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Help please, smart supper tonight - what shall I wear?

(15 Posts)
DontKnowWhatToWear Fri 22-Jul-11 10:38:46

Photos on profile of 3 possible dresses. I don't really have "dinner" dresses, I either have black tie or more like wedding or summer event type dresses. Nothing in between and no budget to buy so need to use what I have.

The photos don't really do any of the dresses justice, they are all pretty and lovely fabrics so hang/flow really nicely, but I don't know what to choose!

It's a smart supper at the house of some very good friends, big occasion, catered dinner, they're pulling out all the stops and everyone will be well dressed and dressed up as a result. Men not in ties, but probably in jackets. Ladies in dresses and heels I suspect.

The blue/flowery one I can dress up with a lovely sequinned wrap to make it more evening-like. Usual rules re grown up jewellery and sparkly earrings will apply.

The green/grey one is quite sparkly in itself, but possibly just a bit too wedding/christening.

Please help!

DontKnowWhatToWear Fri 22-Jul-11 11:01:16



onehellofaride Fri 22-Jul-11 12:09:36

not keen on the top one but either of the other two will look lovely! Probably the middle one will look the smartest IMO

thestringcheeseincident Fri 22-Jul-11 12:18:49

I like the second one best. It's really pretty and will look nice with heels etc.

Mumelie Fri 22-Jul-11 12:36:25

I like the middel one the most.

Mumelie Fri 22-Jul-11 12:36:44

middle even!

pink4ever Fri 22-Jul-11 15:02:01

I like them all. Is the third one from Monsoon? because looks very like one I have been eyeing up in the sale!.

TaffyandTeenyTaffy Fri 22-Jul-11 15:05:03

Middle one, definitely. Enjoy your evening.

DontKnowWhatToWear Fri 22-Jul-11 15:08:56

Sounds like the middle one wins! I was thinking it was a bit wedding like, rather than evening dress...

And pink - yes, it is from Monsoon. I absolutely love it, but it is probably a bit summer picnic rather than swanky supper!

Thanks all - just off for a final try on of number 2 and number 3!

ChaoticAngelofGryffindor Fri 22-Jul-11 15:09:23

Middle one smile

OohThatsMyTractor Fri 22-Jul-11 15:11:28

Middle one smile

WhatsWrongWithYou Fri 22-Jul-11 15:28:04

And another middle one.

brookeslay Fri 22-Jul-11 15:40:58

Middle one what make is it monsoon too ?

DontKnowWhatToWear Fri 22-Jul-11 16:11:50

Just tried them both on, definitely the middle one, you are all sooooo right, you clever lot! MN comes through once again.....

It is Phase Eight - bought a couple of years ago, only worn once, I actually love it and am very pleased to be wearing it again....

KaraToytown Fri 22-Jul-11 17:11:21

I have that green/grey Phase 8 dress as well. I've worn it to several weddings but also wore it to my 40th birthday lunch with different jewellery and bag.

Enjoy your evening.

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