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Help me accessorise this m&s dress!

(44 Posts)
Ginmakesitallok Sat 06-Feb-16 15:44:42

Now there's a sentence you don't hear very often on her! I've bought this dress to wear to a wedding. I have some navy heels, but need a cover up of some sort? Thinking nude tights?

(If anyone moans about the dress I DID ask for help a while ago and didn't get any, this is what happens when I'm left on my own!)

Ginmakesitallok Sat 06-Feb-16 15:45:13

Pic would help

IWannaHoldYourHand Sat 06-Feb-16 15:59:27

I like the dress, but I think that some of the stick m&s get is a bit ott.

I'd pair it with a cardigan, pointy flats, and a big bright necklace.

burnishedsilver Sat 06-Feb-16 16:04:01

Is the top navy or black?

Ginmakesitallok Sat 06-Feb-16 16:04:23


burnishedsilver Sat 06-Feb-16 16:17:24

Nude tights, navy shoes, red or lime green bag.
I'd like a navy fitted jacket with it but matching shades of navy can be tricky.

burnishedsilver Sat 06-Feb-16 16:23:49


burnishedsilver Sat 06-Feb-16 16:25:13


TSSDNCOP Sat 06-Feb-16 18:03:46

i would go with a coat. I'm trying and failing to link to a coat on the JL website called Cheska, navy heels and clutch.

73dexter Sat 06-Feb-16 18:15:42

Don't wear a cardigan. Get a jacket or a coat. Nude tights sound good.

Ginmakesitallok Sat 06-Feb-16 18:45:46

Am seeing chesca coats on john lewis - but none I would wear. Like the m&s spotty one, but it's not on the UK site? What about this one?

burnishedsilver Sun 07-Feb-16 00:49:02

Sorry, I thought I was on the UK site.

I like the jacket you've linked to.

IWannaHoldYourHand Sun 07-Feb-16 08:49:28

How old are you op? I think that jacket plays up to the old lady view of m&s.

Ginmakesitallok Sun 07-Feb-16 08:57:41

Have found it on uk site- will have a look at both, thank you! Now just need a bag/necklace

Ginmakesitallok Sun 07-Feb-16 08:58:13

I'm a getting old lady - 41

IWannaHoldYourHand Sun 07-Feb-16 20:43:59

Way too young for that jacket!

SavoyCabbage Sun 07-Feb-16 20:50:16

I've tried that jacket on. I looked like Dorien out of 'Birds of a Feather'.

candykane25 Sun 07-Feb-16 20:54:30

I like yellow with navy. I would go with yellow jacket, navy heels.
If wearing a necklace I would keep it simple. Maybe a daisy on a chain. Buts that's me.

Ginmakesitallok Sun 07-Feb-16 22:16:36

I need links people! !!

ChinUpChestOut Mon 08-Feb-16 14:15:45

With such a neutral palette, you could really make your outfit all about the coat. It's still a little early for spring coats, but usually shops like Coast, Phase Eight, even M&S do some lovely bright colours that would really add a zing to your outfit. Something like this shape and pattern but not as long: Ted Baker would sit well over the skirt of your dress.

There's not much around at the moment, though, is there? Is borrowing something from a friend an option, if your wedding is coming up soon?

Potterwolfie Mon 08-Feb-16 14:39:48

I have that's lovely! I wore it for an interview and also wear with skinny's not old fashioned, surely it's about how you wear something?

cissyfuss Mon 08-Feb-16 16:05:09

Difficult not knowing your colouring shape etc but how about something like these:
In red


cissyfuss Mon 08-Feb-16 16:13:23

Sorry jacket link didn't work, how about this:

barleysugar Mon 08-Feb-16 16:25:15

It's a lovely dress! Is there a link to it?

Ginmakesitallok Mon 08-Feb-16 18:49:46

I'm size 18/20, 5ft 9 ish

Love the yellow coat. Weddings not for a couple of months, so time to wait for spring things

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