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What on earth is a day dress?

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OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 20:05:00

Well it does offer the option of a lounge suit. I could hire one of those, much less complicated!

mewkins Fri 22-Mar-13 18:43:07

Wear trousers grin

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 18:25:13

Coffee with the girls with my crowd is jeans and t shirts grin

Very helpful everyone, thank you! The link has put me on the right track as have the descriptions and names. I might need to go shopping depending on the weather forecast. I'm hoping it will warm up.

I don't need a hat do I? It's indoors.

FrugalFashionista Fri 22-Mar-13 17:38:54

The posh day dress is usually knee-length, bright colored, pastel or white, combined with a colorful clutch and possibly chunky jewellery. Day materials: cotton, silk, wool, not shiny or sequined. Patterned is very this season. You'll get a good idea browsing Matches and Outnet pages.
Diane von Furstenberg wrap dresses are the archetype.

OwnedByACockerSpaniel Fri 22-Mar-13 17:30:59

its not an evening dress (long gown) not a cocktail dress (party dress) it's a day dress, usually more modest, something more wearable think coffee with the girls rather than night on the town.

Selks Fri 22-Mar-13 17:28:28

These are all day dresses

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 17:27:05

grin at gold lurex! that would make me stand out!

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 17:26:25

ok, thats good as I dont have anything of that description!

I hope its warm because otherwise my blue limbs will clash with my dress! (last worn about 8 years ago!)

Phineyj Fri 22-Mar-13 17:24:34

I'd say not long and fabric appropriate for day time e.g. Gold lurex prob. not appropriate.

Euphemia Fri 22-Mar-13 17:22:48

I think it's not an evening dress, so not long, shiny or fancy-wancy.

I'm a total pleb, though ...

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 17:19:25

Google is proving to be entirely fruitless. I've got a nice dress but its all summery (linen) and it comes to just above the knees. Is that the sort of thing or is it supposed to be long and more glam in which case I'm a bit stuffed!

OhYouBadBadKitten Fri 22-Mar-13 17:14:21

I've been invited to a posh event in a few weeks time and on the invitation it says to wear a day dress (even though its an evening jobbie)
Now I am the opposite of posh and groomed and I have no idea what this means?!
Can anyone advise please.

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