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Short, size 16/18 and skint please shop for me!

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RightOnTheEdge Tue 12-Jun-18 09:59:31

I am going to a wedding night do next weekend. I've got no outfit, no shoes and no clue!

I am 5ft 2 size 16/18 and think supermarket/high street kind of budget.

Please help me find something!

BigFatBloomers Tue 12-Jun-18 10:13:33

What sort of colours do you like?
Dodrthy Perkins is always good for reasonably priced dresses This one is currently in the sale for £7!
What shoe size are you? Are you sure you don’t have any you could wear? How about a bag?

BigFatBloomers Tue 12-Jun-18 10:22:11

This one from Asda is similar and as your 5’2”, it would be a good length on you.

BigFatBloomers Tue 12-Jun-18 10:32:04

I like this one from New Look.

BigFatBloomers Tue 12-Jun-18 10:33:42

Of course another option would be charity shops. You can get great smart clothes as people often get rid of them after only a few wears.
I got a great silk dress for a wedding party from one.

RightOnTheEdge Tue 12-Jun-18 19:08:32

Hi, thank you for your replies.
I'm not sure on style really or colour. My hair is darkish red if that helps with colour.

I feel a bit lost with my style lately. I hate my size and I was 41 recently. I don't know what to wear to go 'out out' so I don't look frumpy and also so I don't look like I'm trying to be a 20yr old again.

RavenLG Tue 12-Jun-18 19:25:33

How about this?

there is only 1 left in an 18.

There are a few good options on there imo and I'm a size 20 and have ordered a few things, often been good sizing.

PseudoBadger Tue 12-Jun-18 19:31:48


RightOnTheEdge Tue 12-Jun-18 20:04:21

Thanks they are really nice. I wondered about skater or vintage style because an advert for Elsie's Attic came up.
Maybe the flared skirt would help hide my dumpy legs?

RightOnTheEdge Tue 12-Jun-18 20:11:34

Although the Elsie's Attic ones are quite bright maybe more daytime? and not too cheap

RightOnTheEdge Tue 12-Jun-18 20:16:10

Anyone like this one?

ShopoholicIn Tue 12-Jun-18 21:49:29

Good but its more black .. would it be appropriate for wedding.

BigFatBloomers Wed 13-Jun-18 00:10:08

This one might be a bit more weddingy and good for your colouring, I should think

BigFatBloomers Wed 13-Jun-18 00:14:50

Or this one is very pretty and a flattering shape.

goose1964 Wed 13-Jun-18 11:36:36

this is £22

RightOnTheEdge Wed 13-Jun-18 11:43:10

They are all lovely thanks for helping smile
I'm only going to the night party not the daytime stuff. I think I keep looking at black to try and hide myself a bit.
I need to try and have a bit more confidence!

BigFatBloomers Wed 13-Jun-18 14:39:42

This navy lace one is nice and might be a good compromise instead of black.

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