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Recently had DC2, and want to buy a few cheap clothes to tide me over while I lose the baby weight (have got about 2.5st to get to my pre-DC1 target so it'll take a while) however I can't afford a lot. Will get basics like a decent pair of jeans or 2, but feel totally out of touch with trends at the moment. What do I need to make wardrobe look current rather than dated?
I also bought a denim shirt, from Primark too and am planning to wear it with white jeans. I'm on the hunt for some white jeans (not skinny). I'm swapping my trusty converse for some New Balance 410a as soon as I can psyche myself up to part with the cash.
I wouldn't particularly say I'm on trend but I try to add bits to my wardrobe to remain a bit current.
Thank you, pastels I can manage, skater shoes and spots / stripes sound good too (not altogether obviously!!). What sort of lace things? Also, I wouldn't have the faintest idea what to wear with a denim shirt without looking like an 80's reject, I'm not generally trendy so friends would honestly think I'd just raided the back of my wardrobe and I'm too messy for white jeans.
How about a pair of black jeggings and a tube skirt? I have the matalan jeggings, they are fab, elasticated, high waisted so hold it all in, v flattering too these jeggings this skirt Also elasticated and flattering x
On the denim shirt front, I'm not personally keen on double denim and prefer to team mine with a skirt (tube skirt generally, see Matalan recommendation from Romcom above). But I think a denim shirt would look good with the Gap khakis above for example, plus leopard skater shoes (you get me? ).
Thankyou, that's a big help! So would I wear the skater shoes with tube skirt or just with jeans/khakis? If the latter, what shoes with tube skirt? I'm liking the idea of denim shirt with a skirt, should hide the mummy tummy and easy access for breastfeeding!
Going on a mini shopping spree tomorrow, DH minding the kids so want to make sure I know exactly what I'm looking for
Hope you have a fun shopping spree! I wouldn't wear skater shoes with a tube skirt. I wear mine with opaque tights and brogues, but that is for an office environment. Skater shoes look fab with boyfriend jeans and khakis though.