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Getting married in jeans.

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SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 10:53:20

Getting married in Oz next year in their Spring which will be November or Oct.

I want to wear jeans. I'm 42...the wedding will be in Mils lovely garden...very casual affair, BBQ and about 50 guests.

I just don't want to wear a dress...I never wear dresses and as an actress I've been in plenty of big, dramatic gowns over the years...I've looked and looked and just can't see one I like...I hate 50s style tea dresses and won't feel at all comfy in anything that is age appropriate or suited to a garden wedding.

Oz is very casual anyway...I thought (I've got a good figure) that I could get some really gorgeous jeans and shoes and a lovely lacy white top and have my hair and makeup done...flower or nice hair thing in...and that's that.

Is it ok and can anyone advise or offer ideas. I look best in high necklines...I've a small bust...size 10...I like white lacy tops...something that shows off waist...arms are fine.

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:19:10

Bump...I need your expert advice MN!

nottheOP Wed 24-Jun-15 11:20:18

I like it in theory but will your guests be more dressy than you? Or will you just be like one of them?

nottheOP Wed 24-Jun-15 11:22:01

Maybe you could do a white cigarette pant trouser suit?

PoppyBlossom Wed 24-Jun-15 11:24:18

this is pretty, although not white.

What's your budget?

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:26:36

not no...I really don't like trouser suits one bit.... also...I will tell the guests it's casual...they're all bloody hippies..nobody will really dress up and I'm hoping that extra special up-hair with ornament and spectacular shoes and top plus little posy or something will make me stand out.

PoppyBlossom Wed 24-Jun-15 11:27:38

too formal?

I can picture what yore trying to do and think it could work well, relaxed and elegant.

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:27:45

poppy it IS pretty but I really don't want a dress. grin no dresses.

I've looked and I've looked and nothing feels right. Its in a garden...I don't wear dresses ever and will not feel happy in one.

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:28:24

Poppy thanks but that is the same dress you linked first.

daftyburd Wed 24-Jun-15 11:28:49

I think you should wear whatever you like. It sounds fine to me and I know I could never do the big dress thing. Don't wear a white pant suit that would be dreadful. It makes me think of Celine Dion.

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:29:35

Dafty me too! It's SO not me too...

PoppyBlossom Wed 24-Jun-15 11:31:36

Oops sorry, here is the formal one.

What kind of jeans were you thinking? Skinny, boyfriend fit? And colour? I think I'd lean towards white jeans

PoppyBlossom Wed 24-Jun-15 11:32:44

Oh it's not a dress op, both links are separates!

FauxFox Wed 24-Jun-15 11:34:09

Wear the jeans! Be yourself - it's your wedding after all! Anything here you like?
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yellowdinosauragain Wed 24-Jun-15 11:34:51

Poppy didn't link a dress. It's a lace top. Shown in some of the pictures with a matching skirt

Stroopwaffel Wed 24-Jun-15 11:34:53

Do it! It sounds great.

I'm getting married next year and also cannot imagine wearing a dress of any description (let alone a big white one!)

SusiePaloozie Wed 24-Jun-15 11:34:57

Oh I see! That 2nd link is a lovely top....gorgeous. But I was thinking of something to show my waist as it's one of my better features...I think skinny jeans....a few people have said white jeans but what if they're a different shade to the top? You know how hard it is to get whites exact.

DulcetMoans Wed 24-Jun-15 11:35:18

I'm not really fashion-y, in fact this might be my first time on the style boards but I just want to say - DO IT! If you want to wear jeans then do, you can doll it up with accessories and you'll be comfy.

Will jeans be warm in Oz? I don't know as haven't been.

LadyCassandra Wed 24-Jun-15 11:35:38

Could you wear a jumpsuit? Like Amal Clooney wore for her civil ceremony?

nottheOP Wed 24-Jun-15 11:36:32

No, not celine style, more like this but with a better top underneath

Either way, if it's not what you're into and you're still going to be the most dressed up one, then that's okay!

LadyCassandra Wed 24-Jun-15 11:37:16

But jeans are good, I think you should get married in whatever you want. Would you wear skinnies, flares...?

SoupDragon Wed 24-Jun-15 11:37:51

I'd probably go for lighter trousers than jeans but go for whatever you are happy in!

daftyburd Wed 24-Jun-15 11:37:56

What about Etsy? I bought a white lace cardi a couple of months ago. All the nice ones seemed to be in shops based in Australia. I needed mine quickly so ended up buying vintage in UK.

Duckdeamon Wed 24-Jun-15 11:39:09

Make sure you get the fabulous jeans way in advance and wear them lots so they're comfy!

nottheOP Wed 24-Jun-15 11:39:37

Yes, a jumpsuit!

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