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What outfit for an adults daytime birthday party? Quick replies needed!!

(12 Posts)
ENormaSnob Sat 11-Jun-11 09:42:04

Goin to my friends birthday party today.

It starts at half one in a pub type place.

What the hell do I wear?

Jeans and tee probably too casual.

Dress and heels too dressy confused

blossoming Sat 11-Jun-11 09:43:15

Jeans and heels and fluid top.

ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Sat 11-Jun-11 09:43:44

Well timed as I'm doing this today too! My indecision is exaggerated by the fact that I have a v v heavy period too. sad

I think I'm going to go for a silk just above the knee dress and heels and sod being over-dressed! I might wear a denim jacket to dress it down a bit.

Am open to other ideas though!

ENormaSnob Sat 11-Jun-11 09:57:05

That sounds lovely colonel.

It's sunny here but not hot.

Think maybe skinnies with dressy top and huge heels.

Or skinnies and ditsy print dress.

ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Sat 11-Jun-11 10:52:40

Sunny but not hot here too but we're off oop North v soon and I don't know what it's like there!

Of course, the problem with a dress is what to wear on legs.

I just tried skinny jeans and heels on and dd1 (16) said it was fine but I haven't got any nice tops and am v norky, so it's easy to look like a parsnip in skinny jeans. Gah.

ENormaSnob Sat 11-Jun-11 11:03:06

I'm oop north, well north west.

I have largish norks plus a largish arse to balance them
out grin

why can't these people have a normal evening do to save us these dilemmas.

ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Sat 11-Jun-11 11:15:03


Right - I've got to get dressed. Don't know what though - good luck!

pink4ever Sat 11-Jun-11 11:27:10

colonel-please go for the dress and not the skinnies. Ladies please take note unless you are a tall,slim teenager skinny jeans and heels does not look good. It looks cheap and chavvy. Oh yes it does<hard stare as an getting seriously fecked off at people who keep recommending this hideous combo>

FluffyMummy123 Sat 11-Jun-11 11:38:01

says someone called "pink4ever"


ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Sat 11-Jun-11 11:52:03

Okay - am now sporting navy Janice with a denim jacket over it to dress it down and tan wedges. Does that sound okay?

pink4ever Sat 11-Jun-11 14:29:09

cod-are you implying my name is chavvy?. Its ironic dearie<run along now>
colonel-yes that sounds nice. I really like the janice but am put off buying because every time I go into Phase 8 is full of really old ladies!.

ColonelBrandonsBiggestGroupie Sun 12-Jun-11 17:52:29

Okay - wore the Janice and it's now got a hole in it. I don't think the quality is great tbh but it's deffo not old lady (though lots of the stuff in Phase Eight is hideous, I agree!).

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