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melmog Thu 23-Jul-09 08:56:21

Can anyone help me??

I'm going on holiday in a couple of weeks and I have NO money to buy anything new.

My wardrobe consists of plain vest tops, wide legged linen trousers, a-line patterned skirts and v neck jumpers. I'm so boring!

Is this all totally out of date? If not, I'm happy to stick with it but I've suddenly become aware that I haven't bought anything different for years.

I'm considering splurging on the credit card if it is.

I'm 5'4", a size 12-14 with a large chest and more of a tummy than I've ever had unless I hold it in tight.


jemart Thu 23-Jul-09 13:39:22

Sounds like a good basic wardrobe you have there.
Having said that, it is sale time, couldn't hurt to set yourself a small budget and splurge a little bit?

GentleOtter Thu 23-Jul-09 13:44:54

Charity shops
dye some of your existing clothes
car boot sales
or buy some new things on holiday

JackieNo Thu 23-Jul-09 13:48:02

Get some new accessories? Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, to jazz existing stuff up a bit? Loads of places do really nice jewellery these days - Tesco, and M&S seem pretty good. Or even Accessorize. If you're happy with the clothes, don't bother to buy anything new for the sake of it - what you have sounds absolutely fine.

JackieNo Thu 23-Jul-09 13:49:41

When I say 'or even Accessorize', I didn't mean they weren't good - quite the reverse. What I meant was - don't shy away from places that you might perceive as catering mainly to teenagers!

MrsBadger Thu 23-Jul-09 14:03:06

not out of date at all

get a pair of sparkly flipflops and a fab new sunhat when you are there.

melmog Thu 23-Jul-09 16:05:26

Oh, thank you all. I tend to stick to what I like and what I think suits me but was just thinking maybe I'm a bit out of date.

Off to get some flip flops and jewellery then!

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