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I have to go and work with Real People for two weeks!
...and I have absolutely ^no idea^ what to wear - I mean apparently it's quite a casual office, plenty of people wear jeans (it's a trade mag run by a charity) but I haven't set foot in an office (except for the odd meeting) since before I had DD1 four years ago. And given that the combination of Spring and ever-encroaching middle age have exacerbated my ongoing clothes/image crisis (never know what to wear on my feet at this time of year either - and the only shoes I've seen that I like don't come in a 3) this is really, really throwing me.
And I don't particularly want to spend the next few days in the shops either, especially since the whole point of doing the work is to earn some money for frivolous expenditure on things like like childcare and food rather than (ok, as well as) essentials like shoes.
If they are 'real' I bet they will not care what you wear! There is a sale on in M&S at the moment and my mate just got a pair of 'smart' genes for £8. Asdas is where I get all my shirts for work. A white one will set you back £2.50 and they are 'smart' casual. But I should warn yo I am renouned for having no taste
I don't have any smart clothes any more. I could I suppose see if I could squeeze back into the stuff I wore to work six years ago, but I've been freelance since 1999, and haven't done any shifts at all since 2001.
Oh come on you wimp - a few millimetres of flesh between trouser hem and top of shoe won't kill you!
I have been wearing my gold Top Shop ballet pumps for weeks now.
You could wear nice trainers, I suppose. or boots, of course. Apparently it will be getting cooler.
Think yourself lucky I had to haul my saggy post-baby body and ageing wardrobe into GLAMOUR magazine....oh, the horror! The shame!