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Dress sold out! Please help me find a similar one...

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sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 17:07:38

Need to post quickly as battery about to die.

Where can I find something like this?

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 17:08:20

Will be back as soon as I can get to a charger. Thanks in advance for any replies

PurpleDaisies Tue 07-Jul-15 17:12:15

I was feeling very clever for thinking I'd seen something similar on the Hobbs website but I think that's the one you've posted a picture of?

What size are you and are you tied to the colour or is it the style you like?

PurpleDaisies Tue 07-Jul-15 17:16:48

This style is very similar, also from Hobbs but not on sale.
m.johnlewis.com/mt/www.johnlewis.com/hobbs-fife-dress/p2015903?colour=Violet&un_jtt_v_pdp=yes&un_jtt_v_from_product=un_product_13#page_loaded

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 18:10:56

Got some juice back!

Thanks for replying. Yes, it's the one from hobbs. I tried the one you linked, Purple. But I'm not keen on the colour. Whereas I love the shade of blue in the one I posted.

I've been shopping everywhere for a dress for a wedding I'm attending in Italy.

I am very open to ideas. But that dress was the only one I like so far. I'm really fussy.

I'm 5.2, and size 14. Big bust, small waist, big hips. It needs to be fairly loose (but fitted around the bust) as it'll be hot.

I love large print, but I would really like something in block colour for this wedding. I want something simplistic. Must be to the knee (or thereabouts).

like I said I'm open to suggestions!

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 19:19:00

Hopeful bump.

burnishedsilver Tue 07-Jul-15 19:21:17

Ring Hobbs. They might be able to track one down for you.

TheQueenOfSheba Tue 07-Jul-15 19:21:39

I can see if they have this dress in Hobbs in the UAE. They tend to have quite good stock here. What is the name of the dress?

SirPercyPilkington Tue 07-Jul-15 19:24:38

Kind of similar....
m.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_58607+01461324_-1

Missushb Tue 07-Jul-15 19:28:23

They have 14 in stock on Hobbs website. Low stock, but in stock. Just checked smile https://www.hobbs.co.uk/product/display?productid=0115-5495-9022L00&productvarid=0115-5495-9022L00-SOFT BLUEBELL-6

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 19:41:12

Thanks all!

It's called Abigail. I'm not even sure it'll suit me. But the one Purple linked is very similar, and looked good on me. The lady in hobbs called around to see if any nearby stores have my size but no luck.

Queen - thank you for the offer, and yes can you check for me? Sorry I'm being very dim but what's UAE blush

Miss - the link says it's unavailable? I did check earlier and it said the same. Unless I'm missing something? confusedblush

Percy I do like that dress you linked. Will have to go and try it on for size. Thank you

PurpleDaisies Tue 07-Jul-15 19:46:22

That's weird-earlier it said no stock but now says low stock. I've tried it and it will add a size 14 to my bag (just trying...I don't need one, beautiful though it is).
I couldn't get that link to work but this might...
www.hobbs.co.uk/product/display?productid=0115-5495-9022L00&productvarid=0115-5495-9022L00-SOFT%20BLUEBELL-6

Missushb Tue 07-Jul-15 19:48:42

Yeah, it says sold out if you click on the lighter one, maybe returns have came in. Hope you get it op, it's lovely!

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 20:03:14

Good god. I've bought it!!! How is this possible! Purple, your link worked gringrin

Thank you so much!

Hope it's nice on me now...

PurpleDaisies Tue 07-Jul-15 20:05:52

Excellent! Really pleased you got it sorted (and also envious-that dress is stunning!).
Have a wonderful time at the wedding.

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 20:12:43

Thank you!

I'm only having second thoughts now confused

I think because it wasn't available, I had to have it. Now I have it, I don't know if it's pretty enough for a beautiful wedding in Italy!!?? I'm ridiculous.

Be honest, is it suitable? Or boring?

PurpleDaisies Tue 07-Jul-15 20:33:23

As you can probably tell from my earlier posts I think it is gorgeous. Really classy and not at all boring. Definitely suitable for a wedding.

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 20:43:57

Thanks. I always get like this

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 22:48:24

Can I ask for opinions on what type of shoe and accessories will go with the dress?

Would gold or silver jewellery go?

I don't like thin stiletto type heels. I'm a chunky platform type of gal. I have a nude pair of sandals with a block heel, would they do?

bigfatfeet Tue 07-Jul-15 23:08:00

I would wear silver flats/sandals and accessories with blue, but I wear silver shoes and accessories with everything. I think nude sandals would be fine - you don't really notice them at a wedding anyway.

sharksanddolphins Tue 07-Jul-15 23:16:51

Yes I'm thinking silver goes better with blue. Might have a look for silver sandals in the sales. Thanks

FizzlePops Wed 08-Jul-15 07:40:50

Silver and blue will be fab. The dress is beautiful very elegant and understated but I think it leaves you with the option of having statement accessories. Beautiful dress.

sharksanddolphins Wed 08-Jul-15 18:22:15

Thanks, fizzle.

I have a beautiful silver statement bracelet that I'm thinking of wearing. Just need some earrings now and maybe a chunky silver ring. Think I'll wear my hair up, so I can get some dangly earrings.

Squeek! Excited!

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