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Little black dress

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Silvertap Wed 28-Sep-16 18:55:08

I have a dinner dance next week and my old little black dress has died a tumble drier death.

I need one that can do a smart restaurant or a dinner dance. It needs to be quite versatile. I won't need it for workwear it's purely my 'cocktail' dress.

I've looked at Asos but everything I've seen there looks young, hallowe'eny and a bit tarty. John Lewis was either too formal or too work wear.

I'm 5ft5 size 10. Good hips, flat bust. Where would you shop?

dreamingofsun Wed 28-Sep-16 19:06:17

phase eight?

Silvertap Wed 28-Sep-16 19:11:19

Thanks. Good suggestion but nothing I like there! A few options but they all had long sleeves which I think makes it look a bit day dress like.

dreamingofsun Wed 28-Sep-16 19:18:14

when you get to my age you will like long sleeves, they cover up the bad bits, or some of them

wowfudge Wed 28-Sep-16 20:22:23

What about this from Monsoon ?

MrsLettuce Wed 28-Sep-16 21:03:25

Mano is often worth a look, Zara too. Maybe Warehouse and oasis as well?

Will have a rummage.

Silvertap Wed 28-Sep-16 21:06:38

Thanks - Zara and oasis are 2 shops I've liked in the past so will have a look.

MrsLettuce Wed 28-Sep-16 21:21:37

you might like this
I do like a square neckline
this is great

Any clues on size or budget?

Silvertap Thu 29-Sep-16 07:09:31

I love that first one.

I'm a size 10. - curvy rather than petite 10

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