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worst dressed professions

(118 Posts)
ggirl Wed 16-Jan-13 18:59:12

weather girls
clergy women

TunipTheVegedude Wed 16-Jan-13 19:01:00

mathematicians

Barabajagal Wed 16-Jan-13 19:01:41

Teachers

LifeofPo Wed 16-Jan-13 19:03:24

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LifeofPo Wed 16-Jan-13 19:06:52

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ggirl Wed 16-Jan-13 19:08:23

god yes ..nuns and there big skirts and wooly tights

ggirl Wed 16-Jan-13 19:08:37

their

LifeofPo Wed 16-Jan-13 19:09:25

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BikeRunSki Wed 16-Jan-13 19:10:24

Civil engineers are not known for their style. Even if not dressed in baggy suit or tweed jacket, the hi viz ruins the effect.

houseelfdobby Wed 16-Jan-13 19:11:30

def teachers

fanoftheinvisibleman Wed 16-Jan-13 19:12:44

I think my own personal worst was pet shop assistant. Someone once asked me if the trousers were designed to house rabbits. grin

ggirl Wed 16-Jan-13 19:13:16

you very rarely see a trendy childcare worker
<<<runs away>>

bettybleep Wed 16-Jan-13 19:13:24

People who run around Crufts with the dogs

LifeofPo Wed 16-Jan-13 19:16:03

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MerylStrop Wed 16-Jan-13 19:16:30

Planners
planning consultants
Certain sorts of Local Authority Officers and elected members (egg stains on Wallace and Grommit ties)
Give me a nun or a weather girl any time. At least a nun is a coherent look, and a weather girl has Made An Effort

sweetestB Wed 16-Jan-13 19:16:56

CMs

MissBeehivingUnderTheMistletoe Wed 16-Jan-13 19:17:37

Strippers
Accountants
Librarians
Academics

Teahouse Wed 16-Jan-13 19:19:18

Academics (on the whole)

MissBeehivingUnderTheMistletoe Wed 16-Jan-13 19:19:47

Agree planners are awful.

MissBeehivingUnderTheMistletoe Wed 16-Jan-13 19:20:21

Anyone in ICT

MissBeehivingUnderTheMistletoe Wed 16-Jan-13 19:21:22

GPs are pretty grim too

LauriesFairyonthetreeeatsCake Wed 16-Jan-13 19:21:59

Counsellors - comfy shoes, stretch everything, warm clothes as have to sit in a chair all day.

It's Per-Una-tastic grin

LauriesFairyonthetreeeatsCake Wed 16-Jan-13 19:23:04

Yy to teachers - DH now has washable suits as they get such a battering shock

ggirl Wed 16-Jan-13 19:25:13

most of the GP's i work with are quite well dressed , there are a few shockers tho

GetOrf Wed 16-Jan-13 19:26:21

Civil servants.

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