1920s themed party which dress?!

(13 Posts)
kua Sat 16-Jan-16 15:51:15

I'm desperately needing help. I have a party to attend next Saturday and as usual have left things far too late.

I don't have time to hit the shops so I've been hunting online for something suitable within a tight budget. I have found the following dress. Would this do? And how would you accessorise it? The hairdresser is booked to style my hair but I think I need to find a head band or something.

http://www.clothingattesco.com/ice-blossom/ice-blossom-embellished-flapper-dress/invt/by525072

I also found this one not so obviously 1920s though was of the style at that time.

http://m.houseoffraser.co.uk/Phase+Eight+Kacie+kimono+twist+dress/219546609,default,pd.html

I'm 5'6 size 12 and blonde if that is any help.

Any view point great fully received.

FadedRed Sat 16-Jan-16 16:09:24

The green dress is lovely, very 20's style, wear it with a headband or flower in your hair and strapped shoes.
The other one looks like a badly fitted dressing gown IMO.

kua Sat 16-Jan-16 17:26:06

Thanks Faded I've ordered the green dress. Don't know what I was thinking with the second one blush

PixieChops Sat 16-Jan-16 17:57:39

I agree with faded and with regards to the second one I thought it looked more like a dressing gown too. The green one is gorgeous!

muminthecity Sat 16-Jan-16 18:27:13

I love that first dress, such a bargain as well! I went to a 1920s party on NYE and it was so much fun. I wore this headband, pearl jewellery and a fur stole.

kua Sat 16-Jan-16 19:46:43

Thanks pixie and mum, I feel a lot more confident now! I've had a look at the link and have ordered the head band, I just need to find a stole from somewhere... smile

PoppieD Sat 16-Jan-16 19:56:07

Don't know how to post a link but jackwills has some stoles in sale- will have a go!

PoppieD Sat 16-Jan-16 19:59:39

Not sure if this is what you're looking for?

kua Sat 16-Jan-16 20:48:21

Thanks Poppie!

MiddleClassProblem Sat 16-Jan-16 20:52:50

Some t bar court shoes too such as

m.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_050010561060?CMP=SSH&tmcampid=28&tmad=c&sku=7933576&ci_src=18615224&ci_sku=7933576&placmp=SSH_4358241016_304010455_19118289295&mkwid=s7oUPobre%7Cpcrid%7C75068242735%7Cpkw%7C%7Cpmt%7C%7Cpdv%7Cm%7Cprd%7C7933576&gclid=CIb0qoabr8oCFSrpwgodIxkGCQ&m-referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.co.uk%2F

kua Sat 16-Jan-16 21:02:00

£23 Bargain! Thanks Middle

FadedRed Sat 16-Jan-16 23:00:01

Ruby Shoo have a sale and beautiful shoes for around twenty pounds that would be perfect for a twenties party. My iPad won't let me put a link on.

MiddleClassProblem Sat 16-Jan-16 23:37:45

I'd never heard of Ruby Shoo but they are lovely! Irregular Choice fan here and they are of that vein. Thanks for the tip.

OP should def check them out

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