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has anyone seen this French Connection dress in RL?

(37 Posts)
LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 10:17:35

and if so, what are your thoughts?

Himalaya dress

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 11:31:13

or .....anything similar??

can't help but think it would look rather good with my Fly London boots ... assuming I get them that is!!

paddingtonbear1 Wed 09-Sep-09 13:42:59

I haven't but I quite like it, which colour were you thinking of?
The new M&S Indigo collection has a couple of tunics/dresses a bit like that. They never have my size to try on though!

Rafaella Wed 09-Sep-09 15:14:15

Love the dress but dry clean only!!

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 16:28:26

I'm okay with dry clean only ... saves me washing, ha ha

I was thinking red... should I be thinking red?? what do you think?
bear in mind this is for a just-had-a-baby-need-to-get-my-boobs-out-on-a-regular-basis kinda dress...

notwavingjustironing Wed 09-Sep-09 16:29:45

Sorry, but I think it's a bit picnic blankety in real life - and I love FC.

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 16:30:50

no, that's good to know ... you've seen it in the flesh then?

Corporalcornsilk Wed 09-Sep-09 16:32:30

Haven't seen it but my thoughts are lumberjack/Bay City Rollers/Big Country.

geordieminx Wed 09-Sep-09 16:35:01

I tried it on a couple of weeks ago.. lovely with biker boots and tights.

Its quite small fitting accross the chest though (am 34D)

And you have 3 weeks and 3 days til you will need to whip them out grin

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 16:35:05

yes, but you don't like anything that I like Corporal!!!!! grin

Corporalcornsilk Wed 09-Sep-09 17:34:38

lol! grin

TrillianAstra Wed 09-Sep-09 17:38:25

I'm a lumberjack and I'm okay...

notwavingjustironing Wed 09-Sep-09 17:56:31

Letthem, yes I have, sorry!

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 17:58:01

thanks geordie!! how are you doing??

I'm a measly 32B ... what size did you try on?

I was thinking biker boots & tights too

On the French Connection tip ... I picked up a fab long line stripey cardi in a charity shop today for £3!! was in there buying 2nd hand sheets and towels so that I don't ruin another carpet in 3w and 3d (have had 2 homebirths, first in water, the 2nd too quick to get into the pool so am taking precautions with numero 3!!!!) so that was a score!

CHOOGIRL Wed 09-Sep-09 18:10:10

I saw the dress yesterday whilst shopping in Oxford Street travelling to a business meeting. I thought of you strangely enough! I think that you could carry off the dress as you are slim and young looking. With leggings and boots it will look fab.

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 18:27:51

<<blows kisses of gratitude to Choogirl, not for the first time this week, and then stops in horror>>

young looking??????!!!!!


NoahFence Wed 09-Sep-09 18:28:34

you are obsessed

nevergoogledragonbutter Wed 09-Sep-09 18:29:48

got my cardi today ltec.
chunkier than i'd thought but will be great for the winter.
thanks for the 20% off tip.

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 18:36:19

no problem ngdb!! glad to have helped

yes, NoahFence and tres proud of it...

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 18:52:34

Choogirl - was speaking to my jeans-borrowing friend today and she has bought me a new pair!! blush

Think I'll be wearing them with a hair shirt.....

geordieminx Wed 09-Sep-09 19:02:56

I've got a jeans shopping list for NYC... I still have a pair of levis that I bought there 7 years ago and they just about fit!!

Size 12 LTEC.

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 19:06:33

geordie - sorry to badger you .. how tall are you and where did it come to?

I was thinking I'd need a 14 but it's sold out in red ... you reckon I could squeeze into a 12?

monkeysmama Wed 09-Sep-09 19:40:49

Was that the 20% off White Company? If so I must say thanks too. Made my day yesterday - I ordered few hundred quids worth of stuff blush and had a whopping amount off that made me happy!

geordieminx Wed 09-Sep-09 19:49:33

Tall? Me... Ha. 5"2, just above knee I think?

You could always wear a vest underneath?

LetThemEatCake Wed 09-Sep-09 20:02:22

scheisse ... if it was just above knee on you then it will be micro mini on me. Better give it a miss...

monkey - what did you order??!!!! NGDB was referring to 20% of autumn wear at ASOS - I missed out on the 20% at WC when I ordered the cashmere cardicoat but managed to get 15% ... all a help

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