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help me find the perfect navy party dress

(15 Posts)
coffeenut Fri 05-Nov-10 20:56:37

I'm sick of black and looking for a fabulous navy dress to wear to a wedding. I have an okay size 10 figure so would like it quite fitted but crap legs so on or below knee-length a must.

Any help? The best I have found so far is this phase eight dress

Budget is under £500. Any and every suggestion welcome.

tethersend Fri 05-Nov-10 21:21:30

Strapless

bargain

Velvet

Here

This comes in navy but not online

Here

prom

here

simple

tethersend Fri 05-Nov-10 21:24:06

This is navy in real life, apparently. I have it on good authority wink

SevenAgainstThebes Fri 05-Nov-10 21:27:07

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

coffeenut Fri 05-Nov-10 22:29:16

Some of those are gorgeous thank you! i actually really like the ASDA one (shock) but none in my size left. Unfortunately mnay of the others that I really like are too short. The oasis one is brilliant too - but looks about an inch above knee. The Karen Millen one is good but I don't like the neck. I also love the planet dress but would have to try to squeeze into a size eight - I don't think my boobs would fit.

I'm a little tempted by this but I find strapless hard to wear generally.

I also really like this ASOS dress but fear it may look too "bridesmaidy".

coffeenut Fri 05-Nov-10 22:32:38

oh and tethers i love the idea of that slinky fan ruched dress but have already tried it and it just doesn't suit me as much as I wanted it to!

rachk32 Sun 07-Nov-10 18:33:07

monsoon do a couple of really cute navy pty dresses, try on line.

Matsikula Sun 07-Nov-10 20:42:28

What about this Diane Von Furstenberg one? Doesn't scream 'party!', but it's silk so you could dress it up as well as down, I reckon

geordieminx Sun 07-Nov-10 21:19:52

Coast paloma in navy sorry can't link from iPad

WhatsWrongWithYou Sun 07-Nov-10 21:22:41

There's a lovely beaded one by Biba at House of Fraser - have linked to it about three times already but can't on this itouch - sorry.

LetThemEatCake Sun 07-Nov-10 22:22:35

here is the one from WWWY - Biba

and from geordie Paloma

<<*geordie* what did you decide re shoes??>>

I have this Phase 8 dress and think it is fab.

Have also tried this which is lovely

and this is fab on - not quite herve Leger but very va va voom

coffeenut Sun 07-Nov-10 22:57:59

That Biba one is gorgeous! And those Phase Eight ones are great too thanks Letthemeatcake. How long is the sequin one? That might be perfect.

Pity coast dresses dont fit me as they have a few nice navy ones.

LetThemEatCake Sun 07-Nov-10 22:59:44

coffee I am 5'10" and it was just above the knee

coffeenut Mon 08-Nov-10 10:05:23

That definitely sounds long enough for me. Thanks LetThemEatCake. Off to Phase 8 today and possibly House of Fraser if I can manage it.

Romanarama Mon 08-Nov-10 11:01:17

cake to the rescue, as per wink

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