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I am looking for a suit dress and saw a woman on the train wearing a perfect one this morning, but she saw the fanatical glint in my eye and scarpered from the mad woman homing in on her went down the escalator before I could ask her where she got it from.
I am looking for a black or dark grey dress, ideally with a matching jacket, that I can wear as a formal suit during the day, but that has a bit of detailing (belt, nice neckline etc) so that I can dress it up with some heels and jewelry if I have a function to go to in the evening.
The one I saw the woman wearing this morning had a belt, and a slightly cowl neck.
If it comes with a jacket, I would be happy to pay a couple of hundred pounds. Ideally less than £100 if no matching jacket.
Hi check out LK Bennett Lantis or Laura dress. Or Ellen? Sale on so they would be round or abouts. Some people on here don't like LK Bennett but I must say I love it. I buy nearly all my clothes in there, mostly in the sale. Worth checkig out e bay too. Also worth a look in Hobbs x
I tried LK Bennett and they did have a plain black suit dress, but no jacket in my size. It was a bit boring though as it was completely plain and had no detailing.
Hobbs has a dress and jacket that would be completely perfect apart from the fact it is only available in light grey. Unfortunately their dress in black comes with a 3 button jacket. I have large norks so can only go for a one or possibly 2 button jacket.
Ted Baker had a combo that was nearly right apart from the fact the dress was rather short and the jacket, rather bizzarely, fitted me perfectly until I bent my arms, whereupon it nearly cut off the circulation to my hands the sleeves were so tight.
That is a contender. Shame they did not have it in the shop yesterday.
I don't like buying clothes on line because I do have problems finding things to fit, especially tailored dresses. It is so frustrating seeing stuff on line but then having to traipse to four shops to try it on. I know you can send stuff back that you have bought on line if it doesn't fit, but I don't really have the cash flow to order 6 dresses to try if they are all at the £150 mark!