Saturday, 13 November 2010

Unlike Shakira, my hips certainly do lie

I've recently been on the hunt for the perfect dress to wear to a friend's birthday; the theme being 'posh vintage'.

I thought I'd found said dress- it seems not.




I picked this gorgeous green Monsoon dress up from ebay for £15. It's not as vintage as I'd like it to be (80s) but I was really drawn to it.

Though upon arrival, it seems that it's just not to be. The dress is a size 10; however, as vintage annoyingly often is, it's a bit small.

It fits great other than on my hips (curse these damn things). After measuring the dress, the hips are infact only 34"- more of a small size 8.

Sigh.

The search continues...
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4 comments

  1. Oh dear and it's gorgeous, too. Never mind you'll soon sell that beauty. xxx

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  2. Thanks, it's so frustrating! Hope I'll at least get my money back with it being the party season and all

    x

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  3. Hi there-thats such a shame, Its always best to go one to two sizes up than what you are in vintage, good luck tracking another dress! x

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  4. I know, gutted! I asked the seller for measurements but she didn't get back to me in time so thought I'd risk it- never again!

    Thanks :)

    x

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