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How do we style this dress (photo included)

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Notfootball Thu 10-Dec-15 12:48:33

I'm going to wear this dress to a winter wedding. I've only worn it in the summer with bare legs and high sandals. How do I style it? Can I wear opaques like that in the photo? I only have patent shoes, will they look odd if worn with opaques?

Notfootball Thu 10-Dec-15 14:00:24

A better photo.

Fuzzballs Thu 10-Dec-15 14:43:14

IT looks nice but personally I prefer suede shoes with opaques as the texture (if that's the right word!) looks the same and elongates the leg

Hopefully Thu 10-Dec-15 14:52:03

I would wear opaques, but not black (grey/navy would be better IMO).

Hopefully Thu 10-Dec-15 14:52:22

Do you have a jacket/wrap/other way of keeping warm?

burnishedsilver Thu 10-Dec-15 15:27:23

I'd be inclined to wear the patent shoes but wear nude tights instead. If you prefer the black tights, a black jacket will pull the look together.

squoosh Thu 10-Dec-15 16:06:52

The yellow being worn with black tights doesn't look quite right to me whereas contrasted against your arms it looks great. Are bare legs an option? If not I'd go for nude tights.

herecomesthsun Thu 10-Dec-15 16:20:37

Charcoal grey and yellow would be a good alternative, I think.

Notfootball Thu 10-Dec-15 16:22:44

Thanks for your replies.

Fuzzballs I think you may be right about suede shoes, the opaques looked a bit odd with my patent ones.

Hopefully I have some navy/grey tights so I'll see what it looks like.

Squoosh I do agree that bare legs is best but would I look too summery? Nude tights for me would be American tan!

Burnished I like both of those photos, those shoes look suede. I have a black wrap and jacket I could use.

herecomesthsun Thu 10-Dec-15 16:38:23

all yellow

Whatdoidohelp Thu 10-Dec-15 16:43:31

No dark tights. Dark rights are bare arms always looks weird. Nude rights, closed toe shoes or bare legs and open toe shoe. Bright coloured accessories. Hair up.

SixtyFootDoll Thu 10-Dec-15 16:48:11

I'd go bare legged, you've got lovely skin colour. Hope you're not outdoors for long though.

EveryoneAnon Thu 10-Dec-15 18:09:03

You look lovely OP. I would avoid such heavy black tights though. You wouldn't look odd in nude tights even in winter but it might feel odd cold and exposed unless you're down south.

rageagainsttheBIL Thu 10-Dec-15 19:27:29

I think opaque black tights with that dress will make you look like a bee.

A very nice bee mind ;)

Notfootball Thu 10-Dec-15 21:14:54

Thank you for the compliments smile. Laughed at the bee reference!

I love the red lips contrast in that photo, I have some pale gold high sandals that could give me that look. I think I will go bare legged, the wedding takes place in a single venue so I wont freeze.

AlwaysBeYourself Thu 10-Dec-15 23:25:27

Its a beautiful dress but wont you be cold? It looks a summer dress so not really appropriate for winter. Do you have any winter dresses that you could wear instead?

Nadoligllaweneto Thu 10-Dec-15 23:30:28

Brrrrr! I would freeze in that.

BrendaandEddie Fri 11-Dec-15 05:52:20

No to it in winter. At all

it's just not right.

BrendaandEddie Fri 11-Dec-15 05:53:05

Also. Yellow. Bare legged. Sandals. You're just going to look odd.

Notfootball Fri 11-Dec-15 08:49:37

Oh you absolute rotters! smile. What can I buy instead? 5'7, size 10-12, any recommendations please! I'm going shopping this morning.

Nadoligllaweneto Fri 11-Dec-15 12:39:38

Something with sleeves and a warmer fabric. You have a lovely figure so shouldn't be too hard smile

Notfootball Fri 11-Dec-15 19:35:00

Everything was lacy and/or glittery. I bought this but it comes up longer on me.

EveryoneAnon Fri 11-Dec-15 19:45:15

Oh that will look lovely on you! (Judging by your first photo)

Nadoligllaweneto Fri 11-Dec-15 20:51:51

Im presuming you mean that you will be wearing this to the evening after party and not as a wedding day outfit?

Notfootball Fri 11-Dec-15 21:10:07

Nope Nadu, that's for all day. Could you link to something that you would suggest please?

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