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Search for black work trousers that aren't cheap and shiny-looking, and don't make me look huge...
I've just gone back to work after maternity leave and need some new smart black trousers for everyday wear.
However, every pair I've found so far are wrong, wrong, wrong. I want a slim/skinny leg, not a billowing wide one. They should be narrow around the ankle, with no garish adornments (what's with the tacky gold zips?!) and a decent fabric, hopefully with a bit of stretch. Most of the ones I've seen so far are that vile cheap-looking shiny fabric which I really can't stand.
Any ideas? I want to spend no more than £40 ideally. I'm a size 10/12 and 5ft 5ins. Or should I axe the black trousers idea altogether and go for a different workwear look?! I'm living in pencil skirts at the moment - can't wear my dresses anymore as an still bfing. Thanks!
Boden bistro crops are totally amazing quality and if you buy the longer length they will be ankle length rather than cropped . If you use code SIZE you'll get them for 47 but trust me they are worth every penny
No way will you be a 10. However in their (also lovely) slim crops I am a 12. The long ones give so much. Also shrunk lengthwise so don't tumble. They seem long initially but shrink and inch which for me is fine with heels. Look good with a mannish shirt and belt.