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What can I wear with this dress?

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Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 21:23:29

I love it but it's very short. It's too pretty to wear with leggings what else could I wear it with? It's navy by the way in case it's not showed up properly.

Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 22:08:55

Bump!

Want2beme Sun 15-Oct-17 22:17:20

Some suede effect, navy, closed toe sandals? What's the occasion?

Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 22:29:23

Not one yet. I bought it in the sale. Might be nice for Xmas parties. Need something for my legs it's too short with nothing but leggings look all wrong!

MaryLennoxsScowl Sun 15-Oct-17 22:56:10

Can't you just wear black tights? Disclaimer: I'm in Scotland where wearing tights with everything is de rigeur.

Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 23:07:29

What sort of tights? Like sheer ones? It's navy though I'm not sure they would look ok. Maybe navy tights would look alright. It's annoying. Wish dress was a bit longer!

twinkledag Sun 15-Oct-17 23:11:25

Black opaques and ankle boots?

MaryLennoxsScowl Sun 15-Oct-17 23:13:06

Navy tights are gross! No, black tights, the denier of your choice - sheer would be nice. Not wearing black tights with navy is pretty old-fashioned now, isn't it?

TheBoyWhoWouldntHoeCorn Sun 15-Oct-17 23:13:52

I wouldn’t wear it with black tights, I’d go for navy or grey instead

TheBoyWhoWouldntHoeCorn Sun 15-Oct-17 23:15:31

Something like these

m.johnlewis.com/wolford-velvet-de-luxe-66-opaque-tights/dark-navy/p3111071

LondonStill83 Sun 15-Oct-17 23:18:36

The boy who- I like those, but think anthracite would look better. With heels.

ShirleyPhallus Sun 15-Oct-17 23:19:26

I'd get some navy lace and sew an extra panel on the bottom of a few inches

Then wear it with nude tights. Navy tights look awful imo. Only nude or black tights should ever be worn.

Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 23:19:56

I think black tights would clash hideously with navy dress.

Whatshouldmyusernamebe Sun 15-Oct-17 23:20:36

Shirley phallus im not clever enough to do that.

Pinlovescake Sun 15-Oct-17 23:22:24

I don't get what's so bad about navy tights with a navy dress. If it's short wear opaque navy tights - beige ones will not help in any way as it's essentially like having bare legs...

twinkledag Sun 15-Oct-17 23:23:41

Navy tights with taupe/stone ankle boots?

CountFosco Mon 16-Oct-17 06:05:26

I'd wear navy tights and navy ankle boots. In fact I'm wearing that to work today.

NeonSun Mon 16-Oct-17 06:25:38

Leggings and jeans are the best decision in this case smile You should only choose the colour for them which will fit the dress.
Also if I were you, I would wear with them nice leather pants but I know that not all people like them smile

Sleephead1 Mon 16-Oct-17 06:32:45

You could wear with coloured tights ? I know not every one likes them but you can get in nearly every colour i used to have a dark purple pair i wore alot. Other option uf you dont want to wear tights or leggings is take to dress maker and ask them to make it longer ?

RavingRoo Mon 16-Oct-17 06:45:40

Opaque black tights, high heeled ankle boots. I think I have a similar navy dress and have styled it similarly.

Fairylea Mon 16-Oct-17 06:46:03

I’m not getting all the hate for navy tights either confused I really like the dress and I’d wear it with some 60-80 den navy tights (thick but not completely leggings ish) and some black velvet block heeled boots or shoes.

MrsPringles Mon 16-Oct-17 06:49:14

I'd go for thick black tights (Primark do a fab 200 denier that are perfect for things like this) and then wear with tan/taupe coloured ankle boots with a chunky heel

ImogenTubbs Mon 16-Oct-17 07:07:51

Don't understand the hate for coloured tights on this thread! Navy tights would look great with ankle boots.

EmilyEvasive Mon 16-Oct-17 08:07:15

Don’t wear black tights if the dress is navy!

Navy tights will look great with it!

silkpyjamasallday Mon 16-Oct-17 09:04:52

Blergh coloured tights are gross, there's nothing wrong with black and navy, a sheer pair of black tights will look best undoubtedly.

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