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Boden pintuck tunic - they do it in a size 20 but

(19 Posts)
Northernlurker Sat 05-Sep-09 19:29:08

will it look any good? Am 5ft 3 as well sad

cruelladepoppins Sun 06-Sep-09 01:28:46

Hi there - I ordered it in a size 16 and sent it back - the cut was odd, it made my tum look huge (not pg, just amazingly ... squishy.). I really didn't like it, although I have a lot of their stuff.

TheYearOfTheCat Sun 06-Sep-09 01:44:34

Link please.

bellissima Sun 06-Sep-09 09:16:20

I think this was the tunic that DH said I looked like a 'mormon' in.

joliejolie Sun 06-Sep-09 11:52:50

Honestly, I think there is no reason to wear a jumper over jeans unless you are a 12 (or even a 10) or under. Why makes things bulkier than they already are? I suppose if you can get away with leggings it would be okay.
I though about getting one for about two seconds and then realised it would not work with my thighs.

Northernlurker Sun 06-Sep-09 18:13:11

sorry link here

Must say it's not sounding hopeful so far!

joliejolie Sun 06-Sep-09 18:21:39

Oh, I think that will be fine.
I was thinking of the knit versions, but this is viscose.

It's just a long top then really.

Northernlurker Sun 06-Sep-09 18:24:50

Yup - no definately not knitwear! Knitwear and big boobs are not a good comination unless a plunging neckline is involved imo

TheYearOfTheCat Sun 06-Sep-09 18:49:39

I think there may be potential for it to look a bit shapeless, however worth trying since they do free returns.

I really love those boots on that page.

myalias Sun 06-Sep-09 18:58:43

Black one would look good with a long funky necklace

moondog Sun 06-Sep-09 19:03:06

lol at Mormon comment

Mimi1977 Sun 06-Sep-09 20:32:11

I've got it! I'm a size 10 and it looks great with leggings and skinny jeans. Also great as very roomy when I have baby number 2! (not sure that's a great seller that it doubles as maternity top?!)

BramblyHedge Sun 06-Sep-09 20:41:39

I am wearing it in black as I type and am a 14. I think it looks fine and doesn't make me look fat or pregnant (and I am paranoid about things like that!) I have a bit of a bust which I hate and it fits quite nicely round there.

slalomsuki Mon 07-Sep-09 10:39:06

I bought a 16 in it an its great. very comfy, washes well and doesn't make me look too big. Loads of comments on it.

Don't like the Boden wool tunics though, they are very odd

Northernlurker Thu 01-Oct-09 19:18:56

Well I ordered it and it arrived today. It's a good fit everywhere except it's too blithering long sad About three feet too long! grin Still it did fit round the bust and hips - really nice cut for me actually apart from being too long. Ho hum

ADifferentMe Thu 01-Oct-09 19:36:26

Bellissima, I'd hate you to think I hang on your DH's every word, but wasn't that the henley tunic?!

I had the pintuck but sent it back - nice, but not worth the money. Some lovely alternatives in White Stuff.

chattermouse Thu 01-Oct-09 23:17:30

Northernlurker - just get someone to take the hem up for you to whatever length you would like it to be. If it fits you well it is probably worth doing grin.

Northernlurker Fri 02-Oct-09 10:59:22

I thought about that but we are talking 6 inches and it's an awful lot of money to pay for something you are then going to butcher! I think I'll order something else though because at least now I know that their size will fit me - which is nice.

chattermouse Fri 02-Oct-09 20:16:03

Agreed it is a lot of money if not perfect.Good luck with your shopping, hope you find something nice!

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