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Is 80 too old for blue jeans?

 

Robert Redford is 81. Any more questions?

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Re: Wearing jeans @ the age of 80?

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I buy LEVI'S MIDRISE SKINNY JEANS for $19.00 at YEP you guessed it WALMART.  They are the best, just enough SPANDEX to keep them feeling just right.  I love them because they remind me of my past teen years. Back then it was 501's.  Wearing them until I die.  LOL  Sure hope I have a very long time!!

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We have the right to wear whatever we want too.  If we are young or old!! Definitely an 80YO can do whatever They want to.  And thumb their noses at whomever they want!!  People should live and let live!! I am 61 and I will be wearing jeans until the day I meet my maker!!

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What?! 80 is the new 60!!

Wear what you feel good in.

I'm sorta stuck on yoga pants - I'm sure there's a lot of critcism for that, but I'm comfy in them! 

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I wear jeans everyday unless something special is going on, then it's a dress 

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@nyadrn wrote:

The most important thing isn't what you choose to wear but that you get to make the choice at whatever age you are!!!

 

 

 

 



Isn't THAT the truth!!! Unfortunately, many people don't have any choice!

 

Tom

 

 

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It must be OK because I'm 80 and I wear jeans all the time!

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@ojm37a wrote:

Isn't that kind of an age-ist question?


I thought it was more of a "trying-to-cope-ist" question. More from the "being seen" perspective than the "should I have to look at that" perspective. Either way, when in doubt, talk it out.

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When I was much younger I would have said 80 was too old to wear jeans. Now at 72 I'm wearing jeans. The older I get the more I realize that the most important thing is COMFORT. 

I feel we have earned that right and can wear whatever we feel comfortable in. 

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I intend to wear jeans at age 80.  I suspect my husband will, too, as he is a Levi's kind of guy.   Jeans were initially created for their durability for gold miners back in the day, so wear them if you like wearing them.   My grandpa was almost 95 when he passed away & he wore jeans.  He chose a style that suited him, but they were denim.   I saw an older man the other day dressed in very nice jeans, cashmere sweater & nice leather shoes & he looked very stylish. 

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