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What do you think of this casual dress?

(62 Posts)
retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 17:18:37

I'm thinking for the summer as just a casual dress to do school run/park/shopping type of things.

blue2014 Thu 30-Mar-17 17:33:28

Have you got her body? If so it'll look ace, if not I suspect it's awful

IHaveBrilloHair Thu 30-Mar-17 17:35:13

I suspect that will be a shapeless horror with elasticated waist and wont look good.

namechange20050 Thu 30-Mar-17 17:36:44

Elasticated waists look awful in everyone apart from the very slim. I'm a size 10 and I wouldn't wear one.

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 17:37:25

I haven't got the height but I'm a size 8. Hmmm not sure now,I liked it on but wondering if it's a bit meh. I just thought it'd be cool and comfy in the summer months.

MelanieCheeks Thu 30-Mar-17 17:38:10

What's the material?

dontpokethebear Thu 30-Mar-17 17:38:48

Yeah, I've gone for this sort of style before (H&M do similar) thinking it'll look awesome. Makes size 14 me look like a sack of shitez

Bluntness100 Thu 30-Mar-17 17:39:01

I think that's nice actually. It's just a casual dress uou could wear a lot. I'd say you can get away with it up to about a size 12.

dontpokethebear Thu 30-Mar-17 17:39:15

Urgh. Rogue z.

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 17:40:57

It's good quality,like a think cotton with a bit of stretch to it.

IHaveBrilloHair Thu 30-Mar-17 17:41:09

I'm a size 8, it'll still look like a shapeless horror.

PaperdollCartoon Thu 30-Mar-17 17:42:04

A size 16 friend of mine has a couple of dresses like this and they look great on her, with leggings very casual. I think they can suit many bodies. I like it.

Pansiesandredrosesandmarigolds Thu 30-Mar-17 17:43:14

Am no underwear model, but that'd suit me.

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 17:43:18

Oh I just bloody give up. I hate shopping! 3 fucking hours I spent today and I bought that,another stripey t shirt and a dress that I look ridiculous in. I don't know who I am any more. I think this is how a mid life crisis starts 😆🙈

BagelGoesWalking Thu 30-Mar-17 18:13:49

Don't do shopping. Do it online! Places like New Look have loads more stuff online than I've ever seen in their actual shops (including big London branches) deliver and returns are free so no real danger losing money. The only problem is if you can't afford to have it on a card until you return stuff and get the refund.

I agree though. I hate shopping!

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 18:17:40

Right,the husbands home-he always gives an honest opinion. I'll let you know his verdict.

Nospringflower Thu 30-Mar-17 18:20:10

I think if you are a size 8 and have a waist it will be nice. Im an 8 with no waist and so it would look terrible on me!

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 18:30:17

Thanks everyone. DH said it looks nice so I'm keeping it. I feel ok in it.

Bagel-I'm going to have a look online now. Warehouse had some lovely stuff but I'd lost the will to live by then!

NavyandWhite Thu 30-Mar-17 18:31:29

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

ahamsternest Thu 30-Mar-17 18:33:11

It's nice. When I was an 8-10 I had a similar dress and it got a lot of compliments.

GinAndOnIt Thu 30-Mar-17 18:37:08

I really like it! Where is it from?

DavetheCat2001 Thu 30-Mar-17 18:40:45

I like it too.

OP are you brave enough to post a pic of you in it?

retainertrainer Thu 30-Mar-17 18:41:10

It's from warehouse. I think I'd do bright orange nails and a long necklace with it,gladiator sandals.

I'm thinking ahead to the summer cause last year I was so hot and uncomfortable in everything. I didn't have anything appropriate to wear for just day to day. I don't feel comfortable in shorts (I've got cellulite) and my maxi dresses felt way ott for this country so I'm trying to get a few simple dresses together now.

dailystuck71 Thu 30-Mar-17 18:42:49

I'd wear it....only over a bikini in Spain too and from the restaurant.

Oly5 Thu 30-Mar-17 18:46:08

I like it. I'm a 12 and elastic waists look good on me! Your hubby approves, job done

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