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Cheap, cheerful and the most flattering skirt I think I've ever had!

(11 Posts)
Wilburissomepig Wed 11-Oct-17 18:55:20

Wanted some comfortable, cheap bits for work and found this skirt in Matalan (yes I know it's not designed grin). It's a pull on skirt and genuinely the most flattering skirt I think I've ever had. Wore it today with a black fine knit sweater, chunky silver bangle and wedges. Never had so many compliments - go buy it!

Wilburissomepig Wed 11-Oct-17 18:56:48


EnglishGirlApproximately Wed 11-Oct-17 19:00:07

Ooh I'm need of comfy office wear and on a tight budget so I'll take a look. What size are you op? I'm a 16 but look ok in tube skirts so I'm hoping this might be ok.

flibbertigibbety Wed 11-Oct-17 19:01:49

Ooh pretty!
On a slightly different note, where did you find a nice fine knit black sweater? I’ve been looking everywhere for a v neck one and everything is just a weird shape! Zara and H&M used to be my go to for stuff like that but have failed me recently...

Wilburissomepig Wed 11-Oct-17 19:02:45

I'm a 12/14 and the 12 is a perfect fit. I'm so pleased, I always seem to end up in a uniform of black trousers/top so I don't even know why I picked it up. Really soft and comfy!

Wilburissomepig Wed 11-Oct-17 19:05:49

I already had the sweater flibber it's a Mint Velvet one from last year. I'm so disappointed with H & M knitwear this year, I usually get a couple of things from there but there's nothing half decent in there this year.

dantdmistedious Wed 11-Oct-17 19:09:06

There’s over 100 people looking at prophet now and I can’t check it out as the website has got stuck!!

misscockerspaniel Wed 11-Oct-17 19:09:45

I just clicked on your link and a caption said that 100+ people were looking at the skirt at the same time. How many of those were MNetters grin

Wilburissomepig Wed 11-Oct-17 19:35:59

Ha ha spaniel, I wouldn't mind betting 95% of them. grin

I8toys Fri 13-Oct-17 18:34:09

My skirt came today - love it. Great length and feels really comfy.

Wilburissomepig Fri 13-Oct-17 18:36:48

Glad you like it toys, it's so flattering isn't it. I'm just waiting for the animal print one to arrive now!

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