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Denim dresses

(55 Posts)
IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 14:45:43

I am looking for a denim dress that is comfortable, i.e. soft, not rigid, kind of smart looking, so dark denim, and doesn't look like a sack of potatoes. What are my chances?grin

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 14:48:19

Toast might be a good place to look.

ohbitchplease Wed 14-Feb-18 14:51:29

I have a lovely one from H&M. It's not dark denim though.

hecallsmebunny Wed 14-Feb-18 14:54:27

This! I love it. I wouldn't describe it as rigid but not sure how soft you are looking for as real denim is always going to have a bit of structure? Anyway, looks quite smart and have had lots of compliments. Also dress it up or down depending what you wear inside

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 14:59:35

Thanks. Toast ones are too amish for me. Nothing suitable in h&m either...

trixymalixy Wed 14-Feb-18 15:36:32

Whistles sometimes do nice denim shirt dresses, also Warehouse had a nice one in the window when i passed last week.

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 15:43:52

I haven't fancied much from Toast for a while but they do have denim dresses. They are one of those companies that send daily e-mails, which I find offputting.
Uniqlo might be worth a try.

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 15:49:35

just had a look at uniqlo. ines de la fressange collection due tomorrow.
Didn't see any denim dresses.

twoplytwoply Wed 14-Feb-18 16:02:23

Seasalt a nice one on the front of their catalogue

starsinyourpies Wed 14-Feb-18 16:09:42

Sorry to go middle aged but Boden is quite good for this sort of thing:

http://m.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-dresses/day-dresses/j0134/womens-trinity-jersey-dress

http://m.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-dresses/day-dresses/ww211/womens-freya-denim-dress

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 17:37:38

Nope, not finding what I need. Well, when I say need...

inajam Wed 14-Feb-18 17:46:30

How about this from Gap? Although it’s not dark.

CountFosco Wed 14-Feb-18 17:46:43

Beyond dark denim what style are you wanting? A shirt dress or pinafore or sheath?
I'd assume you'd have a reasonable choice in GAP. Or what about ASOS. I now want a black denim pinafore mini.

inajam Wed 14-Feb-18 17:49:35

Or this LaRedoute one?

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 18:05:08

Definitely not a pinafore, no offence to anyone but I am 48 years old, I will not be wearing a pinafore ever again until the day I die.

I quite like this one www.shoptiques.com/products/soyaconcept-denim-blue-dress

but I am petite size 10 and I feel to make it fit round my bum/hips, it will end up too loose/gathered at the back.

Shame GAP don't do darker ones as they do petite sizes...

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 18:08:26

At what age does a pinafore become unsuitable?

WellTidy Wed 14-Feb-18 18:14:02

The daphne denim dress in phase eight is in the sale, and available online in a 10. I am petite too, and I can sometimes buy in the regular range in phase eight.

WellTidy Wed 14-Feb-18 18:15:23

Or the phase eight Demi denim dress in a small? Down to £25.

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 18:20:49

I don't know mike I guess they are timeless for the right person; I know that being a 5ft2" 48 year old woman, a pinafore would look utterly ridiculous on me.

That could be the one WellTidy!! It doesn't look very soft but still... Thanks!!

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 18:29:45

I probably look ridiculous in most of my clothes. I like the toast one but it's £££ and would probably be too long for me. I would look at high-end high street shops.

HolyShet Wed 14-Feb-18 18:35:37

This one? whistles

MikeUniformMike Wed 14-Feb-18 18:38:05

I prefer the Phase Eight Daphne dress but think I'd look like a sack of spuds in it.

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 18:45:55

It will potentially on me too Mike but I feel it's worth a go. I can get it from John Lewis, free delivery and free returns, so nothing to lose really.

IWillSurviveHeyHey Wed 14-Feb-18 18:48:38

That's gorgeous Holy, really gorgeous. I don't think I'll be paying that though...

TwinklyGiraffe Wed 14-Feb-18 20:07:37

Have desperately been trying to get my hands on this in a size 10

Monsoon denim dress

But need a size 10. I 😍 it!

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