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Quick poll, is this dress ugly or beautiful?

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UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:07:11

www.phase-eight.co.uk/fcp/product/phase-eight/Dresses/Blenheim-Print-Dress/201856402

I can't make up my mind, veering towards ugly...

bishboschone Mon 24-Sep-12 21:10:24

Hideous

racingheart Mon 24-Sep-12 21:10:54

Depends. If you are going to a 50s style dance, it's perfect. But it's very theatrical. Might not get more than one wear.

notMarlene Mon 24-Sep-12 21:11:00

The shape is great, the dress is awful!

does this appeal?

lurkingaround Mon 24-Sep-12 21:11:21

Not keen, I'm afraid.

showtunesgirl Mon 24-Sep-12 21:11:32

Wrong!

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:15:27

Good, my fashion radar is not too off.

Idly browsing for something for a school reunion. I want to look amazing, but that I haven't tried too hard. Sexy but not obvious/flesh exposing. Successful but young and carefree. Stylish but edgy.

Oh, and thin.

Not too much to ask is it grin

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:16:51

NotMarlene, lovely dress, lovely colour but my boobs would look huge in that. Great site though.

winnybella Mon 24-Sep-12 21:17:34

Hideous.

amothersplaceisinthewrong Mon 24-Sep-12 21:19:20

Great cushion cover

notMarlene Mon 24-Sep-12 21:19:38

Ah, right, school reunion. I thought we were in wedding territory!

I'd say black trousers, black top, fabulous shoes, amazing bag, fresh from the hairdresser hair and a subtle manicure. Oh, and a damned good bra.

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:26:10

amothersplaceisinthewrong grin

Snog Mon 24-Sep-12 21:31:20

I really like the dress, but it doesn't fit the "not trying too hard" brief for me.

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:31:28

You are right notMarlene. Shoes / bag / hair / nails / bra and spanx are key.

I'm going against the grain and saying its absolutely beautiful. I might even treat myself!

Pollykitten Mon 24-Sep-12 21:35:12

Oh god sorry but it's vile! Shiniy, busy, awful! Just too like a quality street wrapper!

Fozzleyplum Mon 24-Sep-12 21:35:57

Not horrendous - but too much going on IYSWIM

Pollykitten Mon 24-Sep-12 21:37:53

http://www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Mary+Portas+Siren+dress/161776178,default,pd.html

the cut of this is lovely - a bit like Roland Mouret...

Rexy Mon 24-Sep-12 21:40:27

I sa it yesterday and think its lovely especially irl

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 21:48:31

Ooh Polly,

Have just clicked "add to basket". Reduced from £150 to £45 smile

Oneflipflop Mon 24-Sep-12 21:49:45

Too busy.

Takver Mon 24-Sep-12 21:58:38

Too late, but I love Get Cutie. I have one of their short cap sleeve dresses and its the once piece of clothing that people always admire/want to know where it came from.

Pollykitten Mon 24-Sep-12 22:12:21

I got the same bargain - LOVE it! Glam and not trying too hard - hope you have a fab reunion!

Mollydoggerson Mon 24-Sep-12 22:13:54

Ugly

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Mon 24-Sep-12 22:19:16

Polly, you'd better not be there wearing the same dress grin

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