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Outfit for garden party needed

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Theselittlelightsaremine Thu 18-Jun-15 14:43:38

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Theselittlelightsaremine Thu 18-Jun-15 16:48:31

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Theselittlelightsaremine Thu 18-Jun-15 21:05:30

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trixymalixy Thu 18-Jun-15 21:18:14

I love this one.

FadedRed Thu 18-Jun-15 21:20:17

I'm replying because you sound a bit desperate for an answer, OP, but I'm the last person who would be asked for style tips! grin
There's a nice blue jumpsuit on Etsy at £45ish, just did a search 'jumpsuit', if that's what you rally want, but I think you could wear whatever outfit you feel happy in to a garden party. Nice summer frock, top and trousers, whatever. Not as formal as 'posh dinner party/dance/nightclub' but smart casual informal wear. Avoid stiletto's as you'll sink into the grass...Have a nice time.

FadedRed Thu 18-Jun-15 21:22:02

Oh and take a wrap/pashmina/cardy in case it gets cooler as the evening goes on.

BackforGood Thu 18-Jun-15 21:33:40

Do you mean 'Garden Party' as in 'tea at Buckingham Palace' dress code type party (which is what I assumed when opening the thread - that's what I'd think if someone said 'garden party') or do you mean some mates are having a party and they are holding it in their garden rather than in their living room ?

Because the dress code would be very different in those two scenarios.

Theselittlelightsaremine Thu 18-Jun-15 23:37:15

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thenightsky Thu 18-Jun-15 23:39:50

For BuckPal garden party I hired a dress. Blue and white silk dropped waisted (I was 7 months pg at the time). I loved that dress and wish I could have kept it. Hire lady threw in an amazing matching hat too.

Theselittlelightsaremine Thu 18-Jun-15 23:41:54

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LettuceLaughton Fri 19-Jun-15 00:05:25

print too much?

BackforGood Fri 19-Jun-15 00:23:01

Well, IMO, if it's a proper, formal garden party, then it has to be a dress. A jump suit is far too casual.
I would be looking at a dress and flat shoes though - heels stuck in grass is not a good look and is only going to end in tears.
Odd to have it in the evening though - it does tend to get chilly quite early on in the evenings in the UK

BackforGood Fri 19-Jun-15 00:25:48

Images of 'tea dresses'

Anything here you either quite like, or really dislike? It might narrow it down for the expert dress hunters.

Lindybop has some nice ones

CloserToFiftyThanTwenty Fri 19-Jun-15 03:12:24

Not Buck House friendly but is this the sort of thing you were thinking of OP?

yakari Fri 19-Jun-15 04:27:58

Ok evening garden party makes me think of twinkly lights and cocktails, more than cups of tea and cucumber sandwiches, so I reckon a jumpsuit could work but I would go for something more conservative
grey and floaty
black would need accessories to stop looking too evening but possible reuse
I would then do flats or a small wedge for the grass.

Theselittlelightsaremine Sat 20-Jun-15 10:05:34

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Theselittlelightsaremine Sat 20-Jun-15 10:21:13

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