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Wedding woes - what to wear please?

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Katkat50 Fri 04-Mar-16 21:32:54

I'm almost 50 (gulp, looks scary written down!) and have a wedding to go to in early April.
I haven't been to a wedding for at least 8 years, so I'm having a bit of a 'I haven't got a clue' moment!
I am 5'1" and 7 and 1/2 st, so I find looking mature and elegant tricky at the best of times.
Suggestions greatly appreciated.

tethersend Fri 04-Mar-16 22:38:23

What colouring are you? What's your usual style/what do you feel comfortable in?

What's your budget?

Katkat50 Sat 05-Mar-16 07:40:43

Brown hair, fair/average skin tone,usually a 6-8 in skirt/trousers, 10 upper body.
I'm more of a casual dresser so that's why this is proving a bit tricky! Being on the short side, so many options are automatically cut out, but I'd like to look well styled...
Budget - flexible for the right thing, but probably 100-200.

Eastpoint Sat 05-Mar-16 07:44:37

It sounds as if you have an elegant well proportioned figure, Whistles? I have a friend the same height & build who buys a lot there. She also shops at Zara. Ted Baker has some dresses too. If you wear a dress you won't have to worry about choosing 2 pieces or them coming apart st the waist, I suppose the downside is you aren't maximising the benefit of having lovely slim hips...

SunnySomer Sat 05-Mar-16 07:52:16

I agree Whistles would be good; would steer clear of Ted Baker as the colours are always so garish and smack of 20-something going out clubbing. I got a really lovely dress at Karen Millen last summer - very striking.

burnishedsilver Sat 05-Mar-16 10:23:40

I think this is lovely. It comes in petite sizes.

burnishedsilver Sat 05-Mar-16 10:29:50

This is also petite and might work if you prefer something less fitted.

Katkat50 Sat 05-Mar-16 17:11:39

Burnished .... Thanks for your suggestions. The navy leaf one is lovely and probably more 'me'
I'll have a look on Whistles website, we don't have one locally, but I always thought they were suited more for tall folk....

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