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Oh crap. Wedding this Saturday. Next have let me down. I need a dress pref not black and pref for £50 or less...

(38 Posts)
VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:33:05

I am a size 14 top and size 12 bottom...but big ribcage not boobs.
Shortwaisted so no belts.
The shops seemed empty of party dresses today but I only made it to H&M, Next and New Look....

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:34:54

Good legs btw!!! And I am 5ft 6....
this is the dress I wanted from Next.

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:35:31

Oh yes and no gold. I have dark hair and eyes but pale skin. Suit strong colours...

Lauriefairycake Mon 06-Oct-08 18:35:59

lots of ones in the wallis sale online - I'm going to a wedding in November and all my stuff arrived within 2 days of ordering it. I got the teal jersey one.

littlelapin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:37:31

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CarGirl Mon 06-Oct-08 18:37:39

Im no good at this but coast has some dresses in a 14 a bit pricey but very nice

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:40:19

Ooh thank you ladies. Love the red one. Off for a browse on other sites now. Forgot to say no strapless as I will be tugging it up all day and I would rather thickish straps so I can wear a normal bra.....Ta smile

littlelapin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:42:01

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VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:49:26

Am loving that with black tights and very high heels!!!

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:50:46

Have to dash as just realised time and have to wash up before appt at 7.15. Will be back at 8.30 though so keep them coming. Thank you.
Top Shop dress out of stock sad....

littlelapin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:51:00

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VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:53:15

Oh yay. You go girl!!! grin

Some of the heels in New Look at the moment are FABULOUS!

littlelapin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:56:21

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littlelapin Mon 06-Oct-08 18:58:47

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VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 21:37:14

New Look website has died. I bought silver shoes in the sale today for £10.

Dropdeadfred Mon 06-Oct-08 21:38:19

I have a Monsoon dress in purple/fuschia devore fabric ....wanna buy it? grin

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 21:44:02

Sounds lush. Tell me more.....

Dropdeadfred Mon 06-Oct-08 21:47:00

V-neck, sleeveless
about calf length on me (5' 4'')
if you're serious I can email pics

(I'm not normally a seller - it's just I'm moving and sorting through stuff and saw it today thinking I doubt I'd wear it again as I wore it to my BIL's wedding so everyone I know has seen me in it!!)

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 22:17:51

Hmm calf length isn't so good on me, but you can CAT me if you like.....the rest sounds interesting smile...

mumhadenough Mon 06-Oct-08 22:24:15

I also got a beautiful dress from new look, similar shape to the one you wanted from next, only its black with a small bow at the front.

Will post a link whenever the new look website decides to start working again.

VanillaPumpkin Mon 06-Oct-08 22:29:45

Oh please do. I may resort to black with colourful cardi for day time and then dress for eve.....

mumhadenough Tue 07-Oct-08 13:44:26

have a look here Vanilla [ Slinky Bow Tie Dress]

Its very flattering. I wore it with little silver cardigan, silver shoes and bag. I have worn it three times now as I just feel so good in it!

mumhadenough Tue 07-Oct-08 13:45:00

Damn, fixing link dress

missblythe Tue 07-Oct-08 13:49:36

Would you wear shift dress?

This style would, I think, look fab with your body shape, and they have it in tons of diff colours

pink shift

PonderingThoughts Tue 07-Oct-08 13:53:02

quite similar to your Next one

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