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Gilet - daft idea with large chest? If not, where on earth to look?

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FrozenNorthPole Wed 21-Sep-11 08:58:34

I'd like a warm gilet as, frankly, I'm bloody freezing. September has arrived and with it winter in NE England.

Would like a navy blue one, warm but not incredibly bulky. I'm happy to spend about £75 for the right one ...

Will it be unflattering to a large chest? I'm size 10 elsewhere but 30FF/G on top.

Any guidance appreciated - I haven't a clue where to start. grin

ellangirl Wed 21-Sep-11 10:03:12

I wear them for walking the dog, and i am a similar chest size to you. I have to say- they're not the most flattering item esp those with norks!! Shopstyle etc throwa up these options this at fatface and this M&S superdry GAP boden joules and joules again

ellangirl Wed 21-Sep-11 10:03:47

apologies for crowded links!

warmandwooly Wed 21-Sep-11 10:30:54

My local TK Maxx has a selection. You could try your local one.

Purplebuns Wed 21-Sep-11 12:28:45

I am 34G and have a Joules one, it isn't the most flattering, (it did show off my waist) but I have seen worse and I was snug as a bug. It was last years version of this Down filled and I think they look a bit better with a hood I did get it with some money off so it was around £77, there are always discount codes for joules.

Purplebuns Wed 21-Sep-11 12:30:56

Didn't spot your last link Ellan. I am pregnant so won't be wearing mine once I get too big but it still looks new even though I have worn it loads, I am very pleased with the quality smile

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