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Those of you, who wear skirts

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♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 22 Feb 2013 11:18

Do you wear a waist slip under unlined skirts?

The few you can find in the shops seem to come in either black or white.

In my younger days I did wear what my Father called 'Not much more than a belt!'. I have never worn trousers preferring long skirts. I have some skirts that do not go quite down to my ankles but are unlined so need a slip to go under them.

Why I am asking is that whilst out shopping I told my companions I was making a couple & needed wide elastic. I was told that people no longer wore slips.


AnninGlos Report 22 Feb 2013 11:25

I think they still sell slips, but as you say mainly in black or white. I don't often wear skirts as I prefer trousers but when I do wear them I go 'slipless'.


AnnCardiff Report 22 Feb 2013 11:27

slipless eh!!! very raunchy :-D :-D

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 22 Feb 2013 11:38

It is mostly the thin cotton Summer ones that need another layer to prevent all seeing my far from good looking legs :-0


Guinevere Report 22 Feb 2013 12:05

I make cotton ones to go under floaty summer dresses and skirts that are see through with the sun behind me but don't bother under winter skirts. Although I usually wear trousers in the winter.


AnnCardiff Report 22 Feb 2013 12:09

remember Diana in that summer skirt before she married Charles


BarbinSGlos Report 22 Feb 2013 12:44

M&S sell white cream and black slips in different lengths

Personally I always wear trousers and in summer knee length or calf length.

My mum always wore trousers, her reason being she had terrible varicose veins and wanted to keep them hidden.


GinN Report 22 Feb 2013 19:53

I could never wear slips under my skirts, it feels like wearing two skirts! :-D


Bobtanian Report 22 Feb 2013 20:15

Go on, I know its a girlie thread, but it reminds me of the layers and layers of paper-nylon frillies that were the rage in the fifties/sixties!!


eRRolSheep Report 22 Feb 2013 20:34

I don't wear slips


SpanishEyes Report 22 Feb 2013 21:03

I try to buy skirts and dresses that are lined, but when I need a lining I do buy some, my problem is it is more difficult to find then when you are less than Five feet Six, I usually have to shorten them.


♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 22 Feb 2013 21:05


There are cow slips but never heard of sheep slips :-D :-D


maggiewinchester Report 22 Feb 2013 23:00

Something more.......

If I wear unlined skirts or dresses, I always wear a slip.
Saves the skirt part riding up!! No-one wants to see my rear end exposed :-S

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 23 Feb 2013 08:16

I almost always wear a slip under skirts and don't wear trousers much at all. In winter I wear leggings and boots under my skirts as my arthritic knees suffer with the cold and I find leggings warmer and cheaper than constantly buying tights which ladder. If I don't wear a slip I find the skirts sometimes cling a bit too much.
In summer I will wear a thin slip under skirts that are a bit see through. I have made cotton ones in the past but usually pick up slips in charity shops, mostly like new and have a lovely heavyweight purple one which is very useful in winter. Have also got white, cream and black ones. When I cleared my Mum's things after she died, I brought away her full length slips which fitted me and were really comfy under dresses. I still have them but don't use them due to wearing separates more than dresses now.

Carol, my Dad used to call my mini skirts pelmets lol, I could make one out of a remnant of fabric in those days lol



OneFootInTheGrave Report 23 Feb 2013 08:45

I sometimes wear my kilt - but let's not go there ;-)