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My wardrobe has an abundance of striped long-sleeved t-shirts .... I need something different! I've got 2 l-sleeved t's which I won't put into retirement and I've recently got this and am waiting on this but it seems to be on 11 wks wait now. I've got a couple of jumpers which are serviceable (both navy) and ordered this Gap cardigan with the 30% off last night.
So I need tops which I can wear with jeans as I spend 90% of my days in jeans. They need to disguise 'a tummy' and must have long sleeves. I really feel the cold (note to self to invest in some thermals!) so warm is essential. I must get away from the striped, l/s t!
Millie, wrap online have some lovely l/s tops with ruching at the front that are not striped. The colours would go well with the grey cardie and you could stick a vest underneath to warm it up when it's colder. Dare I suggest something with a pattern from white stuff?
I need to do exactly the same thing and like the same shape tops, big fan of a print too
I like white stuff tops, like this one [http://www.whitestuff.com/ANIMATED-TUNIC-P333430/ here] or maybe [http://www.whitestuff.com/SHINING-TEE-P400323/ this one] stripes but with a difference?! Might be worth a look for everyday
Just spotted this one at Crew, a bit dressier for weekend or evening [http://www.crewclothing.co.uk/Layla-Shirt-PRODW60_2331/ here] or maybe [http://www.crewclothing.co.uk/Graphic-Kaftan-PRODW60_1731/ this?]
It's this one, Willow jersey top http://www.wraplondon.co.uk/fashion-W601-SMWJT/jersey-tops/willow-jersey-top.htm I know it's plain for the money but their linen tops are lovely quality. I think the ruching ideal for tummy. I have a free delivery code around if you need it.
Hi Millie1! Like you I have a bit of a penchant for striped tops and find it hard to stop buying them! However I can second AQ's suggestion to try Wrap. I've got the Willow top in navy and white and find them really useful. They look best layered under a lightweight knit or thicker tee I've found, one which is a bit shorter so the frill pokes out at the bottom. I've also got the Stella tee in 2 colours and the Virginie spot top in the nudey pink , all of which I'm finding really easy to wear. I've also just taken delivery of these two boden tops,Wrap Jersey Top and Drapey Jersey Top, both of which are really nice on, although the wrap one will probably need a cami underneath for daytime. I also have the Alaska Jersey Bow Top from Great Plains, which is a bit more interesting than a bog standard t shirt. I'm not great with pattern though, so these tops may all be a bit plain for you.
I so want a willow top now! Code is CD70FP btw Millie. Have you considered tank top over l/s plain top Like the Brora plain ones with lace trim and woolly tank. All l/s tops seem to be plain if warm or thin silk ones.
AQ thank you for the code. I found a Wrao brochure in my Red magazine today but didn't think to check for a discount code. I'll have a look when I go to bed and if there's a code, I'll post it tomorrow.
Both Boden tops look nice. Disappointed with Boden today as I ordered the spot scarf in navy, returned for exchange and got sent purple instead of brown and now the brown is sold out. Grrrr.
I really, really want to stop rotating the same few tops and get some variety!
I've recently has this cardigan from Mint Velvet. Its great for hiding "problem" tummies and looks lovely with plain white long sleeved top underneath. It also looks good with this striped top under. Sorry
I love them too . The cardigan is really lovely on. I'm tempted to get the grey one as well and some different coloured striped plain tops to go underneath and then my winter wardrobe is pretty sorted.
Thought you wanted warm l/s tops Millie! I think the raspberry Wrap colour would be lovely with grey cardigan. Is that Mulberry? Although I wouldn't rely on them either, I have had an item delayed for about 6 weeks now, have decided to cancel it! They're clearly as bad as boden for stock. Saw a few nice tops in the saltwater catalogue which popped through my letterbox today.