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Occasion pencil dress with sleeved, not stretchy - help me!

(14 Posts)
Neverenoughhoursintheday Wed 14-Jan-15 15:38:50

I've got a dp work daytime presentation to go to and can't find a suitable dress.

I want a fitted pencil dress - but not bodycon/stretchy material. Needs sleeves - captype preferably. Needs to be knee length.

Probanly black or patterned black so it can go with a black coat/jacket and shoes/tights.

Budget - probably stretch to £75.

I've looked everywhere!

Help me!

Lucked Wed 14-Jan-15 16:14:02


revealall Wed 14-Jan-15 16:49:59

If you really stretch it to £85 Get Cutie have their lovely pencil dress in the sale. The jackdaw print is unusal but not too OTT.
They resale well on ebay so you could pass it on afterwards.

ZammoMcGuire Wed 14-Jan-15 16:51:29

marks always have stuff like this

ZammoMcGuire Wed 14-Jan-15 16:52:02

ZammoMcGuire Wed 14-Jan-15 16:52:29


ZammoMcGuire Wed 14-Jan-15 16:52:56

mirpuppet Wed 14-Jan-15 16:54:19

Have you looked at the Jaeger outlet?

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Wed 14-Jan-15 16:54:32

I've just bought this one which is ridiculously flattering, but selling out fast.

Neverenoughhoursintheday Wed 14-Jan-15 20:15:53

Thanks - like the m and s styles but think they maybe more worky than occasiony, but will delve in the site!

Hadn't looked at precis - like the style. What is the sizing like?

Yet to look at Jaegar grin

Thanks all for helping!

UnexpectedItemInShaggingArea Wed 14-Jan-15 20:45:37

I think Précis is slightly on the large side for size. I've just got that dress in an 8 when I'm normally a 10 or 12.

tethersend Wed 14-Jan-15 20:58:34


polka dot

higher neck


Neverenoughhoursintheday Wed 14-Jan-15 21:06:09

Tethersend - i want them all!!! What is the sizing like?

tethersend Wed 14-Jan-15 21:07:13

I've only bought one dress from them, but I'd say it was quite generous.

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