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Old 18th May 2017, 07:28 PM   #1
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Dressing Feminine for Pride - Sizing questions?

Hey!

So, I'm making plans to sneak out with a trans guy who's a good friend of mine, and he's taking me to my first pride parade/festivities.

I'm thinking of dressing as a woman/femininely, as I will be away from a toxic/unaccepting environment, and able to just be myself.

I usually identify as male, but I'm interested in feminine things and could also present femininely, but I've never been able to do so.

I think I may be genderfluid.

I have some feminine jewelry. I plan on going dress shopping and shoe shopping. Unsure how to size underwear and nylons though. Any pointers?

Any help or suggestions are great! Again, I've never dressed as a woman, so if you have any pointers for me, I'm all ears.
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Re: Dressing Feminine for Pride - Sizing questions?

Okay, so I've never been to a pride event, but I did do a costume party event once where I dressed as a Roman soldier. So I have worn a skirt technically before, and I can tell you not to underestimate the wind when you are considering picking out a skirt for yourself. I had quite the embarrassing time at that party, which was outside and it was very windy. Avoid any skirt that is a very light fabric like I had for my Roman tunic because it will fly up at the drop of a hat. That said, I would also wear underwear that would not be too incriminating if you were seen in it. I made the mistake of wearing tighty whities. Never again.

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Old 18th May 2017, 09:15 PM   #3
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Re: Dressing Feminine for Pride - Sizing questions?

I know that some women were short biking shorts under their skirts. That way if the wind gets their skirt they don't have any awkward moments. I really cannot give you any more tips than that. Sorry!
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What size in men's clothing and shoes are you?
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I'm a large shirt, 36-38 pants. Size 11 shoe
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Re: Dressing Feminine for Pride - Sizing questions?

Then you will want a large to extra large dress. Size 12 or 14 in pants, size 12 or 13 in shoes. Approximately.
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