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What jacket with this dress?

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WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 11:08:51

Lady V Mocha Polka Dot Dress

What would you put with this dress? I'm layering for warmth (there will be thermals!) and will have a full, cream petticoat underneath.

Shoes are very similar colour to dress like these.

Also, can I wear a hat / fascinator with this style?

I knew I'd change my mind on the Phase Eight dress I bought earlier this year!

googlecanthelp Fri 20-Sep-13 11:12:00

Well, you could go for any cropped jacket or fitted 50s style cardigan.

What about a cream / mocha bolero?

Yes you can wear a hat / facinator depending on the style!


MrsLettuce Fri 20-Sep-13 11:14:41

Petticoats are lovery and warm, like wearing a light duvet IME.

How about one of these jackets? Or this?

Shoe link isn't working for me I'm afraid...

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 11:15:49

I was thinking faux fur jacket in cream or a bit darker. I need to be warm smile

Not sure what type of hat thing.

MrsLettuce Fri 20-Sep-13 11:16:38

Hat, yes, pill box is always good with this sort of style. Bee Smith does some nice ones to order in the colour(s) of ones choice.

MrsLettuce Fri 20-Sep-13 11:17:24

Faux fur ia always good. Maybe try Yoox and TKmaxx?

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 11:18:26

Shoes are mid heel t-bar.

This is for a wedding (should've said, sorry) so need to steer clear of ivory especially for bolero as bride is wearing something similar she's as decisive as me clearly

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 11:23:31

On PC not phone now, so easier to link!

Jacket like this but classier!

Shoes linky but light mocha, not black.


MrsLettuce Fri 20-Sep-13 11:26:05

Perfect! Those petticoats are the best available IMHO - so very soft, full and swishy.

mummylovescakes Fri 20-Sep-13 11:28:48

How about this beaded shrug in mocha/brown?

GirlWithTheDirtyShirt Fri 20-Sep-13 11:33:23

WeAreSix I've just taken delivery of four of those jackets from New Look for my bridesmaids. I'd got one for myself too but I think it's too dark to wear with my dress. It's definitely a dark nude colour - much darker than it looks on the picture.

It's a nice jacket though, I quite like it.

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 13:03:17

I've just been to MILs and seen the Bride's jacket - this is what she's got

I think I'm going to have to go darker than I'd originally looked at.

Thank you for the link mummylovescakes, I think it needs to be more substantial than that though. I am the coldest person!

mummylovescakes Fri 20-Sep-13 13:49:52

How about this? LK Bennett. A bit pricey but I am sure you'd get lots of wear out of it.

MrsLettuce Fri 20-Sep-13 14:16:48

This might tone nicely - is hard to tell on a screen.


I'd be tempted to give this a try too ('cause of the price) but it looks a bit shapeless

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 16:57:05

I think the LK Bennett is a bit too formal. The dress feels fun and flirty ;)

Love the DKNY, only concern is it looks very shiny! Might order to see what its like in real life. I agree the Next one is a bit Meh. The Yoox link is also a bit shapeless.

I will order DKNY and the New Look one.

Thanks everyone flowers

p.s. anyone know where I can find lovely thick children's petticoats?

WeAreSix Fri 20-Sep-13 17:22:29

Ted Baker loveliness

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