What do you think of women over 40 wearing cartoon-character shirts? Like a Hello Kitty sweater r/o

Acceptable and fun casual look or “mutton dressed as lamb”?

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expand whole threadWhat do you think of women over 40 wearing cartoon-character shirts? Like a Hello Kitty sweater r/omargot_tenenbaum12/4/2012 2:08PM

I would think she forgot to her laundry wutshudido12/11/2012 10:20PM

At home to lounge in it's fine, outside its tacky imo. Style meant for 13 and 14year olds.mllemarie12/11/2012 9:34PM

Just wanted to say I wore Hello Kitty today...diemydarling12/10/2012 12:52AM

Honestly I don't even pay attention to that. They're worst things i've seen! (like half commando)runawaygirl12/9/2012 10:44PM

All u chicks dissin' The Kitty: Your lives sound like a big, snobbish,self-conscious, joyless BORE+Neopatra12/9/2012 2:06PM

But what's wrong with it if someone doesn't like HK branding? I think it's controlling to say that +MUrascal12/10/2012 2:26PM

There are people in this thread saying if you like HK it means there's something WRONG with you+Neopatra12/11/2012 7:57PM

And none of you are from Japan, live in Japan, or have been in Japan ++maggiegault12/9/2012 11:55PM

I'm moving to Japan.Neopatra12/10/2012 1:10PM

JSN181812/9/2012 12:55PM

Totally unoriginal and juvenile. I would never wear it, but to each his/her ownkitten5912/8/2012 7:07PM

A bit much. I think of HK clothing as for teens and little kids. jasminefire12/7/2012 11:16PM

creepyHanouna12/7/2012 10:40PM

the older u get, the less u care what people think.pandabear512/7/2012 9:54PM

This, a million times. I'm 42 and I sport HK proudly. My life, my clothes, I love me as ismaggiegault12/9/2012 2:14AM

Thisirimoto12/8/2012 1:47AM

Yup, this is trueangelbaby11112/8/2012 9:22AM

Desperate attempt to cling to youth in most casesthewidowpicard12/7/2012 7:37PM

If you think maturity is defined by what you wear, you have no clue what maturity is.Neopatra12/9/2012 10:21PM

AliceinNeverland12/7/2012 6:21PM

i dress my 17 month old in hello kitty.. i personally wouldnt wear it. sophiapirie12/7/2012 5:01PM

perfumista112/7/2012 7:32AM

I don't like it on women over 14 y/o. I think woman should be elegant++catdeluxe12/7/2012 7:27AM

I don't understand why it matters. If it makes them happy then who gives a crap? photographsNwhite0812/6/2012 5:56PM

thismylegfeelsfunny12/7/2012 3:13AM

exactlysillychicken12/8/2012 2:42PM

Just as long as it isn't a heinous Xmas sweatersunnyonne112/6/2012 4:35PM

ashez12/6/2012 4:18PM

it really depends, I can wear very "young" clothing and pull it offmorganna77712/6/2012 3:11PM

When done to be deliberately ironic fine scott7712/6/2012 2:30PM

Sure; in the privacy of your own home when over 14;-) If you want to be taken seriously.Lizzy2812/6/2012 2:10PM

If they don't mind looking ridiculous, it's okay. KalmiaB12/6/2012 11:00AM

I love Hello Kitty & starting collecting in 1975. However, I keep my HK apparel to sleep pants.julia94112/6/2012 10:55AM

If an outfit is in good taste and it fits well, any adult will be ablemaxxine12/6/2012 7:00AM

I don’t care.mylegfeelsfunny12/6/2012 4:02AM

I wouldn't wear one myself (I'm twenties)bellamyblue12/6/2012 1:09AM

never understood the HK hypejuicyluvr7512/6/2012 12:20AM

They can wear whatever they want. Not every 40+ woman is from beverly Hills. ;)brio81512/5/2012 7:50PM

If it suits your style you can pull it off. Peaches102712/5/2012 7:09PM

depends on the overall style & the woman, but I tend not to like cartoons on anyone except kidsMUrascal12/5/2012 6:19PM

brjsmom12/5/2012 5:58PM

I am 50. I will wear what I damn well please.+Neopatra12/5/2012 3:39PM

Love it...53 here and I dress to please myself...halloqueen12/10/2012 2:27AM

I love u. life is short. wear what makes u happy.keia111312/9/2012 9:16AM

yes! 47 here and also a painter. you go girl!cynaga12/8/2012 8:46PM

48 here, and completely agree with you!! one of the perks of getting a little older!!angelbaby11112/8/2012 9:23AM

