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What do you think about a black trousers & black overshirt & white camisole/vest top to a GARDEN PARTY this afternoon?

(31 Posts)
RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:09:04

It is about 22C sunny and windy and may rain

I had decided this when I thought it was deffo going to rain

Now I am not sure what to wear

I ordered some summer clothes but they haven't arrived yet?

Am wearing it with sandals

what do you guys think?



Lizzylou Fri 29-Jun-07 15:10:43

Sounds fine, have a good time

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:13:52


I was rather unsure when it has now turned sunny whereas this morning it was dark and raining

Lizzylou Fri 29-Jun-07 15:15:35

It could still rain, and it is bright but v breezy here in Lancashire, so sounds great to me.

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:20:18

If it rains everyone will be going into the house

The thing is as it is in the garden you have to consider the distant look of an outfit as well as the close up look of it.

Cos people will be looking from across the garden at you iyswim.


nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:20:28

sorry i wouldnt wear black to a garden party

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:22:29

NP that is what I was worrying about

But I am stuck otherwise cos my summer stuff hasn't arrived yet!!!

nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:23:14

surely you have something else

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:27:20

No not really cos I have lost weight so last summer stuff doesn't fit

Most of my time is in really casual clothes ie Tshirts

nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:30:41

when is it?

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:31:50

in 2 hours time

MrMaloryTowers Fri 29-Jun-07 15:32:10

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RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:35:11

The courier was supposed to be delivering a few days ago, then yesterday then today but it hasn't arrived

The overshirt is just a black shirt with pearlised buttons and long sleeves

BUT I don't like my batwings so want to cover my upper arms

nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:35:52

can you not run to er, TEsco, (thinkign fo what would be nearest)

nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:36:33

kanga, you simply CANNOT wear that black shirt

sorry but i refuse to let you

MrMaloryTowers Fri 29-Jun-07 15:37:27

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nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:38:30

id rather wear a t shirt, ncie jeans and heels to be honest if thats all i had

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:39:40

no cos DH has the car then when comes home we are going

And I live in middle of nowhere ie no public transport or within walking distance

I would like you guys to be honest with me cos I know you probably are thinking waht the women there will be thinking

It is really easy for the men cos they can turn up in anything from chinos/jeans/shorts Tshirts/casual shirts/shirt & tie

Depending who they are iyswim

But the women it is more difficult

MrMaloryTowers Fri 29-Jun-07 15:39:45

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nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:43:16

i would go to Tesco or anywhere convenient on the way and get changed in the car

do you ahve any nice jenas? and a plain pink t shirt? and wedges or sandals?

(wedges are good for gardne parties - heels dont sink into graass)

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:43:16

No that is what I have on order specially for this afternoon

I ordered some skirts and new tops - loads of them, so I could have a little fashion show to myself and now it is ruined

nailpolish Fri 29-Jun-07 15:43:46

id rather be late cos i s topped for someting to wear than wear black!!

MrMaloryTowers Fri 29-Jun-07 15:43:52

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RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:48:05

No deffo must go

I don't wear jeans {hugmuneous bum alert!!!!!}

All my trousers are black or navy

Will wear a Tshirt then

RTKangaMummy Fri 29-Jun-07 15:49:22

Thanks guys for being honest with me

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