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Im getting married in 10 weeks dont have a dress. Can anyone help me?

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TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 19:47:13

Juat that really. I had a dress, a beautiful silk one, but my boobs wont cooperate. It wasnt a proper wedding dress just an off white dress i had loved and worn once.
So now, i need a dress, im not a dress person. Would like something i could wear again, under £100. Idealy a plain solid colour, no patterns. Doesnt even have to be white. I have been searching the net with no luck.
I have broad shoulders? And a huge chest. We have decided to keep qiite about it untill we send invites out and even if people knew, i dont really have anyone to go dress shopping with. Apart from my mum.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Im sorry about the typos, i have nail extensions on atm that make it difficult to type.

Knittedfairies Sat 10-Mar-18 19:50:17

Does your dress not fit any more? Can it be made to fit? New bra?

LadyPenelopeCantDance Sat 10-Mar-18 19:51:14

What size and shape are you?

ASOS Bridal have a nice selection around that price point, but not sure what would suit you.¤tpricerange=0-300&refine=attribute_900:1465

namechangeforthisquestion Sat 10-Mar-18 20:01:58

Have you looked at those online design your own websites? I did this. Got it made two inches bigger all over as I was pregnant at the time then got a seamstress to alter where needed. I was really happy with mine

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:07:14

Sorry should have said, im going to double check but im quite certain the dress i have can not be altered to fit. I have gone up a few hundred cup sizes since breastfeeding and even after atoppi.g they are 2 very different sizes. There would be too much bra on show and boobs escaping.

Currently in a 10/12 jeans. I have a big tummy that sticks out and wobbles. Broad shoulders, size 34h. I would say i am an inverted triangle. I could try to post pictures, but not sure what would be best to wear in them.
I think my issue is i have no idea what would look good on me.

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:09:41

Thank you for the replies. OH thinks i dont need to panic but i think i do.
To add, i could loose a few inches in i put my mind to it, but not enough to look like the model's who wear these beautifull dresses online.

SchnitzelVonKrumm Sat 10-Mar-18 20:18:47

Suggest you get this moved to Style & Beauty for more traffic OP

SomewhereontheM6 Sat 10-Mar-18 20:21:52

To balance out your chest I think you should wear cap or 3/4 length sleeves. I'd avoid anything with a high neckline as its not flattering to the well endowed.
I recommended Quiz on here. Good bridal section but lots of other occasion wear dresses too. There clothes are well designed I think - fashionable but without being too young and silly.Prices are excellent.
My dress was £120 discounts code and TooCashBack it came in at under £100. Debenhams stock them online too had it at 20% off.

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:24:17

Bit over budget but noticed John Lewis had some beautiful dresses by a designer I had never heard of that were very weddingy. I'll have a look and link.

Quiz, little mistress, ASOS and lipsy have some lovely bargain bridal dresses too.

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:25:57

Sorry I can only do crappy links. The brand is Adriana pappell

Giraffeski Sat 10-Mar-18 20:27:20

You sound exactly the same shape as me. I have a one year old wedding dress you are welcome to borrow or if you wanted to I would sell.

Giraffeski Sat 10-Mar-18 20:28:55

Forgot to add, PM me if you want. I've even got a veil and hopped underskirt, I suppose it depends where you're based. I'm in Cheshire.

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:34:16

This is me. I hope you cant see my big fat face. But if you do recognise me ( like the lady who did my hair today) please dont tell anyone in rl.

smartiecake Sat 10-Mar-18 20:36:03

Have you looked on debenhams? They have a wide range of styles in the wedding dresses and quite a few are under your budget

smartiecake Sat 10-Mar-18 20:38:25

You have a fabulous figure you would look fab in most styles. Honestly you have nothing to worry about!

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:39:46

Do you need support up top? This is a nice shape for your frame but might not be supportive enough,size:

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:41:09

Giraffeski that is incredibly kind of you, thank you, that dress is beautifull. However, i would feel way too dressed up in a proper wedding dress. I really want something i could wear again. Its only a small casual wedding with 10 guests. Two of which are children. I hope you are not offended, it is a beautifull dress. The neckline is exactly what i imagine would suit me.

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:42:09

This is nice too

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:44:40

Another one

tissuesosoft Sat 10-Mar-18 20:46:08

Lindy Bop Wedding is good for large chests!

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:46:46

I panic bought these two earlier, im not even sure how i feel about them bit i like that they are not wedding dresses iykwim. I would love to be able to wear it again.

tissuesosoft Sat 10-Mar-18 20:48:40

Lots of beautiful dresses in each of those sections on the Lindy Bop link (bridesmaid etc)- if you weren’t particularly after white

DBoo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:49:50

Can only see the pink club l one and it's lovely from the back very nice.

Have you looked on little mistress? They have lots of fancy dresses that you could wear again. Dorothy Perkins do a range called 'showcase' too which is worth a look and so is Chichi.

TimeForMy10thCuppa Sat 10-Mar-18 20:52:40

smartiecake thank you, that is so nice of you. I do feel huge atm though. A colleage told me i had gained lota of weight yesterday, combined with the pasta tonight i feel huge.

Dboo i need all the support up top. I did almost buy a roll of gaffer tape. I really like the dorothy perkins one. Its very simple, not too busy. I like that. Have saved it i think to my phone.
Thank you.

NotMeNoNo Sat 10-Mar-18 20:53:49

Bravissimo I know they can be hit or miss but they have a blush pink maxi dress.

Could maybe be accessorised to look more bridal?

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