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Ideas for Colonial themed party please!?

(13 Posts)
bluesky Fri 14-Sep-07 08:58:21

What does one where to a "Colonial" party?? Help!

WideWebWitch Fri 14-Sep-07 09:04:22

What an odd theme. no idea

WideWebWitch Fri 14-Sep-07 09:05:07

here#s a colonial dress thing but suspect they mean English

Piggy Fri 14-Sep-07 09:05:25

Agree. Very odd. I think it was at a "colonial" party that Prince Harry wore that Nazi outfit.

WideWebWitch Fri 14-Sep-07 09:06:14

colonial dress codes
But it is an odd theme, do they really want you to dress up or is it just a theme?

WideWebWitch Fri 14-Sep-07 09:07:27

Sorry, second link is also USA on looking. I suspect they are thinking British Raj rather than Virginia. But it's still v odd.

seeker Fri 14-Sep-07 09:20:14

I suggest one doesn't go!

heifer Fri 14-Sep-07 09:35:01

Well I would think it would be more like

this

As soon as I read it I thought of my FIL, whom I never met, but was a British diplomat in Nigeria and I have seen photos of him with a curly tash and cravat etc, and my MIL looking very demur next to him...

bluesky Fri 14-Sep-07 09:39:10

it's for my mum, apparently 1920's Colonial theme. I think 1920's will be more helpful now that she's told me that. Don't think I've ever seen her in fancy dress!

EricL Fri 14-Sep-07 09:39:51

Hmmm - not very politically correct that one is it?

A strange one............

southeatsastras Fri 14-Sep-07 09:40:16

tenko is on at the moment that should give you some ideas wink

EricL Fri 14-Sep-07 09:43:32

Aahh - 1920's. That's a bit better. Just drop the colonial bit and it sounds a bit easier now.

seeker Fri 14-Sep-07 09:46:48

Amused to see this thread next to one about Kaiser footmuffs!

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