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Good quality suits for work - Bicester?

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mamadash Fri 03-Jun-11 08:56:30


Wondering if you can help me. I have tended to wear my 3 next suits for the last few year and suffice to say I have worn them out. I have a big interview coming up next week (which would mean a promotion if i got it). I think it is high time I invested in a good suit. Am thinking of going down the hobbs/jigsaw end. Would you recommend this or are there any other makes that I should consider. I am petite 5.3 and a size 12 and tend to wear trouser suits - dont like my legs. I really dont want black as that is what I always wear. Was planning on heading up to Bicester this weekend - has anybody recently been there to Hobbs/Jigsaw? Do you get much of a variety of styles and sizes available there and also how much would you expect to fork out for a suit there. Looking at the high street shops it seems to be about £300 - if I can get a suit for £150-£200 then I would be happy.

Would welcome any advice - am quite anxious as finally have decided to invest but know when I really go looking for something I never find something that fits nicely, that I like etc..and then just get frustrated with the whole process.

So far, I like this suit

but it's a skinny leg and I have thunder thighs so i really need bootcut/straight leg/wide leg styles.

Oh I wish I had good legs - love some of the skirt suits on the hobbs wesite.

Anyway I am rambling....would love your advice...

mamadash Fri 03-Jun-11 20:16:17

Bumping. Please....

herecomesthsun Fri 03-Jun-11 22:29:31

Austin Reed?

I have big thighs and find skirt suits much much more flattering than trousers, by the way!

herecomesthsun Fri 03-Jun-11 22:37:31

Eiffel jacket and trousers

clearance Hobbs trousers in 12 and some have matching jackets

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