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If you're a skinny jeans and sweatshirt kind of person please come and tell me what dresses you might be wearing this spring please....
I'm a skinny jeans and a sweatshirt person, and I'll probably be wearing skinny jeans and a sweatshirt, I have my eye on a nice Tibi one!
My usual spring wardrobe is skinnies, loose fit tee (I like the Zoe Karssen slogan ones atm and am planning on getting a Kenzo one), ersey blazer and Supergas/wedge trainers/sandals on a really hot day! Plan to invest in some Jimmy Choo slippers also.
Am toying with getting another Me&Em cap sleeved Ruched dress for work and casual wear as they are an easy option.
Do you ever wear dresses Amber ? I really struggle.i can't do cutesy florals. I used to wear lts of dresses when I was at work - very structured. I'm at a bit of a loss now..... Perhaps it's a sign that I need to go back to work........ I think I'll be in skinnies and tees for a while but then not sure when summer hits (talk about forward planning!). I can't wear shorts.......
I'm a straight jeans and t-shirt person and rarely wear dresses mainly because I can never get them to fit properly due to my long body/waist. In summeri wear cropped jeans or chinos and when really hot I do wear shorts. Last year I did get one dress from next of all places. Literally went in there on a whim and found a plain black linen dress that fitted well. Hoping that they do the same style this year.
Dresses - I keep simple. Last summer I wore a couple of very short A-line ones, like Goat do but cheaper versions. Sort of 60s style shape, with boat neck. Also like same but 3/4 length sleeves or cap sleeves, but for me the key is plain colour, slash neckline and v short.
It's simple, clean and works with statement sunnies and a crossbody little bag, so similar in vibe to the skinnies thing.
No to prints (unless stripes), scoop necks, defined waists or below the knee. Although maxi can be good, I got a lush one from Gap last summer that's basically a floor length grey t-shirt, clingy and in softest jersey. Just add sandals, cross body mini leopard bag and sunnies
Zara usually do good dresses in short, simple shapes.
I either wear dresses or skinny jeans/loosish tops. I actually prefer dresses as I just find them easy to wear and comfortable. I like pull on dresses in soft fabrics, or very tailored (but not tight). Vanessa Bruno, Maje, DVF, Comptoir des cottoniers are great for this style, as is Massimo Dutti, By Malene Birger, Alice and Olivia, and Isabel Marant.
I find dresses to be more versatile as the simple shoes I wear can be dressed up with bold accessories, jacket, and heels, or down with converse/sandals and a straw hat.
Think I'm scared of my legs in dresses. I wear a 32 leg in jeans so short dresses come up even shorter. I love the sound of your dresses Jump heads off to google Goat dresses...... The maxi also sounds fab. I can't do floaty floral maxi but t-shirt maxi sounds good. Do you mind me asking are you super skinny?
Not on pin, and I tried to link the sites for you, but the I pad crashed! Comptoir, By Malene Birger, Massimo Dutti all have Uk e-shops and are sold fairly widly here. Maje has a French e-shop you can see the style on, as well as some stores here and a NAP presence. Vanessa Bruno and IM you can find on NAP as well as some boutiques. Alice and Olivia have a Us Eshop and I think you can purchase them on NAP. Also check out J Crew - it is great for pull on dresses.
Thanks Suburban lovely dress, good colour for me.... Might have to take a closer look! (Blatant steal!) Jump will take a look at my followers and look for pasta! Please start a board for Spring - I'm curious to see some images of the dresses you describe. Marsha I love pretty but pretty doesn't love me back.......
The Goat dresses are beautiful and interesting the difference between the web pic and VB wearing but they are v short....... Lots of ideas here though and lots to google so thanks everyone. Feels funny sitting by the fire in thermals dreaming of sunshine!