Anniversary dinner outfit

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Dressingup Tue 15-Jun-21 19:48:28

What would you where for a posh expensive dinner in London in august? Im a size 10-12 age 27 budget upto 100 for dress want something good quality wise or as good as I can get for the budget want a wow dress but I can’t seem to find any i struggle with my small boobs and extra wide hips and bum I really need some help I’ll about to return my 3rd dress

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Dressingup Tue 15-Jun-21 22:55:21

I want something classy but sexy if that’s even possible

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tolerable Wed 16-Jun-21 00:19:26

www.wolfandbadger.com/uk/first-kiss-dress-electric-blue-french-crepe/?result_index=157&query_id=cead9c7ad21e67ecb5c494acf46fc09a

Dressingup Wed 16-Jun-21 07:29:38

Hate the dress colour and too shapeless would really drag me down thanks for the help though also have sensory issues with crepe fabric

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Antiqueanniesmagiclanternshow Wed 16-Jun-21 07:32:08

What colours do you like? Shapes? Necklines?

Antiqueanniesmagiclanternshow Wed 16-Jun-21 07:33:42

How tall are you?

Dressingup Wed 16-Jun-21 07:35:17

I’m 5ft5 legs are my best asset along with my bum any neckline that allows me to wear a bra

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mdh2020 Wed 16-Jun-21 07:37:18

I think you should book a personal shopping slot at a big department store (if this is still possible). Tell them in advance what you are looking for and they will have a selection of dresses for you to try on.

Antiqueanniesmagiclanternshow Wed 16-Jun-21 07:45:13

www.karenmillen.com/soft-tailored-high-low-midi-dress/AKK02664-157-18.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMInafWhcab8QIVCu7mCh23CQlzEAQYASABEgJGlPD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

www.karenmillen.com/cowl-neck-pointelle-knitted-dress/AKK00736-1.html?color=105
www.karenmillen.com/long-sleeve-ruffle-hem-top-stitch-dress/AKK95120-3.html?color=146

Any of these appeal?

Dressingup Wed 16-Jun-21 07:45:57

Sadly no big department store near me they have all closed down I’d have to travel to London for the day and that’s where I’m going for my anniversary weekend

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BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Wed 16-Jun-21 07:47:45

www.coastfashion.com/mono-lace-mini-dress-/ACC96577.html

Baileyshotchocolate Wed 16-Jun-21 07:51:09

I love anything Phase 8, my friend who has a similar body type to you has this an it fit perfectly! She is waiting for it to come in the sale and they also have it in blue : www.phase-eight.com/product/jordyn-jacquard-dress-22009805214.html?istCompanyId=c38fe7a0-ffd0-4925-94b3-cff8df449484&istFeedId=5a41320b-c741-4d1e-b90d-1091450d147c&istItemId=ptilqpmma&istBid=t&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlMvg9Meb8QIVx4bVCh2BRgMMEAQYBCABEgLFhPD_BwE

Dressingup Wed 16-Jun-21 07:57:57

The coast dress is lovely just not in my size and the second one reminds me of my grandma

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BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Wed 16-Jun-21 07:59:31

Ah sorry should have checked before I posted.

Dressingup Wed 16-Jun-21 08:00:39

Don’t worry I’ll see if I can find it anywhere else

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thisplaceisweird Wed 16-Jun-21 08:02:27

You're only 27, why are you asking the middle aged?
Get on Instagram, Pinterest, ask your mates??

thisplaceisweird Wed 16-Jun-21 08:03:36

Look at Never fully dressed and pretty lavish

BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Wed 16-Jun-21 08:06:02

thisplaceisweird

You're only 27, why are you asking the middle aged?
Get on Instagram, Pinterest, ask your mates??

Who says we are middle aged?

Antiqueanniesmagiclanternshow Wed 16-Jun-21 08:08:34

Did you like any of the ones i posted?

thisplaceisweird Wed 16-Jun-21 08:09:26

@BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz
The recommendations so far are Coast, Karen Millen and Phase 8 hmm

BernadetteRostankowskiWolowitz Wed 16-Jun-21 08:13:31

So? How is that the OPs fault? Maybe if posters ready the brief they would suggest more appropriate dresses.

27. Great legs. A bit sexy.

My Coast recommendation seems to have ticked the boxes - dont write off a store just because it is sometimes used by middle aged women.

LapinR0se Wed 16-Jun-21 08:21:31

I would shop on the OUTNET

Gettingthereslowly2020 Wed 16-Jun-21 08:24:52

Have a look on Silk Fred

ashmts Wed 16-Jun-21 08:35:41

Agree with SilkFred. It's hard to recommend without knowing your style, what about any of these?

www.silkfred.com/boutiques/dancing-leopard/clothing/dove-dress-in-navy-star

www.silkfred.com/boutiques/amo/clothing/jardin-pinafore-white-lace-dress

www.silkfred.com/boutiques/mela-london/clothing/belted-shirt-midi-dress-in-green?locale=en-GB&gclid=CjwKCAjwwqaGBhBKEiwAMk-FtF7E7eSd6hLeZ_hoKKmyjSACH1rXGyQHY87dlCU1Pa9f6hBVcW0j4hoCykwQAvD_BwE

They're all quite different, are any of them close to what you'd imagined? I also quite like Chi Chi London, e.g

www.chichiclothing.com/collections/dresses/products/chi-chi-kaory-dress

CocoandCleo Wed 16-Jun-21 08:36:21

What about this:

https://www.silkfred.com/boutiques/my-bandage-dress/clothing/reanne-red-bodycon-midi-bandage-dress?locale=en-GB&gclid=CjwKCAjwwqaGBhBKEiwAMk-FtGRwyVxUTVKJzCNrX-nF0CXP46Mar82lpN0eW2eHnqpjaSOCvMlEMxoCC4QAvDD_BwE

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