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STYLE ADVICE: I am a size 16 to 18, I love colour and would love suggestions for an every day outfit

Posted on: March 18, 2013

QUESTION: I’m size 16 to18 5ft 1″ and 69. Dumpy I suppose. I’ve got fat everything, but I love colour and am a happy bunny. Can you suggest an outfit for everyday, with a long skirt and/ or trousers that might suit and take me away from frumpy towards on trend? I don’t have a lot of money to spare, M&S sort of prices are within my range, but I might be tempted to splurge. I live away from shops, so on line shopping suits me best.

ANSWER: Great style needs a great personality so we’d love to recommend a few items to make the most of yours! If you take a look at you fashion fingerprint you’ll see what items suit you and why. For you it’s all about creating some fab curves and lengthening the look of your legs. With that in mind here are some items we hope you’ll love.

1.Marks and Spencer, skirt, £19.50:- This skirt nips in the waist and skims in all the right places, whilst the black is the perfect base for a plethora of tops, jackets and accessories to make it your own.


2. H&M, cardigan, £12.99:– This gorgeous pink is just the thing for lifting your back skirt, and to really colour block it can also be worn with the blue trousers recommended .


3. Trousers by M&co, £24.00:– Bright bottoms are everywhere these days so wear these blue straight leg trousers wirh confidence, team with the pink cardigan recommended for a day out with family or the black version for lunch with friends.


4. Dress by H&M, £14.99:– A simple dress is just what’s needed for a versatile wardrobe, just like the back skirt it can be worn in many ways. Wear with tights, boots and a trench coat for the cooler days and with the pink cardigan recommended for spring.


5. Top by H&M, £19.99:– A coral top like this is a great wardrobe builder as it can be worn with jeans, your black skirt or trousers.


6. Scarf by H&M, £7.99 :– Whenever you want to add something extra to an outfit throw on a scarf, whether you need a fun print or a pop of colour a great scarf will do the trick. SarahA x



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