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nannyplumislostinspace Thu 06-Apr-17 14:30:36

I really struggle with summer. In winter I have a uniform. Skinny jeans, vest and jumper and a black dress for work. I have no summer clothes that fit. I've see this dress, which I would wear in the day with flip flops and maybe evening dresses up with heels. The only problem is that I can't tell if it's pretty or hideous. I'm a short and busty size 12. Dark hair. http://m.esprit.co.uk/colour-graduated-lace-sheath-dress-047EO1E008_425?referrer=default

nannyplumislostinspace Thu 06-Apr-17 14:32:03

This is it

DevelopingDetritus Thu 06-Apr-17 14:34:47

I love it but I like all stuff with fauna and flora on.

theaveragewife Thu 06-Apr-17 14:35:48

I think it's beautiful, but am also a flowery kind of person!

theaveragewife Thu 06-Apr-17 14:36:07

I think it's beautiful, but am also a flowery kind of person!

KoalaDownUnder Thu 06-Apr-17 14:36:09

I like it.

BillywigSting Thu 06-Apr-17 14:36:15

I think the print is too big sorry.

We shorties do better with a smaller print that won't swallow us up.

Not sure if the cut would be flattering or a bit tent like too if you are busy.

It's a pretty dress, I just don't think it would suit sorry.

Misspilly88 Thu 06-Apr-17 14:36:26

Lovely

BillywigSting Thu 06-Apr-17 14:37:16

*busty! Stupid autocorrect.

ErrolTheDragon Thu 06-Apr-17 14:55:17

It looks good on the model, but I'm not sure it would work on 'short and busty' The colour graduation might work better on a pear-shape, but the cut wouldn't

nannyplumislostinspace Thu 06-Apr-17 15:03:27

Thank you everyone. I'm not worried about the shape, I have similar, it's more the pattern! I'm going to go for it and will report back!

DevelopingDetritus Thu 06-Apr-17 15:09:48

That's it. You need to try it on to be sure.

burnishedsilver Thu 06-Apr-17 15:20:00

Oh that's nice.
I'm tempted to buy one myself.

RatherBeRiding Thu 06-Apr-17 15:21:19

Pattern is gorgeous. If you're not worried about the shape then definitely go for it.

burnishedsilver Thu 06-Apr-17 15:22:19

Actually, on closer inspection, it's a pity its 100% polyester. Its a lot of money for polyester.

FrenchLavender Thu 06-Apr-17 15:24:01

It's very pretty but it wouldn't suit everyone. You'd need to be very slim without too much boob I think.

doctorboo Thu 06-Apr-17 17:09:02

I love it! I'm all curvy so I'm not sure I'd personally look good in it, but I hope it works for you <dress envy>

bojorojo Thu 06-Apr-17 17:11:31

I think it's fine. Bold florals are plentiful this year. As are smaller florals but this has lots of colours in it for accessories etc.

DevelopingDetritus Thu 06-Apr-17 17:20:31

www.esprit.co.uk/colour-graduated-lace-sheath-dress-047EO1E008_425?referrer=search

a better view.

RicketyCricket Thu 06-Apr-17 17:23:03

I think with the print and the lace and the scallop detail at the hem it's far too dressy for daytime wear.

I also don't think it would be particularly flattering and I say that as a fellow short n booby size 12.

Basically i think you can do much better for casual dresses.

Maudlinmaud Thu 06-Apr-17 17:23:34

Lovely. Yes the florals are everywhere. I just bought a new fiorelli bag in floral print to get in on the action.

BusterGonad Thu 06-Apr-17 17:24:24

I like it, it's not my shape of dress but that's due to what looks better on my frame nothing to do with the dress. Florals are my all time favorite.grin

ScarlettDarling Thu 06-Apr-17 17:31:55

It's so pretty, love it.

Look in Oasis for other things with similar floral prints. this dress and this one have a similar feel. this one too

nannyplumislostinspace Thu 06-Apr-17 17:52:30

Rickety Cricket I would love some suggestions if you have any? I'm really struggling to find anything I like this year!

Sciurus83 Thu 06-Apr-17 17:53:03

Yes, love it! Caveat that I also love flora and fauna theme clothing!

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