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Calling fashionistas (and Coddy [grin] you like....

(33 Posts)
Callmemadam Tue 24-Jul-07 22:24:50

http://www.ladress.comor not? (Apart rom the horrendous prices, that is?) Saw a mag article about La Dress, and can't decide whether they are the answer to my prayers or hideous 1970's air stewardess rejects?

Dior Tue 24-Jul-07 22:26:15

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lou33 Tue 24-Jul-07 22:26:16

i like it

lou33 Tue 24-Jul-07 22:28:26

now i want one, or more than one actually

Callmemadam Tue 24-Jul-07 22:30:15

That's the thing though - can one style of dress really answer all those 'shit what do I wear' wardrobe moments?

Dior Tue 24-Jul-07 22:30:58

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doormat Tue 24-Jul-07 22:31:16

skirt bit looks too A line for me
coz i have skinny legs
it would look like two twigs in a plant pot iykwim
nice dress though

indiasmum Wed 25-Jul-07 08:18:15

i like it

fishie Wed 25-Jul-07 08:21:35

hmm i like too. although no actual pics? can you return if unflattering? tres spendy.

Sheherazadethegoat Wed 25-Jul-07 08:25:48

is that a real woman in the picture?

Budababe Wed 25-Jul-07 08:26:26

I like it but it's had to tell from a drawing really.

StarryStarryNight Wed 25-Jul-07 08:31:21

Oh, and if it was with floral pattern it would look JUST like what my gran, and all her croonies used to wear. My gran had numerous editions of this dress (or something very very similar), in all sorts of colours patterns and shades. I can still picture her doing her crocheting in a dark purlple, pink and blue dress!

In my language there is a word for it: House dress.

ahundredtimes Wed 25-Jul-07 08:42:28

I wish she'd get off the table and STAND UP so we could see what it looks like. In theory looks rather useful though I think?

Mind you, what ever does Mouse to House delivery mean?

Sheherazadethegoat Wed 25-Jul-07 08:52:54

i'm with ssn. just go to the old ladies section in any upmarket department store and you will get these in a million shades of viscose.

fishie Wed 25-Jul-07 09:02:41

have you seen the comments bit? these frocks are big in holland. look in 'spotted' for some actual pics.

what shape are you, i think it woudl be ghastly on me (apple/parsnip) but a pear shape would be nice with the flarey skirt.

aloha Wed 25-Jul-07 09:16:53

I think it is the most unflattering thing ever. I clicked on the 'spotted' section on the website and even very, very tall and thin women looked oddly lumpy in it. I think unless you are exactly the right shape, very thin, some boobs but not too much, no hips, great legs, you are likely to look frumpy. And if you are that shape, well, hell, you can wear much nicer things than that!

MaloryTowers Wed 25-Jul-07 09:20:16

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EffiePerine Wed 25-Jul-07 09:24:38

Looks great to me (though expensive)

MaloryTowers Wed 25-Jul-07 09:26:22

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StarryStarryNight Wed 25-Jul-07 09:26:44


It doesnt even look half nice on that skinny thing either!

My mum is not inundated with dutch and danish postal order catalogues with old ladies showing of "THAT DRESS"

Stay away, stay far far away.

Next you are going to be looking at little round bolstered hats to go with it.

StarryStarryNight Wed 25-Jul-07 09:27:27

sorry, typo, my mum is NOW inundated...

she is 71 btw.

oliveoil Wed 25-Jul-07 09:28:50

is it a wrap dress?

Boden and numerous others do them already

oliveoil Wed 25-Jul-07 09:30:39

oh it has buttons

no, I can't wear dresses with buttons as they gape (and I am only 34C)

it is a bit boring tbh

Callmemadam Wed 25-Jul-07 20:25:27

Hhmm - Dead In The Water, I feel.......... blame my taste lapse on raging PMT . I was a bit worried - too 1970's for me - btw, what language has a word for 'housedress', SSN? We really need it!!

moljam Wed 25-Jul-07 20:30:13

i love it!id want few colours though but cant afford any!

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