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If you're going to wear one dress for a month...

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FlameWithTooManyHormones Thu 15-Oct-09 09:41:33

would you really choose this one???

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Thu 15-Oct-09 09:45:09

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FlameWithTooManyHormones Thu 15-Oct-09 09:48:14

I got the feeling the white shirt would be all uncomfortable unless it was really thin.

Yup to it being the same as a uniform though

BonsoirAnna Thu 15-Oct-09 09:51:09

No, not that one.

I have a black cashmere roll-neck sweater dress that I wore almost every day last winter when it was very cold - it is a bit worn out now, but was really lovely and cosy. I might replace it with the same dress!

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Thu 15-Oct-09 09:52:36

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nappyaddict Thu 15-Oct-09 09:53:01

grin I was about to say I'd pick something like that but in black - more versatile

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Thu 15-Oct-09 09:53:50

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nappyaddict Thu 15-Oct-09 09:54:45

Actually scrap the black I'd have picked grey.

FlameWithTooManyHormones Thu 15-Oct-09 09:55:30

I have no idea what I'd pick.

Although I doubt I would choose clothing as a way to raise money tbh

squeaver Thu 15-Oct-09 09:57:25

No. That's way too dressy. You can dress something up, much more difficult to dress it down.

I think I'd go with grey too.

NancyBotwin Thu 15-Oct-09 10:03:19

I wouldn't have chosen something that was dry-clean only. Would probably have chosen something in grey jersey that could be washed and dried quickly overnight. Assume some minion has to take the dress to the drycleaners for her!

Bleh Thu 15-Oct-09 10:43:46

There is the women who's wearing the same dress for a year, and I personally think that the dress she chose is much more versatile here

RubyrubyrubysAScaryOldBint Thu 15-Oct-09 11:07:33

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stillfrazzled Thu 15-Oct-09 12:24:33

Actually quite liked that article. And the dress.

Slightly off-topic - at the side I saw yet another article by Leah Hardy about instant nose jobs or some such.

Does she write about anything other than herself and her appearance? Apart from MN, that is...

That Uniform Project dress is great, I love the variety she gets out of it and only looked at a week's worth of posts.
Much more versatile and adventurous than the purple number in the other article.

anniemac Thu 15-Oct-09 15:06:43

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MusterMix Thu 15-Oct-09 15:07:59

i dont like the line around the wasit

Jajas Thu 15-Oct-09 15:08:47

I think the dress in the article is absolutely vile sorry..

anniemac Thu 15-Oct-09 15:20:08

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brokenspacebar Thu 15-Oct-09 15:23:13

I read about someone doing the year in a dress thing, maybe in the Guardian or a magazine, but the woman wore a dress with buttons down the back, it was sleeveless, not black, maybe blue (can't remember now) but it was versatile.

I really don't like that purple dress in the link... don't think I could happily wear it once.

OrmIrian Thu 15-Oct-09 15:24:27

...it would get very smelly.

sarah293 Thu 15-Oct-09 15:27:48

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CybilLiberty Thu 15-Oct-09 15:28:20

I've never sen a frumpier set of 'fashion' pictures than those. her shoes are vile

anniemac Thu 15-Oct-09 15:30:02

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Oblomov Thu 15-Oct-09 15:59:03

I thought the article was o.k.
The dress was o.k.
Her shoes were alright.
I think she did quite well to make it look different.
No good having a dry clean thing though.
As a woman who has been back at work for a week, after mat leave, I agree, getting ready for work is nice. I'm sure that novelty will wear off very soon though !

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