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Cotton dresses?

(16 Posts)
SheStoodInTheStorm Fri 20-Apr-18 07:45:22

Does anyone have any recommendations of where to look for cotton dresses?

I'd love trousers/shorts for the nice weather but the mum tum just doesn't look good and then I struggle to find nice tops long enough to cover that area!!

SheStoodInTheStorm Fri 20-Apr-18 07:45:50

I find dresses I like but then the fabrics are always sweat-inducing.

letiziana Fri 20-Apr-18 07:50:29

m&s do cotton dresses, the fabric is lovely. maybe check next too? they used to do 100 % cotton

kikashi Fri 20-Apr-18 07:59:53

I have a couple of these dresses in Black and navy which are great for covering mum tum and wash well (no shrinkage) and are cool and comfy. They are inoffensive and unexciting but very practical. 96% cotton, 4% elastene. I have had mine for 4 and 3 years and they still look good.
www.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-dresses/day-dresses/j0118-nvm/womens-navy_powder-pink-flamingo-casual-jersey-dress

Strax Fri 20-Apr-18 09:21:35

If you look on the John Lewis page, one of the filters you can use is fabric so you can filter for only cotton dresses.

SheStoodInTheStorm Fri 20-Apr-18 09:29:14

Thank you!

goose1964 Fri 20-Apr-18 10:17:49

That Boden dress is really good.I had it in an orangy red for my birthday and it's really flattering

ArkAtEee Fri 20-Apr-18 13:54:20

H&M is good for this.

Dancergirl Fri 20-Apr-18 13:55:13

Try Oliver Bonas

AhAgain Fri 20-Apr-18 16:18:22

I love this dress - really flattering and 100% cotton - m.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-dresses/day-dresses/j0148-bbl/womens-harbour-blue-honey-bee-phoebe-jersey-dress

Mulberrysilk Fri 20-Apr-18 16:22:37

I have a few of the boden dresses in the first link. They make me look a little on the pregnant side. I wear them anyway because I love the fabric but they're not the best at disguising the tummy. I am thinking I might try having the front pleating altered.

SeaKrait Fri 20-Apr-18 16:25:14

I have looked at those Boden dresses, but they are too low cut for me

AhAgain Fri 20-Apr-18 17:02:08

The Biden dress I linked too is definitely not low cut - very professional work friendly (my colleagues are not seeing my cleveage in those grin )

Tawdrylocalbrouhaha Fri 20-Apr-18 17:07:47

That first Boden dress doesn't even look good on the model!

Appuskidu Fri 20-Apr-18 17:07:58

Next have good cotton/linen mix summer dresses. These are nice:

www.next.co.uk/g22166s3?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIi72I853J2gIVj0PTCh1Qyw8pEAQYASABEgKQvPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds&dclid=CPLjkPmdydoCFbAD0wodyscGrw#155336

CountFosco Fri 20-Apr-18 17:12:02

As people have already said Boden do a few cotton dresses, not just the casual jersey dress. I'm sure I've seen Dotty P's recommended as a good place for cotton dresses and they do allow you to search by fabric. NEXT seem to have a few cotton and linen dresses every summer. COS is good for natural fabrics as well.

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