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Where can I find a duck egg blue coloured satin fish tailed skirt from?

(65 Posts)
boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:33:04

Yes, I know, that's quite a few key words! It's just that a while back I bought a beautiful tulle top in that colour, heavily beaded but don't have anything to go on the bottom half except for sparkly jeans which doesn't do it justice and isn't appropriate if wearing it to a wedding.

Tried ebay and saw one or two possibilities. Any wise mners out there who could help me? Thanks.

boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:34:44

In fact, it doesn't have to be fish tailed just satin and duck egg will do!

pinkspottywellies Thu 14-Aug-08 22:35:29

What kind of budget are you thinking? Perhaps a bridal shop? Even one who makes to measure?

JackieNo Thu 14-Aug-08 22:37:06

Might it not be a bit difficult to match the colour? Would you consider maybe a brown skirt to go with it?

WilfSell Thu 14-Aug-08 22:38:23

Monsoon maybe?

fishie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:38:39

is satin neccessary? well never for me so perhaps you may wish to discount my opinion entirely.

but i do love duck egg blue. how about really nice (ie not poo colour) choc brown trousers?

boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:39:32

Well, the top was £45 in a sale! So not much more than that.

themoon66 Thu 14-Aug-08 22:39:50

Go a proper fabric shop. Find matching yummy fabric. Get dressmaker to make skirt to fit you perfectly.

LetThemEatCake Thu 14-Aug-08 22:40:26

gosh yes, choc brown with duck egg blue. Don't try to be matchy matchy, it never wrks, esp in striking colours like that

boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:42:10

Never thought about brown to o with it! You're right in thinking that it will be hard to match the colour. I've only ever worn it with the sparkly jeans for a meal.

MrsBadger Thu 14-Aug-08 22:43:35

Jackie has a point, you know

what's the top like? any other colours in it you could pick out?

(and satin on the bottom half is usu only a good idea if you are svelte and/or in possession of magic pants)

JackieNo Thu 14-Aug-08 22:43:52

This skirt comes in various colours (not brown though, grr).

boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:44:19

I think I will just have to get some fabric that either matches or complements it then ask my friendly dress maker to work her magic!

JackieNo Thu 14-Aug-08 22:47:07

This might work?

JackieNo Thu 14-Aug-08 22:47:53

Or v similar?

MrsBadger Thu 14-Aug-08 22:48:27

I just found the Orla one too, Jackie

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Dragonbutter Thu 14-Aug-08 22:49:28

the disney store?

boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:49:39

Badger, am petite so pencil type skirts suit me.

Top is from coast about 3 years ago. Tulle overall, underneath is a plain blue camisole. Tulle top is heavily beaded with icy blue jewels. Very ethereal looking.

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boogiewoogie Thu 14-Aug-08 22:53:00

Okay mildmannered, you obviously don't think it's a good idea. Can you help me out then?

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theirmum Thu 14-Aug-08 22:54:28

I would say steer clear of trying to match because its likely unless you get it from the same store it will be impossible! have you thought of a gold or cream skirt This ones nice

zippitippitoes Thu 14-Aug-08 22:55:39

i thought disney too
are you insane

hf128219 Thu 14-Aug-08 22:56:05

Duck egg blue - nice for a bedroom
Satin - bridesmaids only
Fishtail - the Aquarium

Please don't do it!!!

£45? What is the occasion?

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