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Anyone seen any nice dresses lately that will see me through a holiday abroad and home again?

(17 Posts)
kitya Tue 23-Aug-11 18:22:32

Im reluctant to buy new clothes for my long weekend away but I would like a nice frock thats easy to pack but that I can wear here as well for the Autumn. I hate this time of the year for clothes shopping!

pamplemousserose Tue 23-Aug-11 18:26:26

See my peppapigberry thread if you have norks. I bought a good dress there today.

kitya Tue 23-Aug-11 18:41:27

never heard of it.

kitya Tue 23-Aug-11 18:46:51

I will give the dress a go. Thanks.

florenceuk Tue 23-Aug-11 19:51:20

See the one I linked on the Zara thread. Also this one if you suit these colours whistles rip off?

KenDoddsDadsDog Tue 23-Aug-11 19:58:50

Watching avidly!

kitya Tue 23-Aug-11 20:01:35

How blatant is that Whistles rip off?!!! I love it but, I have three just the same from Whistles last year. It's such a flattering shape. Sadly Zara clothes don't touch me.

onelily Wed 24-Aug-11 09:35:46


kitya Wed 24-Aug-11 19:03:13

Im afrraid my legs wouldnt carry them off

onelily Thu 25-Aug-11 09:48:40

well, then try this

kitya Fri 26-Aug-11 13:06:00

pample, I cant find your thread!!

acatcalledbob Fri 26-Aug-11 13:25:31

Have a look at Fenn Wright Manson sale stuff - this arrived yesterday and it's bloody amazing. I'm curvy with a short waist but not petite (5'7") and it looks fab, comes to just on knee length and I got 4 separate compliments. Wore it in 30C but imagine it would be as good with tights and boots.

Needed to size down as their stuff comes up large but I love their clothes at the moment.

kitya Fri 26-Aug-11 13:32:52

are the stripes accross ok?

acatcalledbob Fri 26-Aug-11 13:48:52

Surprisingly, yes they are (I would normally steer clear of horizontal stripes on anything except a Breton top), plus the pattern hides and lumps and bumps - more forgiving than a plain color

kitya Fri 26-Aug-11 13:50:16

practically everything has gone in my size sad

acatcalledbob Fri 26-Aug-11 14:33:22

Oh no, what size / shape are you? What do you want to emphasize / hide? What colors suit you? Sure someone on here can help!

kitya Sat 27-Aug-11 12:03:47

Im a 14. I did find one. Not reduced though! smile

Its only that there will be a special night out whilst we are away, otherwise Im sure Ive got bits and bobs I can throw together. Afterall, weve had no Summer.

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