Style on Trial: furry legwarmers at Marks and Spencer

M&S reversible faux fur leg warmersWe saw these legwarmers in store and can therefore report that they are faux suede on the other side.  (Actually, there are an alarming amount of legwarmer options on the Marks and Spencer website at the moment, but that’s a post for another day.)  Our first thought was ‘what the hell?’ and we still don’t know what to make of them now.  Do you want to wear little bits of faux fur around your ankles?  Why are legwarmers trying to make a comeback?  We think M&S are stretching it a little even calling these legwarmers as they’re not going to keep much more than your ankles warm, let’s face it.

Would you wear these?  How would you wear these (they tie on by the way, something it doesn’t tell you in the details online)?  If you  want to buy them, they are £9.50 here.

9 Comments

  • December 3, 2010

    Amee

    Legwarmers are fantastic things in winter. I don’t know how other places are, but Canada gets damn cold. And I have seen some legwarmers that look really good. However, a pair of socks could do the ankle warming bit just fine. These are pointless bits of fluff.

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  • December 3, 2010

    Hanski

    I’m all for pointless bits of fluff! Combined with the bunny ears hat you featured previously, I think I’ll stand a good chance of getting shot by one of these awful nouveau foragers whilst taking a stroll across the fields on Christmas day!

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  • December 3, 2010

    Aleutie

    I believe it’s something from Broadway’s “Cats” wardrobe.

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  • December 4, 2010

    Mitr Friend

    I think I’ll wear it with ankle boots so it looks like calf length boots, pulling it up at the calf level so it looks like normal black boots with fur edging!!!
    Are u able to imagine it???

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  • December 4, 2010

    Mitr Friend

    I think I’ll wear it with ankle boots so it looks like calf length boots, pulling it up at the calf level so it looks like normal black boots with fur edging!!!
    Are u able to imagine it?????

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  • December 4, 2010

    ThatOutfitGirl

    Yep I agree with the previous posts I would wear them on the top of boots to make them look like fur topped. They may be useful in the snow at the moment though, they would stop any snow getting into my wellies!

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  • December 6, 2010

    Ashita

    You know where fur legwarmers are raging hot? Japan. And while the darling Japanese girls can wear just about anything and look good, I hesitate myself.

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  • December 12, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    I have a feeling Mitr Friend and ThatOutfitGirl are what M&S had in mind when they designed them. Only I’m sure there’ll soon be plenty of misguided people who decide they’ll be the perfect way to overhaul their hideous little Ugg ankle boots…

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  • December 15, 2010

    Lei

    As if Uggs weren’t bad enough, but these could work on Halloween as part of a cat costume.

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