Opinions on this dress please

(93 Posts)
Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 10:30:14

It's for a spring wedding. I'm slim but 5'2 so it'll be below the knee on me. I've just turned 40. I haven't been to a wedding in over a decade so struggling to find a style. Honest opinions. It hasn't arrived yet so I can't post of picture of it on (which would have been helpful!).

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waltzingparrot Tue 04-May-21 10:37:21

I can't see a picture of it off either?? grin

Bluntness100 Tue 04-May-21 10:38:27

I predict it’s lovely. In the absence of a photo..😃

Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 10:41:25

😆 it's not letting me attach a picture but thankyou for the prediction.

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WineGetsMeThroughIt Tue 04-May-21 10:45:53

Do you have a link?

DotsandCo Tue 04-May-21 10:59:52

I have the same one in black OP...but I prefer yours 👍🤣

Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 11:05:18

The dress?

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Freshprincess Tue 04-May-21 11:09:14

I’m too booby for a high neck like that, so not for me, but it’s a lovely dress for a wedding.

Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 11:12:56

I'm not very booby-B cup.

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CHISistoast Tue 04-May-21 11:16:25

I love it.

GoddessKali Tue 04-May-21 11:17:39

It’s lovely but I couldn’t wear that as would feel way too hot in it and get a red face!

Tehmina23 Tue 04-May-21 11:18:00

It's very pretty

HoldontoOneMoreDay Tue 04-May-21 11:21:00

That's lovely for the long-necked small-boobied. My only caveat would be how 'white' it looks in real life as I think wearing white at a wedding really isn't on. But it may be totally oK when you see it.

Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 11:24:59

It's not white, looks a definite grey in other pics. Thanks for the replies, not a total no then. When it arrives I'll update with some pictures of me wearing it.

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HoldontoOneMoreDay Tue 04-May-21 11:34:46

blush I totally see that as white, sorry!

trunumber Tue 04-May-21 11:35:24

It's lovely but I predict it will date really quickly so if you're close enough to the couple to be on their wedding photos around the house I probably wouldn't (it's the neckline - without it, it's classic)

nicelyneurotic Tue 04-May-21 15:28:08

I love it!!

dontgobaconmyheart Tue 04-May-21 15:42:05

I probably wouldn't wear it to a wedding due to the colouring ( I don't give a shiny about that stuff personally but I still wouldn't do it myself).

It looks nice enough on the model, her being tall etc but I can't see it looking great on anyone else. The top half looks quite stifling and severe and the very tight fit seems it would be unflattering generally and show off all underwear underneath, any slight (normal) body fat etc. The frill won't date well and the peplum won't sit in the same place if you're shorter than the model.

It isn't that it's an ugly dress at all, just that I think it's an awkward one with a lot of fuss that will only work if it sits perfect on the body or were tailored. I'd go for something simpler that can be reused.

Hotcuppatea Tue 04-May-21 15:45:18

Love it!

Standrewsschool Tue 04-May-21 15:58:33

Lovely. I’m non-booby and would wear it.

Lowlight282 Tue 04-May-21 16:05:02

dontgobaconmyheart thankyou, good points about the style-i'll have to wait to try it on and see how it fits on me. The point about the colour, it isn't white, it's grey.

Many thanks everyone.

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WirKindervomBahnhofZoo Tue 04-May-21 16:06:35

It's beautiful- you will look gorgeous in it.

breatheinskipthegym Tue 04-May-21 16:07:40

It’s a lovely dress. A definite grey, not-white, and I don’t think it’ll age badly as the detail isn’t ‘of the moment’, it’s just a detail. Nice find!

BestestBrownies Tue 04-May-21 16:07:56

Agree with everything @dontgobaconmyheart said.

Also think it will look really frumpy on a petite frame (high neck + ruffles + below knee pencil skirt), unless you can buy it properly resized for petite.

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