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Poloneck dress? Or scarf? Occasion dressing with hideous neck rash
Hello from MZ. I've got appalling psoriasis just now (thanks, Scottish winter) and my neck is covered in angry redness. I have an eveing event coming up next week, to which I usually wear a Phase Eight type dress with tights and heels. I've never worn a 'fashion scarf' before and don't know where to start. I'm giving a speech so all eyes will be on me and I'm nervous enough about the speech never mind the horror of having my neck seen.
Can anybody think of a high necked dress, or tell me how to wear a scarf with a normal dress?
Makeup won't work, it just sinks into the horrible dry bits. I'm 43, size 14 and have massive boobs.
Plus I can definitely sympathise. I have eczema and was so stressed on my wedding day that I had a massive flare up on my neck. I thought it wasn't that noticeable but it came out really badly on the b+w photos. Looked like a birthmark because of the contrast.
The dress I was planning to wear is patterned, red and black on blue background. But thinking about it, might be better off with little black dress I have in my wardrobe. What kind of scarf would go with LBD? Thanks for pinterest idea, I'm on there.
Sympathising with you. No help on scarf tying but if you could forgive the obvious, I presume you have tried hydrocortisone twice daily? I have suffered atopic dermatitis this winter for the first time, and it has helped lots! (Thank you mr pharmacist!)
Lots of brilliant suggestions, thanks everybody! I've found out the reason for my flare up, apparently it's classic after a bout of tonsilitis. I have cream, and will get some sunbed sessions next week.
I've bought a scarf! I'll try to do a piccy. Got it in John Lewis, and tied it in pinterest style