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Frock needed for evening do with a difference

(16 Posts)
MrsPear Thu 29-Jun-17 18:56:55

Ok Albanian wedding and I have been given notice for the first time! Yay! So I can buy here and not need the needles sticking in over there

So it has be long bling dress: Any places people can suggest?

I am a pear size 10 - which is the problem over there - in vanity sizing and 5 6. I have very pale white skin with dark brow hair and eyes -hazel. I maybe in my 30s but I don't like anything hanging out -it has to hint rather than reveal.

Scoose Thu 29-Jun-17 19:05:11

Try phase eight?

Intransige Thu 29-Jun-17 20:37:37

How bling does it need to be? I think this colour might suit you?

MrsLettuce Thu 29-Jun-17 20:56:41

What sort of budget OP?

Bling in what sense? Are embelishments a must or must it just be vv posh looking?

MrsLettuce Thu 29-Jun-17 20:56:59

embellishments, even.

bingolittle Thu 29-Jun-17 20:57:56

Luxe Fix has some interesting ones?

bingolittle Thu 29-Jun-17 21:00:24

Love this one:

MrsPear Fri 30-Jun-17 13:42:34

Thank you everyone intran that is the kind of thing I would choose but not bling enough. bing that is lovely and the sort of thing. Up to £200 is the budget as it is family plus I could eBay after. Unless there are hire shops in London? Has anyone ever bought anything off God Diva?

hellsbells99 Fri 30-Jun-17 14:06:21

Quiz are always good for dresses with a bit of bling

hippadoppaloppagorillapig Fri 30-Jun-17 17:59:02

I was going to suggest Quiz, or maybe Chi Chi London?

Ignore the first few rows, they're all bridal. There are some nice ones after that.

Onedaylikethi5ayear Fri 30-Jun-17 19:43:03

I'm not sure anything available over here will ever be bling enough for an Albanian wedding! The wedding dresses in the shops of Tirana are the blingy-est items I have ever seen, we speak of them often in this household (not helpful). Good luck OP!

Intransige Fri 30-Jun-17 20:59:14

This is quite bling?

Intransige Fri 30-Jun-17 21:40:27

Or this one?

hippadoppaloppagorillapig Fri 30-Jun-17 23:09:45

I love this one

marriednotdead Sun 02-Jul-17 10:32:52

If you're in London, head over to Finsbury Park- Fonthill Road. Tons of shops with blingy evening/party/wedding dresses and very reasonably priced- it's full of rag trade outlets.

34AQuid Sun 02-Jul-17 11:00:20

I was also going to suggest Fonthill Road.

Its the place people go for prom dresses etc and a lot of the Albanian women I work with get their event dresses there.

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