To be fair, it wasn't the skirt that made it look big; it is big. It's just that normally I don't have to look at it. But faced with M&S's view-everything-at-once-even-if-you-don't-want-to-see-it mirrors it was my nose that stole the show.
A store like M&S, that caters for the more mature woman, should know better. Fewer mirrors and dimmer lighting would make for more sales I'm sure.
It put me off everything . I came home in a sulk.
But not before I'd invited a woman I'd never met before to come to Italy with me to find me an outfit for the wedding, which happens to be on her birthday. It seemed a good idea at the time ...