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No more waterfall cardigans for me but

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mumtoted Sun 21-Aug-11 20:55:47

I would like some help to find replacements! The style that suits me best is Like this ending on the hip bone and a really deep v. Balloon sleeves I like too. I have only ever managed to find one, a few years ago in Monsoon, but none there this year. Thanks for any help!

cookielove Sun 21-Aug-11 20:56:58

whats wrong with waterfall cardigans

KaySirah Sun 21-Aug-11 20:59:55

dreaded boden?

cookielove Sun 21-Aug-11 21:09:39

cardi 1

cardi 2

cardi 3

cardi4

cyb Sun 21-Aug-11 21:10:56

Wallis usually do some longerline ones which are v flattering

Nagoo Sun 21-Aug-11 21:13:13

I started this same thread today.

I did enter the 'maternity' caveat though, so I had an excuse wink

I don't want a £160 cardi hmm but I don't want to look cheap either.

mosschops30 Sun 21-Aug-11 21:13:15

Wtf is a waterfall cardigan and why do you all hate them?

ggirl Sun 21-Aug-11 21:17:18

they are vile
vile

cyb Sun 21-Aug-11 21:18:08

They are the mumsiest article ever

designed for lumps

sunbear Sun 21-Aug-11 21:19:23

red indian-- sorry native american designs are in this fall

Clockface Sun 21-Aug-11 21:23:59

I bought a gorgeous bamboo cardigan in France a whlie ago, which is really soft. I like [http://www.toast.co.uk/product.aspx?productid=C6AT6&seoterm=BAMBOO%20CARDIGAN&utm_source=google&utm_medium=merchant%2Bcenter&utm_campaign=products&cmpid=toast-gmf-C6AT6&mscsmigrated=true this one] from Toast. Bamboo's a good eco-friendly fibre too I think.

Clockface Sun 21-Aug-11 21:24:37

Sorry! Try again: Toast

mumtoted Sun 21-Aug-11 21:29:03

Thanks for looking cookielove. I am a short, curvy hourglass with Very Large Norks, I need the V to start very low to be flattering, and the cardy to end about my hip bone. Long boyfriend cardigans look awful on me unfortunately.

BeehiveBaby Sun 21-Aug-11 21:31:41

Gap always has cardies like these, ususally in lovely merino wool blends.

ThatVikRinA22 Sun 21-Aug-11 21:32:01

have to say i tried a WF cardy on last week....they made me look huge! and i really dont need that kind of help - i can look huge all by myself!

cyb Sun 21-Aug-11 21:37:01

Vicar they make everyone look huge! Like maxi dresses

the 'galleon in full sail' look

mumtoted Sun 21-Aug-11 21:38:15

I know the feeling VicarInaTutu. I realised how awful they were when I saw several other people wearing the same M&S one I had, and hated it!
Thanks Beehive, off to have a look at Gap.

MissMarjoribanks Sun 21-Aug-11 21:54:24

If you want cheap and cheerful - I bought this in cream. I hate synthetic materials so was really pleased to find this was 95% cotton and snapped it up. Flattering too.

PacificDogwood Sun 21-Aug-11 22:17:38

Uniqlo?

polyhymnia Sun 21-Aug-11 23:43:51

Boden, M and S cashmere - and Wrap have some lovely cardis, but are pricy.

Btw, do agree with you and all the rest of the anti waterfall brigade - bound to make those of us who are large look huge, and have rarely seen one that didn't look frumpy on any size.

fiorentina Mon 22-Aug-11 14:02:19

I like these, but they maybe too waterfall for some! I think they both looked good done up, and probably better on.

http://www.johnlewis.com/284972/Product.aspx
http://www.johnlewis.com/280238/Product.aspx

goinnowhere Mon 22-Aug-11 20:24:11

Actually, I thought of you today OP. If you want very cheap, tesco had some in with a very deep 'v'. Definitely deeper than usual. Not sure of exact length but about hip length I'd say.

occasionalposter Mon 22-Aug-11 22:35:44

www.theoutnet.com/product/233647?cm_mmc=ProductSearch-_-UK-_-Knitwear-_-Metallic

Bargain!

mumtoted Mon 22-Aug-11 23:19:10

Thanks everyone for your suggestions smile

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