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Need some ideas for blouses/tops that can be worn to work or outside work

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suebfg · 09/05/2012 19:42

My budget has taken a big hit lately so I'm on a desperate look out for tops that I can wear on any occasion - preferably smartish in neutral colours.

Any ideas?

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Clary · 09/05/2012 19:45

Yes I need help with this too.

Where is a good shop to find bargainous items of this kind?

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Shenanagins · 09/05/2012 19:53

There are a couple of nice ones in wallis at the mo - i just got one with tiny tigers on it. It sounds a bit bet lynch but its really nice and i wear to work in the dull financialsector.

would send you the link but on my phone and not that great with technology!

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chaosisawayoflife · 09/05/2012 20:08

Lovely ones in tk maxx at the moment. I got a lovely flowery Clements ribiero one for £16 and a light Turquoise with flamingos one, can't remember the designer, for about the same.

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suebfg · 09/05/2012 20:16

Oh I like the Wallis top - might check that out in the shops tomorrow.

I think the Clements Ribiero top is sold out online in my size :(

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suebfg · 09/05/2012 20:39

Found this but not sure it would be suitable for my workplace - nice with jeans though

www.johnlewis.com/Shopping/Product.aspx?Type=SKU&Id=231472476

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trixymalixy · 09/05/2012 20:51

Primark has some lovely blouses in at the moment, I bought a lovely swallow print one that I can wear with jeans or with work trousers. There was also a ginkgo print one that I would have bought if they had had it in my size.

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stressheaderic · 09/05/2012 20:53

Ah, this is the thread for me. I too want blouses that look formal for work (teacher) but good with jeans outside of work too. I got a burgundy one with gold aliums one a little while back in Dorothy Perkins, it sounds truly vile but it's gorgeous and I've worn it to so many different occasions, including work.

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FunnyLittleFrog · 09/05/2012 22:19

H&M are great for cheap blouses.

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lololizzy · 09/05/2012 23:33

I get ones from Yumi that wear to work and out of work, but this would only work if you like prints and I realise is twee for some
eg Foxes
skyline
Butterflies
Penguins (I think that one's Henry Holland)

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Pinkflipflop · 09/05/2012 23:38

www.next.co.uk/x4932s2#831904x49 I've bought some of these tops recently for work and the plain colours and they are fab-u-lous!!

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returnvisit · 10/05/2012 15:12

Dunno if u have a Dunnes near u but I went today and they have loads of stuff that is so nice. Loads of nice tops

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