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Help! Rare night out soon and need a dress that won't make me look and feel like a frumpy mum!

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VinoTime Mon 03-Feb-14 16:48:08

I'm on a night out with some of the guys from work in a couple of weeks time. I don't usually have the cash to go with them (city's just far too expensive for me) but I've caught back up financially after Christmas and I actually have some spare pennies for a change. I'd like to treat and remind myself that I am only 26 by going grin

I'm a size 12-14 with a god awful jiggly mummy tum sad I've got lots of sucky in pants that can smooth over the jiggly parts, but I need to find a dress that won't advertise just how disgusting my stomach is. Best features would be my legs and I can always give my boobs a gravity defying boost if I have to, to draw attention up. I'm not really a fan of sleeveless dresses but all the short sleeved ones I've looked at are hideous.

I want to feel young, pretty and confident. I don't want to spend the night thinking, "I feel fat and look ridiculous."

Please help!

RonaldMcDonald Mon 03-Feb-14 16:54:34

this fella they do it on other colours also
i've worn the black and it has been admired by all

RonaldMcDonald Mon 03-Feb-14 16:55:35

here in the black

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:08:21

you sure about dresses? i hate em

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:09:20

not ronalds dressing gown

too much fabric

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:10:13

this? avec une jackay?

MrsLettuce Mon 03-Feb-14 17:11:45

Oh yes, that's very nice Ronald.

But, OP, if you don't like dresses don't feel you have to wear one, no need at all.

GreenRedBlueYellowPurple Mon 03-Feb-14 17:11:53

She has amazing legs = she needs to wear a dress!

I think that oriental one looks like a dressing gown sorry!

You need to get a dress from the Pretty Dress Company! :-D

I'm a 12/14 too with same tummy issue. They suck you in and flatten you and look fab. I recommend them highly!

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:17:51

oh god are they vorderman style?

no way/ dresses a hassle imo

cheeseandpineapple Mon 03-Feb-14 17:19:08

Ronald, lovely dresses but do they gape when walking or sitting as they're wraparound?

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:19:15

i mean how dressy is it?

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:24:20

oh GOD just saw its hooker sleeves

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:30:10

what about this from zara. Fake leather. with thick tights and shoe boots?

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:30:16

EirikurNoromaour Mon 03-Feb-14 17:35:16

Ugh that leather thing is gross
these dresses are great. Fabric is stretchy yet stiff so they have a great structure

EirikurNoromaour Mon 03-Feb-14 17:35:46

The wiggle pencil dresses are awesome. I have the red one.

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:43:31

you see i hate teh Vivienne of holloway fake retro shit
so naff

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:46:12

i mean

seriously? You would step foot outside your house in THAT?

WildThong Mon 03-Feb-14 17:48:26

What about the Me&Em one that was linked earlier this week, it was lovely
Think it was this

buttercrumble Mon 03-Feb-14 17:48:44

I see the nasty comments are back again , funny that it's always the same person shock

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:50:42

me gusta!

DrNick Mon 03-Feb-14 17:50:51

* bows*

EirikurNoromaour Mon 03-Feb-14 17:59:41

Ha no I wouldn't wear that but this

EirikurNoromaour Mon 03-Feb-14 17:59:58

And this are lovely

noddyholder Mon 03-Feb-14 18:04:22

I have a big night out coming up and am thinking of this with a black shaggy fur shortish jackethere but am a lot older so you can probably get away with more smile

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