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Please Help me find a wedding dress!

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memoo Mon 15-Sep-08 22:15:56

Dp and I are having a low key, civil wedding at a hotel.

I don't want to wear a wedding dress as such but still want to look fab. I desperately need some help and advice thought.

What do I wear???

Im rubbish at stuff like this!

SquiffyHock Mon 15-Sep-08 22:17:34

What sort of styles do you like? Do you want an evening dress? White/cream or colour? What size are you? What are your best bits that you'd like to show off?

V. exciting smile

memoo Mon 15-Sep-08 22:27:59

I like prom style dresses, but can't have anything above my kness. I'm a size 14 with quite a large bust so have to be careful what I wear at the top. I definately want something with colour, I love greens and blues.

I'm so excited! But as I don't often get chance to get so dressed up I have no idea where to begin. I usually like a lot of the dresses they have in Monsoon but I can't see anything at all on their website that I like

AnotherFineMess Mon 15-Sep-08 22:33:04

I think that Coast are great for this kind of dress - do you like this?

AnotherFineMess Mon 15-Sep-08 22:34:27

Or this?

Am I on the right lines?

memoo Mon 15-Sep-08 22:36:37

LOVE the blue one, that kind of thing would be just perfect, and its a good price too!

You've done good smile

SquiffyHock Mon 15-Sep-08 22:37:34

really pretty
gorgeous colour
very simple
another great colour

The great thing about Coast is that they usually have a seamstress so you can have it fitted to you which can make all the difference.

SquiffyHock Mon 15-Sep-08 22:38:19

You're quicker than me Another!!

SquiffyHock Mon 15-Sep-08 22:40:43

maybe not as dressy but lovely

AnotherFineMess Mon 15-Sep-08 22:41:34

Great minds Squiffyhock.

The prom dresses are lovely because you can add a little shrug-type thing for the ceremony - maybe silver or ivory? - and then whip it off for the dancey-reception part.

And you can wear that kind of dress again, like on wedding anniversaries, which is a massive bonus.

I'd do for a lovely colour but accessorise with silver or ivory shoes & bags etc to make it more weddingy.

christiana Mon 15-Sep-08 22:45:33

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drinkmoretea Mon 15-Sep-08 22:54:14

How about this: px?iid=278917&cid=5186&clr=Purple&sh=0

drinkmoretea Mon 15-Sep-08 23:15:07

or this:

sorry cant seem to get links working...

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