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GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 13:32:58

I need a nice evening-ish dress with sleeves. Am looking for 3/4 sleeves. Dress is for a works black tie do, but it doesn't have to be a full-on evening dress (as long as i can dress it up, it'll be fine) I can't find anything and i don't really like wearing a bolero. Help anyone?!

TheRealMrsJohnSimm Mon 19-Jan-09 14:28:22

size? height? norkage? budget?

champagneSupernova Mon 19-Jan-09 14:30:40

Try Kew or Jigsaw they do good 3/4 length sleeve stuff in good colours - often in jersey which can be dressed up/down as necessary. <3/4 sleeve addict>

HTH

RamblingRosa Mon 19-Jan-09 14:32:44

Have you tried end of sale lines at places like Hobbs, Jigsaw, Monsoon, Phase Eight etc?

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 14:34:45

How old are you? What style/colours do you want?

TheRealMrsJohnSimm Mon 19-Jan-09 14:34:50

how about this?

coast

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:10:44

Norkage- 34DD, 5'4", i'm in my mid 20s. It's a smart do, so probably black would be better, certainly no patterns.

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:11:59

that Coast one is pretty.

anyone else?

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 16:15:30

www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=true&catalogId=195 51&storeId=12556&categoryId=96918&parent_category_rn=42344&productId=1005379&langId=-1

I like this, but it depends on your shape if it will look great or 'maternity'.

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 16:18:25

Why would you need to wear a bolero?

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:18:58

i've got an hourglass figure, so i think it might look frumpy- unless great heels would make up for that hmm

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:19:41

need to cover my arms up, and i don't like boleros, so hoping for a dress with 3/4 sleeves instead

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 16:21:22

www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10001_10001_66152_809679_-1

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 16:24:50

www.whistles.co.uk/fcp/product/-/sale/Bell-Sleeve-Dress/903000051814

MadameCastafiore Mon 19-Jan-09 16:25:18

I know it has no sleeves but is too nice not to mention!

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:26:59

love the whistles one

MadameCastafiore Mon 19-Jan-09 16:27:22

lk bennett classic prom dress with sleeves

GoodGrrrl Mon 19-Jan-09 16:28:13

they only have size 8 sad

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 19-Jan-09 16:31:10

Oh no, sorry I didn't realise.

MadameCastafiore Mon 19-Jan-09 16:32:46

Can you ring your nearest store and ask them to put it by if they have your size?

MadameCastafiore Mon 19-Jan-09 16:34:16

french connection

RumMum Mon 19-Jan-09 16:35:21

I think this is best so far

RumMum Mon 19-Jan-09 16:36:36

sorry meant this one

dexter73 Mon 19-Jan-09 16:36:46

Nice one in Brora.

MadameCastafiore Mon 19-Jan-09 16:41:14

house of fraser

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