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Cream trouser suit - yay or nay?

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JolieGirl Tue 26-Aug-08 18:42:26

I have a wedding to go to in a couple of weeks time and after looking balefully at the contents of my bank account I am now looking equally balefully inside wardrobe to see what I can recycle/reinvigorate to wear!

I have a gorgeous heavy cream trouser suit which I bought from Coast about 4 years ago. I can't wear anything more floaty/summery really as I had a second baby 3 months ago and still feeling a bit plump around the middle although back to a size 12. Are cream trouser suits a bit naff though nowadays?? The last time I saw anyone wearing one was that bitchy Katie Hopkins from the Apprentice!

If not then ideas please on how to make it bang up to date - shoes, accessories etc etc please!!

JolieGirl Tue 26-Aug-08 18:54:59

Please?! Anyone!!!

widgypog Tue 26-Aug-08 19:31:41

i went to a wedding sat and there was a very glam girl wearing a white karen millen suit ..go for it..wear colour underneath though

JolieGirl Tue 26-Aug-08 20:09:18 what colour underneath? What shoes? Heels? Pumps? Wedges? Bag?? More help needed please!!!

triffictits Tue 26-Aug-08 20:13:37

I wore a gorgeous cream trouser suit to a wedding once - it also had a slight black pinstripe in it.

Fuschia pink would be lovely underneath it and would brighten it up. But most bright colours could look nice.

As for accessories - I bought a big pin on flower and wore it on the lapel (sounds awful but looked fantastic - not sure where i bought it from but you can get them in a lot of places) and some lovely beads.

Sure it will look fab it you dress it up nicely.

RubySlippers Tue 26-Aug-08 20:15:44

go for a over sized clutch i think

i love amber beads or some brown, chunky bangles would look nice

shoes - pointy toes if they are peeking out from under the trousers, or wedges - definitely a heel

needamiracle Tue 26-Aug-08 20:16:43

My friend wore a cream suit with lime green underneath and a lime green hat to a wedding. Looked stunning.

widgypog Tue 26-Aug-08 20:32:49

something like this? also available in purple..very on trend colour

i would say neutal or cream shoes would make your legs look longer(not sure if you need that) any nice heels really..nice clutch to match top you go

moondog Tue 26-Aug-08 20:34:26

Aslong as not over size 14 will look v nice amsure.

widgypog Tue 26-Aug-08 20:34:49

ooh these

MrsMattie Tue 26-Aug-08 20:35:30

A friend recently wore a cream trouser suit with a kind of lilac-ey coloured silky top underneath & strappy sandals in similar lilac colour. Looked stunning.

mylovelymonster Tue 26-Aug-08 20:37:14

I would go with a vibrant colour in camisole/blouse, jewellery or neck-scarf, clutch bag. Whichever is your favourite. Shoes can be expensive - do you have some to go with?

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