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I quite like this jumper and might buy it as my birthday present - but will I look like a Boden mum? I'm trying to move away from looking like a Boden mum and trying to look at bit more on-trend. What could I wear it with that would ensure it didn't look mumsy?
I quite like it would not have guessed it was Boden !!!! Not Mumsy in the least unless you team it with ill fitting ankle flapping bootcuts. If you like it buy it !! There is usually a fair few codes for Boden floating about so I'm sure you probably wouldn't have to pay the full £135. When you are spending that amount of money on knitwear I think you need to see it in the flesh you can't judge the feel and quality from a photograph so it may be worth ordering just see what it is like, you can always send it back. I think the lady from 'Style Guile' yes I know that would be reason enough for some people not to buy it bought it and I think she put it with a pair of bright skinny jeans and it looked really good.
Oh goodness... look, I quite like Boden. But if I had £135 to spend, it so wouldn't be on that jumper.
If you're looking for Breton stripes, go for jersey and maybe different colours. There's no need to spend £135 on that sort of top. No need at all. There are loads of different establishments that do great (much better, even) lines in tops like that, and you don't need to spend anything like that sort of money. And if you're worried about being chilly, then later with a vest and/or a T.
Iris and Ink ( the Outnet's own brand) have lovely cashmere for £135. They have beautifully thin grey and navy crewnecks, and grey with colour block tourquoise sleeves if you are looking for something that is a bit more of a "stand-out" piece.
I like the jumper. But I wouldn't pay £135 for it. It's too striking and I'd probably get bored of it.
Totally get spending that money in decent cashmere and have done but buy classics - look at Brora. Or good old John Lewis for may around £100. I adore cashmere and have loads - it I worth spending the money on. The Brora sale is great too.
Not that. Not for £135. That needs to be interlock jersey or cotton for £30. For £135 you need a classic cashmere jumper or cardi in a neutral colour that really suits you and will last for at least 10 years. Not saying the impact of that jumper isn't nice but it isn't £135 nice.