 'hangey' (?) side constantly bothers me.

 

Straight hems and no bling are mainly what I search for lately. Of course to each thier own.