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Frocks!

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LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 12 Feb 2013 03:52

I own 4 "frocks" ~ two "posh" ones bought for weddings & two very casual summer cotton ones.

Most of the time I live in shorts (knee length), pants/trousers or jeans (in winter)........or sarongs! And a "thing" my OH laughs at.......a baggy pants thing with a shirred top, that covers the b**bs.

In the spare room wardrobe is the "frock" I wore when we were married...... I know it won't fit, but I'm not throwing it out!

Sharron

Sharron Report 12 Feb 2013 01:30

i have just received the photographs from the posh dinner we went to and there I am in drag.

Just to celebrate,I went out in drag on Friday and I felt like a bloody transvestite,It is back to the jeans for me.

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 12 Feb 2013 00:04


Like the idea of us posting a pic of us in a frock....Wend is off looking for hers right now. Also would like to see Mrs Pepperpot, and Porkie Pie's man-frock....not sure know what a sack dress is, so would like to see that too :-D

P.S. Rose I like the dress - and the hat. Very stylish.

Wend

Wend Report 12 Feb 2013 00:02

i JUST WANT TO POST - WHAT BUTTON HAVE i PRESSED - GRRR. kEEP ON DOING IT - PORKIE PIE, WHERE ARE YOU? WANT ME LOWER CASE BACK - I'S DOING A DIZZI (MWAH)

GRRR - OFF TO BED - BACK TOMORROW >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
:-|

patchem

patchem Report 11 Feb 2013 23:55

I have to wear trousers at work.
So frocks/dresses and skirts at all other times.
Trousers do not move.
They are boring.
Skirts and dresses do (move).

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Feb 2013 23:49

Hayley, it was blue and mauvey with birds on, that's my mum with me, also in a frock with matching jacket :-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 11 Feb 2013 23:46

I had some lovely frocks in the 50s/60s - Californian Cotton frocks were brill and my Mum made me loads of sack dresses -= took a lot of them on my honeymoon - still have a sack dress I bought in 1958

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 11 Feb 2013 23:44

Just looked at daughters wedding pics - I won't be putting a pic of me as Mrs Pepperpot on the thread :-P

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 11 Feb 2013 23:37

SPOOKY..... are you in Blue Rose?

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 11 Feb 2013 23:36

Karen, I thought it was another religious thread

"Men in frocks"

Roy

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 11 Feb 2013 23:36

Actually Wend you have just reminded me of something, there used to be a thread on t'other site about wedding dresses some people posts photos of their own and some of GGrandparents, I loved that thread and could look at it for hours and hours over again to see the different styles over the ages. Would be good if we all posted a thread with a rellie our own ( cant havent got one on my PC and havent got a scanner) wedding dresses on it ...

LollyWithSprinklez

LollyWithSprinklez Report 11 Feb 2013 23:36

Haven't worn a frock since the 70s and even then rarely, a few long flowing Kaftans late 60s early 70s maybe, but with my legs and height without the benefit of 6 inch platforms I would look and feel distinctly uncomfortable :-(

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 11 Feb 2013 23:35

<<< this was me in a frock 1976 at my brother's wedding :-)

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 11 Feb 2013 23:34

I did wear a frock at my daughter's wedding, a long floral number.
She was with me when I bought it (and a complementing jacket).
I tried it on, came out to show her and she (unused to seeing me in a dress) said - yes it's lovely - you remind me of Mrs Pepperpot!!!!!

So..... on her wedding pics - I'm the one who looks like Mrs Pepperpot!!! Yes, I bought it :-D

Wend

Wend Report 11 Feb 2013 23:33

>>>>>> off to find a very old photo of meself in a frock - might be some time :-D

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 11 Feb 2013 23:30

I love the pencil style frocks and if I wear anything with a highwaist I look like Les Dawson, I am so glad for the maxi's have made a come back as I tend to wear them loads on holidays its the only time I wear frocks now. I have a knee lengh knitted red dress I sometimes wear for work with my thick wooly tights and boots but I have a right derby on me.....

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 11 Feb 2013 23:29


Well WOT you doing on a frock fred then??!!!!
;-)

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 11 Feb 2013 23:28

I can honestly say I've never worn a frock ;-)

Roy

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 11 Feb 2013 23:27


I <3 a frock fred.

Yes, going to my grandma's was really great - she used to let me dress up in her old frocks, which just about reached the floor on me, and I'd have one of her handbags and some strange kind of hat on, and must have looked a real fright...loved it, though I was never allowed to wear her shoes because she was always convinced I'd fall over and break my neck if I did :-|

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 11 Feb 2013 23:26

I've never worn frocks, but will defend your right to talk about them :-D

However, I may go 'off topic' occasionally

. :-P

I have an old black & white photo of my mum and us 4 children. taken in 1958 (I was a baby). I can still remember the white & pink hooped dress, interspersed with flowers that she wore