Shopping Horrors – a random ramble
Random Ramblings / 31st March 2016

What a depressing experience shopping for clothes is.  First the minefield of which is the appropriate shop for a woman of a my age to frequent.  Top Shop and New Look seemingly being aimed at a teenage clientele who don’t wear what I would recognise as clothes but merely a few wisps of material.   BHS and Marks and Spencer feeling like they are aimed at the more mature customer (hopefully I have a few years before I hit that!).  More than once I have had the experience of admiring the same item of clothing as someone who then turns around and reveals herself to be of pensionable age.  Then the puzzle of what to wear, I am not ready for matronly dresses and high necklines, nor do I favour a skirt so short that it shows off more of me than my gynaecologist would normally see. On my most recent shopping trip I was looking for trousers suitable for work, ie smart and black, and also a pair of  jeans.  The first problem I encountered was deciphering the different types of jeans available to me.  From skinny fit to straight leg to bootcut to jeggings to boyfriend fit to…

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