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What to wear to a winter wedding

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ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 10:59:24

Have left this far too late but best friends are getting married in 2 weeks. Church wedding (chilly), sit down meal followed by a ceilidh (energetic). Plus will have 8 month DS to entertain although not BF so don't have that dilemma to contend with!
What on earth do I wear?

ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 11:01:11

Sorry forgot to say I'm short (5ft 2in)size 8/10 but have cankles so don't always like getting my legs out!

CybilAviationAuthority Wed 28-Oct-09 11:25:47

Well it sounds like trews are your best bet. Could you get a nice pair with a jacket and a partyish top underneath?

And tbh NO ONE will notice your so-called cankles.

Wear a great dress, opaques and cool heels and you will look great

ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 11:29:36

I like the sound of a great dress just no idea what suits anymore (post baby identity crisis!)
You're right with tights, cankles are a lot less obvious

CybilAviationAuthority Wed 28-Oct-09 11:42:55

yu are very slim what about this

dress with a belted black nice coat, opaques and high black hidden platform shoes for a bit if glam

MrsJamin Wed 28-Oct-09 11:46:38

something involving lovely boots, a dress and nice new sparkly-ish cardy?

ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 12:10:18

was hoping for something a bit younger looking blush
Did I mention ex boyfriend will be there! [I know i know!]

momijigari Wed 28-Oct-09 12:16:22

Some ideas. this

or this

momijigari Wed 28-Oct-09 12:20:08


Do you have colour preference?


Shoes shouldn't be too hard, once we know colour of dress, just avoid ankle straps!

ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 12:20:53

oooh am liking the 2nd warehouse one! Can just see it with puke on one shoulder and a snail trail of dribble on the other grin

momijigari Wed 28-Oct-09 12:21:39


momijigari Wed 28-Oct-09 12:24:25

Patterns make puke and snail trail less noticeable!

But I am sure you could have a patterned scarf that looks glam, but serves as a puke catcher, that dress would be nice for ceilidh dancing.

anniemac Wed 28-Oct-09 12:28:35

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ceb80 Wed 28-Oct-09 20:50:01

Am liking the sequins, will check out Karen Millen, not sure we've got one near us.
Thanks for all suggestions, am feeling more inspired now!

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