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What can I wear to a funky but casual village hall wedding reception?

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Frolicacid Sun 08-Jun-14 13:31:04

Just that really. We are going to the reception for our lovely friends wedding at a village hall in a few weeks. They are both muso / arty types so the party will probably be very cool.
I'm a short and curvy size 12. Big boobs, tiny waist and crap legs. Anyone got any ideas? I'm sort of taken by the idea of printed trousers, a cami and blazer but am worried after seeing shitloads18 year old chavs out wraring printed trousers last night. Budget not massive (£100ish) but could be stretched for something that I will use again.
P.s please be nice - this is the first time I've ever started a thread grin

Frolicacid Sun 08-Jun-14 17:40:48

Hopeful bump!

RhinestoneCowgirl Sun 08-Jun-14 17:42:57

Have you tried Bravissimo/Pepperberry? They're cut for the larger bosom...

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Sun 08-Jun-14 17:43:50

I love printed trousers. You would only look hmm if you paired them with really thick make up and trashy jewellery, otherwise I think you are safe. smile

Frolicacid Sun 08-Jun-14 17:54:21

Thanks! Will check out bravissimo / paper berry. AndIFeed I'm definitely not a thick make up / cheap jewellery type!
Just been looking at these
with a cami / blazer combo in a toning colour. Has anyone seen anything that might be nice?

OorWullie Sun 08-Jun-14 17:55:20

I bought some printed trousers at the weekend and love
them. I am quite quirky/arty and i've been wearing them with a bright cami and baggy cardi but they look good smartened up as well.

stay away from trashy make-up and plastic jewelery and you should be fine.

new look have some nice ones.

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Sun 08-Jun-14 18:59:23

Those trousers you linked to are fab.

Frolicacid Sun 08-Jun-14 19:09:49

I quite like these ones as well.
I think that the more tailored styles will look better on my short frame than the jogging bottom type that are everywhere.
Does anyone know where there is a good selection of coloured camisoles?

AndIFeedEmGunpowder Sun 08-Jun-14 19:18:48

Like the second pair too! topshop have got lots of camis in. Some have lurid patterns but some are plain.

Frolicacid Sun 08-Jun-14 20:32:03

Thanks! I think I'll order both pairs of trousers and take it from there.

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