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I've bought this dress to wear but want something to cover my arms if it's slightly chilly or in the summer.
I can't think what style would work. A bolero shrug is too fitted. A kimono style seems to loose. A wrap doesn't seem right style wise. Is there something else I'm not thinking off or shall I just embrace the goose bumps?
Thanks all. I will definitely wear something underneath for a night out but for I want to wear it to a wedding too and think under sleeved may be a bit too casual. I'll try and find something as suggested above.
The dress is from All Saints but out of stock now, I think I got the last size 12 they had which was good timing. I saw it on Lucy Lui during an episode of elementary and used Worn on TV to find it.
Had a thought earlier...I know you said you thought a kimono seemed too loose, but how about a kimono belted with an obi style wrap belt to alter the silhouette?
The print on the dress is quite japanese in a abstract way, and a silk kimono could be lovely for a wedding.
Baukjen have nice belts here With a plain kimono picking up one of the colours of the dress like this and obi picking up one of the other colours, it could look really stunning. (say dark blue kimono and black belt, or light grey kimono and blue obi).
The combo I do a similar thing with is a h &m breton stripe lycra t-shirt dress, hakei palm print kimono kimono and navy leather bauken obi belt. The belt does make the skirt a bit too short for me...so I wear it with a pretty slip underneath- like this but my one is white and grey lace. It just peeps out the bottom, but the scalloping round the bottom adds that extra inch or two that makes it decent, especially as it is a bit tighter than the dress, so with the slip, the dress and and the kimono the sape at the bottom is a bit like the shape of the petals of a fuschia.