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PLEASE help me find a graduation dress!

(5 Posts)
PrincessStrop Sat 03-Jun-17 00:29:03

I'm desperately trying to find a dress to wear to my graduation, but I can't seem to find anything appropriate. I'm a 12/14 pear shaped (borderline apple shape) with big hips and big boobs. I don't like my arms/tummy, but like to show my waist a bit.

I'm only 5ft 2 so midi length is a bit too long for me and makes me look frumpy, so looking for something just around/above the knee.

It can't be strappy as the hood needs to be pinned on the back of the dress. I'm look for something light/neutral/floral and quite fitted as the graduation gown itself is black and quite large.

I'd pretty much decided on this one but it's been sold out in my size for a while now, and I was a bit unsure of the sleeves anyway because of the ruffle. Also quite like this but unsure of the one shoulder aspect and ruffles.

Please help!

PrincessStrop Sat 03-Jun-17 00:30:41

Sorry should also have said - budget is around £100

Batwomanrisesagain Sat 03-Jun-17 00:41:28

I love the Debenhams one!

PrincessStrop Sun 04-Jun-17 11:22:00

Thank you, Batwoman!

Anyone else have any suggestions?

RedMetamorphosis Sun 04-Jun-17 12:53:09

I have big boobs, hips, really don't like my stomach but like to show off my waist - I recently bought this and it's actually really flattering.

I know it is sleeveless, but you can wear a jacket/blazer and then your gown will be covering your arms. They have a pink colour as well to break up the block of darkness.

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