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Are any of these Cath Kidston dresses flattering?

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SharingMichelle Tue 15-Mar-16 14:08:01

These Cath Kidston dresses.

I really like them, but I worry I might look a bit last of the summer wine. I have got a big tummy. What do you think?

Batmansmellsofshit Tue 15-Mar-16 14:09:12

Like some of the patterns but I think they look a bit frumpy

BettyBi0 Tue 15-Mar-16 14:13:54

I didn't see a single nice thing in the last CK catalogue. Super frumpy the lot of it!

Twinklestein Tue 15-Mar-16 16:25:47

This is the only one that looks ok, the rest would be best left to Grantchester.

MamaLazarou Tue 15-Mar-16 16:27:28

I can't imagine seeing someone in a Cath Kidston dress and thinking, "Wow! She looks amazing!".

leedy Tue 15-Mar-16 16:33:07

Having just been in the CK shop earlier today, they all look kind of sacklike in the shop.

If you like patterned frocks, I think Seasalt are much better - some of the styles are really flattering.

DameXanaduBramble Tue 15-Mar-16 16:34:08

They look like dresses made out of what you have left over after making curtains because you're being thrifty.

pottymummy Tue 15-Mar-16 16:35:01

I really like some CK dresses. In fact I'm wearing one right now. However I wouldn't waste my hard earned on any of those prints.

Madbengalmum Tue 15-Mar-16 16:39:01

I thought the ck thing was over many years ago? The dresses look awful.

Chinesealan Tue 15-Mar-16 16:43:42

She is laughing all the way to the bank.
Her house was once featured in a magazine and there was no chintz in sight.

specialsubject Tue 15-Mar-16 16:45:43

it's 1950!!

those are horrible.

Jaimx86 Tue 15-Mar-16 17:05:34

I imagine someone very slim like Keira Knightly would look lovely in them for a walk on s nice day. I like the white one m.cathkidston.com/dresses/sleeveless-broderie-dress-1018186

whatiswrongwithyou Tue 15-Mar-16 17:29:13

Bit odd... None of the links work for me?

cissyfuss Tue 15-Mar-16 18:06:14

Hmmm not really rocking my world... Have a look at these, retro but a bit more 'wow'....

http://www.bryonyandco.com/womens-dresses-c48

NigellasGuest Tue 15-Mar-16 18:15:44

CK links don't work for me either

Links not working for me but I've tried a couple on in CK before and they are not at all flattering. I'm relatively slim but they made me look huge.

CreviceImp Tue 15-Mar-16 18:18:34

You would be better off with a Joules Riviera dress.

ItGoesWithoutSaying Wed 16-Mar-16 08:36:56

I'm with Remus here. They can look good in the catalogue but are sack-like and unflattering in reality.

(Actually, sometimes even the models in the catalogues look shit in them.)

TheDowagerCuntess Wed 16-Mar-16 09:12:29

This one's nice, when you actually see it on the model, with the tied waist.

Twinklestein Wed 16-Mar-16 11:40:28

Top Vintage do retro better.

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