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just ordered this dress on impulse now not sure - what do you think

(19 Posts)
whoneedssleepanyway Mon 26-Sep-11 14:06:10

this

doesn't look v flattering on the model does it so don't think i have a hope in hell...

yellowraincoat Mon 26-Sep-11 14:08:56

Looks too big for the model.

Also, I bought a similar dress recently and it made me look like a wizard.

tethersend Mon 26-Sep-11 14:32:27

Love the print, but like this better...

whoneedssleepanyway Mon 26-Sep-11 14:35:42

Tethers as usual your taste is impeccable, I much prefer that one too....I can see another order coming on.

higgle Mon 26-Sep-11 15:22:42

The GP one is polyester and teh JL one is silk, which might affect how they look in real life - the JL one might look really classy. If you like bird prints Fatface have a dress and a tunic which are more casual in style

Angel786 Mon 26-Sep-11 15:25:11

Looke better on the "complete the look" model than the main one. I like it.

Wimminsinit Mon 26-Sep-11 15:30:44

I like the JL one, but the model makes it look bad, weirdly. The styling is all wrong.

bishboschone Mon 26-Sep-11 19:08:09

There is one in dorothy Perkins called bird print tie back dress, I can't do links on my iPad yet but it looks nice

therugratref Mon 26-Sep-11 19:21:08

A friend of mine has the dress tether linked. It looks great on and looks much more expensive than it is.

Yama Mon 26-Sep-11 19:27:52

I like the JL dress. I think it's the model's hairdo which is all wrong for the dress. Hair down and floaty would be apt.

VivaLeBeaver Mon 26-Sep-11 19:30:48

I like the fat face tunic but it's out of stock in my size. Damm it.

whoneedssleepanyway Mon 26-Sep-11 20:37:10

It arrived -how quick, only ordered yesterday. Is gorgeous but last 1cm of zip won't do up. Think next size will be too big as perfect everywhere but rib cage...I really recommend it picture does not do it justice really beautiful dress

Yama Mon 26-Sep-11 21:04:12

See? I knew it'd be nice without a posh up-do.

Gosh it's really badly styled on the blonde model but looks fab on the 'Complete the look' model. Don't know what they wear thing re the blonde - the dress is too big, her hair is bonkers and she has way too much blusher on.

Silk over polyester, any day imho.

were thinking NOT wear thing: am writing through a migraine. Sorry.

acatcalledfelix Mon 26-Sep-11 21:51:48

I love the JL and Great Plains dresses. Good job I'm pg and MASSIVE or this could have been an expensive thread!

MrsVoltar Mon 26-Sep-11 22:03:05

Great Plains dresses 'drape' really well & agree, look much more expensive than they are, IMO.

Sleepwhenidie Mon 26-Sep-11 22:18:23

Warehouse has some lovely silk printed dresses, perhaps mostly shorter than the JL one but similar price...have a look here

startail Mon 26-Sep-11 22:27:38

That fat face dress is lovely, they had it in the shop. Non left big enough for mesad, but they have it to fit DD1 who would look amazing in it. Christmas?

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