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How to style this dress for Spring?

(26 Posts)
NotTodaySatan Sat 11-Mar-17 17:13:43

Have a night out next week and am sick of my usual black dresses. Really fancy wearing this dress with some bright red lipstick.

As bare legs are not an option in Yorkshire in March, would any kind/colour of tights look ok with it?


IHaveBrilloHair Sat 11-Mar-17 17:35:56

That's a gorgeous dress, shame it would look hideous on me.
I have to always wear black tights as I have terrible legs, but assuming you don't I'd go for nude fishnets.

NotTodaySatan Sat 11-Mar-17 17:42:38

Cheers Brillo. Have to be honest, I'm not keen on nude fishnets. My default would be black opaques but they seem a bit dark and heavy for the colour of the dress.

Would a mustardy colour be too OTT?

Rioja123 Sat 11-Mar-17 17:43:50

This is a summer dress and would only look right with sandals and bare legs in my opinion!

buzzmoon Sat 11-Mar-17 17:47:40

I think black tights and a black cardigan would be fine

DrScholl Sat 11-Mar-17 17:48:53

just NO

eurochick Sat 11-Mar-17 17:51:48

No to black tights! That would look dreadful. It needs bare legs.

TondelayaDellaVentamiglia Sat 11-Mar-17 17:55:19

that would look ridiculous with black ALLLLLLL your real clothes were in the wash and this was the only thing left to wear.

Nude fishnets are an option or maybe a dusty grey or green/jade to match the pattern? And not too opaque maybe 40 denier?

Bluntness100 Sat 11-Mar-17 17:57:36

Do not wear black opaques, honestly just's a summer dress, so if you can't do bare legs, then do nude nylons.

Mustard opaques are in my opinion worse than black.,😂

DrScholl Sat 11-Mar-17 17:58:45

its quite an odd dress - esp for a night out

10Betty10 Sat 11-Mar-17 17:59:50

Black will look odd with those colours- it's a light, summery style. Mustard would look a bit OTT and potentially a bit mad cat lady. You need nude skin toned tights or bare legs really.

RemusLupinsChristmasMovie Sat 11-Mar-17 18:00:33

I'd have worn that with opaques and Dr Martens in 1989. I wouldn't wear it for a night out now, unless v casual in the summer with bare legs.

Gah81 Sat 11-Mar-17 18:27:31

What a lovely dress! I wouldn't wear it with black opaques personally; the dress is light and airy and the black would be too heavy for it IMO.

Wolford nude tights are excellent - lightweight but still give a bit of coverage. I would then wear nude or tan shoes and accessories.

Gah81 Sat 11-Mar-17 18:29:03

I think mustard tights would work if you are very confident about looking a little kooky, which can be a gorgeous and striking look.

apotheke Sat 11-Mar-17 18:32:37

That is such a summer dress. Absolutely no way it would look ok with black. Nudes or as others have said if you can pull off the quirky mustard look then that. At a push.

ChishandFips33 Sat 11-Mar-17 18:32:59

Not the same pattern, but here's a picture off their website in a similar dress with dark tights and colourful shoes

It's a quirky dress so you could probably get away with coloured tights if your personality can rock it

Nude tights also an option, or fake tan?

DrScholl Sat 11-Mar-17 18:33:23

mustard? Are you Malvolio?

KungFuEric Sat 11-Mar-17 18:33:27

I just don't see it as a night out dress, it's a casual strolling around in sandals dress.

ChishandFips33 Sat 11-Mar-17 18:43:55

Just googled for more ideas - some are wearing ankle socks and low heeled Mary Janes - doesn't solve the whole leg problem though

Mustard cardigan and dark green tights?

Navy cardigan/jacket and navy tights (too samey?)

n0ne Sat 11-Mar-17 20:23:31

I'd wear mustard opaques with it. It's an awesome dress.

BusterGonad Sat 11-Mar-17 20:35:45

NO to black opaques, I think they are a lazy option and particularly so with a white dress. Try mustard, bottle green, maybe navy but not black!

soupmaker Sat 11-Mar-17 20:40:56

I like the idea of bottle green or light grey opaques. But I'd only wear opaques with ankle boots. What footwear are you thinking? Great dress, wish I could rock it.

RemusLupinsChristmasMovie Sat 11-Mar-17 20:43:56

Unless you are very young, very cute and very quirky, mustard tights are unlikely to look great, I'd say.

Specialagentblond Sat 11-Mar-17 21:51:47

Maybe some tan knee length boots?

BusterGonad Sun 12-Mar-17 06:53:39

Yes special that does sound nice, or pale grey ones!

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