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What would you wear on your arms with this dress?

(12 Posts)
RoseberryTopping Fri 16-Jan-15 17:50:51

I'm getting married in this dress in May, already got some glittery shoes and bag so just need something to put around my arms or shoulders in case it's a bit chilly.
What do you think would go?

Also how would you wear your hair with that dress? I have very thick just below shoulder length brown hair.

Thanks smile

ephemeralfairy Fri 16-Jan-15 18:33:26

Gorgeous dress! I love short wedding dresses, they make such a nice change from full-length/puffball.

I think any fairly structured cropped jacket/bolero would be nice, with short or elbow-length sleeves (maybe in a contrasting colour...?) Echoing the 50s/Dior New Look style of the dress.

WRT hair, I have very similar hair to you; I'd go for an up-do so as not to distract attention from the shoulders of the dress. Maybe a sort of modern/messy beehive or chignon. Either that or loose but poker straight and super-shiny.

ephemeralfairy Fri 16-Jan-15 18:35:06

Or a sort of wavy bob like Caroline Flack has at the moment...

WebstersMother Fri 16-Jan-15 19:28:03

How about a little fluffy cardi like the Dutchess of Cambrdge wore on the evening of her wedding day.

nilbyname Fri 16-Jan-15 19:35:01

I love that dress!

A cape would be cool.
A a vintage fur stole would also be great but might be a bit ott
I like the idea of a fluffy form fitting short cardigan
I also think your grooms suit jacket just worn on your shoulder would be uber glam and stylish for photos.

Hair I think up in a messy up do or in waves with a statement diamanté clip on one side.

WerewolfBarMitzvah Fri 16-Jan-15 19:38:24

Websters that's what I was going to suggest.

Fluffy cardigan, big blow dry. Maybe a diamonte hair slide thingy.

petitdonkey Fri 16-Jan-15 19:56:53

What a beautiful dress!! My vote goes to fur cape.

petitdonkey Fri 16-Jan-15 19:58:45

Are you okay with fur?? If you don't bid on this, I will!!

KiaOraOAotearoa Fri 16-Jan-15 20:07:11

What a beautiful dress!!!

Twinklestein Fri 16-Jan-15 20:48:56

Marabou shrug?

ephemeralfairy Fri 16-Jan-15 23:07:33

Yes a short cape!! (Capelet??) With a big face-framing collar.

RoseberryTopping Thu 22-Jan-15 13:27:22

Sorry for the very late reply!
It is a rather lovely dress isn't it smile I felt far too over dressed in the proper wedding dresses, this one feels much more fun.

Do you think a furry thing would work then? Or would a capelet look better? I'm terrible at fashion!

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