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I have bought a dress. I would like you to tell me it's nice.

(16 Posts)
allhailtheaubergine Mon 06-Jun-11 13:07:53

Please note: I have already bought and worn this dress so I can't take it back.

I'm having a niggle of doubt about it.

It is a Big Deal for me to buy a dress.

Please lie reassure me that it is a good dress and that I almost certainly look lovely in it.

The dress.

pommedechocolat Mon 06-Jun-11 13:14:24

That looks like a fun summery dress. I think it looks nice. You almost certainly look lovely in it smile
Is it odd for you to buy a dress because you are a bit more tomboy ish? If so might be worth considering accessorising it in a way to make you feel more comfy. I like to have a bit of 'edge' to my outfits so might accessorise that with my black cardi with cut out lace back and my short battered black cowboy boots.

gregssausageroll Mon 06-Jun-11 13:25:26

Yep. I like it!

minimu1 Mon 06-Jun-11 13:32:36

Phew that's a relief I really do like it - I though I might have to lie for a minute grin

allhailtheaubergine Mon 06-Jun-11 13:35:39

Oh good! Thank you all!

I appreciate your reassurances, lies or not.

AlpinePony Mon 06-Jun-11 13:54:06

Bit short for a pregnant woman! wink

AlpinePony Mon 06-Jun-11 13:54:12

<heaves bosem>

monstersX2 Mon 06-Jun-11 13:57:04

Love it and want one! (trip into the city this week!)
Bet it looks lovely on! smile

allhailtheaubergine Mon 06-Jun-11 18:37:51

It's very flattering. And quite useful.

redshoes Mon 06-Jun-11 18:38:59

very cute dress - I'm not a dress person either

rubyrubyruby Mon 06-Jun-11 18:43:17

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Collision Mon 06-Jun-11 18:44:41

phew! It is lovely.

schobe Mon 06-Jun-11 18:45:24

Agree with Alpine, you'll never squash your huge pregnant belly in that in a couple of months.

Nice move wink Glad to see you upping your game on the 'timing couldn't be worse' front.

Mahraih Mon 06-Jun-11 18:46:13

I almost bought that dress!

It's gorgeous (biased, obviously) - hope you get lots of wear out of it smile

allhailtheaubergine Mon 06-Jun-11 18:54:07

BUT... that zip is good for breastfeeding access in 9 months time.

<taps temple> I'm thinking ahead.

Jonnyfan Mon 06-Jun-11 20:30:39

Lovely colour, very good indeed !

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