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Will a petticoat work with this dress?

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CovetingAFiat500 Thu 04-Jun-15 22:55:13

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dylsmimi Thu 04-Jun-15 22:58:01

A coloured perticoat would look nice I would just be concerned about whether it would make the skirt too short. If you have the dress can you go into a shop and try?
Also make sure the petticoat doesn't hang down in bits underneath the hem of the dress rather than just sitting underneath the hem sticking it out - sorry pet hate! smile

CovetingAFiat500 Thu 04-Jun-15 23:00:39

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LettuceLaughton Thu 04-Jun-15 23:04:14

I really don't think it'd take one, sorry. There's not enough volume in the skirt so it'd bunch up horribly when you move.

Any chance you could exchange it for something you'd feel better in?

burnishedsilver Thu 04-Jun-15 23:04:57

I have an almost identical dress. I bought a little tulle peticoat to wear with it and they're fabulous together (if I do say so myself).

CovetingAFiat500 Thu 04-Jun-15 23:05:39

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LettuceLaughton Thu 04-Jun-15 23:06:01

Oh yes, a tulle layered one? Of course! <duh>

CovetingAFiat500 Thu 04-Jun-15 23:06:09

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dylsmimi Thu 04-Jun-15 23:07:47

Didn't realise the dress code! Yes black would work I think and you have enough length I think it will work

burnishedsilver Thu 04-Jun-15 23:08:40

The one I bought wasn't too full. It was a bit like this. It was perfect with the dress.

LettuceLaughton Thu 04-Jun-15 23:08:40

yy, do. I was thinking of the full ones, 50's style. That wouldn't work.

CovetingAFiat500 Thu 04-Jun-15 23:09:49

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Twinklestein Fri 05-Jun-15 13:45:22

I think it would look nice. I'd wear a belt to emphasise your waist.

CurlsLDN Fri 05-Jun-15 13:51:35

Will you be wearing a cap and gown? If so, proceed with caution. I wore a similar dress with petticoat and I regret it. I looked like a circus tent. The capes are so voluminous so adding even more volume is not terribly Flattering....

MamaLazarou Fri 05-Jun-15 14:02:37

Yes, it would look great with a petticoat. Not one of those huge rockabilly ones, obv.

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