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berniekern Mar 29th, 2007 09:54 AM

manhattan in mid april- what to wear ?
 
I know this has been posted in the past but can't seem to find it.
Is black still everywhere?
Old lady with baby boomers.?
Rain coat?

lizziea06 Mar 29th, 2007 10:01 AM

Everyone is wearing mock turtlenecks under lederhosen with pink patent rain boots. Do NOT wear black.

:-)

GoTravel Mar 29th, 2007 10:36 AM

Crocs?

Just kidding!

Layer. April weather is a crapshoot. Start checking the 10 day forcast on www.Weather.com.

ckwald Mar 29th, 2007 04:52 PM

What to wear in Manhattan? AAAAAAAnything you want to.

LOL LOL O my God, am I NOT the person to be answering this. I have humiliated myself on many continents. In fact, I have an absolute gift for wearing the wrong thing just about everywhere. Pay me no mind, berniekern. I has been a long, long day.


mclaurie Mar 30th, 2007 03:18 AM

Old lady with baby boomers? What does this mean?

Black is always "in" and is easy to travel with since it doesn't show mishaps, but spring is making an entrance and you'll also see lots of color. Agree that layers are best and make sure to bring comfortable shoes for daytime sightseeing.

nytraveler Mar 30th, 2007 10:00 AM

Comfortable walking shoes, rain coat or jacket and a couple of sweaters to layer. If you mean style - it's easy - watch any TV show set in New York. (Note the very small number of adults wearing giant white clown sneakers, baseball caps and tee shirts with funny sayings.)

Clothing should be appropriate to your age, style and what activities you will be doing/places you will be going.

berniekern Mar 30th, 2007 04:24 PM

to mclaurie- old lady (mother-85 yrs.) two of her kids 55 and 59- they are boomers who help mom get around.

spsand Mar 30th, 2007 07:04 PM

Hi,

I would wear black on the bottom and any color on top......the weather in april is very unpredictable.....i would suggest twin sweater sets or pantsuits ......take an extra cardigan to layer up under a lined raincoat....add a scarf and you should be ready for any weather......good walking shoes are a must... enjoy your trip !!!! New Yorkers tend to be in either business attire or very very casual clothes such as jogging pants and hoodies........unless you are planning to go to a formal event, almost anything is OK these days


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