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I love this dress, this dress does not love me.. Alternatives??
So I love this dress, sparkly but kind of understated. By my standards, quite glam (I usually wear Cos, Whistles, stuff that would have qualified for the 'I want to dress like an architect' thread, if that makes sense!)
Unfortunately, when I tried it on, it sent me straight to frumpsville, I'm short, big boobs and it just hangs straight off them, and looked kind of matronly Please can anyone recommend something else that has a similarly low key glam vibe, but would suit an hourglass shape a bit better..? Thank you, thank you, thank you!
You are right on the money with it needing a bit more shape at the waist, but I'm not sure it would be straightforward. It's two layers, I think they'd both need altering, and the outer sparkly layer is very thin,be very easy to snag. And yes, the colour is lovely!!
I had a sack shaped dress taken in at the waist by a professional dressmaker recently and it was find even though it was lined and very fine silk. (A reputable dressmaker should tell you if you're asking the impossible) However, even if it's given a waist, will the neckline not be unflattering to the larger norked lady?