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I want something plum...

(29 Posts)
Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 16:19:00

I really fancy something plum coloured to wear. I'm sure it said on a program I was watching the other day this colour is in this season but I can't find anything in the shops that colour (I live in a small town).

I wouldn't mind ordering from the internet or could go to Newcastle one day to find something.

Not really sure what I want. Maybe a few things like a cardigan, a fine knit top, a flattering top with 3 quater length sleeves that flares out over my flabby belly, a dress with sleeves for everyday wear that sits just below the knee etc etc all these are options.

I am a size 14-16 at the mo, large ish bust, 5ft 6 and blond hair.

Would also consider deep purple colours and lighter plum colours that are more pinky. Oh, and the cheaper the better!


noddyholder Tue 30-Sep-08 16:21:24

tights!I bought a pair in zara for 8 pounds and i have worn them loads.I bought them thinking what will i wear with these and they seem to make all my old stuff look more 'now'.

Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 16:24:42

Ooh thats a good idea actually. I am a fan of exciting tights. Would have t get myself a few skirts or a nice dress though as i've grown too fat for all the ones i've got sad

FairyMum Tue 30-Sep-08 16:49:43

I liked to this on another thread and really like it:

FairyMum Tue 30-Sep-08 16:51:27

This also nice:

OllieWollieWoo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:07:52

This looks nice?


Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 17:12:55

Loving the style of the first one and the price of the second one! smile

Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 17:13:56

OlliWollieWoo - It wouldn't load sad

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:20:58

Quite plain but nice cardi.
Fab top
Knit dress?

Tutter Tue 30-Sep-08 17:21:53

have you seen the bravissimo dress on the other thread?

Tutter Tue 30-Sep-08 17:22:41


Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 17:25:10

JackieNo - I like the fab top, 1st link wouldn't load. Like the dress but am concerned my belly would show in it...

Tutter - yeah it's lovely, a little bit expensive for me at the mo though <tight>

joliejolie Tue 30-Sep-08 17:26:27

This looks fantastic irl!

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:27:26

Maybe sleeves too short, but lovely.
If only it had sleeves

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:31:04

Sorry - first link was this cardigan
Or a plain and classic v-neck jumper

OllieWollieWoo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:54:19

Weird re Debenhams website- its a Betty Jackson plum jersey v neck dress - will try again!


JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 17:55:44

I can see it - looks fab.

Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 18:51:52

joliejolie - Lovely cardigan, I always live in them in winter.

JackieNo - I love the dorothy perkins purple dress! Gonna see if my local store has that one smile

I don't really mind no sleeves, arms are ok, am just a bit of a fan of the 3 quarter length ones.

I have a few v neck jumpers but feel they cling to my belly at the mo

Ollie - Love that dress too.

Still looking for more vibrant colours though. Would like something in quite a zingy, bright plum.
As you can all probably tell this is quite hard to find as a lot of the things seem to be purple at the mo. I do like purple too though.

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 19:05:57

Principles have this dress - more of a raspberry than a plum, from the pic - is that the sort of colour you mean?

Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 19:12:17

Yes! I love that colour. I love the dress too but out of my price range.

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 19:13:52

This from Monsoon?
OR , in a print, this?

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 19:15:58

Rather bright, but cute.

JackieNo Tue 30-Sep-08 19:16:56

Darker purple?

duckyfuzz Tue 30-Sep-08 19:18:38

jigsaw have some nice plum tops in, I got a scoop neck smocky type thing there for about £30 tis v nice, easy to wear

Dalrymps Tue 30-Sep-08 19:31:19

Ooh I love all those, in particular the first and the last one. Saw the second one on this morning today!

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