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A whole new wardrobe...what shall I buy?

(43 Posts)
hunkermunker Sun 01-May-05 23:52:52

OK, I have had a windfall and I'm in need of some new clothes, so what shall I buy?

I literally want to chuck out most of what I have (OK, OK, give it to charity, if they'll have it ) and start again from scratch. I have NO decent summer clothes and live in jeans and jumpers in the winter [shame emoticon].

I have an ample bosom (34G), but I'm quite petite - size 10-12 and 5'4". The ample bosom makes summery strappy things a nightmare and I don't do bare armpits or bare legs past about mid-calf (too upsetting for the general public ).

Can you find me nice things? Oh, go on. You know you want to

Shoes included. And a nice summery handbag. And if you post a link to the bloody bat, ML, unless it's in a plum frock, I'll be very cross

Gobbledigook Sun 01-May-05 23:56:03

I've just ordered these pairs of shoes from M&S for the summer - only keeping one pair mind!

this pair

and this pair

hunkermunker Sun 01-May-05 23:57:45

Like the second pair, but the first pair said "an error has occurred"

Gobbledigook Sun 01-May-05 23:58:12

Bugger, try again..

this pair

these are nice too

But no good for me as I have a bunion on one foot (nice!) so need a strap across the front.

hunkermunker Sun 01-May-05 23:58:38

Ooh, sale on in M&S on Per Una perusing...

Gobbledigook Sun 01-May-05 23:59:37

I think you do need a pair of jeans as well though - bootcut ones and a nice belt. Don't know where to get one but I'm looking for a jewelled one to brighten up a jeans and white or black t-shirt with sandals combo!!

Also after a nice floaty boho type skirt like VB had on in the paper the other day.

hunkermunker Sun 01-May-05 23:59:46

Love both of those, GDG - I always need to try shoes on because my feet are almost a size different - am freak

Gobbledigook Mon 02-May-05 00:00:47

Well there's free delivery code - PCEQQZX - if you order over £30 so I got a few sizes and will try on at home then send back

Gobbledigook Mon 02-May-05 00:03:10

Happy shopping Hunker - off to bed now!

Speak to you later!

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:03:55

Thank you GDG - sleep tight

MarsLady Mon 02-May-05 00:06:15

hinkermunker, do you really think that I would hijack your thread with the bat?

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:07:06

Nah, never - hey, I wanted to ask you about breastfeeding/weaning, but that's a different thread - can't hijack my own style dilemma, can I?! Will start new thread - see if you can spot it on active convos

CountessDracula Mon 02-May-05 00:07:24

Get some really fab basics - classic cuts etc and then accessorise with the boho stuff for this summer - next summer will be out so you will be able to accessorise with stuff for then IYKWIM.

I always find linen trousers a summer essential myself.

JoolsToo Mon 02-May-05 00:07:48

how about this?

MarsLady Mon 02-May-05 00:11:57

PMSL @ Joolstoo

Even better than the bat

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:15:29

CD, yes, was thinking I'd buy some classics, since I keep clothes for far too long, I don't want them to date. Linen...oh, God, I'm going to have to iron things

JT, it's funny, but we're also looking at buying some new bedroom furniture...we currently have orange knotty pine which is HIDEOUS!!!

JoolsToo Mon 02-May-05 00:16:22

I knew that

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:17:15

JT, are you in my living room?

JoolsToo Mon 02-May-05 00:20:59

no, your bedroom

MarsLady Mon 02-May-05 00:21:36

hinkermunker I think that you would look lovely in the 1950s style that is about at the moment. I also think lovely floaty skirts, linen trousers and chunky jewellery.

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:25:57

JT [Eek! emoticon] Will you tidy up the laundry and dust round a bit for me then, please?

ML, you're a love - I'm such a frumpy old toad that I have no idea what suits me any more.

I'm having my hair cut this week too... I'm fed up with looking like a bloody scarecrow!

MarsLady Mon 02-May-05 00:29:10

what colour's your hair hinker? There are lots of lovely floaty things out there at the moment. Top Shop is a great place!

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:30:53

My hair is a kind of dark strawberry blonde.

MarsLady Mon 02-May-05 00:33:40

oh and what's your colouring? Are you pale and pasty? Ruddy cheeked? What?

hunkermunker Mon 02-May-05 00:35:27

I have green eyes and fair skin with a tendency to blush easily

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