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dress me please, pretty please

(21 Posts)
Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 09:33:01

I have a work do coming up. need an outfit. preferably a dress. something smart, flattering to a wobbly tummy blush, not too low cut or short.


Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 10:18:08

So the experts aren't around then..... wink

Sgtmajormummy Mon 23-Nov-15 10:31:55

Definitely not an expert, but have a look at the ASOS website. The runway videos of the pieces give you a clear idea of how they look when worn.
Returns are free, or you can use the shapes you like when you go shopping in real life!

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 10:32:33

thank you. will check that out!!!

Twinklestein Mon 23-Nov-15 12:41:38

Height and dress size? Price range?

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 12:43:37

I'm 5ft 7 ish and a size 16.

under 100 pounds

MuttonCadet Mon 23-Nov-15 12:51:32

Anything here?,default,sc.html?_$ja=tsid:60748%7Ccid:61385453%7Cagid:2378490948%7Ctid:kwd-20702418248%7Ccrid:7537248154%7Cnw:search%7Cdvc:t%7Cmt:be%7Cst:house%20of%20fraser%20dresses#,default,sc.html?prefn1=brand&prefv1=Jaeger&prefn2=Style&prefv2=Tailored%20Dress&fix&spcl&brandTab=0&ajaxsearchrefinement&brandTab=0

Twinklestein Mon 23-Nov-15 12:53:16

I would try Asos, HoF and John Lewis,

This Asos looks flattering.

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 13:00:48

thank you very much for the link.

having applied a few filters I didn't find anything that was really my style or something that would be particularly flattering blush

but thank you smile

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 13:02:21


that's er an interesting dress. it looks a.little "prison esque" (well ot would on me anyway I've not got that models figure lol )

thanks though flowers

Twinklestein Mon 23-Nov-15 13:05:39

It's a bit loud and overally I agree.

I'm a big fan of 60s aline dresses.

Me and Em

GenevaMaybe Mon 23-Nov-15 13:08:34

Is it a day do or a night do?
What is your colouring like?
Can you walk ok in heels?

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 13:12:17

ooh I like the blue twist knot dress

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 13:13:07

day do

and no to heels I have big feet blush

Gileswithachainsaw Mon 23-Nov-15 13:13:37

pale skin tone

GenevaMaybe Mon 23-Nov-15 14:26:59

this is quite beautiful if your work environment is not formal

this is slightly dressier and very easy to wear

this sort of thing can look very elegant with jewelled flats

GenevaMaybe Mon 23-Nov-15 14:28:47

super comfy and nice with plaques and ankle boots

Vaia Tue 24-Nov-15 14:17:26

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Gileswithachainsaw Tue 24-Nov-15 14:27:45

Oooh I like the whistles dark blue dress on that site. thanks. shall have to look and order tonight so it's here in time

annielostit Tue 24-Nov-15 14:42:58

Wrap dresses hide stomach area as do rouching.

I'm 5,7 & 14/16 so they do pass nicely
All in my cupboard.
Pollensa is nice, can do with lower shoes.or loradi.
Alva scuba is good I got the green version.

annielostit Tue 24-Nov-15 14:48:22

Phase eight Joanie floral print dress is nice too. Buy a smaller size, I got a 12.

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