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Is this too work-y for a wedding and a graduation?

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TheWholeOfTheSpook Tue 04-Nov-14 18:16:37

I'm looking for a dress to wear to my friend's wedding that I can also double for my son's graduation. Being a SAHM, I really don't get dressed up often enough to buy separately for each occasion.

I really like this but not sure if it's too work looking, iygwim. Opinions gratefully received!

TarkaTheOtter Tue 04-Nov-14 18:19:20

I think it's a good fit for both scenarios (with the right accessories). Only biti don't like is the collar.

TarkaTheOtter Tue 04-Nov-14 18:20:05

I like phase 8 for wrap dresses if you are in the UK.

TheWholeOfTheSpook Tue 04-Nov-14 18:21:51

It's the collar I'm not so sure about too. Is it sacrilege to DVF to get a tailor to take that bit off?! grin

TarkaTheOtter Tue 04-Nov-14 18:25:37

Have you tried it on? If it was perfect in every other way then I'd be tempted.

tethersend Tue 04-Nov-14 19:07:25

The collar is the best bit! If you don't like the collar, get this or this

tipsyloolah Tue 04-Nov-14 19:13:57

The collar is lovely (as is the colour) and you could definitely wear for both - but the flippy skirt is a bit not-that-nice.

tethersend Tue 04-Nov-14 19:18:08

Although with your budget, I'd get this or this from Issa.

PeachZucchini Tue 04-Nov-14 19:19:34

I love it! But PP right you need to accessorize on the posh side to ensure it doesn't look worky.

FamiliesShareGerms Tue 04-Nov-14 19:21:05

I like it smile

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