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I'm starting to think about Autumn because summer clothes in the UK bore me and we're not going abroad this year. Besides, Autumn is my favourite season!

So, I fancy:

a grey biker jacket;
some really comfortable grey or tan wedges;
a grey silk top (not traditional blouse style: a nod to vintage would be good eg Peter Pan collar or tiny cut out details or something);
a fantastic pair of grey trousers for a short arse.

Anybody fancy inspiring me? smile

queenmaeve Fri 15-Jul-11 23:53:34

stop wishing my summer away. i'll continue this thread in 6 weeks grin

Doughnutcookie Sat 16-Jul-11 08:49:02

Have you seen this link?

http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/media_nonmember_requests/1258737-Do-you-find-it-hard-to-buy-trousers-that-fit

Looks quite good if they can make it happen! I'm so sick of feeling depressed in changing rooms!

Gah - nothing? Please hellp with the leather jacket, at least. smile

LorneMower Sat 16-Jul-11 15:35:42

too early

I know it's too early but I still want them! How about if I promise to wear them in the summer too?

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 17:41:14

Mint Velvet grey jacket?

Thanks Kitten. Too pale though.

JoleneJoleneJoleneJoleeene Sat 16-Jul-11 17:48:58

I'm not thinking about autumn clothes until at least October. September is usually really nice weather.

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 17:51:38

Chinti & Parker grey blouse with Peter Pan collar -- although in cotton.

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 17:52:50

Or Stella McCartney silk blouse on sale, but in a print not a solid and only in 42.

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 17:53:40

Yeah, I thought it was more a "stone" than a "mink," but I'm not a web page copywriter so what would I know? grin

LaurieFairyCake Sat 16-Jul-11 17:55:25

Boden have a grey/pewter leather biker jacket in the sale

And a lovely grey blouse

And really nice grey jeans (which I've just added to my basket for £22)

smile

No to both of those blouses - they are too severely cut and mannish for my hourglass shape. Thanks though.

The Boden jacket has the wrong shaped neckline for what I'm after - I want a proper biker shape like the MV one.

Looking for the blouse now! Thank you.

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 17:58:57

Okay -- so are you going for sort of a gamine retro biker chick type thing? Just trying to picture these pieces together / an overall look. (Am bored of my own style crisis.)

Something like that! I love silk with wool, leather, denim or suede.

mittenkitten Sat 16-Jul-11 18:01:24

Topshop? black peter pan collar blouse.

I can't find anything that I like on the Boden site, I'm afraid.

LaurieFairyCake Sat 16-Jul-11 18:02:39

this grey blouse - it keeps going in and out of stock though

The Topshop one is polyester, so no good. I probably need a lower neck too. You're deffo on the right sort of lines though!

That blouse is v pretty, Laurie - other than the stupid nork-enhancing pockets.

daisythelabradoodle Sat 16-Jul-11 18:06:13

Try shopstyle www.shopstyle.co.uk it's a search engine for clothes and finds it all for you wll save you hours.

LaurieFairyCake Sat 16-Jul-11 18:07:54

I know it has no arms but the grey dandelion version is awfully pretty

LaurieFairyCake Sat 16-Jul-11 18:09:32

Is there any chance you want the worlds most beautiful cardigan in grey? I am waiting for it to get cheaper in the sale as it's madly expensive.

the loveliest cardigan

I loooove grey.

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