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HalleLouja Fri 08-Jun-18 11:52:11

I like the look of this dress but was wondering if it was a yay or nay.

Am 5 foot 3, slim but large of nork. I have a (Indian) summer wedding and my 40th birthday to wear something nice. Probably £200 max. So any help appreciated.

I had my colours done and am a Autumn, so red, olive green, salmon pink, oranges etc work.

user1471529986 Fri 08-Jun-18 12:06:57

I’m not sure it looks as good as it costs. But it does look nice!

HalleLouja Fri 08-Jun-18 12:21:27

Her dresses are usually designed really well. Not sure if I want something a bit more clingy or if it would just hang....

HalleLouja Sun 10-Jun-18 12:56:24

Just bumping in case anyone has any other ideas of where to look.

goose1964 Sun 10-Jun-18 18:21:25

Isn't wearing red the equivalent of wearing white to a UK wedding?

If it's your first Indian wedding this my be useful
www.weddingwire.com/wedding-ideas/what-to-wear-indian-wedding

There seems to be a lot of unwritten rules. I'm so jealous tjough

NashvilleQueen Sun 10-Jun-18 18:24:00

I like it a lot. The model is wearing XS and it’s hanging off her a little (which I assume is the style). It could look a little shapeless. But it’s probably beautifully made and gorgeous to wear.

Bombardier25966 Sun 10-Jun-18 18:46:45

The model is 5ft 10in. The dress will be too long for you (same problem here!).

LuluBellaBlue Sun 10-Jun-18 18:50:14

Gorgeous dress, that style is likely to make you look even more top heavy though. Depends on if you want that or not wink

Hellywelly10 Sun 10-Jun-18 18:52:28

Red is a nono.

HalleLouja Sun 10-Jun-18 20:42:26

I have been to an Indian wedding before. My friend has a red dress she wore to an Indian wedding but will check with one of my work colleagues who would know.

I am not completed convinced by the dress so the search goes on.

ShopoholicIn Mon 11-Jun-18 06:29:06

I am an Indian and its absolutely fine to wearing a red dress... no ove minds it and trust me no one can confuse the bride....

HalleLouja Mon 11-Jun-18 09:34:23

Thanks Shop I hadn't heard it was a problem.

I might now have a new favourite though in this Reiss Dress.

ShopoholicIn Mon 11-Jun-18 10:29:10

Nice blue dress op

HalleLouja Mon 11-Jun-18 10:55:37

Will probably go and try this one on too.

Here.

Mountainsoutofmolehills Mon 11-Jun-18 11:00:25

Do not be afraid of colour to wear to an indian wedding... I'd get go to an indian shop.......

Mountainsoutofmolehills Mon 11-Jun-18 11:02:17

I love Reiss camilla batwing. But it's not for an indian wedding. These events are a riot of colour. If you don't feel comfortable wearing indian dress, then definitely go for a bolt of beautiful fabric as a scarf, wrap to give you some va va vooom.

Maverick66 Mon 11-Jun-18 11:23:48

Much prefer the Reiss dress. Good structure to it. Agree with previous poster on a splash of colour in a scarf or wrap.

HalleLouja Mon 11-Jun-18 12:14:35

I may borrow a dress from a friend for the Indian Wedding. Or I might have something nice and bright in my wardrobe already. I live near a large Indian community and there are apparently some good shops so could go over that way.

How much would I expect to pay for a good quality Indian outfit / dress? Nothing too fancy that maybe I could re-wear.

Bubblysqueak Mon 11-Jun-18 12:17:08

I love the blue dress.

HalleLouja Tue 12-Jun-18 13:49:47

Argh tried both on and they both were different but lovely. Will try and upload pictures but they weren't great.

HalleLouja Wed 13-Jun-18 14:03:14

Both dresses are now in the Reiss sale. They might both be on their way to me now!

BigFatBloomers Wed 13-Jun-18 14:32:31

That was good timing!
I love the last dress.

HalleLouja Wed 13-Jun-18 20:03:30

Unfortunately the shoes weren’t on sale but might see if there are any nice Reiss shoes on eBay.

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