My new years resolution this year is to make more effort with my appearance. Who wants to join me?

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TrampyPants Sun 30-Dec-12 12:30:00

I've never really worn make up, styled my hair or bothered with how I look. That was fine when I was young and fresh. Now I'm 34 (nearly 35) and I want to look good. I have just tried to curl my hair (and failed) and sorted out my make up, throwing out stuff that doesn't suit me.

GibbsGirl Thu 31-Jan-13 23:09:14

Have also been reading the whole thread and lurking and would love to join in. Have started a clear out of my wardrobe and am going to try everything on and it's not going back if it's tatty or doesnt fit. Am low carbing & feeling much better for it so want to look better too.
Looking for some jumper dresses, could anyone point me in the right direction please? Have tried some from wallis but they just looked shapeless on me.

issimma Fri 01-Feb-13 08:44:46

twinkle can't remember Kate's boots, but topshop have some flattish suede ankle boots for £62. Very tempted. No link as on phone.

cjbk1 Fri 01-Feb-13 08:55:10

morning all; the washing and housework has reached crisis point so I'll be wearing 'leisure wear' in my defence I do do Pilates in them usually blush until iv done some washing then I'll be looking for a top to go with very comfy skinny black next jeans and boots to help at the school this pm x

twinklestar2 Fri 01-Feb-13 09:18:53

Didn't manage to get back on here last night but I had a lovely long bath and then slathered myself in body lotion.

Skin felt so lovely and soft this morning!

Today's outfit is a long sleeved purple dress from warehouse (£10 down from £38 in the sale!) with a black belt - never wear belts but it came with the dress and actually looks quite nice smile
Black opaques
My kurt Geiger shoes but going out later so will swap for my black knee highs
Black cardigan

I want to get out of wearing a cardigan every day but not sure what the alternative would be?

TrampyPants Fri 01-Feb-13 09:31:17
Feelingood Fri 01-Feb-13 09:56:47

I haven't managed to be back on all week, tbh I've stayed away from my iPad full stop.

Wed - w/w have lost 3.5 lbs, wore grey wrap dress with pintuck pleating down from nipped in with belt, nude ish pink longline cardi, flouncy pink scarf draped, mid brown knee high boots. I had all make up done and ,et friend for coffee felt quite good.

Thurs - black skinnies black suede wedges with 3/4 berry fitted coat over the tops. I went to town to get grey cords, v tight, couldn't find any sad. But I got my top from mint velvet and some unexpected gorg ankle boots, Cuban heal, tan three buckles, leather m n s reduced to £39 of the moon.

I'm pretty skint now so no more purchases this month. I have got the beauty therapist booked for a back massage next Wednesday.

Diet going well (dreads summer if it does not go well) off to have a read of thread.

<waves morning> smile

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