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Tops for everyday/jeans combo

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Yodasgrandma Mon 13-Mar-17 11:23:21

I'm on the hunt for some tops to go with a standard casual spring look of ankle length jeggings and girlfriend style calf length jeans (blue shades) with trainers or loafers.
Cheap as possible really. I have a good selection of Bretons but just wondering what other style of tops you'd recommend (sahm so just for playgroups/kids outings etc!).
I have quite a long body but can easily layer with longer layers underneath if necessary.

PNGirl Mon 13-Mar-17 12:23:29

I'm going for checked shirts open over vests, with rolled up sleeves. Mine are mostly from New Look or ASOS.

BounceBounceSplishSplash Mon 13-Mar-17 12:27:09

I went into Matalan recently for the first time in years and got this for £12. Wore it yesterday with ankle skinnies and Stan Smith trainers. It will go with my loafers too.

www.matalan.co.uk/womens/shop-by-category/blouses-and-shirts/s2643529/stripe-and-polka-dot-casual-shirt

It's viscose but feels and looks like cotton.

I also got this

www.matalan.co.uk/womens/shop-by-category/blouses-and-shirts/s2652116/stripe-grandad-collar-shirt

DubiousCredentials Mon 13-Mar-17 12:29:47

I love the second one you linked to Bounce. My wardrobe is seriously lacking in spring items and I'm feeling really overdressed in a jumper today.

BounceBounceSplishSplash Mon 13-Mar-17 12:35:27

You can't beat it for £12 and it does feel quite good quality for the money Dubious. I might have to visit Matalan more often grin

Yodasgrandma Mon 13-Mar-17 12:47:06

Great suggestions ladies, thank you! Loving those matalan shirts. I have to say I've picked a few bits up there over the years (love their long line vest tops) and if you choose well they can be surprisingly decent quality.

Iamastonished Mon 13-Mar-17 12:56:14

I saw the first one in Matalan last week and was seriously tempted.

rubberducker Mon 13-Mar-17 16:42:34

Watching as pretty much had the same question myself! I live in jeans and bretons, could do with mixing it up a little for spring!

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