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this top. Is it sexy or tedious?

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ReallyReally Thu 23-Oct-08 09:15:20

here with bright red pencil skirt? I have medium boobage, and a tummy I think could benefit from a bit of medicinal rouching, and I have a gorgeous black and red necklace

I fear tediousness, am torn between something insanely boho and this, which I am hoping is grown-up sexy, for casual evening

any advice welcome

BloodyStranglingwithBling Thu 23-Oct-08 09:16:39

i like it.

But... I'm not terribly stylish. So putting my 2p in, while being happy to have people tell me I'm wrong. grin

balismum Thu 23-Oct-08 09:17:29

gorgeous. and good price reduction too.

littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 09:22:36

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littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 09:24:27

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Anna8888 Thu 23-Oct-08 09:25:20

I think it is boring.

East is for old ladies smile

ReallyReally Thu 23-Oct-08 09:26:42

no it is not v exciting I accept - however skirt is v exciting - it is RED VELVET what's not to be excited by. Someone on an earlier thread, when I was talking about getting it shortened, suggested a lovely top but I feared it may upstage the fantastic velvetty fantasticness of the skirt

I like things that I can get wear out of. Also I like reductions! I am playing safe I guess... oh I'm going to wait and see what it looks like

thanks everyone

lou33 Thu 23-Oct-08 09:26:43

it's not sexy it is sensible

ReallyReally Thu 23-Oct-08 09:28:16

sad

well I have looked and looked and can't find anything else suitable that will go with my skirt. DID I TELL YOU ABOUT MY SKIRT?!!

lou33 Thu 23-Oct-08 09:29:09

sorry i wasnt meaning to sound rude

the skirt sounds v nice <sucks up>

TskullsScreaming Thu 23-Oct-08 09:29:52

I think it's a really nice everyday top (especially like the grey). Good price toosmile.

Ok for casual evening but I wouldn't say especially sexy.

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 09:33:26

You need something like this

or

this

If you have a sexy clingy velevt skirt go all the way with a cling top too, leave out or tuck in skirt if you can.

High shoes too.

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 09:35:04

Gah River island link did not work, will try again

this one

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 09:36:06

Poo

Go in to Women, scroll down for tops, pick smart blouses\shirts and it is the satin frill one.

TskullsScreaming Thu 23-Oct-08 09:40:09

Ah well now you've described the skirt I think maybe yes a plainer top would be a good idea. A red velvet pencil skirt sounds v sexy. You wouldn't need much embelleshment of that. Do you have a link? <nosy>

Why not send for the jumper anyway and see. You have lovely high shoes too, I hope?

littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 09:48:48

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VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 09:54:54

Good grief LL that first one looks like half a mermaids body wink

Like the vlack sparkly cardi though.

I think go bling too, what shoes are you wearing?

littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 10:00:54

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ReallyReally Thu 23-Oct-08 10:07:53

yeesss... if only I were tall and slim! I don't think I can pull off that much bling tbh. I want to be a bit strokeable I think. I've ordered another top off East which is a chiffony thing with a tank top body, in black, but they don't have my size (12) so unless their sizes come up big or small I'll be sending the 10 and the 14 straight back

I need to buy shoes. But I think we are talking New Look shoes rather than anything pricey. I have about 5p to my name sad. I'd like something high, but not too high. I have t walk everywhere, and I live up a hill

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 10:11:43

Oooh shoe challenge.

LOL at LL linking a top she wouldnt wear herself grin

You are tall are you not LL? SOH on my postnatal thread is in love with that farcking Tweed jacket, she has asked us all to club together and get it for her Xmas pressie.

VASTlargeginandbloodymary Thu 23-Oct-08 10:15:52

these

or

these

Very nice and will make your legs look fabulous smile

blinks Thu 23-Oct-08 10:17:06

mmm bit bland...i've just been looking for nice black tops too and these are all gooduns that would go with red velvet skirt-

www.asos.com/French-Connection/French-Connection-Fold-Detail-Placket-Silk-Top/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?i id=362773&cid=4169&clr=Black&sh=0

www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10001_10001_18918_750023_-1

www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=60&viewAllFlag=false&catalogId=1 9551&storeId=12556&categoryId=93614&parent_category_rn=42325&productId=894923&langId=-1

www.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=20&viewAllFlag=false&catalogId=1 9551&storeId=12556&categoryId=93615&parent_category_rn=42325&productId=248506&langId=-1

www.frenchconnection.com/product/womens+Tops/42X8H/Lou+Lou+Top.htm

www.frenchconnection.com/product/womens+corsets/72O8W/Wonder+Corset.htm

ReallyReally Thu 23-Oct-08 10:18:52

gosh

notyummy Thu 23-Oct-08 10:21:34

I second/third all the 'bit boring' votes I'm afraid. Looks nice enough for during the day or wearing to work, but not if you want to look fab in the evening. Loving some of the suggestions though....and a size 12 is perfectly slim lady; don't do yourself down! smile

CountessDracula Thu 23-Oct-08 10:22:30

Really dull sorry

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