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User Topic: Menz... do not wear these on a date
Member # 5929
Default  Posted: 8:55 PM, November 27th (Wednesday)

I know the photo makes them look like they are really nice pants. But they are sweatpants. This is the dude version of the pajama jean, and is an abomination.

As an aside, seeing the photo of these pants made me think of a thread here a few years ago where me and some other NB ladies tried to explain to the guys that jeans and white athletic sneakers were not date attire. LOL

Keep calm and carry on.

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Default  Posted: 9:22 PM, November 27th (Wednesday)

They look nice. I'll try a pair and let you know.

Thanks for the post.

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Default  Posted: 10:40 PM, November 27th (Wednesday)

at $86.50 they are a real steal! Yikes!

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Default  Posted: 10:42 PM, November 27th (Wednesday)

I very seldom ever made a comment on what EX wore. But one day he had dress sweats on and thought I would appear in public with him in a fancy setting. I had to draw the line and say HELL NO. Considering the wrath I knew I would draw down on myself, I still did it anyway.

A girl's gotta have standards.

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Default  Posted: 11:08 PM, November 27th (Wednesday)

Those are fucking awesome! If only I weren't so damn cheap.

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Default  Posted: 12:44 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

So, are you saying pajama jeans aren't ok?

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Default  Posted: 9:17 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

Too funny. One of my friends made it a point to never date somebody who went out in the evening wearing running shoes. That was definitely her minimum standard of attire. My SO lives in jeans, ball cap and running shoes but even I would draw the line at sweat pants.


Posts: 2679 | Registered: Sep 2006 | From: newfoundland
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Default  Posted: 9:23 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

With the right shoes and shirt, they look good. I guess it depends on your body type and age. Skinny young things could pull it off, older mature gentlemen probably shouldn't try.

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Member # 5929
Default  Posted: 10:56 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

So, are you saying pajama jeans aren't ok?

To wear grocery shopping, sure. To wear on date? Only at a tractor pull.

Keep calm and carry on.

Posts: 49480 | Registered: Nov 2004 | From: Minneapolis
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Default  Posted: 10:59 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

I admit I have lived the last decade in a city where people tend to dress nicer. Even to run errands.

I live in a suburb now and people wear sweatpants/yoga pants everywhere. Until this year I would never have dreamed of wearing workout clothes to the grocery store. It's so weird! I am less than 5 miles from my old neighborhood and it's like another planet.

Keep calm and carry on.

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Default  Posted: 11:24 AM, November 28th (Thursday)

I don't mind sweat pants on occasion. But I did date a guy (briefly) who I only ever saw in sweats - both "dress" sweats and regular. I don't even know if he owned anything else. :/

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Posts: 4104 | Registered: Jul 2007 | From: New Jersey
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Default  Posted: 6:26 PM, November 28th (Thursday)

As long as the guy's in shape, I wouldn't have a problem with these pants.

However, if he shows up wearing socks and sandals, we have a problem!

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Default  Posted: 11:34 PM, November 28th (Thursday)

These really don't bother me, but I'm in Austin, and we're pretty laid back with regard to I like to dress up on occasion, but I never feel that I MUST dress up. I wear my black yoga pants as leggings with boots all the time, and no one

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Posts: 4527 | Registered: Mar 2011 | From: Texas
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Default  Posted: 1:54 AM, November 29th (Friday)

these pants will serve me for meditation and work the same day,.
In the long run, I woudl save money.

I just hope these are wrinkle free!

my two cents.

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Default  Posted: 8:03 PM, November 30th (Saturday)

86 bucks for a pair of sweats!! Holy crap!

Oh man, those are hilarious! The guy in the ad is really rockin' them, too.

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Default  Posted: 4:39 PM, December 1st (Sunday)

Until this year I would never have dreamed of wearing workout clothes to the grocery store.
Workout clothes are one thing. What I can't handle is people wearing pajamas in public.

I live in a college town, but still! Fleece pants covered in cartoon characters = pjs. NOT street clothes.

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