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So what do you wear if you have to dress smart for work but it's pissing down with rain?
I normally live in trainers but in the new year I'll be going on a work placement where I'll be required to dress as if I am a Smart Person. So, being really short, I'm thinking trousers are the way forward - but what do you wear on your feet in British winter? Or should I just go for long skirt and boots?
This morning I had to be a Smart Person so I wore the trousers ballet type flats thing, but it all just looked a bit insubstantial for the hurricane weather.
To restrict the brief a bit more, I can't walk in heels (I blame my dad for not letting me have heels as a child )
Skirt and boots is deffo the way forward, plus a decent raincoat and a big brolly. I've yet to find a hat but am bumping this in the hope that somebody can point you to one. A lovely brolly can really help to lift a rainy day so go beyond black if you possibly can!
I recently got a dress for work after years as a black-trousers-and-top person. I got this one and after a while psyching myself up to it, I now wear it once a week and love it. Had lots of nice comments too.
V easy to wear with bright pink/teal/red underneath, opaques and boots or shoes (though I do have a heel on shoes but not on boots)
If you're really short it is far easier to do skirt and boots than trousers, as getting a trouser suit short enough in the legs is a right pain in the arse ankles. So good move. Get a nice jacket and you're sorted. Dresses, especially wool dresses or jersey wrap dresses, are always good too and practical, plus you can throw a smart cardy on top for mega cold days.