M&S shoppers floored by ‘extortionate price’ of ‘lovely’ dress

Marks and Spencer shoppers have been left scratching their heads after spotting the price tag a “gorgeous” dress online.

Marks and Spencer Food Halls remain open during lockdown and people are permitted to go shopping when needing to stock up on essential items. Non-essential purchases can also be made during these visits.

Other M&S items are available via the website for delivery or click and collect.

The popular high-street retailer often keeps fans updated on its stock via social media, with a floaty blue dress proving a hit among shoppers on Instagram.

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The dress, which is part of the new Finery London collection, was popular among shoppers thanks to its fit and “lovely” floral pattern.

Initially, shoppers were in love with the look but after clocking how much the garment cost, fans were shocked, reports MyLondon.

Captioning the image, M&S said: “The sun is out, spring is here and we’ve just found our new favourite midi dress, exclusively designed for M&S by Finery London”.

To begin with, social media users reacted positively to the post.

One commented: “Just gorgeous”.

Another added: “Lovely print,” and inserted a heart emoji.

But after shoppers researched the dress, they had other ideas.

“Crazy price,” said one Instagrammer. Another added: “Haha that price,” followed by a crying with laughter emoji.

One person admitted the dress was appealing, but said: “Love the dress but extortionate price!”

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Others were more distracted with supposed design flaws, with one poster saying: “Lovely dress, no pockets. How come you design clothes for tiny babies with pockets but don’t bother adding them for adult women? Gah!”

Another commented: “Looks lovely on her, looked shocking on me!” while another said: “These dresses don’t suit everyone”.

One user added: “Pretty dress but on a shorter person I would be swamped by it – Who on earth is designing your clothes?”

The Crepe Printed Ruffle Midi Tea Dress is available as part of the Finery London collection in sizes 8 to 18. The relaxed, loose-fitted outfit retails for £69.

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