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    I'm starting work as a trainee solicitor in September next year, and planning on stocking up on a few suits/shirts/tops in the Jan sales to save on the pennies.

    Wondering if anyone has any recommendations for where to look? Mid-high price range really.

    Thanks xx
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    where are you located?

    i used to work for a top accounting firm ('big 4' a bit like magic cirle of finance).

    im pretty small, UK size 4-6 so used to shop in places that catered for small gals hence the cheapie stores listed. but i would recommend plus guide price:

    - H&M for tailored everday shirts if you need very small sizes about £15 each, small suits about £30 blazer and £25 skirt. their shirts are fine for small-med law firms

    - if not, TM Lewin shirts good quality but about £25-30 each or often 4 for £100 shirts, they do suits too. but excessive for small-med law frms

    - PINK or Hackett or Hawes & Curtis (£££££loads)

    - NEXT are the BEST for everday suits, go down to size 6, when i started work i got about 4 from there, well worth it and very expensive looking but conservative styles from around £50 blazer and £25 skirt. they also have the NEXT sales which is actually where i got all my suits.

    -ZARA do nice sweaters for on top of shirts under your blazer jacket. they go down to XS (size 6)they also do real nice classy suits and very good for work coats (you cannot wear a duffel jacket to work!)

    -if you are cheapie, try tesco home or tesco direct online, they do some nice suits (avoid VALUE range or 100% polyester) very cheaply, very good for work coats and bags

    - and also, not to forget...MARKS AND SPENCERS!! great for suits, coats, bags, officewear.

    cheapest but good quality i d say next sale and HM shirts, and tesco online
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    where are you located?

    i used to work for a top accounting firm ('big 4' a bit like magic cirle of finance).

    im pretty small, UK size 4-6 so used to shop in places that catered for small gals hence the cheapie stores listed. but i would recommend plus guide price:

    - H&M for tailored everday shirts if you need very small sizes about £15 each, small suits about £30 blazer and £25 skirt. their shirts are fine for small-med law firms

    - if not, TM Lewin shirts good quality but about £25-30 each or often 4 for £100 shirts, they do suits too. but excessive for small-med law frms

    - PINK or Hackett or Hawes & Curtis (£££££loads)

    - NEXT are the BEST for everday suits, go down to size 6, when i started work i got about 4 from there, well worth it and very expensive looking but conservative styles from around £50 blazer and £25 skirt. they also have the NEXT sales which is actually where i got all my suits.

    -ZARA do nice sweaters for on top of shirts under your blazer jacket. they go down to XS (size 6)they also do real nice classy suits and very good for work coats (you cannot wear a duffel jacket to work!)

    -if you are cheapie, try tesco home or tesco direct online, they do some nice suits (avoid VALUE range or 100% polyester) very cheaply, very good for work coats and bags
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    I'm in London so can pretty much go anywhere - I'm starting at a Silver Circle law firm so need high spec stuff.

    Budget isn't that big an issue so I've had a look on the Hawes & Curtis website and love some of their shirts! Also TM Lewin - they have lots of offers on which bring the prices down to high street if you buy a few at a time.

    Thanks very much for your help xx
 
 
 
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