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so I've never worn a dress......

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DowntonFlabbey Fri 12-Feb-16 17:26:17

Yes, never, as an adult. I have some rare nights out planned. Very tired of wearing my same 2 pairs of jeans with a different too. Decided to buy a dress as I like the idea.

So the dress is short ish, and kind of baggy, not fitted if you know what I mean. I think it would look great with some scrappy high heel type shoes, for a wedding type event. In the summer.

BUT, I want to know how to dress it down for a casual dinner out, or even for day time use. I will need to wear tights, because my legs are chunky and pale. And because it's winter, obvs. I don't have much in the way of shoes, and need to know what to buy. What kind of shoes do you wear with tights?! Boots? But won't they make my legs look chunkier??? So you see why I don't wear dresses, too confusing for me!

Help or advice anyone?

DowntonFlabbey Fri 12-Feb-16 17:27:16

Not scrappy heels, but strappy heels, obvs.

Candycoco Fri 12-Feb-16 17:29:36

Can we see a piccy of the dress?

DowntonFlabbey Fri 12-Feb-16 18:09:39

Hope I've attached it correctly. Obviously I'm not as thin as the model in the picture. Size 16-18

itshappenedagain Fri 12-Feb-16 18:18:42

For dressy evening I would say dark tights or leggings. High shoes or boots and a chunky necklace or long earrings.

Itscurtainsforyou Fri 12-Feb-16 22:30:39

I like that - where's it from?

Elizabethreallyismissing Sat 13-Feb-16 13:16:32

I really like it too! I would wear it as described above with opaque tights & high heeled ankle boots! Infact I want to wear it exactly like that tonight! smile Where is it from OP? Please!

sassytheFIRST Sat 13-Feb-16 13:18:04

Leggings and biker boots all the way.

whatiswrongwithyou Sat 13-Feb-16 13:32:45


Elizabethreallyismissing Sat 13-Feb-16 14:32:04

Brilliant thank you Whats ! Got it!

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