Talk

Advanced search

Which dress?

(22 Posts)
flier Fri 27-Nov-15 13:28:37

Please help ladies - I'm going to my first works christmas night in years and hardly ever dress up these days.
Which of these dresses do you think?
ladyvlondon.com/Magenta-Shades-Tea-Dress/#.VlhOHHbNy00

or ladyvlondon.com/Damask-Delight-Print-Tea-Dress/#.VlhaJHbNy00

I'm a 43 year old, chunky thighed gal with boobage. I'd rather have a slight v neck but I like the style of lower part of these dresses

LondonHuffyPuffy Fri 27-Nov-15 14:12:42

I like them both! Sorry, that's not helpful is it?

If you are big of boob, would this one work better?

Bluecheese22 Fri 27-Nov-15 14:22:55

I much prefer the magenta one. The colour is gorgeous. I know what you mean about v-necks being better for big boobs though.

superbfairywren Fri 27-Nov-15 14:23:19

I prefer the colours of the first dress you linked but also think you might be better with a lower neckline. Have you looked at lindybop? They have lots of dresses for about 15quid today in their sale and they are normally good quality.

BikeRunSki Fri 27-Nov-15 14:33:37

I like the one London has linked.

superbfairywren Fri 27-Nov-15 15:03:33

Yep, i agree, the Isabella dress is really flattering, I have it in polka dots!

ZaZathecat Fri 27-Nov-15 15:03:37

The magenta one.

flier Fri 27-Nov-15 15:39:52

Thanks ladies. The Isabella one is lovely too, but I find the bow at the cleavage too fussy for me.

superbfairywren Sun 29-Nov-15 15:48:46

I think the bow can be removed, not entirely sure as mine isn't removable but I have a feeling they altered it so it clips on and off

SoWhite Sun 29-Nov-15 15:55:25

First one - magenta.

Second one looks like the horrible curtains you'd find in a trying-too-hard tea shop.

Pantsalive Sun 29-Nov-15 16:09:46

Have you looked at www.lindybop.co.uk? They have a half price sale on at the moment.

burnishedsilver Sun 29-Nov-15 16:12:30

I like them both but like the magenta best.

patterkiller Sun 29-Nov-15 16:14:18

Could you get the first one and see if a seamstress could alter the neckline? It's s lovely colour.

bakewelltarte Sun 29-Nov-15 17:09:58

Love the magenta one!

KateSpadeAddict Sun 29-Nov-15 17:17:06

I’m going against the tide here but I like the second one better! Much more Christmassy and formal looking. I think the magenta is lovely but teamed with the navy in the pattern makes it look less formal. grin

possiblefutures Sun 29-Nov-15 17:28:19

Ooh - the Lindybop stuff is nice! Can anyone tell me how their sizing compares to, say, Monsoon? Thanks!

Moohoomeltdown Sun 29-Nov-15 17:30:22

Both lovely! I'd go with the first, warmer colour for Christmas. Enjoy your party!

Pantsalive Sun 29-Nov-15 18:50:26

possible Lindybop sizes seem pretty accurate but not overly generous. I think they list the actual measurements of each garment on the website.

possiblefutures Sun 29-Nov-15 19:11:28

Thanks Pantsalive!

And I also vote dress 1, OP...

flier Sun 29-Nov-15 21:03:52

Thanks everyone. Magenta ordered.

superbfairywren Tue 01-Dec-15 07:34:27

I have lindybop dresses and I don't go by their sizing/measurements. I just buy what I normally would in any other shop. I have 14 s and 16s where there sizing says I would need a 20. Both 14 and 16 fit well, not too tight(I just go by whether they have any stretch in or not)

Dowser Tue 01-Dec-15 07:55:41

Yes magenta one for me too. But I would have got the sweetheart one and removed the bow.

But never mind. The other one is still gorgeous.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now