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summer dresses - I'm running out of time

(12 Posts)
mckenzie Fri 08-Jul-11 10:44:54

so i need to hit some shops that i know will have a decent choice. They are just for a summer holiday so I don't want to spend a lot but I'd like a few cool, casual, comfy frocks for the evenings. Where do you suggest please? Anyone seen a nice selection recently. yesterday i went to our local shops so H&M, Oasis, Top Shop but didn't see anyhthng suitable. (well, there might have been in H&M but the queue was sooooo long I didn't stop to find out. smile


JanMorrow Fri 08-Jul-11 11:57:22

Dorothy Perkins and New Look have lots of nice summer dresses in at the mo, and River Island have a few.

archanat10 Fri 08-Jul-11 13:40:13

i jst bought this one 4m dorothy perkins 4 a ball
got cashback of £1.25
dnt know ur budget and ur size

mckenzie Fri 08-Jul-11 16:46:32

that is gorgeous archanat10, I might have to copy you on that one. I'm a size 8 and price wise, that's perfect.
Thanks JanMorrow - looks like it'll be good old DP tomorrow then for me. Local or hit the big shops??? Difficult decision smile

daisythelabradoodle Fri 08-Jul-11 17:31:59

I have one of these and they are very wearable

mckenzie Fri 08-Jul-11 18:46:35

thanks daisy, it looks lovely but I need something that will keep me cool in 30 degrees and I'm not sure that will.

daisythelabradoodle Fri 08-Jul-11 20:27:56

Ahhhh no worries just love mine so much smile where areyou going on holiday?

Clure Fri 08-Jul-11 20:29:12

some great bargains at tesco

mckenzie Fri 08-Jul-11 20:41:38

thanks Clure. We're going to Lanzarote Daisy. For some reason this year, I really fancy wearing dresses every evening instead of my usual linen trousers with a variety of tops plus short denim skirt with a variety of tops smile. Perhaps it's my age. DS informed me today that I will be 47 next year. Quite why he felt the need to tell me that when I am only 45 now, I'm really not sure. But, it's dresses I'm craving and dresses I must have by wednesday morning at the latest. Ideally V necked as I'm quite busty for my frame. And ideally turquoise, purple, orangey red tones as they suit me best. Not too fussy then grin

daisythelabradoodle Fri 08-Jul-11 21:16:24

There's a website called shop style it's a search engine. Type in v neck summer dress and it will give you a load of results it's my fail safe option when stuck.

mckenzie Fri 08-Jul-11 21:48:11

what a great site Daisy - that's for that link

mckenzie Sat 09-Jul-11 19:08:08

disastrous shopping day. I got one dress and it's really too big but I was getting desperate! The Dorothy Perkins that i went to daisy was just full of sale stuff and autumn coloured items. I think i might have to somehow wangle another quick session tomorrow and shoot into London. What are my chances of DH agreeing to that???

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