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Work clothes - what do we think to this dress?

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Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 21:16:57

will this look awful on a size 14 5ft 5in women with big boobs (size 34g!)

dress

pamelat Thu 20-Aug-09 21:20:09

what a beautiful dress. Too nice for my work but am tempted to order it for evening wear, its lovely.

No harm in ordering it to see. I dont have the luxury of worrying about big boobs!

herbietea Thu 20-Aug-09 21:22:34

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GirlsAreLoud Thu 20-Aug-09 21:22:43

It's a nice dress but I don't think the neckline would flatter big boobs, I think it would look too matronly, sorry.

You'd be better off with a v neck type neck line I think.

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 21:24:59

thanks , GAL thats what i worried about, i'm only 31 and want to look that age not frumpy and old.

i need some new work clothes and i like wearing dresses, but struggling to findwork ones.

MissisBoot Thu 20-Aug-09 21:25:14

Definitely not for big boobs, sorry

GirlsAreLoud Thu 20-Aug-09 21:26:51

I feel your pain Katz, am a similar size and shape to you and would love to be able to carry off a dress like that.

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 21:27:28

what about this checky dress

rempy Thu 20-Aug-09 21:28:59

Might make you look a bit broad across the shoulders.

Nice but.

GirlsAreLoud Thu 20-Aug-09 21:30:27

Not the print but the shape should be more like this I think

GirlsAreLoud Thu 20-Aug-09 21:32:15

this one?

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 21:37:14

the shape of the first is good but the second (and this maybe just because its a maturer model) seems a little frumpy/old.

ahhh, i hate clothes shopping hence do most of it online and end up with disasters!

I have a couple of wrap dresses but am fed up with having to wear vest topsto fill the v's

naraloo Thu 20-Aug-09 21:38:00

Have you tried bravissimo? Some of their dresses could be ok for work.
www.bravissimo.com/products/clothing/dresses-and-skirts?page=2

Bellsa Thu 20-Aug-09 21:38:53

Love the dress, but as a fellow big boober don't think it'll work. Sorry.

Mistymoo Thu 20-Aug-09 21:42:07

The second one that GAL suggested was nice.

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 21:55:19

is this one too patterndy? spotty

KristinaM Thu 20-Aug-09 22:03:53

i am 32G and can only wear dresses from bravissimo or stretchy jersey dresses

Lulubee Thu 20-Aug-09 22:06:32

The Per Una one that Katz posted is really nice - would workwith big boobs but also looks young and funky. Esp if you wear with boots.

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 22:11:57

i have black and brown boots

oneopinionatedmother Thu 20-Aug-09 22:22:05

ooh i love the bravissimo dress in cobalt blue...sooooo flattering. And the bell sleeve one (though not sure about that shade of red/rust?)

th M&S stuff never quite fits right, the first wool high neckline one - i quite like that neckline for big boobs, but the fit round the waist has to be right (looks a bit wrong)

this monsoon one

is very nice -though for evenings

Katz Thu 20-Aug-09 22:38:00

ahhh why is it so hard?

found this in the boden sale

M&S is not good if you have large boobs. I love shift dresses but just can't wear them as boobs too big (34H).

You might be able to get away with a shift if you wear one with a lowish neck line and always have a jacket on. But then getting a jacket tailored for big boob is another story . . . . .

I've been coveting the cobalt blue one in bravissimo [sigh]

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