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Is this dress too short for me? opinions appreciated!

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velourvoyageur Fri 14-Nov-14 08:02:48

hi guys,

I bought a dress a while ago & the last time I wore it, a stranger called me a whore, she was pretty aggressive about it, the bar staff had to come over and tell her to shush. I'm fine with that now, I don't get my self worth from how demure and pure other people think I am and she was probably just having a bad day.

But I've had a look at it and I do wonder if it actually looks good as it should or if it just looks like a long t shirt. I sometimes see people wearing dresses and think, it would look great if it was just a bit longer- thinking in terms of proportions if you get what I mean....

If I didn't enjoy putting together outfits that look nice, I would go out with it looking silly by the way, it really is just for me I'm asking.

so if I post a picture or two could you possibly tell me what you think? I don't know if this is all horribly self obsessed or just not 'done' so will hold off until someone tells me it's okay wink

(my friends are not honest enough and my mum, who's my go to 'AIBU person', thinks anything above knee length is asking for it!)

burnishedsilver Fri 14-Nov-14 08:13:49

Go ahead. Post a pic.

pieceofpurplesky Fri 14-Nov-14 08:17:38

Post a pic

velourvoyageur Fri 14-Nov-14 08:23:35

thanks smile

please excuse the greasy hair and stern expression! (I have my very own bitchy resting face it seems)

Bunbaker Fri 14-Nov-14 08:25:24

I don't think it is trashy, but I don't think it suits you either. Sorry.

Cric Fri 14-Nov-14 08:25:52

I wouldn't think anything of it if I saw you out. It is a nice dress and suits you.

dexter73 Fri 14-Nov-14 08:26:29

It isn't so much that it is too short but it does look like a long t-shirt. Maybe wear a belt to make it look more like a dress. You have fab legs btw!

velourvoyageur Fri 14-Nov-14 08:29:46

thank you smile and for the compliments

oh no worries bunbaker, I did ask and wanted to know!

sorry if others post & I don't reply for a while- I have to go out now

makingdoo Fri 14-Nov-14 08:31:10

In the first picture it does look like an oversized t shirt and I personally think it doesn't look great.

I think it looks better with the tights.

You have a great figure though!

Surely you can see your ass if you bend over?

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Tomsayer Fri 14-Nov-14 08:38:49

May be you could wear a statement necklace and boots with it? I think it looks fab on you, it just needs something to liven it up a bit. That woman was obviously deranged.

burnishedsilver Fri 14-Nov-14 08:41:54

I was expecting something much shorter. The length looks fine to me but its better with the tights on account of it being shorter in the middle. I wonder if it rode up while you were sitting in the bar and left your pants on display.

NotTheKitchenAgainPlease Fri 14-Nov-14 08:48:33

It is very short but I think it looks great with tights, or perhaps even leggings?
How rude of that woman.

WanderingTrolley1 Fri 14-Nov-14 09:01:04

You have a great figure, but I think it's too short to wear with bare legs/flesh-coloured tights. Perhaps with a tube skirt and snazzy tights instead?

keepingupwiththekhaleesi Fri 14-Nov-14 09:40:30

Woman in Club sounds jealous. I do think in the first pic it does look a bit like a beach cover up (I have similar) but with skinnies/ wet look leggings it looks great. Go for it!

SuperFlyHigh Fri 14-Nov-14 10:17:51

The dress is great but I agree with some others a bit shapeless and it does look trashy with bare legs...

over leggings etc (skinnies) it's better.

there are far better dresses out there to wear with bare legs/tights in my opinion.

Whippet81 Fri 14-Nov-14 10:26:25

If I had your legs I might be tempted to go shorter (joke).

Absolutely fine. If it didn't cover you up top it would be 'trashy' but regardless you can wear whatever you like no one should be calling you something like that.

She was jealous love.

SuperFlyHigh Fri 14-Nov-14 10:53:01

on a separate point, I did see a woman yesterday in a short dress (nice, striped but certainly quite short and sort of flared) anyway she had a rucksack and this can sort of pull the dress, I kept thinking if she trips, bends over the dress will ride right up to reveal her knickers.....

she had bare legs too but even with nude tights you have to be really careful so you don't show everyone an unintended flash view.

KimSlazinger Fri 14-Nov-14 12:04:11

Couldn't see that as trashy as it has the high neck, long sleeves etc. Looks better with the tights/ leggings though.

NewEraNewMindset Fri 14-Nov-14 12:09:57

I think it looks cute and you have a lovely figure. I think you could wear it with bare legs as long as you had some hot pants/modesty shorts on underneath.

Ignore horrible bar woman, I'm sure she was just acting up out of jealousy.

RoganJosh Fri 14-Nov-14 12:13:47

I think it looks really good with the tights.
Even if someone does look trashy, though, who on earth would point it out? It's the woman with the problem, not you.

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