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user1494340956 Thu 05-Oct-17 18:45:27

I'm looking for an outfit for a graduation event, I've been told people dress up and it's quite smart, it will partly be outdoors
So could be chilly. Any ideas what I could wear I'm stuck. I'm 5'11 pear shape around a size 14.

Neverknowing Thu 05-Oct-17 19:47:15

Ohh love threads like these! I'm a pear shape too so will be back soon with ideas!
How old are you? What styles do you like? Can you wear short dresses?

user1494340956 Thu 05-Oct-17 22:27:15

Hi sorry for the late reply, I'm 29 and generally tend to wear fitted dresses or peplum I'm struggling with the balance to look really nice without overdoing it as it's a day event any help would be fantastic

keepmoving Thu 05-Oct-17 22:30:51

What’s your budget? Any preference on colour? Maybe a dress with jacket for when you are outside?

keepmoving Thu 05-Oct-17 22:34:37

I’d more or less given up on boden dresses but have bought 2 that I like this season - available in long - I’m the same height as you...

http://m.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-new-in/dresses/w0034-blk/womens-black-polka-dot-erica-dress

Bought this is 16 to accommodate my hips and thighs and like how it skims rather than clings...
http://m.boden.co.uk/en-gb/womens-new-in/dresses/w0030-dgy/womens-raven-sprig-delia-dress

user1494340956 Thu 05-Oct-17 23:36:44

I'd like to keep it under £100, but can be easily swayed blush. I'm open to all colour suggestions,
@keepmoving I love the first one the polka dot one might have to have a look, what is the sizing like?

keepmoving Fri 06-Oct-17 23:18:52

14 fits fine - if you find a code you might be able to get it under £100!

Neverknowing Sat 07-Oct-17 11:21:14

Maybe something like this?
https://m.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/slinky-drape-midi-dress-6200529?geoip=noredirect&cmpid=ppcplaa_UKip&utmm_medium=cpc&tsrc=vdna&istCompanyId=38aa0d7f-6514-4cb3-bbdc-df0d32d48b7f&istItemId=xiwtmxximw&istBid=tztx&gclid=Cj0KCQjw9uHOBRDtARIsALtCa94FYNEPEFNC6r9lkD6odYY_D6zGXe9SGXJzOskhMcyEOR0eBl79UEEaAq19EALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds
They model things awfully on the website but imagine with some nude heels. I think it would look really nice with a more curvy pear shape? Shows off the shape of your body without clinging too much?

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