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Help me find suitable clothes please! Size 16, early 50s
I've always dressed in jeans and long tops/jumpers. Now I find jeans uncomfortable and struggle to find long tops or jumpers that suit me - I've 36ggs so crew neck looks awful!
I've put on over a stone in the last year and hate the way I look. I'm trying to lose weight but in the meantime would like to find at least one item of clothing that I feel good in.
I only need something casual, maybe a long jumper I can wear with leggings or jeggings, not wool, preferably cotton mix or viscose, scoop or v neck. Lengthwise it would need to be about 80 cm long to cover my bum. Not too clingy because it shows every roll of flab but not too baggy or I look huge.
I'm brown haired, brown eyes. Very large tum.
I've tried dresses but they just make me look HUGE. Tube skirts with thick tights and long tops or jumpers are ok ... IF I can find a top I like. I also used to wear vest tops with long cardigans or flannel shirts.
I am similarly norked and found long, not chunky, cardies (M&Co had some great ones last year) over tunic style dresses, leggings and boots with a bit of heel got me through winter. V neck, even when a higher crew style neck underneath, seems to minimise boobs most helpfully.
I feel the same (except my weight gain has been 4 stones). Hate the way I look at the minute. Anyway I bought this phase eight Becca jumper yesterday. I think it looks ok though my boobs are much smallerthan yours. The style was recommended on another thread (apple ahape)
I've got a couple of Becca jumpers from Phase8 too, Smile one in a V-neck (flattering for us big bosommed). They bring them back season after season, so they must've got it right with this jumper.
Recently bought a couple of pairs of Amie joggers from Hush. Surprisingly flattering with all the drapey fabric from the waist, but it's in a heavy yet lightweight fabric, so doesn't cling or go all knee-ey. So comfy that I want to wear them all the time. They do come up rather large though - I prefer a looser fit but would maybe go down a size next time.