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Help me find a bridesmaids dress!

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theyoniwayisnorthwards Wed 24-May-17 14:41:03

Bridesmaid for an outdoor wedding in August, bride has specified colour and length but I'm free to chose style. I need a maxi length dress in a dusky blue, quite formal. I'm quite tall (5ft 10) and high street maxi dresses always seem too short for me. Tried on ghost dresses but found them a little too unforgiving of lumps and bumps. Any ideas?

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:33:28

Is this any good? It sure what constitutes dusky blue?$ja=tsid:44970%7Ccid:207133915%7Cagid:10144365115%7Ctid:aud-131079952360:pla-305030614218%7Ccrid:196843386183%7Cnw:g%7Crnd:7410630025356669146%7Cdvc:t%7Cadp:1o2%7Cmt:

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:34:31

That should've said I'm not sure!

welshweasel Wed 24-May-17 15:35:01

Phase 8 are hit and miss on length, I'm a bit taller than you and have one maxi dress from there that is a bit short and one that trails on the ground!

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:35:58

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:36:31

OlennasWimple Wed 24-May-17 15:37:22

What's your budget?

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:44:00

This last made to measure one from JL comes in a variety of styles & shades so worth having a look at all the styles on the website if you like the colour.

Also, JL are price matching (dont kn0w if it's today only) so if you like the phase 8 dresses, worth looking on there to see if they're cheaper

takethree Wed 24-May-17 15:46:45

What's your take on strapless?

FauxFox Wed 24-May-17 15:47:42

this from ASOS? Three different ways to wear it and only £50

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:50:29

OlennasWimple Wed 24-May-17 15:51:57

Another Phase 8 dress

And another

Adrianna Pappell

More expensive Phase 8 dress

Bigger sizes only


Also M&S! Colour might not be right, but worth a look in person?

4forksake Wed 24-May-17 15:53:52

Fatfingeredtrade Wed 24-May-17 16:04:48

Coast have beautiful dresses

theyoniwayisnorthwards Wed 24-May-17 21:08:54

Woah! Thanks, there are loads here I like. I'm a large size 12 (hopefully a comfortable size 12 by august) and budget is up to about £200. I don't mind paying a bit extra for a dress that makes me feel confident though. LOVE the Adriana Pappell dresses but they are too sparkly and the brides dress is really simple. Will hit phase 8, monsoon and M&S tomorrow.

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