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Re: clothes

Post by yubo » Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:55 pm

I don't find anything wrong at all with playsuits. I think those one-piece things can be really hot. I'd wear them all the time if I had the body for it.
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Re: clothes

Post by softlikeme » Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:31 pm

I think that'd look great on you! There were some really nice playsuits with skorts(?!) from the downstairs concession bit of Oxford St Topshop, I think it might've been Annie Greenabelle and Dahlia or Tara Starlet. I can't go in there at the moment as I'm meant to be saving money and everything is tooooo tempting! I think I'm going a bit nuts, but I have to buy boring things like cardigans cos mine are all falling apart.

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Post by stolenwine » Fri Feb 12, 2010 8:32 pm

thanks! i went and tried it on and it actually wasn't nearly as bad as i thought it was gonna be. not sure if it suited me or not, but the fabric was SO gross and cheap that i wouldn't have bought it anyway. i could hardly stand it touching my skin. what's up with miss slefridge and topshop? the past couple of years i've noticed the prices go up but the quality keeps getting worse.
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Re: clothes

Post by Final Loan » Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:08 pm

Burtons are currently selling suits with a shirt and tie for less than a ton! Bought one Friday for a wedding and now just looking for other opportunities to get all dapper...
I may be ugly and hate-filled but... wait, what was the third thing you said?

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Re: clothes

Post by caramarydaisy » Mon Feb 22, 2010 4:23 pm

Final Loan wrote:Burtons are currently selling suits with a shirt and tie for less than a ton! Bought one Friday for a wedding and now just looking for other opportunities to get all dapper...
get married? kill someone/commit a (lesser) felony?
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Re: clothes

Post by Final Loan » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:00 pm

caramarydaisy wrote:
Final Loan wrote:Burtons are currently selling suits with a shirt and tie for less than a ton! Bought one Friday for a wedding and now just looking for other opportunities to get all dapper...
get married? kill someone/commit a (lesser) felony?
I'm far too good at that to get caught...
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Re: clothes

Post by lynsosaurus » Wed Feb 24, 2010 11:26 am

i've just received a few ace vintage dresses from ebay sellers but they're all too summery to wear them now. sadface. i've managed to make one a bit more suitable with a cardi and thick tights but the rest are really meant for summer and warmer spring days.

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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Wed Feb 24, 2010 7:28 pm

Next, of all places, have just got a load of really lovely suit dresses in, all pinafore-style with buttons and such. I ended up with a fine grey plaid one with a very fine grass green through it, and a long-sleeved white blouse to wear underneath it.

If I may be so bold, I look the bizzness.

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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:12 pm

I bought this in the 25% off sale at Laura Ashley yesterday, for a wedding I'm off to this weekend.

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It fits so nicely and is so comfy that I think I'll end up spending most of spring in it!

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Re: clothes

Post by Sylvie » Tue Apr 13, 2010 4:52 pm

I don't suppose anyone has seen any nice dressy-up pink dresses on the high street lately? For some reason, there seems to be a distinct lack of pale pink dresses, suitable for bridesmaids. And what is it with all bridesmaids dresses being strapless these days? I'm looking for something '50s style, but preferably not strapless as I'm being a bit selfish.
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Re: clothes

Post by colleenallcars » Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:42 pm

Sylvie wrote:I don't suppose anyone has seen any nice dressy-up pink dresses on the high street lately? For some reason, there seems to be a distinct lack of pale pink dresses, suitable for bridesmaids. And what is it with all bridesmaids dresses being strapless these days? I'm looking for something '50s style, but preferably not strapless as I'm being a bit selfish.
I know you're over in the UK, but I'm pretty sure Modcloth ships overseas. Hm. Anyway, they have a ton of realy cute stuff. Examples:

http://www.modcloth.com/store/ModCloth/ ... ible+Dress

http://www.modcloth.com/store/ModCloth/ ... n+Saturday

http://www.modcloth.com/store/ModCloth/ ... mine+Dress

etc.

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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:34 pm

I don't know what your budget is but Coast have this for £115 (ouch) if you haven't spotted it:

(I can't remember how to do URLs, sorry)
http://www.coast-stores.com/JEANIE-TAFF ... 2224684560

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At the other end of the scale, New Look:

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(My understanding of the term '50s' might be entirely wrong!)

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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:03 am

Hah, sorry Sarah, I also seem to have ignored the word 'pale' there.

BHS has this, don't know if it's 50s enough:

http://www.bhs.co.uk/mall/productpage.c ... 028/226867

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Re: clothes

Post by cupcake_love » Thu Apr 22, 2010 11:40 am

a bit pricey for a pale pink dress you probably won't wear too often, yes, but aaaaaaah, i want it!

http://www.betseyjohnson.com/store/prod ... 46&np=1101
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Re: clothes

Post by Sylvie » Thu Apr 22, 2010 1:36 pm

Thanks for your help girls! It looks like we're going for this M&S dress, which actually isn't as shiny in real life and actually pretty lovely:

http://www.marksandspencer.com/Autograp ... tent_79682

Phew, I'm feeling a bit less stressed now that's sorted! That Betsy Johnson site is just dangerous, by the way. So many fun clothes...
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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Fri Apr 23, 2010 11:49 am

Aw lovely!

I've just fallen in love with this dress. I want one with a heart-shaped hole in the back!

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Re: clothes

Post by cupcake_love » Fri Apr 23, 2010 4:52 pm

magic tea wrote:Aw lovely!

I've just fallen in love with this dress. I want one with a heart-shaped hole in the back!

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simply adorable! from where & how much?
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Re: clothes

Post by magic tea » Fri Apr 23, 2010 7:44 pm

New Look (Limited Edition) website! £40.

I love this one too, £39 from Joy:

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Re: clothes

Post by stolenwine » Thu Apr 29, 2010 7:26 pm

that's lovely! i want a heart-shaped-cutout dress too!

in other news, my dream of owning bird-print dress has finally been realized! thank you h&m. i know a million other girls will have the same dress but i don't care.

(doesn't beat squirrelbooty's seagull dress, but it's still pretty good)
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Re: clothes

Post by caramarydaisy » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:53 pm

lauren that flowery heart dress is fabulous!
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