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mailfuckoff Sat 25-Jun-16 08:01:10

I have a funeral coming up and I need a pratical black dress. If I could use it for work as well that would be good. Size 10/12 above knee length and fitted. I am large of norks so round back best. I'm planning to hit the shops this morning but has anyone for any ideas what's out there? I hate shopping so any help is good. Budget up to 40 if possible

Tate15 Sat 25-Jun-16 10:15:14

www.marksandspencer.com/square-front-tailored-fit-shift-dress/p/p22457729?image=SD_01_T59_1177W_Y0_X_EC_90&color=BLACK&prevPage=srp&pdpredirect

Is the neckline too high?

mailfuckoff Sat 25-Jun-16 11:10:08

It's a little high but along the right thinking. im in town, been in a lot of shops and so far bought a set of saucepans and a childs t shirt! Now in the library for a mooch and sit down but I'm running out of ideas!

mailfuckoff Sat 25-Jun-16 12:56:58

Dress update: tried on 20 dresses and bought nothing! Please help

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 13:25:30

http://www.next.co.uk/g3120s1#402305

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 13:26:40

http://www.next.co.uk/x5736s6#387072

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 13:29:32

http://m.wallis.co.uk/h5/product?productId=25188922

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 13:36:03

Asda!
http://m.direct.asda.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-ASDA-Site/default/Product-Show?pid=G005424167&cmpid=ppcgeorgeggle-plaOD34WOMENSCLOTHING--dskwid-s92700010644419982_dm&gclid=CLKutZ2Yw80CFdQaGwodQvABqw

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 13:38:48

I feel your pain as not keen on high street shopping,tend to just order a load from asos
or somewhere like that and try them on at home !!

Mrs9C Sat 25-Jun-16 13:40:50

I love my new Boden blackberry dress, I can dress it up or down... trying to find a link, but for some reason I don't see the black available..I only bought it 2 weeks ago!

itstheyearzero Sat 25-Jun-16 14:32:47

If you have a BHS near you it's worth popping in as everything is reduced. I got this a few weeks ago and paid about £20 for it, it's probably even less now. Fits beautifully, very flattering

m.bhs.co.uk/h5/product?productId=20126343

mailfuckoff Sat 25-Jun-16 16:27:41

Thank you all, some good ideas. I popped into next earlier but didn't see those dresses so maybe a trip to the big next is in order, which is next too the big asda.

justaweeone Sat 25-Jun-16 19:00:12

Often better to order it online
Much more choice

mailfuckoff Sat 25-Jun-16 19:08:47

But it's having stuff delivered and taking it back if it's wrong. I'm never at home so packages are a bit of an issue!

Fluffycloudland77 Sat 25-Jun-16 19:18:48

We have stuff delivered to pil house.

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