I'm going back to work soon but have a wardrobe full of clothes that don't fit anymore. Where would you suggest going for smart/casual (more on the casual side) workwear? I'm 30 this year and want to return to work in clothes that don't make me feel frumpy.
Matalan and some very reasonably priced work wear, well made, lot of it contains lycra for comfort, /take a look online. I have to admit a lot other clothes are vile but some of their ranges are very good.
I would recommend debenhams collection - really reasonably priced, smart and good quality. I don't really rate matalans stuff - i personally don't feel that it washes very well for the price. If you pay in the region if the same at next or denehams, you will get much more for your money.
I'm 32, a lot of my work wardrobe is from Dorothy Perkins (love their fit and flare dresses; they're a flattering fit plus I always pick ones that don't need ironing!) mixed with some well fitted basics (jacket, trousers, etc) gleaned from Oasis and Warehouse sales. M&S are great for reasonably priced work shoes, most of my heels for work come from there.