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Playsuit for a wedding

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Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 10:39:30

I have a wedding to attend soon and am thinking of wearing a playsuit instead of a dress.

Has anyone seen any in the shops that might be suitable? Thanks.

2014newme Tue 02-May-17 10:41:54

What's a playsuit it sounds like something for toddlers. Is it shorts and top combination?

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 10:44:34

No, all in one, like a short dress but with shorts. They can look quite stylish I think, Reiss had some nice ones last year.

Not suitable for a wedding MNers??

Ohyesiam Tue 02-May-17 10:52:56

My very glamours teenage daughter wore one to a wedding recently and looked really good. All the caters kept offering her glasses of bubbly which pleased her greatly, given that she is well under 18.

Ohyesiam Tue 02-May-17 10:53:13


WeDoNotSow Tue 02-May-17 10:55:03

Haven't seen any lately, but agree they look great for a wedding!
I got a nice khaki one in Topshop last year, and always get lots of compliments when I wear it

ZaZathecat Tue 02-May-17 11:51:00

It sounds a bit like wearing a mini skirt to a wedding - a bit too revealing? Maybe I'm just out of touch though.

ladyratterley Tue 02-May-17 12:02:14

I think they can look great for a wedding, just as long as they're not short AND low cut. I've seen some lovely jumpsuits and am considering getting this one for a wedding. My friend has it and it's lovely, looks classy and is not too pricey.

MrsMozart Tue 02-May-17 12:22:19

Lady that's nice smile

Wondermoomin Tue 02-May-17 12:51:33

There's loads of jump suits around that would be great, but I'm struggling to picture a playsuit that would be ok for a wedding unless it's an extremely casual beach wedding.

chemicalCat Tue 02-May-17 13:08:08

I've seen lots of guests wear short dresses to weddings (done it myself) so I don't think it should be a problem. A playsuit is less likely to compromise your modesty if there's a strong gust of wind!

AngelicaSchuylerChurch Tue 02-May-17 14:06:01

I think a longer jumpsuit is more likely to be appropriate for most weddings, unless it's a particularly informal one.

ladyratterley Tue 02-May-17 14:34:11

Thanks @mrsmozart I've just realised there's a 25% off Warehouse code with Grazia so I've decided I'm getting it now!

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 14:37:19

I was thinking more playsuit than jumpsuit, I like my legs smile

But the Warehouse jumpsuit is very nice lady thanks for posting. Anyone know how their sizing comes up? I am usually a 12 but have boobs and often find things tight over the bust.

NavyandWhite Tue 02-May-17 14:40:05

How short?

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 14:42:41

Not too short, maybe mid-thigh?

FrenchLavender Tue 02-May-17 14:45:02

Personally I would not go that short for a wedding. It's not really appropriate. Maybe for the evening party if there's an opportunity to get changed, but for the wedding itself mid thigh sounds a bit tacky.

FrenchLavender Tue 02-May-17 14:45:22

I think just above the knee is short enough.

NavyandWhite Tue 02-May-17 14:46:32

Is it a dressy one? Are you young? I couldn't get away with it as I'm 49 even though my legs are good.

Maybe for the night do?

OlennasWimple Tue 02-May-17 14:47:11

I wouldn't go that short for a wedding, unless I knew that others wouldl be similarly dressed or it would otherwise be deemed appropriate

(Lithe teenagers have a sort of exemption from the usual sartorial wedding rules)

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 14:47:49

I meant for the evening do, not the ceremony.

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 14:48:01

Says dress to party on the invitation.

Dancergirl Tue 02-May-17 14:48:28

Ceremony is different day, sorry should I have said! It's just for the party.

AngelicaSchuylerChurch Tue 02-May-17 14:52:52

Oh, so it's for an evening party? That's completely different, OP!

FrenchLavender Tue 02-May-17 15:00:25

Evening party yes, go for it.

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