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Dress for party in UK after getting married abroad

(14 Posts)
LittlePebble Thu 04-Oct-12 07:13:04

As it says above really, we're getting married in Italy and then having a party on our return. I don't want to wear my wedding dress as the party is in a bar. BUT I do want a fabulous dress as I am the bride.
I'm 5'3" and curvy but not overweight. Any suggestions for a dress to wow everyone in gratefully received. :-)

HorraceTheOtter Thu 04-Oct-12 12:38:08

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FlorenceandtheWashingMachine Thu 04-Oct-12 13:34:18

Not sure what your budget is but I always feel great in VW

Gorgeous shape and colour and much, much cheaper!

Va va voom

Any good?

FlorenceandtheWashingMachine Thu 04-Oct-12 13:47:27

Sorry, just realised that Phase Eight now unavailable but worth checking them out anyway if that's the right budget as I have a similar shape to you and their dresses work well on me.

ruby22 Thu 04-Oct-12 14:17:17

would second the Verity dress, is truly amazing for what it can do to your figure.

LittlePebble Thu 04-Oct-12 17:08:40

Love the verity dress (typical!) and the bibi halter neck or Karen Mullen brown one. Vivienne Westwood probably a bit OTT for Devon and not keen on the frills round the neckline on the silver one....
I like the idea of white but can't find anything that doesn't look either bridal or Ibiza.

Chewbecca Thu 04-Oct-12 20:55:51

pied a terre dress is sort of similar to the verity, very flattering, makes you feel quite wow, lots of colours, no white though

FlorenceandtheWashingMachine Fri 05-Oct-12 14:05:21

Ooh, I saw a chic, unweddingy white dress yesterday

FlorenceandtheWashingMachine Fri 05-Oct-12 14:43:51


HorraceTheOtter Fri 05-Oct-12 18:02:20

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LittlePebble Sat 06-Oct-12 04:53:53

Thanks Horace, the last two are a bit too weddingy for me but I like the coast one (without black tights as you say)
Florence I really like that Karen Millen dress. I think I'm going to have to go try some dresses on. Definitely leaning towards the verity style dresses though (anyone finds one in a size 12 anywhere let me know!)

HorraceTheOtter Sat 06-Oct-12 09:16:39

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FlorenceandtheWashingMachine Sun 07-Oct-12 17:37:26

I do love the Verity one! Let us know what you end up with, Horace.

LittlePebble Sat 03-Nov-12 09:04:55

So back from wedding and have ordered this dress.
What do you think? smile

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