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Help me!! What to wear to house of lords!

(12 Posts)
lisad123 Tue 14-Jun-11 22:38:08

I have been invited to a function at speakers house. It says on the invitation the dress code is smart, but casual. So def not evening wear, but what the he'll to wear. Dh is wearing black suit but no tie. I do have a navy blue fitted dress but I'm worried it's ott!
So link me what you think you would wear. There will be famous people there too!!
If you need to know I'm 5ft, large boobs and hips.

gapants Tue 14-Jun-11 22:44:21


nice with raffia type wedges and chunky beads

love this again with wedges in tan and maybe coral drop earings

What is your budget?

gapants Tue 14-Jun-11 22:45:43

sorry the whistles one is in the sale, third row down, it is called the "lydia sweat dress"

Or you could go sort of peg leg trousers, silky blouse?

lisad123 Tue 14-Jun-11 22:47:12

I don't have much at all tbh. If I can people's opinions then try local charity shops or something like marks or tkmaxx! blush
It's for a charity do, so going to be tapping people fir money too!!

gapants Tue 14-Jun-11 22:50:16

What have you currently got in your wardrobe that you love to wear and could make more of with some cheap new accessories - think primark or new look.

I think if you are mixing with slebs, then it is important to feel that you look good, and not be hitching at a new shirt or something.

lisad123 Tue 14-Jun-11 23:01:53

This is the one I was thinking about when I first got invite, do you think it's to ott?

lisad123 Tue 14-Jun-11 23:07:56

Try again here

Poledra Tue 14-Jun-11 23:26:40

I'd've thought ermine, silk and great-grandma's tiara quite fitting.


BitOfFun Tue 14-Jun-11 23:34:06

Rubber and stilettos, I would have thought.

lisad123 Tue 14-Jun-11 23:36:15

Your so mean, I'm so not a dress up kinda girl, live in jeans normally, def not any rubber in my wardrobe grin

gapants Wed 15-Jun-11 09:04:30

the dress you linked too is sort of silky? could look a bit evening wear? Have you go a simple cotton jersey wrap dress, that would fit the bill I think,

slug Wed 15-Jun-11 09:37:22

The LOYAL50 code, which wil get you 50% off any full priced dress at damsel in a dress ends today.

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