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March Wedding - Would This Dress Be Suitable?

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MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Wed 18-Jan-17 15:01:50

Hi all, let me apologise first off for yet another wedding guest thread!

We are going to the wedding of DH's friend in early March and spotted this dress online ...

I def suit red and was feeling positive about it, but DH was a bit meh and it's made me doubt myself.

If it's okay, what accessories? Do I play it safe and go with black or should I go for something contrasting?

Thanks in advance for your help x

Laiste Wed 18-Jan-17 15:21:14

I think it looks like a lovely dress. The model in that pic has really scruffy hair which probably isn't enhancing the dress at all! Picture it with lovely accessories and stylish hair. A chic navy or black swing coat ect.

Is it red and black or red and a dark navy actually? Not clear on my screen.

MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Wed 18-Jan-17 15:29:52

Thank you Laiste - I've just had another look and it could well be navy - do you think black/navy accessories would be okay! Not too boring?

Laiste Wed 18-Jan-17 15:47:12

I've found that dress on Zalando with different pics and it looks quite definitely red/black on there. (Depending on your size it's about £15 cheaper there too wink)

I'm not so hot on accessorising tbh. I'm sure someone will be along with good ideas soon. It's a winter wedding - so If it was me i'd probably go with black accessories but really special ones. Good excuse to buy some fab shoes and bag!

Laiste Wed 18-Jan-17 15:48:32

Meant to add - nude tights IMO.

MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Thu 19-Jan-17 21:21:00


bojorojo Thu 19-Jan-17 22:42:07

I don't like the idea of a black cardigan or jacket over it. As it has short sleeves, are you standing around outside for pix? How cold will you be? Personally I think the dress has Russian styling so dark fake fur jacket! Or a classy coat . Black is not really a wedding colour but I cannot see what else goes with it!

PrimalLass Fri 20-Jan-17 06:39:34

I'm not sure it is £105 nice, tbh.

NoChocolateThanks Fri 20-Jan-17 06:49:46

It's beautiful but it has black pattern so black accessories will be better

FleshEmoji Fri 20-Jan-17 06:51:03

Totally agree with the fake fur, lovely idea.

sleepachu Fri 20-Jan-17 06:54:10

Don't wear nude tights! I actually think for your money you could get a nicer red dress.

AllPowerfulLizardPerson Fri 20-Jan-17 06:57:26

No, not a black coat to a wedding (very much funeral outerwear).

But black for shoes and bag is fine. Navy would be OK, as long as not too dark.

MrsPringles Fri 20-Jan-17 07:12:13

Primal - I agree

Sorry op, I think it's nice but it looks like something you would grab in New Look. With that budget you could do better blush

fabulousathome Fri 20-Jan-17 07:45:03

Not fur. If it is warm in March you will look daft.

MrsAlexanderSkarsgard Fri 20-Jan-17 19:35:18

Thank you everyone - I've actually had to work today, so had no time for mumsnetting sad

It's an all indoors wedding (I think), so I'm not really worried about a coat, it was more shoes, jewellery and bag. I don't need to wear a fascinator thingy, do I? confused

I think I'll keep looking, you are probably right in that I could get something better for the money.

Thanks again for your help flowers x

DrScholl Sat 21-Jan-17 07:21:18

I like it. Agree very sheer nude tights

DrScholl Sat 21-Jan-17 07:21:37

High plain suede heels.

Kirriemuir Sat 21-Jan-17 13:02:28

I think you can get a nicer dress for that money. Some good dresses on phase eight at the moment.

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