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gastromum Fri 26-May-17 22:28:35

Hi

Just calling on the mumsnet collective to see if you can help me find a dress similar to this for my daughter's prom but not from one of those horror-story internet sites!

Thanks!

gastromum Mon 29-May-17 21:18:22

Or one in a similar style! She's looking for something "unique"

mimiasovitch Thu 01-Jun-17 09:41:45

When is her prom? Chotronette do similar, but they're based in Romania so may not come in time if it's soon

Crochita Thu 01-Jun-17 09:51:07

I'd go to a local seamstress and get one made if you don't see yourself. The materials aren't that expensive and shouldn't take long to make.

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 09:58:02

Chi Chi have loads of embroidered dresses
This any good?
https://www.chichiclothing.com/products/Chi-Chi-Caitlyn-Dress.html

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 09:59:23

Another
https://m.lightinthebox.com/cocktail-party-dress-a-line-scoop-tea-length-lace-tulle-with-embroidery-sash-ribbonp5569839.html?currency=GBP&litbfrom=paidadwordsshopping&sku=126%7C2059&utmsource=googleshopping&utmmedium=cpc&adwordmt=&adwordct=170823459575&adwordkw=&adwordpos=1o6&adwordpl=&adwordnet=g&adwordtar=&adwsrcid=662673400368662508237802641865_pla-214571060234&gclid=COaDifijnNQCFe4Q0wodXdIFLg

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 10:00:08

https://m.johnlewis.com/adrianna-papell-embroidered-tulle-fit-and-flare-prom-dress/p/3148230?sku=236722743&s_kwcid=2dx92700019007950098&tmad=c&tmcampid=2&gclid=CKv31ouknNQCFY9uGwodjIsGNQ&gclsrc=aw.ds#

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 10:08:56

https://m.johnlewis.com/ted-baker-felcity-gem-gardens-pleated-dress-black/p/3152718
https://m.johnlewis.com/adrianna-papell-halterneck-beaded-cocktail-dress-rose-gold/p/3167068
https://m.johnlewis.com/ted-baker-bernica-floral-jacquard-dress-gunmetal/p/3108047

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 10:24:12

Probably not prom
http://m.asos.com/search/Embroidered-mesh?q=Embroidered+mesh&refine=attribute_900:1465&currentpricerange=10-150&pgesize=50#7829805

justaweeone Thu 01-Jun-17 10:39:19

https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/maxi-dresses/lipsy-floral-embroidered-high-neck-maxi-dress-/product-is-jd043791300_
https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/little-black-dress/little-black-dress-embroidery-maxi-dress-with-choker-neck/product-is-eb15563130
https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/bodycon-dresses/lipsy-contrast-embroidery-bodycon-dress/product-is-dr078620111_
https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/prom-dresses/lipsy-embroidery-sweetheart-prom-dress-/product-is-dr07861081
https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/little-black-dress/little-black-dress-lace-overlay-floral-skater-dress-/product-is-eb154931300_
https://www.lipsy.co.uk/store/maxi-dresses/lipsy-vip-3d-flower-mesh-fishtail-maxi-dress/product-is-vp00679145

Jaimx86 Thu 01-Jun-17 10:44:32

Not sure what your budget is, or if your daughter appreciates designer labels, but Marchessa Notte do similar styles. www.theoutnet.com/en-GB/Shop/Designers/Marchesa_Notte?cm_mmc=GoogleINTL-_-TON_EN_UK-_-INTL_UK_Designer_Marchesa-Notte--Designer_Marchesa-Notte_Exact-_-p20932618956&matchtype=e&device=m&gclid=Cj0KCQjw9r7JBRCjARIsACk803wKK1LWrShXnxBQTNYTclFCi9Aj0VHAFixwER5sD0MhhPz8ihbTOMwaAn9pEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds&scroll=4067&pn=1

Jaimx86 Thu 01-Jun-17 10:44:57

More Marchesa Notte

MrsLettuce Thu 01-Jun-17 12:11:03

If she's slim and after a geunuinely unique dress it'd be well worth trawling through vintage dresses on Etsy and maybe ebay. 6 and 8 aren't too hard to find. 10 not massively difficult. Bigger are rare and usually more expensive too. Always check and double check the measurements though!

This this is stunning, for example.

gastromum Fri 02-Jun-17 19:18:07

Thank you everyone!

She's actually gone for the complete opposite - a very Audrey Hepburn style long black dress - she's adding a diamond sash - she looks absolutely lovely and timeless in it.

Dress was a bargain - £175 down to £25!!! End of line bridesmaid dress!

Appreciate all the links though!

Jaimx86 Sat 03-Jun-17 13:56:50

That sounds lovely - and what a great deal!

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