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Alternative wedding outfit! Must look good with wellies and be camping friendly.

(78 Posts)
justineandcarrieneedanewlawyer Tue 18-Aug-09 17:47:34

Help!
Guests likely to be dreadlocked middle class hippy types.
Actual wedding taking place in old mansion house so would prefer not to wear wellies the whole time.

Heated Tue 18-Aug-09 17:52:11

What about Uttam or Yumi Popular with Kate Moss etc and can be dressed up or down.

BunnyLebowski Tue 18-Aug-09 17:52:32

Ah we need SO much more info!

Your size, shape, colouring for a start. Your usual style, likes and dislikes.

Your budget?

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:18:04

size 16 (although getting smaller)
shape pear/apple
colouring - scottish white
long brown hair
i like pattern and colour although look good in black.
budget schmudget!
not really. high street prices only.

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:18:52

note namechange mid thread.
must stop doing that.

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:20:08

You need something vintage that looks like Granny could have worn it, and a string of pearls. Contrast with wellies is good. Toast perhaps?

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:21:13

Ooh no, forget toast, just had a look at their current collection and all the dresses are foul. Hang on, I'll be back...

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:23:14

i like the pattern on this uttam dress

but the style is all wrong.
too short, too puffy around the middle etc.

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:26:18

Uttam black dress in DP?

here

Heated Tue 18-Aug-09 18:28:38

Damn ,Lulubee, but you're good at this! grin

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:30:17

Or maybe a bit more classic, like this

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:30:36

yup nice.
would need to wear a cardi though.

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:31:04

Fanks grin

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:31:21

Dress code: smart, bright colours and hats of all types. It could be muddy and wobbly.

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:32:20

ooh that's purdy.
maybe a bit pale for me though. i do better in stronger colours.

Heated Tue 18-Aug-09 18:34:51

The [[http://www.uttamdirect.com/item.php?code=T1051 Uttam dress] is here too, and also in another colour, but think the black is better.

BintOfBohemia Tue 18-Aug-09 18:35:31

I've got that red dress in blue - it's loooooovely, and very flattering. Wedding sounds fab!

aarghhelp Tue 18-Aug-09 18:39:56

I bought a pair of these yesterday. They would look good perhaps in this context? (assume you are guest and not bride) Hunters do white wellies now for brides...

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 18:47:43

I can't link to that Utam dress? Want to seee!

I love the fabric on this dress, not sure if you're happy with strapless?

ta-da

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:54:55

they have some nice welly patterns on there.

what red dress bint?

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 18:56:50

i have a dress similar to that in brighter colours, with optional straps and a shrug.
forgot about it.
i'll go try it on.

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 19:22:58

nope, my monsoon dress isn't cool enough.
i look like an oversized fairy.

Lulubee Tue 18-Aug-09 19:25:28

Dress should be slightly above the knee to look good with wellies I think, and also chiffon/floral is a good contrast...

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 19:32:35

the look

but the dress must be knee length

Platesmasher Tue 18-Aug-09 20:53:22

simple purple dress?

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