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wondered why Boden dress hadn't arrived....

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picc Wed 02-Sep-09 20:23:22

I ordered this dress from Boden
www.boden.co.uk/en-GB/Sale/Womens-Dresses/WH153/Womens-Jersey-Maxi-Dress.html
About a week after I expected it to arrive, I rang them to find out where it was.

All they said was "oh yes. sorry, we don't have it. Didn't we tell you?"

Erm.... am a bit peed off, firstly cos it was definitely in stock when I ordered it, and secondly cos no one bothered to contact me to let me know I wasn't going to get it!

Anyway, that's not the reason I'm writing.
(honest!)

Can anyone suggest an alternative?

I'm 5ft6 and size 16....

I just want something simple I can wear to work, but can't afford to spend any more than the £36 this was going for.

Have never posted here before, but thought I'd try....

CHOOGIRL Wed 02-Sep-09 20:27:36

here A bit more than £36 but better quality iMO

picc Wed 02-Sep-09 20:38:13

oh wow! I've never seen this site before.

thanks

Oh dear! I've already spotted a few things I want from there, and that's in the 2 minutes since I clicked on your link. I love the cross-over tops and the 6 way wrap

I shall keep browsing....

CarrieDababi Wed 02-Sep-09 20:48:37

oh that choogirls one is much much nicer.
looks liek they did you a favour!

picc Wed 02-Sep-09 21:10:34

I agree!

... just hoping to slip a few things from there onto the credit card without DH noticing!

(oh how liberated I sound.... )

CarrieDababi Wed 02-Sep-09 21:17:07

i like the crossover and 6 way too.
nice choices
i like the damson and raspberry top n chocolate wrap.

picc Wed 02-Sep-09 21:26:17

yup! exactly what I was looking at!

But they're out of stock on the crossover tops.

Will get them to contact me maybe...

CHOOGIRL Wed 02-Sep-09 21:30:58

Give them a call - think the new stock comes in about 4 weeks.

picc Wed 02-Sep-09 21:33:10

Think I might do that tomorrow before I chicken out.

It's more than I usually spend on things, but if I could get the top and the wrap I might go for it (don't really want to pay delivery twice too).

thanks for your help

CarrieDababi Wed 02-Sep-09 21:35:47

think of cost per wear, there the sort of things you could wear alot.

smile

picc Wed 02-Sep-09 21:37:45

true....

SimplyIsATalentedBuzzard Wed 02-Sep-09 22:14:07

Thanks for the link to that site CHOOGIRL. I have a dinner coming up and I've got two new Boden dresses at home to choose from but I think I'd rather go for that maxi dress and a 6 way wrap instead. Thanks for the thread picc. smile

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