I love you too! I was hoping someone else would say this so I wouldn't have to!sekhmet12/7/2012 3:03PM

Absolutley Agree! Same age, same sentimentdonna40912/6/2012 7:42PM

:)feelingcold12/6/2012 5:27PM

Exactly, !! I do what I want !morganna77712/6/2012 3:11PM

I am with you. I am 51 and will wear what I like!frecklesrock12/5/2012 10:42PM

Wear what you want girl! And wear it proud!brio81512/5/2012 7:51PM

LOL! Love you!margiegarrett12/5/2012 7:17PM

Just say no, with Hello Kitty being the only exception.diemydarling12/5/2012 3:36PM

I am 31 and wear hello kitty all the time..it doesn't matter what people thinkkristyf12/5/2012 3:14PM

To each their owncyborgannie12/5/2012 3:13PM

Big 2nd!!Baby_doll00712/5/2012 4:28PM

over 40? it's tacky on anyone over 14jskellis12/5/2012 2:32PM

Thiscax8912/5/2012 6:22PM

3rd.Martha61012/6/2012 8:38AM

4th. coffeeandcream12/6/2012 9:39AM

To each their own. I love HK anything. I have a t-shirt I wear with jeans,& pj's. If you love it, ++magixz12/5/2012 1:15PM

2ndcynaga12/8/2012 8:44PM

Totally THIS. Couldn't have said it better.Neopatra12/5/2012 4:02PM

I'm 45 and I have a nice black HK t-shirt. I wear it at home but I won't wear it to go out. But I...pretchel12/5/2012 11:17AM

I'm 16 and I don't like wearing cartoon shirts ibearzz1112/5/2012 10:54AM

Never mind....Neopatra12/5/2012 3:39PM

Not a good look at all. No cartoons, no cutesy pics of 'kitty cats' or puppies+juliefork12/5/2012 9:35AM

I guess it depends on the woman :)nocturnefata12/5/2012 9:08AM

Definitely the mutton/lamb think. Looks like she's trying too hard to convince others she's young.Susan2148a12/5/2012 8:00AM

I'm 37 and love graphic T-shirts with nice skinnies, a blazer and killer heelsirimoto12/5/2012 5:30AM

Only if done in an ironic way- which is hard to pull off.seeitoldyouso12/4/2012 8:29PM

I'm 35 and I really want a batman t-shirtlinjam12/4/2012 5:40PM

Me too, and Batman and Baine- Tom Hardy is O So Sexy!cyborgannie12/5/2012 3:14PM

Ughhh, I have the BIGGEST crush on Bane. I would so not mind wearing him. ;)cem712/7/2012 3:36AM

Just say no.lkruty12/4/2012 4:58PM

nayBrunettesRfun12/4/2012 3:54PM

Hello Kitty is perfectly acceptable unless its the kid version rodonniedarkodied12/4/2012 3:41PM

just say no - and I'm getting very close to 40decemberbaby12/4/2012 3:35PM

I would think it's a little silly, but to each their ownpinkstarz12/4/2012 3:22PM

only in Disney Worldpiggywoo12/4/2012 3:21PM

My impulse is to say no, but then I look at some of the roelankat12/4/2012 3:18PM

I think the limit is more like age of 4. Not 40.StrawberryBubbles12/4/2012 3:12PM

So true!Susan2148a12/5/2012 7:58AM

This...catchmeifucan12/6/2012 3:07AM

If she can do it - so can you ++jennate12/4/2012 2:32PM

I love HK but try to keep it under wraps. Besides, my 12 yo daughter would be scandalised if I gave chelseabun7412/6/2012 4:48AM

that was for the film, right? Young Adult?StrawberryBubbles12/4/2012 3:13PM

Yes.xjustlikeromanticverses12/4/2012 5:39PM

ugh. i love her but....ughgizmorules12/4/2012 3:08PM

LOL all I can focus on is the dog.artoo12/4/2012 2:40PM

the barrettes I use to keep my bangs out of my eyes when I run are HK. And I adore HK but...gingerkitten12/4/2012 2:22PM

I keep my HK love closeted, too. Actually I live vicariously through my 8 yr old who can rock it :) staya712/4/2012 2:40PM

aww so sweetgingerkitten12/4/2012 3:02PM

in public? juvenile. jmogizmorules12/4/2012 2:17PM

2ndohana612/4/2012 2:20PM

IF it is styled right, I think I'm OK with it. Tigger sweatshirt thrown on w/mom jeans, no.RThorn12/4/2012 2:09PM

2nd, I think it can be cute--HK shirt, burgundy skinnies, grey cardigan, converse. I think+artoo12/4/2012 2:26PM