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1 dress, 2 weddings & a party (fashionistas please help!)
I need a new dress for an evening wedding reception at end September, a wedding in December & dsis' 30th. I may not get away with wearing same dress to all 3 though only dp and dd will be at all events.
I want something fashionable and stylish.
I am 5"7Ish, size12, long brown hair, green eyes.
Probably don't need shoes but might be tempted to buy new ones depending on dress.
I like black, grey, brown, red, green but not all together!!
Right I have NO idea what yuo like or dislike so I've just gone for a selection of dresses trying to stick to the colours you like (whilst avoiding black and brown as just too darn dull for 3 fabulous parties!!)
Blehdy - I love, love, love that JL dress - that is a gorgeous colour. Really dramatic. ANd you could go classic with shoes that tone, or make it more funky with shoes that clashed, like teal, or something.
I actually love the green one but sadly not for a wedding. I'm not sure quite where I would wear it or I'd be buying it anyway (well, if I knew where to wear it and had money to burn)
So, I like the red Ted Baker one with the ruffles but am worried other women may wear TB - he seems to have become a wedding favourite.
I like the final Untold one in BL's list and am going to check the returns policy. If dp likes it I might buy it and try it on though I have never worn that colour before.
Keen on the "different and pretty" one too but think it might make me look a bit big (I am going up in size and am feeling a bit sensitive about it)
I am pretty keen on the JL one too.
Having said that none of them are the dress iyswim. But I think maybe I should get the JL one too and try it on though halternecks usually make me look a bit of an odd shape as I have an unusually short torso and long legs (I don't look that odd!)
I know what you mean about finding "the one". I spent weeks agonising over finding a dress for a wedding (there's some rather pleady MN threads around that I started), eventually SIL lent me a dress, but I found the dress a couple of days ago. It just felt right. You'll find yours.