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Christmas wedding - what to wear as a guest?

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ChristmasEvePJs Sun 22-Nov-15 22:31:56

A friend is getting married on December 30th and I am mid-diet/weightloss with no idea what to wear.

I am mid 30's, 5'5", size 16/18, busty with big tummy, decent legs, like my arms covered, brown hair, pale completion and not a fan of huge heels.

All ideas gratefully received. Thank you.

ChristmasEvePJs Sun 22-Nov-15 22:32:48

Sorry should have said budget upto £150ish.

Hatethis22 Sun 22-Nov-15 22:40:00

Not this.

Will look for a more sensible suggestion.

ChristmasEvePJs Sun 22-Nov-15 22:52:27

fconfused I would certainly stand out in that!

Hatethis22 Sun 22-Nov-15 23:23:38

Sorry blush

How about this?

www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_54488+039876329_-1

ChristmasEvePJs Sun 22-Nov-15 23:52:57

That's nice. Thank you.

I already have THIS that I got at easter and wore once. I am wondering if I could have this shortened and nipped in a little. Or would it look daft?

Hatethis22 Mon 23-Nov-15 00:02:48

Low tack masking tape on the inside of the fabric to shorten it, clothes pegs at the back to nip it in and take some selfies.

Would wearing a black dress at this wedding be ok? Some people can be funny about it.

ChristmasEvePJs Mon 23-Nov-15 00:34:26

Great idea, will try asap to see if it looks ok. The bride wears black a lot so not worried about that.

Would leave lots of budget for pretty shoes and a new bag!

Donthate Mon 23-Nov-15 07:37:16

I would wear that dress long just get it taken in.

PennyHasNoSurname Mon 23-Nov-15 07:40:08

Oo I am also at a wedding on the 30th and have decided on a navy dress with a gold spangly belt - ill get a link.

PennyHasNoSurname Mon 23-Nov-15 07:42:32

m.asos.com/mt/www.asos.com/TFNC/TFNC-kimono-Sleeve-chiffon-Dress-with-Sequin-Obi-Belt/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=5712028&istCompanyId=6f061ed0-7427-4b6c-bb90-987c0bd08468&istItemId=mippliitt&istBid=tztx&affid=14179&channelref=google+shopping&utm_source=google&utm_medium=ppc&utm_term=66280966927&utm_content=&utm_campaign=&cvosrc=ppc.google.66280966927&network=g&mobile=1&search=1&content=&creative=53983301781&ptid=66280966927&adposition=1o3&r=2&mk=ab&gclid=CjwKEAiA7MWyBRDpi5TFqqmm6hMSJAD6GLeA6P7hcxHFcP1TBYtmN8iZSIS7ZiKOk9hSSVVZ8ne-1xoCU8Xw_wcB&un_jtt_application_platform=newPlp&un_jtt_redirect I just think it has a festive feel to it with the glittery belt]]

ChristmasEvePJs Mon 23-Nov-15 10:08:15

Oooo very festive. I love it but that would hit me in all the wrong places.

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