What shoes and bag should I get for this dress?

(19 Posts)
Tamsworth17 Fri 14-Apr-17 16:31:11

I`ve found this cheap dress that fits for a formal occasion

www.zalando.co.uk/anna-field-maxi-dress-blue-an621c0h7-k11.html

but what colour shoes would you wear with it? I`m no good with heels and have wide feet.

I have some black shoes which I´ll take with me as I need them for the earlier part of the day but will black be too ..ermmm..black?

I also need some sort of small bag, preferably with a long strap so that I can have both hands free - for wine , I'm going to need lots of it, in big glasses that need two hands to lift. I hate this dressing up and being formal stuff.

Madbengalmum Fri 14-Apr-17 16:33:12

If it was formal i would go with silver shoes and bag, i thing black would look heavy with it, but thats just me.

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 14-Apr-17 16:36:41

I agree with silver, I have a great pair of flat silver pointed t-bars, but they are a few years old, not sure if you can still get them.
A bag with a chain strap would probably work.

NavyandWhite Fri 14-Apr-17 16:37:22

Red I think.

Tamsworth17 Fri 14-Apr-17 16:38:53

Thanks, mad, I agree, black looks a bit heavy. Silver shoes are a bit out of my comfort zone...Do you think I can get away with something really plain like these www.zalando.co.uk/marco-tozzi-ballet-pumps-silver-m3111a0bg-d11.html ?

NavyandWhite Fri 14-Apr-17 16:43:18

Red would be a bit of a statement if that's what you want. Sorry not keen on those silver flats. I think a heel would look better.

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 14-Apr-17 16:43:45

These are identical to mine, they're really comfy, but flimsy so indoors or very short walks when it's dry (I got them for a fancy lunch)

IHaveBrilloHair Fri 14-Apr-17 16:44:44

Hmm, don't think previous pic attached

Madbengalmum Fri 14-Apr-17 16:45:14

I wouldnt go for bright silver, maybe pewter would be better, not so shiny.

Madbengalmum Fri 14-Apr-17 16:49:28

If you don't want shiny metallic then the only real other option is nude shoes imho.

gojettersgo Fri 14-Apr-17 16:56:52

I would suggest any metallic or nude

If you want a pop of colour, coral will work really well. Others like yellow, or bright pink team up well.

ChampagneSocialist1 Fri 14-Apr-17 17:13:04

ASDA has some shoes in now that is the same colour as your dress for £14

@IHaveBrilloHair, where are those from? They're fab

NavyandWhite Fri 14-Apr-17 17:29:13

Nah not the same colour. It needs a contrast. Something bold would look good.

Tamsworth17 Fri 14-Apr-17 19:44:05

Thanks for the suggestions.

I love the price of those ASDA ones champagne, but I can´t walk on those heels. aarrgh, a heel would look good though - lift my saggy bum a bit.

I found some similar to yours IHaveBrilloHair but they are very shiny.
www.zalando.co.uk/kiomi-ballet-pumps-argento-naturale-k4411aa14-d11.html
www.zalando.co.uk/glamorous-ballet-pumps-silver-gl911a000-d11.html

Coral, red and nude might also work - I might wear those again sometime too. I`ll order some and try them on - elegant wide fitting shoes aren`t that easy to find.

RandomWordsandaNumber5 Fri 14-Apr-17 20:20:20

Silver is the way to go - nothing you can find that you like? Hope so- it's shouting silver at me!

Madbengalmum Fri 14-Apr-17 20:45:23

Random, I totally agree!

NavyandWhite Fri 14-Apr-17 20:50:22

Silver is glamorous granny to me 🙉

Madbengalmum Fri 14-Apr-17 20:56:23

Navyandwhite, Vogue and s/s2017 would question your thoughts, but that is your opinion.

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