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Are Mantaray clothes frumpy?

(50 Posts)
user1484578224 Sun 12-Mar-17 19:37:21

I fear the answer may be yes

Crankycunt Sun 12-Mar-17 19:38:52

Not my style, on me they would look frumpy.

However if someone wants to wear them, then fuck what anyone else thinks.

Fallulah Sun 12-Mar-17 19:39:09

I think lots of the printed stuff is. I've had a couple of nice hoodies and tshirts from there, and their cropped trousers were quite good last year.

superram Sun 12-Mar-17 19:39:13


rollonthesummer Sun 12-Mar-17 19:41:09

I like a lot of Mantaray stuff. I also love Fat Face, White Stuff, H+M, Gap, Tu, Animal, Monsoon and New Look.

I don't think I am frumpy grin!

OdinsLoveChild Sun 12-Mar-17 19:41:35

I wore them when pregnant and kept some of the tops. Having got them out recently I must admit they do look a bit frumpy. Ive put them in the charity shop pile. blush

Shockers Sun 12-Mar-17 19:46:16

They should be great, but the shape is usually just a bit out. Same with FatFace.

storynanny Sun 12-Mar-17 19:47:34

Some of it is in my opinion ( I'm 60 if that helps you decide!)
I have got a couple of the brighter printed sundresses. I personally think some of their drab colours are what screams frumpy to me.

Notagainmun Sun 12-Mar-17 19:56:54

Their summer collections seem nice but agree some of their clothes are frumpy.

AnyFucker Sun 12-Mar-17 19:58:15


The styling is just not quite right

Branleuse Sun 12-Mar-17 19:59:05

they fit my shape really well. I dont think im particularly frumpy. I like their summer dresses

AnyFucker Sun 12-Mar-17 19:59:31

It's not the colours for me. I quite like sludgy colours.

It's the bright blue and red colours that are waaaay off and the shaping is too boxy

Loyly Sun 12-Mar-17 20:00:48


AnyFucker Sun 12-Mar-17 20:01:12

The cardigans are fine. The bags are fine.

PorklessPie Sun 12-Mar-17 21:05:25


megletthesecond Sun 12-Mar-17 21:09:50

Yes. Sorry. I'm 42 and look weird when I've tried their stuff on.

U2HasTheEdge Sun 12-Mar-17 21:55:16

No, I don't think so.

I have a few of their tops and I'm not frumpy shit maybe I am

MaisyPops Sun 12-Mar-17 21:57:42


I find theyre like a bigger, wider, less flattering version of fat face.

Lots of the tops have weird necklines that are neither high neck or v/scoop just soke random level below my collar bone.

whirlygirly Sun 12-Mar-17 22:07:55

Yes. I always think it's a poor man's fat face in there. (But not cheap and for women.)

File it with sea salt for 20 years time.

JoJoSM2 Sun 12-Mar-17 23:12:26

Just had a look online. And yes... pretty frumpy... Why are you asking?

polyhymnia Mon 13-Mar-17 00:39:46

From what I've seen online I'd say yes. But then not a fan of Fat Face either.

Deathraystare Mon 13-Mar-17 11:14:16

Well... I am obviously a frump! The clothes fit. I have a few dresses and tops and stuff.

TheVeryThing Mon 13-Mar-17 11:45:46

I bought a couple of things there when i was in a bit of a post-baby style rut, but do find them a bit frumpy, especially the more patterned stuff.

When ds was 2, I brought home a dress I was quite pleased with, until he looked in the bag and said 'Oh, new curtains!'.
That said it all, really.

LadyOfTheCanyon Mon 13-Mar-17 12:16:24

Yes. It's "suburban mum got a Debenhams gift card for Christmas".

polyhymnia Mon 13-Mar-17 12:18:53

I also have a probably irrational and unfair loathing of all things Debenham.

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