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New Wrap Collection - Lovely things or Emperors New Clothes?
Ladies of S&B, would you mind giving me your opinions on the following things I've got my eye on from the AW Wrap collection...? Am SAHM wanting to be stylish and attempting to go for quality over quantity. Are these nice, or am I just deluded in an Emperor's new clothes kind of way?! Any input appreciated. Thanks.
I've just bought a few things from the new collection, wearing one of them right now! Great quality, I've got stuff from a year ago that looks good still. I love the frill hem top, will be ordering one myself. There was another thread a few weeks ago and several people keen on the slouchy Mira jumper. I've ordered a May cardi but its delayed until Sept. They did send me free postage for next order tho, which was nice.
Like all your links I do think their stuff is too £££ though. But if you love something and will get a lot of wear out of it then I think worth it. The woolen jumper strangely is long on one model and not the other.
I know, it's spooky amelia! And I wrote the title with Emperor's new clothes bit in before I'd seen the other thread which used the same phrase! . Have now ordered a few bits with the intention of only keeping things that I LOVE, as it is v expensive. No codes that I know of .
Ordered it in jade and silver and think I'm going to keep the jade, which is a lovely subtle smoky colour. The lighter silver isn't so flattering on my tall and large frame.
Do really like this very much. It has pretty, but again subtle, details, eg at the neck, is beautifully light, and I think it will be good for a wide variety of 'smart casual' occasions, from day out with girlfriends to informal Christmas drinks. Even DH likes. Agree Wrap is just that bit different from Boden.
Having said all that, I do think it's pricy - my excuse is I don't think I'd easily find anything similar, particularly as I need a large size. That also means there are less likely to be the styles and colours I want when the sale eventually comes.
I think you are right Poly - that will look a bit tent like - it would defo on me! I got this www.wraplondon.co.uk/fashion-W444/cape-style-jersey-kaftan.htm in a 14 in blue and mulberry. It is soooooo flattering on - I am a top end 16 with matronly boobs. I got a dusky blue and dusky rose coloured vest 2 pack from M&S for layering - they are long in the body and soo soft - will try for a linky.