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DH has just sprung a black tie do on me....

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ThatVikRinA22 Thu 17-Jan-13 23:28:49

its for 2nd Feb.

i do have a LBD that i could wear from next but ive worn it before for the same sort of do, with the same people (though it was years ago and i doubt they remember!) its an empire line black georgette type thing - looks a bit like a negligee but is actually rather nice!

i have a purple bustier and pencil skirt (but would require a fake tan)

i am a size 14. ( a small 14 or large 12) and im 40.
i would be willing to buy a new dress for this if anyone has any suggestions. Im a C cup boobs, slightly pear shaped, slim legs.

any ideas please? nothing to outlandish for budget but anything considered!

tethersend Sat 19-Jan-13 17:36:55

I'm a strictly 1968-76 girl.


noddyholder Sat 19-Jan-13 17:40:12

I agree tethers Love that early 70s rolling stones girlfriend look

tethersend Sat 19-Jan-13 17:45:19

That's the one, noddy... swoon...

Sorry Vicar, that's not altogether helpful.

TaffyandTeenyTaffy Sat 19-Jan-13 17:47:26

Have a look at Roman Originals. Not somewhere I wouldn normally shop but I got a lovely long black evening dress from there recently for about £30. They had lots of lovely evening dresses.

ThatVikRinA22 Sat 19-Jan-13 18:42:52

ok looking at the sizes of those vintage dresses i think they seem to be for hourglass shapes - im not. if it fit me on the waist it would be huge on the boobs.

so im still looking - thanks ladies for the suggestions - im still leafing through them!

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