Friday, 17 January 2014

Submarine Spots

The devil on my shoulder (the littlest Dinosaur) told me that the lovely Boden dress I was swooning over had gone in their sale.  £129 was too steep but £38?! Yes please.  The reviews are as helpful as ever, it's tiny, it's large etc etc - thanks for being absolutely no help whatsoever.  As it's wool I decided to size up and am kinda regretting that decision.  The dress isn't too bad when I have my arms down but the moment I stick my hands on my hips (I do that all the time ;) ) then it is obvious that it is too big.  I am hoping taking it in at the darts will help though I will still wear it even if it isn't altered.

I thought that the burgundy colour choice was my favourite til this one arrived, the colour is so lovely and co-ordinates with my shed well.  Hehe.   It's such a lovely shape and the wool drapes beautifully.  A total steal at the sale price.  If the others get reduced too then they are just going to have to find their way to my wardrobe too.




Dress: Boden

I have a pretty busy weekend ahead, I'm getting my nails done (they lasted three weeks, still look great apart from the expected regrowth) I am picking up my new Emily and Fin dress then I have cakes to bake for a certain little boys first birthday and a night out to celebrate the birthday of one of my besties.  Have a lovely weekend whatever you are up to :)

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10 comments:

  1. oooh I might have to get this! It's in my size too.

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  2. Eep, it's great. Hopefully will be fine once it's altered. :)

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  3. That's absolutely gorgeous! You really do pick the best dresses...such an inspiration! :)

    Sarah xx

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  4. Nice dress, hope it alters well...

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  5. I have fancied that dress since I initially saw it, but thought with the fabric and style getting a "wrong" fit was probably more like than getting a good one. Will be interested to know how you get on with it...

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  6. Lovely dress! Gorgeous colour.
    I can't believe Tate is one! How quick did that year go!?!

    Tess x

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  7. Love the print of this dress. x

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  8. This dress is gorgeous, I really love the colour!

    Maria xxx

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  9. Ooh how fabulous! Bagged myself a £29 instead of £89 dress from boden too! Love their sale!

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  10. Hello! I've just found your blog and love it! So many people NEVER where dresses so it's ace to see someone who loves them so much :) The dress is lovely, I hope it's not too dificult to alter.

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