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Back to work wardrobe.... help!

(4 Posts)
marmite157 Wed 28-Dec-16 20:47:50

Help!!! I'm back to work in mid January after 7 months maternity leave. Before pregnancy I floated around a size 10 and I'm going back a 14 and I'm having a bit of a confidence crisis confused.

None of my pre pregnancy wardrobe fits and I can't wear jeans to work.

I work in an office and have to travel frequently to meet with and present to clients.

My previous work wardrobe relied on pencil skirts, cigarette trousers and blouses but with the current size of my bum and bingo wings I don't think this is going to work.

I also don't want to go mad and spend a fortune so in a capsule wardrobe style what do I need..... links appreciated grin

Edhilaria Wed 28-Dec-16 20:51:12

Choose a palette of 3 colours and buy 5 tops, 3 bottoms and mix and match. Add touches of colour and a couple of dresses and you're good to go.

marmite157 Wed 28-Dec-16 21:00:27

I have lots of patterned scarves I can use for splashes of colour, that's a great idea!

Black, grey and teal maybe..... the 3 colour bit keeps it easy when I'm trying to dive out of the door with 2 kids!

Thank you!

Edhilaria Wed 28-Dec-16 21:18:16

I started this last year and gradually built it up. It really works and you end up with loads of outfits without even trying.
Liking the sound of teal.

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