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FlightyAphrodite Sat 11-May-13 18:41:31

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Nombrechanger Sat 11-May-13 18:51:17

Beautiful dress!!

oopnorthlass Sat 11-May-13 19:15:19

Gorgeous! Mine's a very similar style and I'm going with these shoes
http://www.bhs.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=1&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=34096&storeId=13077&productId=5260123&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=471149&parent_categoryId=471109&pageSize=201
or these
http://www.bhs.co.uk/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=1&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=34096&storeId=13077&productId=5260174&langId=-1&sort_field=Relevance&categoryId=471149&parent_categoryId=471109&pageSize=201

and maybe something like this for my arms

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wedding-Cocktail-Bridal-Seersucker-Bolero/dp/B008M33EK0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1368296083&sr=8-3&keywords=wrap+bridal

littlediamond33 Sat 11-May-13 19:16:50

I wore a 1950s dress when i got married last september.I too dont like my arms so i wore a little 50s jacket that i purchased from 'vivien of holloway' Really fab shop (and on line) that sells everything 40s and 50s (clothes wise.) Some sling back wedges would work really well.

leakyR Sat 11-May-13 19:29:09

If you go for a coloured bolero you can have matching shoes and then you avoid being too bridal and the premium that sellers add to anything to do with weddings. A friend married in a similar shaped dress and wore a hot pink bolero and Mary Janes , her flowers were pink and orange, she looked fab.

MrsLettuce Sat 11-May-13 19:37:34

I was going to suggest a VoH bolero in another colour and matching shoes too. Ballet flats would actually be great with the dress. Do you have a petticoat?

MrsLettuce Sat 11-May-13 19:41:29

love the teal and the pink print here

FlightyAphrodite Sat 11-May-13 20:31:34

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bellabelly Sat 11-May-13 20:37:02

Lovely dress! Maybe a chiffon type stole/wrap to cover upper arms without detracting from fit of the dress?

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