ok i'm not a dress person, i have an enormous jean collection and i pretty much wear jeans every day. even on dressy occasions i might throw on a catherine malandrino top and a pair of dark jeans. ok so i'm really in love with the dolce dress i saw at Saks. the biggest size they have at my local store is a 38 and well i'm definately not a 38 which translates to about a U.S. size 2. I wear a size 6 top and a size 29 jean so i was thinking a size 8 or a 42 but then i thought about it and jeans have alot of stretch so i thought ok maybe a 44. i asked my friend and she wears a size 46 in dolce and she told me to go with a 46 but i'm shaped differently than her. she wears a size 30 in jeans and has large hips and a large butt and i'm 5'11 so i have a very long physique. not really sure what to do because i only have enough to order one dress, so what do ya think 44 or 46?