Need a christmas dress that I can then use for work...

(9 Posts)
StuckOnTopOfTheChristmasTree Mon 10-Dec-12 08:55:49

Oh no! Maybe just have both! grin

I did find the dress in a shop in the end but it didn't look quite right and have just seen the link - its half price now! (So even more of a bargain if you buy it!)

I ended up with this - river island Looks really well on and the material has a nice weight to it so the drapes hang really well. Definitely has room for christmas lunch and then will be put into use for work as the bump grows.

Spookey80 Sun 09-Dec-12 20:26:50

Love that first one on fc, might change mine now!

StuckOnTopOfTheChristmasTree Tue 04-Dec-12 08:33:55

Thanks for those suggestions - the bow one is very pretty but too loud for my conservative office! And I never would have guessed the boden one is jersey and comfortable - but our office seems to have strange temperatures so I like having a sleeve (and even then I have to sometimes put a little cardigan over)

I've had a look at the French Connection site and I've found 2 dresses although the second one isn't in my size unfortunately, but I will probably order the first one and see how it looks
dress1 to order
no black in my size

Thanks all for help... I know I can rely on S&B mumsnet to keep me looking vaguely reasonable!!!

Spookey80 Mon 03-Dec-12 20:42:10

I am afraid I can't do links but I have just bought a jersey dress from French connection that sounds perfect for your needs.
It is a lovely soft jersey with 3/4 length sleeves and a tie back. I shall be wearing to my Xmas do with a pair of high heels, then wearing in the day time with flat boots. They seem to do them every year in a variety of colours.
...I'm afraid I got 30% off in house of Fraser? But you never know might find another offer?

Beaverfeaver Mon 03-Dec-12 20:39:38
Beaverfeaver Mon 03-Dec-12 20:38:44

I just got this:

http://payments.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/pay?cmd=ORDER_DETAILS_MY_EBAY&itemId=170896434666&nFB=true&trxId=939301230007

clattypatty Mon 03-Dec-12 18:20:54

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clattypatty Mon 03-Dec-12 18:20:24

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StuckOnTopOfTheChristmasTree Mon 03-Dec-12 15:31:50

So we always go out for Christmas lunch to a lovely pub restaurant and I would like a new dress this year. Being a frugal sort I am happy to sparkle it up with accessories for christmas, but would be good if it then could be used for work - quite a smart setting.

I am 13 weeks pg and clothes are starting to feel tight so I'm thinking something that isn't too figure hugging - but is quite flary and will let me expand through Jan and Feb. Ideally it would have long or 3/4 length sleeves and can be worn with knee high boots (I have a black and a brown pair) as I can't really justify new shoes/boots.

Any S&B experts think they can meet this challenge? Thanks if anyone can help... smile thanks

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