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Summer dress for the large of nork

(17 Posts)
Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 11:30:59

Any recommendations, size 18, something plainish, with sleeves 3/4 or to elbow, cool but decent thickness material.

Perhaps an a line, knee length?

Help me.... I'm melting

Launderetta Fri 26-May-17 11:41:29

Following with interest.
Size 20/22 here.

buggeley Fri 26-May-17 11:43:47

have you checked out pepperberry? Bit pricey but good quality and they are experts in the largo of nork. Their size range is amazing as they take into account the size of your wait and hips as well as norks.

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 13:11:05

Oh yes, they're bravissimo aren't they? Will have a look, thanks

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 13:16:48

Quite like this?

Dailystuck71 Fri 26-May-17 13:29:14

I like the one you have linked OP but I have bought a linen dress from next. Its in two colours, grey and white and navy and white. Sorry I can't link as on my phone but its lovely and I'm impressed with the quality of it.

I think pepperberry is poor quality sorry.

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 13:58:59

Looked at pepperberry, not for me, I am middle aged but they feel too middle aged.

buggeley Fri 26-May-17 14:29:03

Oh dear. I have loads of dresses from there. confused

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 15:01:15

Oops sorry buggely! I obviously go for more Mutton dresses as lamb!

NotMeNoNo Fri 26-May-17 15:24:28

Asos curve?

QuinnsNo1Lady Fri 26-May-17 15:31:03

I like the stretchy cotton faux wrap dresses from Mantaray. Have a few patterns and they are super comfy.

WomblingThree Fri 26-May-17 19:21:53

Me too buggeley 😉

I've only just discovered them this year, but I have to stalk them on eBay because they're a bit pricey. So nice to have something that doesn't pull across my boobs.

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 19:45:26

Like this but needs to be slightly longer to avoid the porky knees being in show. (Also not keen on colour!)

Gingernaut Fri 26-May-17 19:48:27

myrtleWilson Fri 26-May-17 20:13:06

I always find nice wrap dresses work well OP - do they appeal at all?

Ishoos Fri 26-May-17 20:30:40

I think I need a new body as well as a new dress!

ThreeForAPound Fri 26-May-17 20:39:42

Pepperberry is far too clingy, too! I'ma tall size 12, not overweight, slim hourglass with slight mum tum....and the styles are SO unflattering to my tum area, although decent on the norkage.

WHEN will anyone make flattering, stylish dresses for the 30s and 40s 'still got it, and got some cash...but don't have a washboard stomach' brigade? ie. LOADS of us

Fuck sake

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