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Which dress would you chose??? Help me please

(46 Posts)
clpsmum Tue 18-Dec-12 21:18:33

Hi I'm going to a wedding in late spring and am hoping to buy a dress in the sales. I've narrowed it down to these four but just can't decide which I like best. Which would you chose?


Any advice whatsoever very greatly appreciated xx

waitingtobeamummy Tue 18-Dec-12 21:36:09

Hmmm, number one is nice but would depend on how tall you were/how short it would be. I like number 2. 3is ok. 4is a no as I don't think it looks appropriate for a wedding.
What kind of shape are yoy? What style do you want? What would you be wearing over the top to keep you warm? old lady

VBisme Tue 18-Dec-12 21:41:01

I think 1 is too short and 4 is just not appropriate, 2 & 3 are nice.
I think of all 2 is the nicest.

Maraki Tue 18-Dec-12 21:42:58

Second one is very classy and elegant. First and third look tarty IMHO and fourth one is totally not appropriate for a wedding (too sexy, black, long length).

clpsmum Tue 18-Dec-12 21:43:43

Thanks for your advice. I'm not sure what to do! It's going to be a very extravagant wedding (wouldn't normally chose these sort if dresses tbh). I'm only 5'5" so hoping the shorter dress would be longer on me iykwim. I've recently gone from a size 20 to a size 12 so it's also a bit of a treat/pat on the back to myself.

VBisme Tue 18-Dec-12 21:45:56

Okay, if you are smaller than the model number 1 would look lovely.
Congratulations on the weight loss, that's fantastic!

clpsmum Tue 18-Dec-12 21:50:37

I actually don't think number four is appropriate either just three it in in the hope I was wrong because I love it!! Thanks wreight loss a struggle but hopefully ill keep it off. I'd normally pick something like number two but its a really big affair with a few celebs attending so don't know if its a bit too conservative???

clpsmum Tue 18-Dec-12 21:51:07


jalopy Tue 18-Dec-12 21:52:24

No.2 or No.3. Actually no.3 is quite elegant with the shoulder detail.

toofattorun Tue 18-Dec-12 21:54:49

I don't really love any of them. If I had to choose, it would be no.2.

Well done on the weight loss. I am a size 18 and could only dream of being as slim as you are now. How did you do it?

VBisme Tue 18-Dec-12 21:55:16

Honestly I think 2 is lovely, very elegant, very suitable for a wedding.
If the celebrities are Katie Price types then I understand why you'd think it was understated, but better that than trying to upstage the bride. (Not that I'm suggesting you would, but I think a wedding requires a more elegant style than a usual going out dress).

clattypatty Tue 18-Dec-12 22:00:00

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

greyvix Tue 18-Dec-12 22:04:12

I like no 2 and you would be able to wear it again- it's elegant and versatile.

toofattorun Tue 18-Dec-12 22:07:23

VBisme Tue 18-Dec-12 22:12:35

sorry I think the dress above is a bit bridesmaidy.

toofattorun Tue 18-Dec-12 22:14:02

Is it? Oh blimey! Well scrap that! blush

VBisme Tue 18-Dec-12 22:16:41

Sorry fttr, only my opinion blush

Hobbitation Tue 18-Dec-12 22:17:23

I think 1 is too arse skimming, 3 looks cocktail ish, 4 looks like a evening dress. Probably 2.

Teahouse Tue 18-Dec-12 22:18:32

No 2; love it

Chocamochalatte Tue 18-Dec-12 22:19:38

1 or 3 or TFTR's suggestion!

MarianForrester Tue 18-Dec-12 22:20:53

I don't much care for them- and I always think Coast is risky, as someone else may well have been there too...

Do you want it to be that colour? Given how slim you are you have such choice! Wait til. Mywardrobe or Netaporter sales?

clattypatty Tue 18-Dec-12 22:21:30

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Hobbitation Tue 18-Dec-12 22:23:36

I would go for something like these:




They say more late spring to me. I think the colours you chose look a bit unseasonal. They should show your new lovely figure off too. Fantastic weight loss, well done.

Hobbitation Tue 18-Dec-12 22:24:40

God, I am so in love with that last dress actually.

cece Tue 18-Dec-12 22:25:32

I like the strapless one you linked to.

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