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Please help! My husband is best man at a wedding in two weeks so I'd like to look my best. I usually wear this shape Hobbs dress and a bolero cardigan which flatters but ages me (I'm late 20s). The crowd are a slightly alternative Brighton group and the wedding will be semi-formal. Not my usual comfort zone if I'm honest. I'm a size 14/16 and hate my upper arms and tummy. I have decent legs and biggish boobs. I usually wear skinny jeans and baggy tops to hide my stomach. Any help would be most appreciated I am very unlikely to see any of the guests again so would quite like to use the occasion to bush my boundaries a bit fashion-wise. Budget absolute max £250, ideally much less!
That's beautiful! And def not something I'd usually wear. I think the shape would be ok for me too. Im 5ft5 so hopefully a bit less mini on me!! Will bear that in mind unless something cheaper comes along!
A high neckline can be really flattering with considerable norkage, it's not a cut that should be dismissed out of hand. Well, assuming both the bra and the fabric are good. TBH I think trinny and suzanne must take the blame.
How about this style? Comes in this colour too and a couple of other prints as well. There are a few rather lovely dresses on that site.
The TB dresses are nice (as they so often are) but there is really very little point in buying a sleeveless dress when uncomfortable with uncovered arms. It's invariably less comfortable, flattering and stylish and more expensive than going the extra mile to find something with actual sleeves.
I really like this. Great with large, bold, coloured jewelry and black shoes. Might not be quite your thing though. I don't think you mentioned your colouring. For some unknown reason I'm assuming blonde and pale
mrslettuce you are amazing! Thank you for all your effort! I love the Reiss one, I cant pull off proper sleeveless without a cover up but even a small sleeve is usually ok. I'm sometimes a bit too fat for them but I live near a store so might try on. I'm in fact dark haired and olive toned the b&w one makes me crosseyed! laska I actually looked at TB, I like the blue skater but I'm put off that the blue in the top and bottom are mismatched, close enough that it looks like a mistake rather than deliberate iyswim. But also live near a store so might have a closer look. I love the bright stripe but I showed it to DH and he looked at me like I'd grown another head...