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Navy wrap dress: where can I find one?

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bingolittle Mon 15-May-17 20:46:13

Hoping someone may be able to help on this, please...

I need a navy wrap dress for some photos. Has to be plain matte navy; has to have sleeves (long or short); has to be a genuine wrap dress (i.e. one where you can adjust the fit by tying it, not just a "fixed wrap").

I would love this one, but it doesn't come in my size (18/20):
www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_62575+YM39643_-1

Does anyone have any ideas? I've tried all my usual stores and nothing really hits the mark...

MrsLettuce Mon 15-May-17 21:08:30

There really aren't many about at all, are there? too plain / basic?

MrsLettuce Mon 15-May-17 21:15:04

this is also very plain and basic

how about this? cut is easier to see with this colour. It's not a classic wrap but not a fixed wrap either. Could it work? Dunno.

BestIsWest Mon 15-May-17 21:17:03

Boden have one in a 20 Here

MrsLettuce Mon 15-May-17 21:20:29

plain, short sleevs this time

Sorry, not much use really.

jasmine1979 Mon 15-May-17 21:21:28

How about this one?
www.kettlewellcolours.co.uk/products/dresses/item/arabella-dress

PetalMettle Mon 15-May-17 21:24:10

This looks proper www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00PWMZ98E/ref=mp_s_a_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1494879777&sr=8-12&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&keywords=navy+wrap+dress&tag=mumsnetforum-21#mobile-twister_color_name_1494879830975

missanony Mon 15-May-17 21:27:10

www.silkfred.com/boutiques/likemary/clothing/midi-long-sleeves-wrap-dress-blue

bingolittle Mon 15-May-17 21:27:13

Ooh, I'm clicking like a demon on all these links - thanks so much, this is really helpful!!

Yes, the plain and basic stuff is a bit hard to find, for some reason. Unfortunately I'm quite constrained in what I can wear in order to fit in with what the other people in the photo will be wearing.

Guitargirl Mon 15-May-17 21:27:50

I have one from baukjen but it's a few years old now.

missanony Mon 15-May-17 21:33:55

www.next.co.uk/gl8282s3

missanony Mon 15-May-17 21:36:25

www.jaegeroutlet.com/tailored-wrap-dress-631065w-75600

missanony Mon 15-May-17 21:37:46

www.justlastseason.co.uk/sparkle-wrap-dress/010043199.html?cgid=jls&dwvar_010043199_color=0310

missanony Mon 15-May-17 21:40:45

bananarepublic.gap.co.uk/browse/product.do?vid=2&pid=000308917J014-15097

bingolittle Mon 15-May-17 21:53:48

These are fab... thanks so much!!

calzone Mon 15-May-17 22:35:01

Can you say why it's so precise?

bingolittle Tue 16-May-17 10:31:25

Calzone - most of the specifications are about what will go well with the other people's outfits (I stupidly left mine till last and just assumed a plain navy dress would be easy to find!)

Bare arms are a bit of a problem in portraits, even if you have good arms; it's a large area of skin and takes attention away from the faces. Hence the sleeves.

Wrap dresses are best for me because I'm very top-heavy. I need something that will cover up my chest without giving me the dreaded monolithic unibosom effect. Also my weight fluctuates quite a bit, and the photos are a couple of months away, so I need something I can adjust and cinch in at the waist to whatever size I happen to be at that point!

Sorry to be so awkward - by now you're probably wishing you hadn't asked!

Fozzleyplum Tue 16-May-17 10:50:04

People Tree have one, that I've just ordered. Will post a link later.

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