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I have no fashion sense at all. Please help.

(10 Posts)
Antdamm Sat 08-Aug-09 22:57:09

I'm not good at fashion or dresses/pretty things.

I am going to a christening. have bought this skirt from ebay and need a top to go with. Should I buy a red top/black top or completely different colour top???
Also any clues you could give to me as to what style of top might look nice with this.

I will be wearing a pair of black heels with a diamonte type buckle thing on them, if that helps at all.

Ta smile

Antdamm Sat 08-Aug-09 23:35:09


please help or i am doomed to go wearing my jeans

Swedes Sat 08-Aug-09 23:41:29

LOL Explain your shape and colouring - what colours suit you?

Antdamm Sun 09-Aug-09 01:17:59

I am a size 12-14 in jeans smile and i have biggish norks and wide ish shoulders. I'm short. 5'3" tiny.

so i would describe my shape as short and stubby

I usually wear bright colours, regardless of whether they suit me. I wear a lot of bold colours, no pastels really. im quite pale and always thought I'd look washed out

SilentBob Sun 09-Aug-09 08:10:04

You need a tight top with that skirt- maybe a scoop or v-neck. The trouble with picking out the red is that it's so very hard a colour to match up properly as there are so many different shades. Also the fabric of the top will matter, because the skirt is a casual cotton type, so I would steer clear of satin/shiny tops- maybe a jersey fabric would be okay? Hmmmm.

SilentBob Sun 09-Aug-09 08:11:59

this would look good but is the wrong colour!

jules2906 Sun 09-Aug-09 10:28:46

Lovely skirt! Presume it's black and red although colours look more grey and pinkish in the photo. Rather than trying to get a match which is always tricky I'd probably play safe and go for a good quality white top (quite fitted) which could then be nicely accessorised with a scarf or necklace and some bangles...

Hope this helps.

Antdamm Sun 09-Aug-09 11:40:11

thanks for your replies.

Now i have a better idea of what to get. Just got to go shopping now


you have saved me from turning up in jeans smile

ItsAllaBitNoisy Sun 09-Aug-09 19:35:24

I'd go for a black fitted wrap top, with some big red necklace/bead type thing.

Not actually sure about diamonte shoes at a christening though? Wedges maybe?

Jewelsandgems Sun 09-Aug-09 20:21:37

noisy would usually agree with you about diamonte buckle shoes for christening, but the last one I went to, the godmother wore skin tight snakeskin 1 shoulder dress and diamonte encrusted heels. God it was hideous.

Hopefully, the OP will be going to a christening where all present will be wearing tasteful clothes grin but in light of my present christening-outfit-experience, a diamonte buckle is positively demure!

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