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I have been losing weight (a stone and a half so far) and am into a size 10 (I'm 5'2). Planning to get to a size 6-8 like when I was 23. I have a few staples from Whistles, American Apparel, Warehouse, Oasis and so on.
But I want to buy some classics that I can update with scarves, necklaces and coloured tights. I am a HoC spring with highlighted hair and bluey-green eyes.
In my casual winter/spring wardrobe that fits I now pretty much have:
A pair of cherry jeans A pair of patterned trousers A pair of black trousers Two pairs of mum jeans - bootcut Diesel indigo Cream lace and silk top Numerous bland fitted t-shirts - grey marl, brown, black etc Several kneelength woolly and jersey dresses A few coloured cardigans Lots of scarves/pashminas
I was thinking of getting some slightly 'fashion' things like a short mustard/yellow jumper that I can also pair with dresses for work.
What else should I be looking to bolster my wardrobe with that won't date too much?
Ooh what's a tube skirt Walnut? Like one of the ones from Hush? That blouse is lovely! Yep I kind of chucked my size 12 clothes on a whim, I am determined not to need them again and most were just from Tesco and Sainsbury's anyway, so my new look is to wear slightly better quality clothing
Sunny I got a bike and started cycling to work last year, and also started going to Slimming World initially, then had a break and started at Weight Watchers at the start of 2014. So it's been quite a long road and I haven't regained, so with any luck I won't need those size 12s again!
How did you lose weight? Are you changing your wardrobe?
Four they were really quite tatty to be honest! I have kept a few bits I was going to send to the charity shop - a grey pinstripe warehouse skirt and a couple of work dresses if you'd like them? Message me if so and I will post them.
Tube skirt. This one would be quite long on you though, so best to try on a few and see the best length - they work really well depending on where they fall on your leg. I have one I bought in Warehouse years ago which I still wear.
Yes I love that blouse. Very versatile, can be dressed up or down.