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Can you find this dress from my crappy drawing of it?

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tethersend Fri 12-Jul-13 20:35:54

You might have to squint a bit...

It was a flowy cottony fabric, striped black and white at the (square) neck and cuffs, with a striped belt. Half sleeves. The rest of the dress was a black and cream geometric pattern, quite small, almost Indian looking.

Can anyone find it?

thecatfromjapan Fri 12-Jul-13 22:09:21

I'm bumping because someone who has gone to the trouble of drawing the dress of her dreams and then posting said drawing on the interweb ... well, she deserves not to languish.

My guess, for a starter of 10 points: Cos? Hoss?

By the way, Tethers, if you were stalking gazing at this dress so intently, why didn;t you just ask the wearer where it was from? (I'm asking because I just know there will be an interesting answer to this ...)

tethersend Fri 12-Jul-13 22:25:20

Good question, cat- it was on a teacher at DD's early years assembly. I thought it might be slightly inappropriate to pipe up and ask her where she got it from in the middle of the hello song grin

It's not from cos, will check Hoss... Sorry about the shite quality of the pic.

MortifiedAdams Fri 12-Jul-13 22:29:45

second pic down?

AhoyMcCoy Fri 12-Jul-13 22:34:04

No idea, but wanted to applaud your drawing and resourcefulness!

tethersend Fri 12-Jul-13 22:43:57

Thanks very much grin

Morticia, your link doesn't work, but I googled 'top shop tunic dress' and you're right, it's this one... Well done!

Now if we can just find one...

MortifiedAdams Fri 12-Jul-13 22:48:28


MortifiedAdams Fri 12-Jul-13 22:49:09

What size?

MortifiedAdams Fri 12-Jul-13 22:49:59

Maybe you coukd ring the Palace and ask if you can have Kates dress? She wont fit in it any more.

WherewasHonahLee Fri 12-Jul-13 22:53:41

Actually I thought your sketch was v good and I've had a good trawl of the intertubes looking for a 'black and white kaftan dress' as I think that's the closest to your drawing. I haven't yet found anything close enough I'm afraid. I'll keep thinking though. I really like what you're searching for!

tethersend Fri 12-Jul-13 23:03:11

Yeah, I could have Kate's, provided she had two and I could sew them together grin

I need a size 16. It's just not going to happen.

lurkingaround Fri 12-Jul-13 23:29:05

Lovely dress.

smellylittleorange Fri 12-Jul-13 23:42:35

Mortified you have won mumsnet :-)

MortifiedAdams Sat 13-Jul-13 06:54:49


It was all down to the amazing drawing!

tethersend Sat 13-Jul-13 10:47:48

Now we know what it is... Can anyone find one?

<throws down gauntlet>

TheBuskersDog Sat 13-Jul-13 12:29:56

The bad news is this seems to be from 2007 or earlier.

tethersend Sat 13-Jul-13 13:45:06


Ah well, thanks all the same!

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