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Outfit help for a presentation please

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autumnpie Wed 19-Aug-20 21:53:14

I need to give a presentation soon and it is going to be filmed. I am struggling to find an outfit to wear that looks professional, has a long enough skirt/dress length, will be easy to move around in.

I would usually visit lots of shops and try things on but that is obviously not possible at present.

I would really appreciate any ideas you have of outfits to consider or shops.

I am 5 ft 10 and prefer to wear a dress or skirt with a jacket. This is mostly because I am pear shaped and can hardly ever find trousers that fit well. Length wise I would like the skirt/dress to be on or just below the knee. I am finding that most dresses look to be above the knee which is a bit too short for me. I am a size 12 usually but might be more size 14 at present.

I work in a corporate world but don't want to be too formal - ideally look professional but also approachable.

I usually wear at least one piece of fairly bold colour (I am a 'blue' autumn according to House of Colour) however I was wondering about playing it very safe and looking for a navy blue outfit.

I am looking for an outfit that is of decent quality if possible because it needs to match the type of business that I am in.

Thank you very much for any ideas that you might have!

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Elllllle Thu 20-Aug-20 11:14:09

Have you looked at The Fold?

OrlandoTheMarmaladeCat Thu 20-Aug-20 12:49:38

I would recommend The Fold as well. Highly wearable, nothing too "stiff" and yet very professional. I just wish I didn't work from home so much and could justify buying more of their stuff!

autumnpie Thu 20-Aug-20 13:52:00

Thank you both. I'm off to look at The Fold now ...

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autumnpie Thu 20-Aug-20 20:27:14

Thank you very much for your suggestions. The clothes do look exactly the right type.

I have ordered a couple of different outfits to try and hope that they fit when they come.

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OrlandoTheMarmaladeCat Thu 20-Aug-20 20:48:44

Excellent! Good luck

Elllllle Thu 20-Aug-20 23:38:55

Good work! I hope it all looks fabulous. Whst did you order?

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