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Do you like this dress, and if you do, have you seen one like it on the high street?

(6 Posts)
workatemylife Thu 18-Apr-13 10:09:29

My spring wardrobe is non-existent. I want to try branching out into tunic / dress and leggings combinations, but would prefer not to have anything too figure hugging (trying to shift some surplus winter pounds blush).

I saw these on Ebay:

What do you lovely stylish ladies think? I'm worried about buying online and from overseas, although the ratings for the shop seem okay. But there's the issue of fit - I tend to prefer to try things on in a shop before buying, but I've not seen anything similar. Any ideas? Or is the dress a hideously bad idea all round?!

SirToffeeDoris Thu 18-Apr-13 10:30:49

Proviso: I'm not stylish, and I don't think much of it. That may mean it is perfectly lovely... blush

Anyway, saw this on Tesco website and thought that while I love the idea of being a floaty hippy, I'd look absolutely awful in it, as I do in anything of that ilk. However, it may be the kind of thing you're looking for. £22

darker print

blue. If you read the review for that colour, you might see the issue some people can have with that sort of flowy style

BeCool Thu 18-Apr-13 10:34:02

I think the ones SirToffee has linked to are much nicer esp for spring/summer

workatemylife Thu 18-Apr-13 10:57:40

Thanks ladies. You might have done enough to save me from myself ! I liked the first 'Tesco' one, but take on board the review comments for the other one. Which I why I'll probably not buy online. Like Toffee, I have a niggling suspicion that I might look either pregnant, muttony, or just plain weird in this kind of thing, however much I like the idea confused

HorraceTheOtter Thu 18-Apr-13 11:17:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

workatemylife Thu 18-Apr-13 14:59:07

I agree Horace - one to wear with tights or leggings rather than bare flesh on the legs (my knees stay resolutely indoors all year!). I've not deleted it from my watch list yet......

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