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Borntobeamum Mon 02-May-16 20:31:43

Wedding is in 4 weeks, rather rushed as the baby is ill. Very ill. They are eager to have him on the wedding pics by that's by the bye.
I am a size 22/24 and need a nice outfit.
Jaques Vert is a bit too mumsy.
I don't really want to buy from a catalogue either.
I'm in Yorkshire.
Please help x

MrsLettuce Mon 02-May-16 20:42:30

That sounds really worrying and stressful. I hope there is some hope for the babyflowers

I'm sure we can help you find something good to wear. Could you give an idea of the sort of colours you like and your budget?

Borntobeamum Mon 02-May-16 21:35:51

Id love maybe raspberry/lavender/navy as colours and my budget inc shoes hat and bag is £300 ish X x

Borntobeamum Mon 02-May-16 21:36:37

And thank you so much for your concern x

KentCat Mon 02-May-16 21:40:01

Debenhams offer a free personal shopper maybe book something with them. We did it last year when I was a bridesmaid and they were fantastic, gave advice both on colours but also styles.

Borntobeamum Mon 02-May-16 21:46:36

I looked there yesterday however they are very limited in larger sizes.

MrsLettuce Mon 02-May-16 22:00:45


Is this raspberry, or too pink? With a navy jacket.
This is off brief but lovely
this could maybe be considered a lavendery raspberryish colour

annandale Mon 02-May-16 22:02:39

Betty Barclay print

I know it's jacques vert but you might fancy this hat

Hotsquash - comes in several colours - might be too hot for late May?

annandale Mon 02-May-16 22:04:06

Oh that Serena blue and white one is lovely Mrs Lettuce.

MrsLettuce Mon 02-May-16 22:13:58 (sorry for messy link) and maybe a silvery jacket

MrsLettuce Mon 02-May-16 22:15:30

I rather like this

MrsLettuce Mon 02-May-16 22:18:07

Oh, are asos links working again now confused if not

Borntobeamum Tue 03-May-16 12:33:41

I live the first raspberry one and could see it with navy.
I also love the JV hat! Totally stunning.
Do House if Frazer carry this line in store or just to order?
I'd prefer to go and try on than order in drubs and drabs! X

MrsLettuce Tue 03-May-16 14:02:18

The JV hat might work with chi chi dress, possibly.

this is quit similar and would work well with the Serena dress.

I think it's possible to order into store at house of fraiser (and john lewis who also stock studio 8), that way you can sure the things you want to try will be be there in the right sizes. They do stock most lines in most stores but it's always a bit of a punt otherwise, IME.

Youremywifenow Tue 03-May-16 16:37:04

Good tip with House of Fraser is to order it all online for click and collect instore. You can try it all on there and return what you don't want straight away.
And 4% cashback on quidco

Maverick66 Wed 04-May-16 00:28:59

Hi OP I just want to wish you well flowers
If anyone can sort you out Mrs Lettuce or Tethersend will.

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