Shopping for an evening dress for holiday!

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  1. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    OH (whose patience for shopping exceeds mine by a long way) and I went shopping this afternoon for a dress to wear in the evenings on holiday - dinner is quite dressy.

    The dress we found is gorgeous, if rather pricey. Just found it online:

    http://www.phase-eight.co.uk/fcp/produc … lour=black

    1. frogdropping profile image83
      frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Buy it. Nuff said. Gorgeous.

      I think so anyway and I'd wear it smile


      *maybe that's going to put L/Girl off ... a frog in a dress*

    2. Daniel Carter profile image73
      Daniel Carterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Completely outrageously fab. Perfect for evening, your hair color and skin tone. I don't think you could've chosen better if you had a gay dresser. LOL

      1. LondonGirl profile image85
        LondonGirlposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks! OH loves shopping for clothes (for me) but he isn't gay. I'm convinced of that (-:

    3. nikki1 profile image57
      nikki1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      What do you think..
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  2. charanjeet kaur profile image60
    charanjeet kaurposted 8 years ago

    Wow looks splendid, had seen a similar piece in debenhams. Lovely sequenced lace in black it was. You would look a charm, buy it.

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    Nelle Hoxieposted 8 years ago

    It's very beautiful! (Did you get the shoes too?)

  4. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    We did buy it(-:

    No shoes, I've got plenty of lovely smart shoes already.

  5. Davinagirl3 profile image59
    Davinagirl3posted 8 years ago

    The dress is fabulous.

  6. profile image0
    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    i love the lace and the sheer sleeves. pretty!

  7. Eaglekiwi profile image79
    Eaglekiwiposted 8 years ago

    Beautiful dress!
    You will look terrific.

    Can ya maybe get it in my size lol

  8. oscillationatend profile image59
    oscillationatendposted 8 years ago

    Agreed with all here. smile

  9. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    It is gorgeous, and the sheer sleeves are lovely. It was more expensive than I intended, but I'll wear it a lot, I hope!

    The sizes there are British sizes - I'm a British size 12, but I think it's different in American sizes, perhaps 4 less? So a 12 in UK terms might be an 8 in the USA? I'm not sure, though.

    1. Helen Cater profile image77
      Helen Caterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Very nice you enjoy your evening out.

  10. jiberish profile image71
    jiberishposted 8 years ago

    Very nice. It's always smart to have a great black dress to wear for special occassions.  Enjoy your evening, you'll look great!

  11. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    Thanks! We're going on holiday on Saturday, a nd have booked a babysitter for a couple of evenings while we're there.

  12. lakeerieartists profile image75
    lakeerieartistsposted 8 years ago

    Nice dress.  How much is it in American dollars?  Don't have a clue of the exchange rate.

  13. LondonGirl profile image85
    LondonGirlposted 8 years ago

    There are usually about 3 dollars to £2, give or take a few pennies / cents here and there. So £165 is rather expensive, about $240

 
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