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Tea dress/Floaty dresses for winter. I love them, and need some new ones

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Jewelsandgems Sun 16-Aug-09 21:16:16

I have been wearing tea dresses/chiffon dresses all summer, with bare legs/leggings for colder days etc and am going to carry on with this look throughout autumn (but layering dresses over fitted long-sleeved T, and wearing with long leggings/skinnies/shoes/UGGs)

Can anyone recommend some cheap ones? My favourite one came from ebay, is lipsy with an integrated slip, and chiffon top layer with pretty purple/orange tiny flowers (empire line, tie at back) am looking for more of the same.

Has anyone seen any? Would like them to wash well and keep their colours, budget-wise max £45.00.

Thanks
J&G

used2bthin Sun 16-Aug-09 21:21:46

Ha ha I was just wondering about posting about tea dresse s and tunics to go over leggings but already have one thread on here (which you just helped me on!)I'll watch this one instead. Funny actually as I am not really looking for chiffon but seem to keep seeing them. Red herring had some, and Oasis.

Jewelsandgems Sun 16-Aug-09 21:24:07

hi used2bthin Will check out red herring and oasis (damn walked past a Oasis today and didn;t have time to go in!)

Ladyface Sun 16-Aug-09 21:26:59

www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion/Dresses/winter-floral-ditsy-dress/12827

used2bthin Sun 16-Aug-09 21:28:17

That dress is lovely! Will be trying it on myself!

Ladyface Sun 16-Aug-09 21:36:29

www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Floral-Elasticated-Waist-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=694999&cid=5158&sh=0& pge=0&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Print

www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Frill-Sleeve-Fitted-Waist-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=689751&cid=5158&sh=0 &pge=0&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Red

www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Tie-Front-Wrap-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=624469&cid=5158&Rf95=949&sh=0&p ge=0&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Black

www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Retro-Print-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=483751&cid=5158&Rf95=949&sh=0&pge= 2&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=RedPrint

www.asos.com/Dahlia/Dahlia-Vintage-Floral-Belted-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=720301&cid=5158&Rf95 =949&sh=0&pge=4&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Yellow

www.next.co.uk/shot.asp?extra=sch&b=X44&p=116&s=4&n=Women&pid=473-036&exclude=00AF00%7c00A00&returnu rl=%2fshop%2fattstyle%2fknitted%2fgattgender%2fw

Jewelsandgems Sun 16-Aug-09 21:42:03

*oooh thanks ladyface LOVE what warehouse one, and the next one. The asos ones are all a bit too thin of fabric IKNWIM.

chocolatedays Tue 18-Aug-09 14:01:22

<<Hijack alert!>>>

Hi Ladyface - I'ce sent you an email with some pics - would love to know what you think!

Choc x

BlehdyDM Tue 18-Aug-09 14:12:42

Where are you based? There is a company called Traffic People that does floaty chiffony dresses, but they don't seem to sell through their website. They do, however, have a concession in the basement of the Oxford Street Topshop and a shop in its own right in Spitalfields, both in London. Last time I went to their Spitalfields shop they were having a sale.

Ladyface Thu 20-Aug-09 13:22:00

Sorry Choc - it's been hectic lately - will go and check my email. Looking forward to seeing the pics!

The Next dress I posted a link too arrived yesterday. It was not what I was expecting. The fabric is boiled wool so it looked a bit like a fuzzy felt dress. It also has pockets on the hips so it made me look wider than I am. It has gone back to the shop!

Ladyface Thu 20-Aug-09 13:23:05

I think ASOS and USC sell Traffic People.

OllieWollieWoo Thu 20-Aug-09 20:19:08

Not sure if you will like this but White Stuff has posted their Autumn Collection online and have this tea like dress???:
here

Jewelsandgems Thu 20-Aug-09 21:35:29

Did check out TRaffic people on asos and I love this:
www.asos.com/Traffic-People/Traffic-People-Polka-Dot-Wrap-Dress/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=557505&cid= 4066&sh=0&pge=0&pgesize=20&sort=-1&clr=Red

but with the stainy part, and the fluted sleeves, do you think I can get away with layering on long sleeved T?

ollie I really like that white stuff one, casual enough for everyday.

Jewelsandgems Thu 20-Aug-09 21:36:08

Whoops replace stainy with satiny blush

Jewelsandgems Fri 21-Aug-09 21:35:56

Have ordered this:
www.matalan.co.uk/fcp/product/fashion-to-buy-online/Dresses/blue-frill-sleeve-ditsy-dress/5541

For £14 I think worth a go!

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