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I am 40, size 16/18 - will I look silly in this lot?

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gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 18:47:48

Jeans - straightleg standard dark denim with this lot. Size 16 bottoms and size 18 top.

shoes

blazer

vest

Jacket would remain on. I have 3/4 nights out coming up.

nancy75 Sat 27-Aug-11 18:51:05

i'm not sue about the top, i think i would go for something plainer

talkingnonsense Sat 27-Aug-11 18:53:07

Are you tall? Good if you are tall, and dark haired.

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 18:53:38

5'7 with dark hair.

greengirl87 Sat 27-Aug-11 18:55:44

the top is a definate no. choose a plaind white top, it will complement all the black

Gillybobs Sat 27-Aug-11 18:56:23

I'm not mad on the top {its a bit teenage for my taste, sorry) but the rest is lovely. I'd maybe suggest a lace t shirt for under the blazer. loads of nice ones around

MadameCastafiore Sat 27-Aug-11 18:58:07

I'd pick a bright colour and match shoes to the top.

Maybe a really bright blue. Would look classier than the graffiti top thing.

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 18:58:15

ok. back to a top hunt! Thanks.

orienteerer Sat 27-Aug-11 18:59:44

Plain white shirt would be nice.

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 19:00:13

Shirts are difficult because of Nork size.

Thehusbandsatcricketagain Sat 27-Aug-11 19:01:36

I agree with orienteerer,plain white would look good....but then Ilike simple smile

Yama Sat 27-Aug-11 19:03:44

I like the top. I think it might be flattering. Often these types of tops are nicer on.

I also like the shoes and blazer. So, it's a 'Go for it!' from me.

lostlady Sat 27-Aug-11 19:07:07

I like it. I think better than plain white: agree that might be nice and stylish if thin, but as similar age/size to you think that the patterned top is better. Enjoy your nights out grin

talkingnonsense Sat 27-Aug-11 19:08:20

I think plain White might make you look bigger, unless maybe you add a scarf?

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 19:09:34

oh please, talking! No more to buy. It has taken all day to find those 3 and even then the shoes were not in a shop!

Am on phone so bit difficult to link but if u go to the autumn thread in s&b they link to a Zara top which looks silky with slight pleats down the middle of the top, think that would look great. Hate the top u gave linked to.

mrsravelstein Sat 27-Aug-11 19:11:13

all lovely except the top. plain black vest instead?

thenightsky Sat 27-Aug-11 19:13:54

Love all of it. I'm going out tonight in similar but my jacket is not as lovely as yours envy

Also white top boring, if this is for evening dos flash a little colour in the black.

TidyDancer Sat 27-Aug-11 19:18:26

I would go for a plain black top with a big dramatic necklace, I'm thinking something like this Monsoon offering.

The shoes and blazer are lovely though. smile

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 19:18:53

so sparkly top then?

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 19:20:19

Can't find the top Queen but will keep looking. Thanks for posting.

Here you go

Please don't do more black and do your jeans go to the floor with your shoes on?

gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 19:26:44

Too high a neck for the boobs Queen but I like the colour.

Need to order the shoes but with my other heels, yes, they are long.

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