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I'm 49 and need a dress for a birthday party and a wedding
As title says I'm 49, I'm 5'6 a size 16/18 have smallish boobs (for my size) and a big tummy/bum , not got a lot going for me have I?
Anyway, I don't really wear dresses but I have my DD's 30th birthday party coming up, then a works night out the following night (although I might just stick to trousers and top for that) then a wedding the following week.
Ideally I'd like a dress that I can wear to the party and wedding, so anyway, here are the dresses I was looking at, what do you think? and could you maybe suggest anything else
I have friends that swear once you get past 35 you should only wear v necklines, as it's the most flattering way the eyes can be drawn to accentuate a more mature figure...
I do like no.3 though. I like no.1 but it might say 'trying too hard', depending on what sort of personality you have. No. 2 I'd wear to an evening party, but not a wedding. No. 4 is nice, but I'd have to break up that colour a bit. It's too much for me!
MrsLettuce, I really love the 5th one you linked to and also the 4th one, I already have a dress in a similar style (in fact the only dress I own ) which I was going to wear to the wedding but I must have spilt something on it and it's stained .
Soaccidentprone I like the 2nd one you linked, I think I'm going to enjoy finding a dress now