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Need help (along time since ive been on a night out)

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theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 13:13:28

My Mum passed away in November so havnt been out with hubby for about a year as she was poorly for a long time.
Ive decided i need to try and get my life back on track. Ive said to hubby i want to go to some cocktail bars in Manchester or Liverpool, so was thinking black skinny trousers and some brown boots i have bought, but im stuck in the colour or type of top to wear. Was thinking a dressy bardot top? What do you all think ☺
Pic of boots below and a possible top? Its gold

LiefieLiefie Sun 15-Jan-17 13:58:54

I like the shoes but not sure of them with black trousers. Because of the colour difference, it will create a visible line and make your legs look quite stumpy.

If you don't mind your legs, I'd go a dress (if you're fairly tall, a midi length would look nice with those boots) or a shorter one with nude tights. Gives less of a contrast.

I quite like this at the moment and think it will go well with the boots.

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 14:25:53

Oh ok. Heres me buying brown thinking they would make a change from black boots!

Bluntness100 Sun 15-Jan-17 14:28:13

I'd also wear those boots with blue jeans and wear black boots with the black jeans, they are quite a bright brown. Tops lovely though.

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 14:45:46

You defiantly need a blue jean or dark indigo for those boots, or like life said wear a dress and nude/bare legs. The top is ok, there is nothing wrong with it but I'm not blown away.

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 15:03:42

Thanks Bluntness 100.
What sort of top or dress should i go for then BusterGonad?

ememem84 Sun 15-Jan-17 15:06:41

I'm going to go against the grain and say wear them with black skinnies. But how tall are you? This may make all the difference.

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 15:29:29

My go to shop for dresses is Oasis, I love it. I would post some pics but used my limit....god knows on what though!

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 15:29:51

Oh ok ememem84. Im 5ft4 ☺

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 15:30:04

If you wear the boots with black jeans then I think a cream too would look good.

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 15:30:36


ememem84 Sun 15-Jan-17 16:11:22

Yeah you could do it. I'd also go for cream top

BusterGonad Sun 15-Jan-17 16:19:13

If I had those boots I'd wear a chunky cream cable knit slouchy cardigan over a patterned t shirt or something. Then a dusty pink lipstick to bring it all together.

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 16:28:04

Ok thanks everyone. You have given me some good ideas will have a look for some cream tops etc. Might try n find a long sleeved (hate winter arms)!!

Ohb0llocks Sun 15-Jan-17 21:13:18

That top with black skinniest and these boots

And that necklace.

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 21:15:33

Thanks ohb0llocks. I dont really want to have to buy anymore shoes 😢

Ohb0llocks Sun 15-Jan-17 21:34:58

You can never have enough shoes wink

LiefieLiefie Sun 15-Jan-17 21:42:50

Have a look at the pyjama style blouses. Lots of cream ones around.

theothersideof40 Sun 15-Jan-17 21:44:58

Well you are right about the shoes 😲

BusterGonad Mon 16-Jan-17 05:47:33

Maybe this?

theothersideof40 Mon 23-Jan-17 14:58:03

Do you think this will go with brown boots?

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