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Is it a cocktail dress?

(5 Posts)
honeybeeplusone Sun 25-Jan-15 18:25:36

Hi, hope you can help. Going to a cocktails and canapés work evening do with DH. It has been a long time since I had been to a similar event and not sure what to wear. I have this dress
(It doesn't look as short when I'm wearing it)
But not sure if that is appropriate for the occasion or whether I should be looking for something more formal? Thanks smile

lostoncemore Sun 25-Jan-15 20:31:45

I would be tempted to look for something a bit more formal tbh.

invisiblecrown Sun 25-Jan-15 20:33:23

Too short for a formal event imo, but that depends on the culture in the workplace hosting the party.

SacredHeart Sun 25-Jan-15 20:37:36

it's not a cocktail dress,no.

But then again I went to a Formal Black Tie event and most women were in cocktail dresses and one lady was in a body con - so I don't think the rules are as hard and fast as they used to be.

honeybeeplusone Mon 26-Jan-15 20:45:52

Thank you for your comments! I will get something new then smile to fit better with the occasion. And have to admit to googling "body con"!!! grin

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