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Challenge: can you help me find a petite jersey maxi dress?

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louloubellamozzarella Fri 22-Jul-11 18:16:46

I have been looking for ages. Help needed. I really want one or two to take with me on holiday the week after next.

Want a sleeveless style jersey maxi that I can wear without heels for casual kind of wear. A darkish colour - black, navy, dark grey, khaki would do.

Something like this. I have seen lots in this style but no petite ones.

I am 5'2 and a size 8 (or 6 depending on label) so not teeny tiny but all standard maxis swamp me completely so I think I need a petite cut.

Don't want to spend more than £30. Good quality jersey preferred - don't want to risk underwear flashing. Online shopping preferred (lazy). grin

BulletWithAName Fri 22-Jul-11 18:29:52

Something like this?

louloubellamozzarella Fri 22-Jul-11 19:04:03

Oh yes like that and it's petite, score smile

Might try the khaki/grey in that as it looks nice and comfy casual. Still looking for a vest top style neckline one in black so I can get my shoulders out. It's annoying me that it's so hard to find such a simple thing; I'm sure I saw loads in the shops a couple of months ago...

BulletWithAName Fri 22-Jul-11 19:27:13

That was literally the only one I saw in jersey. The rest were all occasiony type ones. Such a simple thing and so hard to bloody find!

moragbellingham Fri 22-Jul-11 20:46:04

I hate to say this, but I've been looking (this is my 2nd year) for some too.
The closest I found was a fab White Co one which needed alterations doing and therefore made it too pricey.
I have invested in a sewing machine and now do my own shortening and can buy from places like ASOS regular range and shorten.

Boden tropical maxi in blueberry or black would be perfect but over budget.
I'm 5'2" and have a jersey Boden maxi which is an OK length with flats for me.

HopeItHelps Fri 22-Jul-11 20:56:37

This one from Next also comes in Petite: www.next.co.uk/x482104s1#979558x48

nicole333 Fri 22-Jul-11 20:56:42

Next had a couple of vest style ones in their petite range, but as always, a sniff of something decent and it's sold out straight away, never to be restocked. You could try ebay? George had a black one on their website a couple of weeks ago. This is all I have seen for petite maxi's.

HopeItHelps Fri 22-Jul-11 20:57:35

K7001 gives you free NEXT DAY delivery with NEXT by the way

louloubellamozzarella Fri 22-Jul-11 23:13:55

Thanks for your posts... nothing is quite what I had in mind but I will keep looking (or order the DP one and hope it's not too long...) smile

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