Does this suit me? ask mums.
More than half - 56 per cent - of Midland mums surveyed by online fashion retailer Gray and Osbourn said they trusted their daughters' opinion above all others.
Only five per cent value their son's opinion of how they look, while only eight per cent of women over 50 trust their partner's opinion.
However, the trust is not reciprocated as 50 per cent of daughters would not want their mums to buy them clothes in their absence.
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