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Tights with this dress?

(85 Posts)
nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 21:52:00

misha print dress for a slightly alternative wedding (we're all camping out, and will have my wellies on standby)

The woman in the dressing rooms suggested purple tights.

I'm not so sure. They make me feel a bit like a four year old at a christmas party.

Have ordered the Rocket Dog Otto Ii in purple. From Schuh to try. Presumably not with purple tights.

Also, i got a daft looking fascinator as the bride is absolutely insisting on hats. I can't seem to find any hats that aren't old lady style. Where do you find funky hats?


LadyGlencoraPalliser Sat 19-Sep-09 21:54:08

YES to purple tights with that dress. M&S have 50denier opaque purple tights - bought some today. Will be great with wellies.
Primark and Dorothy Perkins have purple opaques too.

Lilyloo Sat 19-Sep-09 21:55:50

I think purple tights would be fine

gigglewitch Sat 19-Sep-09 21:56:25

I also reckon YES to the purple tights. And shoes. pmsl at the four-year-old-at-party bit, I know just what you mean lol ... but really don't think that because it will look good. Mine are from River Island, they have a nice sheen to them.

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 21:58:36

I did buy the tights she recommended.
90 denier.

But not with the purple shoes right?

....i look like i have a really colourful circulation problem, not sure i can get used to it.

what about black tights with purple shoes?

yuck, i just know this is one of those fashions that i will regret.

Lilyloo Sat 19-Sep-09 21:59:44

hmm think i would do black shoes/purple tights or vice versa

Lilyloo Sat 19-Sep-09 22:00:12

Although waht colour are the wellies wink

chachalepew Sat 19-Sep-09 22:01:29

No to purple tights, I'd go with black. H and M have lovely hats in at the moment.

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:01:37

My wellies are purple too!
(they are not new though)

Lilyloo Sat 19-Sep-09 22:02:21

Black tights then...

gigglewitch Sat 19-Sep-09 22:02:54

NO to black tights and purple shoes.
If purple shoes then no tights?> ? ? ?
sod it, just wear the wellies rain or shine grin

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:05:07

I just fancied some purple shoes.

I don't want to spend money on black shoes, too functional, too sensible, no feel good factor IYKWIM.

The black shoes i own are bit worky.

Mybox Sat 19-Sep-09 22:06:33

Blacktights & a black wrap if it gets chilly

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:06:55

Ok, so lets get this clear.

Purple tights good with Black Shoes
Black tights good with Purple shoes.


I have to wear tights?
My legs are a horrible pasty white.

Lulubee Sat 19-Sep-09 22:07:09

If you have to wear wellies, wear the tights, if you get to wear your shoes, ditch the tights (and make sure you've shaved your legs wink

nickschick Sat 19-Sep-09 22:07:54

Debenhams sell some funky hats but I did see at a large primark some vivienne westwoody style little hats on a fascinator band I think that would look rather good....perhaps bright pink?

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:08:14

OMG of course my legs will be smooth, tights or not.

chachalepew Sat 19-Sep-09 22:08:30

You can't wear purple tights and shoes because you'd look like you had sticks of rubarb hanging down your dress.

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:08:57

Nooooo, i'm not wearing one of those tiny top hats.

No no no no no.

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:10:06

Sticks of rhubarb!

With my legs they'll look more like big aubergines. sad

I don't like my legs, they don't deserve to be adorned it attention seeking purple.

nickschick Sat 19-Sep-09 22:13:56

Go on ...the hats looked cute.....least they wont be looking at ya legs if you wear one of them lol wink.

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:16:38



nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:18:39


nickschick Sat 19-Sep-09 22:27:40

A bit high school musical wink my fascinator hat suggestion is better.....

nevergoogledragonbutter Sat 19-Sep-09 22:29:41

I put on my fascinator and the kids laughed like it was the best joke ever.

...and they are right, fascinators are madness.

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