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I can only speak from my own experience because I am on a very tight budget but I am 34 and love primark high waisted skinny jeans and I buy a lot of their slouchy jumpers in at least 3 sizes bigger than I am so they hang well. I love new look for basic long sleeved tops and vest tops for layering and schuh have some nice biker type boots in their sale at the moment (personally I am wearing cherry red doc martens but I know they're not for everyone! )
With a figure like yours, you can wear anything. I always recommend using Pinterest for ideas. Create a board of looks you like and take it from there. I buy my skinny jeans from New Look and Sainsburys (the 98% cotton, 2% elastane ones - no polyester). Uniqlo is great for basics. Tunic dresses are probably best worn with opaque tights (try Matalan for 100 denier +) and chunky boots.
Second Pinterest. Just type in a few searches and look through for ideas or looks that appeal. Then scour these boards for good stockists! There's usually some revenant threads for getting the right bra, the right jeans, new tops, new work outfits. Here's a quick Pinterest search to get you going. https://uk.pinterest.com/keakatchu/dark-wash-skinny-jeans/
My Mother is over 65 and very stylish a lot more so than me!
I'd start with new trouser shapes. Black trousers can be stylish, go for some a little more flarey or with interesting button details.
Seconding pinterest, some great ideas on there.
I'd go to Primark or another cheap shop and pick up lots of stuff you would never usually wear but like the look of, and just try it all on. You'll find some that work and some that won't but you won't have wasted much money even if you 'go off' things.
If you normally wear black trousers and a top of some certain shape-go for the same shape in a funky bright colour or with interesting detail, slowly making yourself a little more stylish without out of your comfort zone.
Get rid of the black is my advice! Consider navy, grey, olive instead and just try softening everything up. Some people look fabulous in black but I personally find it drains me and makes me feel heavy and frumpy (and I'm a slim person). Zara is a good starting place for stylish, affordable staples. Good luck.