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Discussion in 'threads and dreads' started by May Kasahara, Sep 24, 2007.

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  1. wtfftw

    wtfftw toasted cheese debauchery

    *waits for madzone to report back on corset* :thumbs:
     
  2. RubyToogood

    RubyToogood Palacetinian

    Since I was taking photos of myself for the Friday Frocks thread, I thought I'd get a second opinion on this dress, which is from Monsoon and which I thought might be a useful hot weather dress, but do I really like this fabric?

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  3. Ms T

    Ms T Honey-coloured ramparts

    I'm not wild about the fabric but the shape is good.

    Ruby in legs shocker!
     
  4. RubyToogood

    RubyToogood Palacetinian

    Well, I've kind of discovered that the legs thing (and arms for that matter) is not too bad with the right dress. Which was why I bought this one, because it's similar in shape to another Monsoon one which I've been wearing non-stop in the hot weather.
     
  5. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    which you look gorgeous in!!
     
  6. pigtails

    pigtails putting the tit in titilate

    This necklace:

    not really sure what I'm gonna wear it with but I loved it, it's really quite OTT!
     

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  7. wayward bob

    wayward bob official sideboard pervert

    i got a steel boned one from them, or at least it looks the same, the red n black flowery one. tis fab :cool:

    mostly waist size, you want to look at something sized between 2-4" less than your natural waist measurement (depending on structure, whether steel bones etc, if ebay they will say in description). but keep an eye on the overall shape too. e.g. if you're small busted you want to make sure it's not going to gape at all, or if you have high hip-waist ratio look for a corset cut for a "vintage" figure (10" difference between hip and waist, "modern" figures have less difference).

    there are different lengths too, you just really need to compare and constrast pictures/measurements, but anything you buy as a buy it now is returnable anyway :cool:

    oh and let me know if you ever manage to put it on yourself using a doorknob, can't see it can be done meself :)
     
  8. sparklefish

    sparklefish Well-Known Member

    Omg, it's gorgeous!
     
  9. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Cheers bob, I'll take all that into account and get measuring :)
     
  10. madzone

    madzone Physically unfavourable

    Ruby - I like the fabric.

    Is it just a louder pattern than you're used to? I think it looks nice.
     
  11. Geri

    Geri wasn't born to follow

    Ah, that is so cute! Where is it from?
     
  12. pigtails

    pigtails putting the tit in titilate

    Thanks, it's from ebay.
     
  13. mrsfran

    mrsfran Slightly less bulbous

    Ha! I love it!
     
  14. brix

    brix spinster of this parish

  15. Spark

    Spark Well-Known Member

    as requested
     

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  16. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

  17. Captain Hurrah

    Captain Hurrah STALINIST Banned

    I recently bought an Escape from New York t-shirt off eBay, but in a light blue colour.

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  18. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I found a necklace that Vintage Paw or wayward bob might like :D
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  19. wayward bob

    wayward bob official sideboard pervert

    heh yes please i'll take one. where from?
     
  20. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I feel like I'm following you with my posts :D but I'm just checking my subscribed threads.

    Think it was from modcloth.com, but I warn you, beware their dresses! I've fallen in love with a few! I might order one next week when I get paid, so if you want to save on postage let me know and I'll bung the necklace on the order :)
     
  21. wayward bob

    wayward bob official sideboard pervert

    sorry bee, just saw this (i should subscribe but rely instead on my fantastic memory for where i posted when :facepalm:) it's really expensive! so much as i would love one i can't. cos i just spent all my money on ebay. oops :D but hopefully i will have a new frock for next friday.
     
  22. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    jaysus it is! :eek: I didn't see the price, just thought ooh pretty :D
     
  23. weepiper

    weepiper eb slootly non verbal

    this dress from River Island, which was a great relief as it was the last shop I went into after a whole afternoon of trying things on to find they looked shit on me :mad:

    Anyway I need shoes to go with it now, there was nothing remotely appropriate in Office or Clarks which I went into on the way past... anyone got any ideas?
     

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  24. Shirl

    Shirl I wish Frances was here

    That dress looks lovely on you.
    I can't help with shoe advice I'm afraid. I'm now on my seventh month of not buying any new clothes and I've not looked at shoes all year :(
     
  25. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    That is a gorgeous dress weeps. Office and Clarks are my safe bets. Might be worth a peek in faith, schuh and aldo if you've got them up that way?
     
  26. killer b

    killer b Cute, in a stupid-ass way

    lovely dress weeps. :cool:

    i got some very slim leg black trousers - the trousers i've been looking for for years, truth be told.

    i also got a pink check shirt - i haven't been out in ages, but then when i did on saturday (thankfully without said pink shirt) virtually everyone in town was wearing check. so i doubt i'll wear it for a while...
     
  27. weepiper

    weepiper eb slootly non verbal

    yeah I was going to try Schuh next.
     
  28. moose

    moose with the voice of Roger Tilling

    I bought some black jeans from Simply Be which are approximately 18" too long :eek: Don't know whether to send them back or try to alter them :D
     
  29. such and such

    such and such Scones then fucking.

    Oh God, I am really tempted by some of the stuff on sale at ASOS at the moment.

    Specially this [​IMG]
     
  30. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    I had a shite day last week, so ordered some clothes. Some tops to go with skirts that I'm yet to make :oops: and this flowery dress (I hope I like it and it fits) :)
     

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