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

(40 Posts)
gregssausageroll Sat 27-Aug-11 18:47:48

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




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!

QueenOfAllBiscuitsandMuffins Sat 27-Aug-11 19:10:11

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

QueenOfAllBiscuitsandMuffins Sat 27-Aug-11 19:16:38

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.

QueenOfAllBiscuitsandMuffins Sat 27-Aug-11 19:24:18

Here you go

QueenOfAllBiscuitsandMuffins Sat 27-Aug-11 19:25:00

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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