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Wedding outfit help: what goes with mint green?

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scandichick Sat 09-Apr-16 14:37:11

I'm going to a fairly swish wedding, and need an outfit in a pale colour (to hide inevitable toddler handprints) that I can breastfeed in relatively easy. I finally found this top, only to realise absolutely nothing goes with it.

I'd prefer to stay away from white, as it's for a wedding, and other than that all I can think of is something in roughly the same colour. But I can't find anything.

I used to have a waist, so A-line skirts would be preferable... am a 14 at the moment.

Please help, or I'll have to start from scratch!

ImperialBlether Sat 09-Apr-16 14:44:07

Where did you get the top? Did they show it alongside anything else?

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 14:55:57

What about this TED BAKER

Runningupthathill82 Sat 09-Apr-16 15:02:40

Love that skirt, Narp.
Elsie's Attic is also good for midi skirts, some with Ted Baker-ish floral prints.
This one would look good:

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:04:55

Another Ted Baker - at John Lewis

Cakescakescakes Sat 09-Apr-16 15:05:50

Navy looks nice with mint green

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:07:32


Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:09:23


scandichick Sat 09-Apr-16 15:10:09

The top is from Topshop, they've only got white skirts though. You can't really wear a white skirt to a wedding, can you?

Love the Ted Baker ones, but they're a little out of my budget unfortunately - hoping to find something for £100 or less...

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:10:24

The last two I linked were also John Lewis

Runningupthathill82 Sat 09-Apr-16 15:12:35

What about this?

Or this is more on the Ted Baker theme,bur cheaper!

andintothefire Sat 09-Apr-16 15:14:22

I think you could wear a white (or cream?) skirt actually. It would look lovely with the top. I think it is only all-white outfits that you should avoid. Nobody will mistake you for the bride or think that you are trying to upstage her.

However if other posters disagree then I stand corrected!

scandichick Sat 09-Apr-16 15:15:07

I'd look like an idiot in the Elsie's Attic one, sorry, but what about this grey tulle from there?

Or will I look like the children's entertainer...?

andintothefire Sat 09-Apr-16 15:15:30

Ps I love the last Elsie's Attic skirt though - floral would look great with the top!

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:15:45

The 335 one again, this time proper link

andintothefire Sat 09-Apr-16 15:16:16

Hmm.. I would go for something slightly more tailored than the tulle skirt personally.

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:18:14

I love the pink one, but not the grey becauseI really think you need a patterned skirt, or one that matches in colour exactly.

I think a broad striped black and white would look good too, but I can't find one atm

Runningupthathill82 Sat 09-Apr-16 15:18:38

I like the grey tulle, but again, would go for something more tailored.

FadedRed Sat 09-Apr-16 15:18:41

Plain black pencil skirt and these beauties (Heidi and Rio)

ceeveebee Sat 09-Apr-16 15:19:38

I'd wear white or cream wide legged trousers, no danger of being accused of upstaging bride and would work well with the fitted top

scandichick Sat 09-Apr-16 15:20:43

The Elsie's Attic Ted Baker-look alikes are really lovely, I might just return the fecking top and start again. Onwards and upwards - has anyone seen a navy crop top? grin

Runningupthathill82 Sat 09-Apr-16 15:21:04

Narp - Elsie's Attic have a broad stripe navy and white that would work:
But I think I prefer the pink floral.

(I don't work for Elsie's attic, btw, just bought a skirt from there for a wedding and I love it!)

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:21:33


Yes, I think that's a good idea

Simple skirt; statement shoes

Runningupthathill82 Sat 09-Apr-16 15:23:28

Scandi - if the wedding is in Langdale in June you're banned from wearing the pink floral Ted Baker-looky-likey!! wink

Narp Sat 09-Apr-16 15:23:54


Yes, saw that.

They are lovely skirts and a great price. Would they suit a 5 ft 3 shortarse?

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