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BODEN PREVIEW- ypur opinion of dresses....

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mrsmerryweather Thu 23-Jul-09 12:49:29

Has anyone got anything positive to say about these dresses?
I usually delay, dither, miss the offers and then wish....

I don't want the double layer jersey as I have a Jigsaw one identical and don't like it , and I also have a Boden knitted dress that's still going strong.

Was looking at the merino dress ( plain colours) and wondering...

is there any thing there that ISN'T frumpy and would suit a 45+ person who wants to still look fashionable-ish?

Is there is linky?

I don't like any of them.

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:24:59

link please - Boden isn't letting me on at the moment.

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:25:39

I sent the double layer jersey dress back - I thought it was poor quality.

JackieNo Thu 23-Jul-09 13:28:36

Boden preview.

mrsmerryweather Thu 23-Jul-09 13:40:19

what do we think about the Marvellous Merino?

claricebeansmum Thu 23-Jul-09 13:43:17

Would the sixties knitted dress work if you are not Twiggy?

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:44:51

The blue merino one is lovely.

TheVenerableUponHighGoat Thu 23-Jul-09 13:45:13

toast rip off

should be taked to trading standard for the name

even teh model needs a big cake to hide behind

curse of the hotchpotch es/WH156/Womens-Shirt-Dress.html sack of potatoes]]

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:46:51

Oh there's another double layer jersey dress - don't like. (I was talking about the sale one before)

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:48:34

That hotchpotch dress is hideous.

claricebeansmum Thu 23-Jul-09 13:50:08

Also, are these knitted dresses in anyway....itchy? Am a tad sensitive...

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 13:55:24

Yes I find knitted things itchy as well.

mrsmerryweather Thu 23-Jul-09 14:33:19

I am very sensitive smile but I do have a wool dress from a couple of years back and it's fine - not itchy at all. Having said that, I do wear my vest ( of course) and a slip under it...but no, it's soft.

cornsillk Thu 23-Jul-09 14:43:12

The white company wool stuff is lovely and so non-itchy. Not sure yet about Boden.

SausageRocket Thu 23-Jul-09 15:24:13

I love the colourblock shift and the flattering knitted dress.

I like the Henley dress too BUT it needs to be slightly shorter and more fitted.

Merino dress is dull but I much prefer it in the plains. The patterns are rank.

BodenGroupie Fri 24-Jul-09 09:09:12

Will let you know - I ordered rather too many and they should be here today.

mrsmerryweather Fri 24-Jul-09 10:20:18

I have the summer colour block shift and the wnter one is the same except it has sleeves.

It's lovely, but quite formal and have to admit I have not worn it yet...was too dressy for hols overseas, even as evening wear (??) so hoping I can wear it with a cardi in the autumn/winter.

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