Aibu to wear this dress to a funeral?
WillyNilly00 · 28/11/2018 22:58
I already have this dress and have a funeral next week. I intend to wear it with black tights and black ankle boots with a small heel. Also I am 5 foot tall so it is practically knee length on me.
I thought it was perfect but DH seems to think it's "too much".
So Wibu to wear it?
SchnooSchnoo · 28/11/2018 23:00
Looks fine to me.
MsVestibule · 28/11/2018 23:01
Hmm, I don't really think it's suitable funeral attire either. It's the sort of style I'd wear on a night out.
HundredMilesAnHour · 28/11/2018 23:01
StoneofDestiny · 28/11/2018 23:02
But not everybody expects black at funerals anymore
TheWoollybacksWife · 28/11/2018 23:04
It looks lovely.
Have you worn it before? Are you sure it won't gape - if needs be carry a couple of safety pins for added security.
Bostin · 28/11/2018 23:05
Sunisshining5346 · 28/11/2018 23:06
That's really nice xx
londonmummy1966 · 28/11/2018 23:07
It is a bit short for a funeral tbh. DO you have a pair of black jeans or trousers you could wear underneath? That would be more suitable than tights. Also could you wear a vest or crew neck Tshirt underneath? If not then perhaps a broach at the top of the neckline to close it?
Any other situation it would be lovely but I feel that there is a bit more flesh on show than there should be for a funeral, lovely though it is.
wonderstuff · 28/11/2018 23:07
PickAChew · 28/11/2018 23:08
With thick tights and probably under a coat, anyhow, since it's almost winter, it'll be fine.
Just don't pout like the model, then no one will bat an eyelid.
Grilledaubergines · 28/11/2018 23:08
It’s a lovely dress. I do think it’s suitable but if you have a jacket to go over it, even better.
I went to a funeral recently where there was barely any black. No eyebrows raised that I could see.
peachgreen · 28/11/2018 23:09
Good grief. Please don't wear it with trousers and a crew neck. You're going to a funeral, not a nunnery.
Keep jewellery and make-up simple and make sure the tights are opaque. It's totally fine.
ShovingLeopard · 28/11/2018 23:09
3boysandabump · 28/11/2018 23:10
Grilledaubergines · 28/11/2018 23:10
Jeans under a dress for a funeral. Now that isn’t a good look. Even without the funeral! OP has already said she’s not as tall as the model and will be longer on her.
WillyNilly00 · 28/11/2018 23:10
I've worn it before and it doesn't gape, it fits nice. I did consider it maybe looking too dressy but I thought opaque black tights and a neutral tone scarf would make it a little more daytime?
Also it's certainly not what I would wear of a night out but I am a fairly formal dresser, I wear similar dresses on weekends.
Kindofnewtothis · 28/11/2018 23:11
I think the dress is fab! Sorry to jump onto a thread but I also have a funeral coming up next week and was wondering, if I'm wearing a black dress black tights and blacks flats, could I wear a creamy/camel coat??? Or is this a big no no?
Grilledaubergines · 28/11/2018 23:12
Honestly OP, you will look suitably dressed. As far as I’m aware there’s no law against showing a little bit of flesh!
TheWoollybacksWife · 28/11/2018 23:13
Then it sounds perfect.
BumsexAtTheBingo · 28/11/2018 23:13
It’s a bit frilly for a funeral for me. I’d wear something plainer tbh.
WillyNilly00 · 28/11/2018 23:14
Thank you everyone! I feel alot better, I haven't been to a funeral before so was unsure.
Also, I promise not to pout or wear jeans underneath
CherryPavlova · 28/11/2018 23:14
I think most people who are bereaved don’t even notice what people are wearing. It’s fine it you put some black tights with it.
Bigonesmallone3 · 28/11/2018 23:14
I would wear that to a funeral
PositivelyPERF · 28/11/2018 23:15
Good grief! What kind of funerals do some of these posters go to? It’s lovely OP and entirely appropriate for a funeral, though I would wear thick tights under it, as the weather is Baltic. Maybe pop a inconspicuous black tee shirt under it, to keep warm and you can take it off later, in the loos, if you get too warm at the after funeral tea.
bastardkitty · 28/11/2018 23:16
It's not suitable.
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