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wedding outfit question

(14 Posts)
Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 10:48:35

Have a wedding early next year. I bought a lovely black dress for the day. Whilst the bride is totally fine with the colour and loves dress, MotBzilla hates black dresses for day or night.

I looked at Phase 8 Verity dress but it didn't suit me.

I have bought Violet wrap dress - is this dressy enough?

Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:07:31

I think the answer is no.

Back to the drawing board.

cookielove Sun 23-Oct-11 11:11:48

Well i like the purple dress, pretty and can be made glam with accessories, however if you bought a black dress, you like it, the bride likes it, then you should wear it.

HettyAmaretti Sun 23-Oct-11 11:13:57

'fraid not.

This is similar but a bit dressier. In the sale too.

HettyAmaretti Sun 23-Oct-11 11:15:10

Oh yes, unless the the bride is blaming MoTB-zilla to cover her own feeling then do wear the black.

HettyAmaretti Sun 23-Oct-11 11:18:33


Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:19:04

Thanks cookielove - I thought it was old fashioned with regard to not wearing black to a wedding. I will keep it as an option and will decide after I have picked the rest of the outfit.

Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:25:25

MotBzilla has made it clear she doesn't approve of bridesmaid dresses and theme. Enough background for another thread. I reckon I could ask bride again and give her the chance to say she would rather I didn't wear black.

Thanks Mrs Milton for this idea Love this

Thanks all. I love your choices but am not sure they would suit me. I have ridiculously large breasts and and very self-concious.

TethHearseEnd Sun 23-Oct-11 11:25:39

Can you link to the black dress? Have to say, I wouldn't wear black to a wedding. Am old fashioned too grin

TethHearseEnd Sun 23-Oct-11 11:33:59

Actually, I think that purple one is fine..

Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:34:45

I bought the black dress in a coast sale.

It is most like this but is ballerina length without the belt detail

Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:37:06

Thanks TethHearseEnd. It looks much better on - very flattering.

HettyAmaretti Sun 23-Oct-11 11:37:16

Oh, bet it's lovely. Do you feel good in it? Better than in the violet?

Alexironingboard Sun 23-Oct-11 11:47:10

The violet fits really well but I am worried it won't be dressy enough. I suppose it depends on what I put with it? Maybe a fake fur stole or beaded jacket doodah?

I love the black one. If I don't wear it for the evening reception I will arrange a lovely night out with my OH.

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