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HELP ME! important wedding. Struggling to work out what suits me.

(27 Posts)
Shurleyshummishtake Sun 12-Mar-17 16:48:36

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manandbeast Sun 12-Mar-17 18:30:51

This tux :

www.asos.com/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=7229041

manandbeast Sun 12-Mar-17 18:32:15

Would your sister be ok with you wearing a white tux?

www.asos.com/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=7601934

iwanttobemissmarple Sun 12-Mar-17 18:35:39

Try a personal stylist- most department stores have one. I've used Fenwicks & John Lewis can't remember if I paid for Fenwicks one but John Lewis was free.

Astro55 Sun 12-Mar-17 18:36:06

www.littleblackdress.co.uk/occasion/wedding-guest-dresses/paper-dolls-rose-pleat-kimono-dress

Would really suit you

Astro55 Sun 12-Mar-17 18:40:29

www.littleblackdress.co.uk/occasion/wedding-guest-dresses/paper-dolls-bardot-crochet-lace-dress-in-cream

I like this one!

Jmangel Sun 12-Mar-17 18:42:02

That dress is gorgeous.

Shurleyshummishtake Sun 12-Mar-17 22:39:38

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JoJoSM2 Sun 12-Mar-17 23:06:48

I think the sort of fees Trinny is wearing might be ok. Your arms are nice, bust would look bigger with the extra fabric, the waist accentuated but with any bloating concealed.

JoJoSM2 Sun 12-Mar-17 23:07:01

*dress

JoJoSM2 Sun 12-Mar-17 23:15:04

Sorry, just re-read the arm bit. You could wear a jacket over.

Lochan Mon 13-Mar-17 03:18:10

What about a wrap (or faux wrap) dress? Would give you arm coverage, and a waist.

Phase eight and Baukjen usually have a few:

www.baukjen.com/uk/m/shop/baukjen/dresses/occasion-dresses/darton-dress-violet-blue.htm

www.phase-eight.com/eu/fcp/product/phase-eight//perdita-wrap-dress/203972351

Shurleyshummishtake Mon 13-Mar-17 13:49:06

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Gah81 Mon 13-Mar-17 14:09:29

You said you like modern lines, so I instantly thought of The Fold:

thefoldlondon.com/product-category/shop-by-style/dresses/event-dressing/

They all cover your arms, think the fuschia ones could look really striking.

What time of year is the wedding? And is there a part of your body that you love and would like to accentuate?

p.s. am obviously not suggesting the "winter white" dresses in the link above grin grin

Gah81 Mon 13-Mar-17 14:12:17

If you like trouser suits, how do you feel about jumpsuits? Think this would be super striking (with a tailored jacket): www.thehouseoffoxy.com/beach-pyjamas/40s-style-veronica-jumpsuit-red

NewPantsforaNewYear Mon 13-Mar-17 14:20:29

Have you looked at Finery? Well priced, modern cuts.

sanitygirl Mon 13-Mar-17 14:22:02

I feel your pain. I also have a thick waist/sticky out tummy, and my boobs aren't that big - finding dresses that are flattering is tricky. What about Cos?
www.cosstores.com/gb/Women/Dresses/Sheer_layered_dress/46881-60526690.1#c-24481#Rel?PC=
or Mint Velvet
www.mintvelvet.co.uk/ink-asymmetric-layer-dress/dresses-jumpsuits/mint-v/fcp-product/9103
www.mintvelvet.co.uk/steel-chiffon-&-jersey-dress/dresses-jumpsuits/mint-v/fcp-product/8180
www.johnlewis.com/mint-velvet-petra-print-layered-dress-multi/p3096010

NewPantsforaNewYear Mon 13-Mar-17 14:22:53

I love this jumpsuit.

NewPantsforaNewYear Mon 13-Mar-17 14:26:45

And this Mint Velvet dress

0hT00dles Mon 13-Mar-17 14:32:29

What about something like this
www.asos.com/asos/asos-salon-bow-front-kimono-mini-dress-in-tropical-jacquard/prd/7552682?iid=7552682&clr=Multi&cid=13934&pgesize=36&pge=0&totalstyles=961&gridsize=3&gridrow=8&gridcolumn=2

0hT00dles Mon 13-Mar-17 14:35:21

Or this: www.asos.com/asos/asos-scuba-ruffle-crop-top-with-border-floral-dress/prd/7638705?iid=7638705&clr=Multi&SearchQuery=&cid=13934&pgesize=204&pge=0&totalstyles=1001&gridsize=3&gridrow=28&gridcolumn=3 (Rubbish at linking blush)

NewPantsforaNewYear Mon 13-Mar-17 14:35:48

& Other Stories may be worth a look.
This dress from Whistles is nice but may be a bit dark.

WhistlingBetty Mon 13-Mar-17 17:51:24

From Whistles? It's expensive but stunning.

Shurleyshummishtake Tue 14-Mar-17 11:09:03

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deshi Tue 14-Mar-17 11:09:56

OP that jumpsuit WhistlingBetty posted is on ASOS at the moment.

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