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Hello, can you help me please? I need a magic top for Saturday. It needs to do the following things
- be long enough to wear over skinny jeans or possibly leggings (I am short though) - make my norks look AMAZING - not cling to flabby belly when I sit - but make my waist look small when I stand - make me look young and trendy and not like 31 year old mother of three
School reunion/leaving do thingy - will be seeing cliqueygirls old school friends and ex boyf so need to look knockout without looking ott as it's in a pretty grotty old hall, not a glam venue.
I'm a 16/18, I mostly wear dark colours, nothing pastel/pale looks good on me. I can spend up to about £50 which I know isn't much but could spend more for a real knockout top. Can do online and get to shops Thurs/Fri
If it was me, i'd wear some magic underwear underneath (this is my foolproof plan to cover mummy tummy when i need to make an impression) and get something low necked and fitted, with sleeves. Sound ok?
To play to my strengths, something that makes the most of my boobs is best. Don't mind sleeves or not, I will cover my arms if no sleeves. I have some black skinny jeans which, with silly heels, make my legs look almost a normal length, but I need to hide to at least mid-thigh. I am a mess.
It was on the Next website - if you search for black tunics you should find it (or somethign you like better!). It has a crossover front, with what looks like a mat sequin belt. Mid thigh length with sleeves.
This? Would depend on how it's cut and how it hangs on you. Elbow length sleeve if you have nice forearms and hands to emphasise with good jewellery.
I am similar size to you with big boobs so I look for tunics/dresses that are empire line-ish, fitted around/under the bust but - crucially - not gathered as this makes me look pregnant. And big/batwing arms make me look worse, so slightly fitted works better. But you have to try loads of stuff on and don't discount cheapy places like Peacocks and New Look. Also, try not to look at size labels - if it looks good on you, the numbers don't matter.
Oooh I do love that Lastyearsmodel, it's the kind of top I always pick up, try and and leave the changing room in a foul mood with(out). If it doesn't come in under the bust I don't touch it, my boobs stick out a fair way and that would fall from there making me look v pregnant. <wanders off to look for bandages in a vain attempt to strap them down>
Ooh I like the first too, I am definitely going shopping on Friday, and although that may well be leaving it late, I have to try things on. I've ordered two tops from asos, although not sure either will suit me, best friend assures me I must keep trying styles I'm not sure of as I may be surprised by what I see... She is of course a size 10 and tall so most things look good on her