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Please help me find a dress!

(24 Posts)
fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:12:34

Going to a big wedding in May and really struggling to find a long or 3/4 sleeved dress that doesn't look frumpy.
Does anyone know any websites I could check out?
Would be grateful for any dress suggestions too.

I'm 50 and a size 12, open to most styles, apart from bodycon.
Sleeves are a must due to Psoriasis.

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sat 25-Mar-17 23:13:36

Whats your budget?

fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:17:36

Sorry, forgot to mention budget. £130.00 max.

DreamingofItaly Sat 25-Mar-17 23:17:56

Debenhams have some lovely ones at the moment, I was having a mooch earlier today. I particularly like this one, you could always pin the sleeves.

DreamingofItaly Sat 25-Mar-17 23:18:21

Ah, cross post, over budget, sorry!

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sat 25-Mar-17 23:21:16

What styles like? Vintagey youve got Joanie clothing, lollypop clothing, lindybop or theres the usual go to of coast, phase 8 ext?

Astro55 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:21:51


MusicToMyEars800 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:22:01
have a look at these, hope It helps smile

MusicToMyEars800 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:23:10

what colour are you thinking?

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sat 25-Mar-17 23:25:37

Or the pretty dress company?

fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:25:57

That's the sort of shape I had in mind Dreaming
Not too figure hugging, don't want to spend entire day sucking my stomach in.

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sat 25-Mar-17 23:26:13

This? (In the sale!)

ReginaGeorgeinSheepsClothing Sat 25-Mar-17 23:26:54


fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:27:58

Don't mind what colour, although I look drained in black.

MusicToMyEars800 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:29:47
I don't know if you would be happy with the colour of this?

fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:29:48

Astro could you give me link please, that looks lovely.

MusicToMyEars800 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:35:58

I really like this one, I would wear this to a wedding

fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:41:44

Some lovely suggestions, thank you.

OlennasWimple Sat 25-Mar-17 23:44:11

This could be very pretty for a summer wedding

OlennasWimple Sat 25-Mar-17 23:45:12

This is beautiful, esp if you have nice legs to show off. Slightly over budget, but look for a blue cross sale day type event to bring it down

Astro55 Sat 25-Mar-17 23:47:48

fluentinsarcasm Sat 25-Mar-17 23:49:22

Really like the vintage style Astro suggested but not sure colour will suit me, I'm very pale. What do you think?

OlennasWimple Sat 25-Mar-17 23:55:28

The vintage dress is lovely, but I am also pale and I think I would look washed out in it. I also think it wouldn't flatter curves and I know the lack of natural fibres would irritate my skin

hahahaIdontgetit Sun 26-Mar-17 08:32:58

astros dress is lovely, but you couldn't wear a bra, which would take it out of the options for me.

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