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Bolero, shrug type thing - Help!

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blibblibs Sat 22-Sep-12 18:12:38

I'm hoping someone out there can help. I have a black tie event next week and I have a lovely black dress to wear but need something to cover my shoulders/upper arms.
The one and only time I've worn it I borrowed a glittery, butterfly type bolero thing which was lovely (honest!) but the owner has now moved to the other side of the world so it looks like I will have to find my own.

Not really sure how to describe what I'm after but a bolero type shape but not heavy cardigan type thing. Any lenght sleeve and maybe with a bit of sparkle/glitter - that sounds awful but I'll know what I'm after when I see it - I just cant find it!

I hope someone out there knows what I'm talking about and can help.


BonnyDay Sat 22-Sep-12 18:16:56

Monsoon ?

RaisinDEtre Sat 22-Sep-12 18:17:17

M and co do really great boleros for about eighteen quid, not terribly sparkly tho

whatkungfuthat Sat 22-Sep-12 18:18:22

I think ebay may be your friend in these circs. I had the same dilemma last christmas and managed to get a velvetty one there, they had loads.

germyrabbit Sat 22-Sep-12 18:18:42

like this??

CeeceeBloomingdale Sat 22-Sep-12 19:13:26

Debenhams have bits like that

blibblibs Sat 22-Sep-12 19:41:09

Something similar to that Germyrabbit but not quite so long and without the tie at the waist.

Have looked at John Lewis, Debenhams, HoF, River Island etc. DP was the closest with a nice pearl type thing but it isn't enough coverage.

Will check out M&Co.

MooMinCow Sat 22-Sep-12 19:56:59


germyrabbit Sat 22-Sep-12 20:06:44

i wonder if that one you borrowed was from accessorise as they had a few like that a couple of years back iirc!

germyrabbit Sat 22-Sep-12 20:08:57

this is very boney M grin

blibblibs Sat 22-Sep-12 20:21:06

Would like to think I'm too young to remember Boney M but no grin

Its that kind of idea but I have no clue how ebay works blush

Off too check out accessorise....

SewCrafty Sat 22-Sep-12 21:59:22

Phase Eight do some lovely shrugs and knitwear, bit pricey but will last for years especially in a neutral colour like gold or silver.

QueenCadbury Sat 22-Sep-12 22:04:58

Coast? Next? Try and search for bolero/shrug. Most places will probably do them due to party season coming up.

PerryCombover Sat 22-Sep-12 22:05:45

this type of thing?

dinkystinky Sat 22-Sep-12 22:17:31

Hobbs do some lovely ones

blibblibs Sat 22-Sep-12 22:52:37

This is what I'm after but not a vest!

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