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I need a frock I can wear to 2 weddings.

(17 Posts)
Seepage Thu 01-Sep-11 10:39:51

One I don't want to go to, One I do.

The frst is a country club posh do, the second is a piss-up in a pub.

I am quite fat and poor.

Ideas on the back of a postage stamp if you please oh wise and stylish ones.

Mumsnut Thu 01-Sep-11 13:13:39

Welcome to our world, Seepage! I reckon this would be kind to curves:

cornsilksi Thu 01-Sep-11 13:14:25

What's your budget/size?

cornsilksi Thu 01-Sep-11 13:18:22

I like this and this

Mumsnut Thu 01-Sep-11 15:33:59

Or indeedy, if we're going the Boden route,

Collision Thu 01-Sep-11 15:37:30

How fat and how poor are you?

Seepage Thu 01-Sep-11 22:06:36

size 18 fat and mataland poor. like one of those boden ones but need sleeves. phase 8 one lovely - may try on and splash out!

tethersend Thu 01-Sep-11 22:17:44





Seepage Thu 01-Sep-11 22:49:19

I have just ordered that blue ASOS one. hope it doesn't make me looklik my gandmother. Thanks!

LiveYourBestLife Fri 02-Sep-11 01:04:50

Not offence intended, but dont we all feel fat or poor some of the time. Try the charity shops you will find affordable stuff in your size you just have to be adventerous. The standard and quality of clothing for sale in Oxfam is exceptional. You should get a full outfit possibly with accessories for about £15.00. Obviously demographics plays a key part here.

tethersend Fri 02-Sep-11 09:09:26

Glad you got the Asos one- was my favourite smile

Seepage Fri 02-Sep-11 09:23:45

now.....accessories. (our oxfam only sells books) and shoes? not mad keen on those boot things the model is wearing.

tethersend Fri 02-Sep-11 09:29:21

Oh, hang on- which asos one did you get?

tethersend Fri 02-Sep-11 09:29:36

And what's your budget for accessories?

MelinaM Fri 02-Sep-11 09:36:33

Have you thought of ebay? There are some excellent items that are new with tags/unworn that can be had at quite a snipsmile

Seepage Fri 02-Sep-11 11:54:22

this one

something sparkly in the hair? black shoes? heels?

tethersend Fri 02-Sep-11 15:59:35

Black would work well. I would go for something like this hat with heels and possibly gloves.

Other colours which would go: Oranges, yellows, purples, creams, reds.

I would avoid sparkly and go for a 1940s/50s look.

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