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cotton/ linen smart office clothes: do they exist?
actually it's the shirts and tops that need to be natural fibres as man made stuff makes me smell like a dray hoss!
I'm looking for semi fitted shirts, smart short sleeved ones and dresses
I'm 53 5'7 size 16/18 hourglass although with menopause I seem to be getting what was called 'midridge bulge' <sigh>. I don't suit a-line as it makes my arse look enormous. Lower legs fine, upper arms awful so no cap sleeves. For work I like black, white and varying shades of grey
I would be crawlingly grateful if anyone can help; this is my first job for 14 years and I need help!!!
I second H&M although you may have to rummage even more than usual. I keep linking these wrap shirts even though the colours don't suit me in the hope that they'll take the hint and do some more. But they've also got plain, more formal ones in cotton or linen.
I also like some in M&S Autograph e.g. here and here There's a white one too. M&S Collection have some cheaper ones but the linen doesn't feel as heavy.
And bugger me but I like the look of this Per Una one which is linen and cotton, although I've not seen it in real life and I'm not sure what horizontal stripes would do to my waistline.