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what will you NEVER wear because it will "make you your mum"

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MaureenCognito Sun 14-Oct-12 16:24:52

Always remember laughing at noddyholders posts about her mum and her penchant for silver chunky jewellery and flicky hair.

what item epitomises your mum?

higgle Wed 17-Oct-12 11:15:23

"Ecco or Padder shoes
elastic waist jeans or cords
Fleeces when not going up a mountain
Things from Dash
little jumpers in shades of lilac, aqua and blue"

My mum too! And I'm not sure being 86 is a good enough excuse. I find I'm put off certain shops by association with her - Edinburgh Woollen Mill for one
and Jaeger -no matter how hard they try to convince me they have fashion I think of my mothers neat merino knitwear with a blouse collar poking out at the neck and feel deterred from entering.

JennaLemon Wed 17-Oct-12 12:22:06

ecco website has a nice pair of boots !! mmmmm I like them. Ecco Shmecco.

JennaLemon Wed 17-Oct-12 12:22:54

Yeah Jaegar and Acquascutum remind me of Margaret thatcher.

ilovetermtime Wed 17-Oct-12 15:59:09

I think my mum dresses well for her age... BUT I do wish that she wouldn't tuck her t-shirts into her jeans/trousers! It's not very flattering to her tummy.

I would never wear 3/4 length trousers though, I've seen how short they make her look!

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