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Leggings for Girls

by Nysha Posted 11th Jul 2010 at 7:02 AM - Updated 24th Sep 2010 at 3:51 PM by whiterider
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
I dunno about you cats, but when I was a kid, we never wore great baggy trousers, presumably for fear of shredding them on a fence; and since I was a wee little tomboy, that pretty much left me with shorts or leggings. Sim girls just don't look right without their wrinkly little leggings, and it is with that in mind that I have made this humble, yet versatile, addition to their wardrobes.

These leggings come in two styles - a rather jaunty pedal pusher style, which ends just below the knee; and a more traditional longer style, which is about an inch too short to be labelled as ankle-swingers (also a bit too, well, un-swingy).




These are available for girls - children, that is - in everyday, formal, and athletic. They have custom thumbnails, which may I just say are awesome; and are available in three designs, which you can see here.

There are three recolourable channels, on both designs - the main part of the leggings, the waistband, and the "cuffs" of the legs.





There is one known issue, and I'm afraid it's something I can't do anything about. For reasons unknown, the long leggings have an odd line up the right ankle if you zoom out far enough - this seems to be an issue with the mapping of the EA nude mesh (lod1, if you know what that means). I do apologise, but hopefully it won't be too much of an annoyance in gameplay. The issue can be seen on the ankle closest to the camera here:




If you want these for adults, don't ask me to convert them. Instead, I recommend Anubis360's H&M Leggings, found as part of the Jessica Bubble Dress.

Policy
Remesh, rehash, retexture, reconstitute, include, add pineapple - do as you like, just keep it free and give me credit, with a link to this thread or to my profile.

Additional Credits:
Delphy and jonha, for CTU; Faylen, for her excellent tutorial on folds and shadows, which I read years ago and have only now put into practise; and Emhpb and jynx, for feedback, advice, and gender bendering.

Age: Child
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal Athletic
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Bottom

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