Last week to my delight I had a phone call from a lovely lass at the Paddington sass and bide boutique, informing me that they had finally received the long awaited "I'm from Ohio" dress.
I have been looking forward to getting this dress for ages, since seeing it in pictures from their runway show at RAFW earlier in the year. It looks absolutely stunning on the model, as you can see in the picture below.
So as soon as she told me the dress had come in I was keen to go in store and buy it ASAP! Unfortunately there was no way I could get to the paddington boutique and since the dress was in such high demand, they couldn't hold it for me :(
Come Saturday I was almost bursting at the seams to go get my hands on the dress, but since ot takes me like an hour to get there i thought i would ring and check if they had any left in my size. Luckily, there was one left and the lovely sales chickie said she would hold it for a couple of hours for me!
I ended up getting a size 38 - which is equivalent to a size 8. My normal size in s&b is 10, but the dress does not have a lot of shape so i decided to go down a size so the dress was more fitted.
Here are some pics of me in the dress, couldn't take any really good full length ones, but here is one...
And here are some pics of the sequin detail...
A week on I am a bit undecided as to whether to keep this dress or sell it. I am yet to wear it... I love the sequin detail, but don't think the actual shape is wonderfully flattering on me, but would suit someone taller to a tee.
What do you guys think?