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Help me go to the Ball!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 12:55:16

Have been invited (well as the +1) to a ball!
Invite says black tie drss code so help me find a dress!

I am 28 size 12-14 5ft and don't like strapless dresses!

TIA

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 12:56:46

budget???

MamaG Mon 13-Aug-07 12:57:08

colouring?
norkage?

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 12:57:38

this is quite simple

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 12:58:23

this??

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 13:00:20

Dark hair, fairly tanned (well would be if the sun would hang around long enough!)

34C

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 13:00:47

this is nice

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 13:01:25

Yeah likeb those!

Been in our Debs this am but not a lot in

Clary Mon 13-Aug-07 13:02:11

I got a gorge dress from Debenhams thanks to Mrs B and others.

this one is lovely and would be fine for black tie (doesn't have to be long in fact most at ours were not - more generally useful then)


I like this as well tho not sure about colour.

I am taking it that we need something you can wear with a bra?

this is a bargain (I like the bright colours)

break the budget (not that I know what it is!

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 13:02:24

OOh like the red one may need a trip to MOnsoon, how did I forget there for posh dresses!

Clary Mon 13-Aug-07 13:03:28

Ah you see we all like the turquoise one!

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 13:05:07

Ooh everyone is so good at this!

Usually go for black but like turquoise and red

Budget is not a lot but think Mam wantst o fund it cos I don't dress up much

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 13:12:08

this one is a bargain

GreatAuntieWurly Mon 13-Aug-07 13:14:30

or they do it in black

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 20:09:36

So basically I need to visit Monsoon, Wallis and a better Debenhams then I feel a tour of the country coming on

flowerybeanbag Mon 13-Aug-07 20:19:11

Have you tried Coast here online?

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 20:22:34

Ok and Coast too

MrsBadger Mon 13-Aug-07 20:26:55

if you;re on a budget Littlewoods have some crackers at remarkably sensible prices, otherwise I think you have covered all bases with Monsoon, Wallis, Debs and Coast.

Nymphadora Mon 13-Aug-07 20:37:40

Now I am going to want them all

Clary Mon 13-Aug-07 22:53:18

oooh yes my fave dress (apart from mine of course) at our school ball was from Coast.

A bit ££££ tho.

Don't forget shoes, jewellery, bag!

Nymphadora Tue 14-Aug-07 17:11:43

Won't bother with a bag as I usually lose them love shoe shopping though

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