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So, what do I wear to this?!

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daddyorchipsdaddyorchips Mon 25-Feb-13 09:08:33

I've been invited to a close friend's small wedding in Italy in May (warmish weather, to set the scene). Neither of them are Italian, but will be doing it in the town hall of a very beautiful town on Lake Como followed by a reception at a hotel on the lake.

I'm thinking summer maxi dress with beautiful accessories. Monsoon/Coast etc? I'm trying to do this on a very small budget as I wasn't expecting to be invited (therefore no money put aside). So could I get something decent enough on eBay?

Or am I barking up the wrong tree entirely?

JumpHerWho Mon 25-Feb-13 12:09:22

Sounds like it will be a beautiful wedding!

I don't think I'd personally go with a maxi dress, I think patterned ones look dated and plain ones will look overly bridesmaidy.

If neither are Italian, I presume all the guests will be flying from UK so everyone will be treating it like a bit of a holiday - so I don't think a full-on wedding ensemble would be necessary... hmm.

How about something like a yellow, pink or coral lace shift dress, with strappy sandals? Make the most of the warm weather envy

daddyorchipsdaddyorchips Mon 25-Feb-13 14:34:32

Coral sounds just about right for my colouring, that is definitely a good colour pick. Not sure about showing my legs that early on in the year but a good (subtle) spray tan might remedy that grin

JumpHerWho Mon 25-Feb-13 21:00:37

Love this - any cop?

JumpHerWho Mon 25-Feb-13 21:02:14

this but only if you're teeny

JumpHerWho Mon 25-Feb-13 21:03:33

so basically I want to go

MrsMc82 Mon 25-Feb-13 21:25:49

Love the Moschino - a bargain too.....

formallyknownasloveydarling Mon 25-Feb-13 21:40:28

This is lovely too

daddyorchipsdaddyorchips Mon 25-Feb-13 22:45:13

You're all so good!

I wish I were teeny... But I've got some very good ideas now!

Thanks, all!

daddyorchipsdaddyorchips Mon 25-Feb-13 22:46:32

Blimey that Moschino is a bargain! Unfortunately only size 12 left...

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