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Looking for a comfy but nice dress to wear xmas day???

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movingforward2016 Wed 07-Dec-16 13:46:09

Nothing too fancy as I will be cooking, but I wanted a comfortable and nice dress to wear! Any ideas confused

What are you all wearing for xmas day? smile

ThisChristmas Wed 07-Dec-16 13:50:32

Watching with interest!

I'm contemplating my Hush ruched skirt at the moment it has plenty of room for expansion

itstheyearzero Wed 07-Dec-16 15:20:15

I'm wearing this. It's fitted but loose enough to enable me to cook easily and eat my bodyweight in turkey and roast spuds grin

Burgundy Check Double Pocket Tunic Dress
m.newlook.com/shop/womens/dresses/burgundy-check-double-pocket-tunic-dress-_377255567?productFind=search

this its cheap so if when ispill the gravy down it I shan't cry too much but it is suprisingly heavy velvet with a stretch to it for the xmas pud grin I love it, makes me feel all posh and girly!

AeFondCrisp Wed 07-Dec-16 17:18:05

I'm wearing this from Next with navy tights and cardi. It's nicer on than it looks in the photo (why is that so often the case?)

TobleroneBoo Wed 07-Dec-16 17:37:00

I'm wearing this, which has now gone in the sale angrydress

missyB1 Wed 07-Dec-16 17:44:39

not very glamorous but im wearing this one from Fat Face

www.fatface.com/dresses/skyla-fairisle-dress/invt/920605#ff_colour=Navy

DinosaursRoar Wed 07-Dec-16 17:50:59

I got this one from whitestuff with the black friday discount that I'm going to wear christmas day - it's very flattering and forgiving.

It's not on Whitestuff website anymore, but they have this sparkly navy number which when I saw in the shop is similar in style, but a thinner, stretchier (and sparkly) fabric.

Jmangel Wed 07-Dec-16 17:54:14

Gosh, you guys are organised! I don't know what I'm wearing to a Xmas night out on Saturday, never mind Xmas Day!
All lovely choices - think that long velvet dress will look lovely and Christmasey Stepaway - such a good price.

fruityb Wed 07-Dec-16 17:57:37

aefondcrisp I was eyeing up that exact dress the other day! I wasn't sure - would you recommend it? Is it stretchy?

DinosaursRoar Wed 07-Dec-16 17:58:22

missyB1 - I love that dress - very festive.

StepAway - that is very glamorous! We are with my lovely PILs this Christmas and it's all a bit more 'jeans and jumpers', I'm going to be slightly overdressed as it is, I just grew up with being dressed up on Christmas day and I'm not giving that up without a fight... grin

Jointhejoyrun75 Wed 07-Dec-16 18:00:23

AeFondCrisp please can you post the link for your Next dress, I love it.

onlyconnect Wed 07-Dec-16 18:00:56

stepawayfromtheecclescakes what's the sizing like in the velvet dress please? I'm a 14.

NapQueen Wed 07-Dec-16 18:01:44

itstheyearzero I have last seasons version of that and love it! It shrunk after a few washes though so I now have to wear it over leggings as I hate stuff too high up the thigh.

I may need this year's version in my life.

CurlsLDN Wed 07-Dec-16 18:02:53

I've ordered this pale grey slouchy number, if it's looks nice I'll hopefully wear with thick tights and ankle boots, or leggings and slipper boots, depending how smart or casual I feel like being on the day!
m.houseoffraser.co.uk/Phase+Eight+Slub+Beth+Dress/244590853,default,pd.html

AeFondCrisp Wed 07-Dec-16 18:20:32

www.next.co.uk/g93286s4#431045

Hope that link works. Yes it's quite stretchy and has pocket on the skirt. It's extremely comfortable. I found the 12 fitted but a little clingy in places I may not want so sized up and have gone for a more relaxed fit. I really love it.

Talisin Wed 07-Dec-16 18:20:51

I have this one in Navy. I have a grey one in the same style from a couple of years back and it's flattering and very comfortable so I could resist a sparkly version.

Rockchick1984 Wed 07-Dec-16 18:48:16

I'm channelling my inner 1950's housewife in this dress this year

MrsHughesCarson Wed 07-Dec-16 19:24:32

I love that dress Eccles
What's the length like? I'm 5ft4 size 12.

Silvertap Wed 07-Dec-16 19:30:05

Dinosaur I love that dress. What tights and shoes will you wear with it?

fruityb Wed 07-Dec-16 19:50:28

Ordered if fondcrisp but it's got a potential two week wait. Oh well it'll be here before Christmas smile

MyGastIsFlabbered Wed 07-Dec-16 20:54:18

I've just ordered this

ThisChristmas Thu 08-Dec-16 09:37:54

Wow, flabbered! Beautiful.

Some lovely dresses on this thread.

onlyconnect its true to size for mine, but I am an 18 shock will look lovelier on a 14. DinosaursRoar its just family here and i dont care I am wearing it smile DH and DS's will likely be in jeans but I will rise to the occasion and show them up grin
MrsHughesCarson it is quite long, I am 5ft 4 too and its maxi almost so I have taken it up a few inches.

peachypips Thu 08-Dec-16 11:04:02

Placemarking- I really want to look nice on Christmas Day but casual nice!

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