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Shoes/accessories for this dress- 60's theme

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wheeldog Wed 07-Sep-11 05:26:47

Help please! I am going to the Goodwood revival in 2 weeks. People tend to dress up in vintage clothes (40s to 60's) as it is a vintage car race day.

I have bought this dress:

I had been planning to wear them with some platform white go-go boots, but the dress is much longer than I thought. It goes to my knees, as I'm only 5 ft 2 and the model has legs up to her armpits. It's also a cream colour, and all the go-go boots seem to come in a shiny PVC white.

Would the boots go? Should I wear kitten heels instead? Any other ideas?

I bought a big flowery fascinator thing to wear in my hair - sound ok?

also, it's getting chilly now, what can I wear with it to keep warm? A wrap?

Suggestions greatfully received.

SofaQueen Wed 07-Sep-11 06:24:00

No to the boots or kitten heels. I would wear a shoe with a chunky heel like this one.

If you are cold, a very 60s thing to wear would be white tights.

wheeldog Wed 07-Sep-11 20:40:37

Thanks Sofaqueen, will have a look around as I think the heel is a bit high for me, will fall over!

tethersend Wed 07-Sep-11 23:33:22

Mustard tights and these shoes

wheeldog Thu 08-Sep-11 20:32:02

Like it! Thank you... just bought a pair of court shoes, not quite so vintagey looking but available in my size. And have ordered mustard tights. Looking forward to trying it all on together

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