Potential proposal for #76…! Help with outfit please!

posted 3 years ago in Waiting
Post # 4
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703 posts
Busy bee

@Stormchild:  OHHHH how exciting!! that dress is very Kate Middleton! but not really 1950’s style! you should get a skater style dress they are very 1950’s! Oasis have some lovely ones and some are reduced now in the sale! they’re super flattering too i find! i’m a size 12! heres a link to the skater dresses! the pink one on page 1 is very cute!

http://fashion.oasis-stores.com/search?w=skater%20dress

Post # 5
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2289 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

@Stormchild:  If you’re open to purchasing a dress, there are some great 50s dresses on Modcloth

Post # 7
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703 posts
Busy bee

@Stormchild:  I never buy anything full price in oasis! But I got lovely dress reduced there last week! You’re sure to find a skater style reduced in any of the main shops though! And at least you might have a chance of wearing it again! So is it a daytime nighttime thing? If its nighttime you could get your hair done 50’s style and wear red lips! If its day time you could go all Bridget jones esque! How exciting!!

Post # 8
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73 posts
Worker bee

50’s fashion is very figure flattering, though it doesn’t show off so much leg.  Find a dress with a fitted bodice and a lot of flare, a la these mad men dresses http://www.sew2pro.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/madmen1.jpg

Sounds like you’re in the UK so i wont be much help with the where, but this is a popular sillouhette right now, i’d go to a department store or something.  I actually tried on a dress at H&M yesterday that was similar to the green dress in the picture, but in plum.

I’d go with a solid print because it will look better in photos IMO.

Post # 9
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1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@Stormchild:  I don’t really think that grey dress would really say 50’s. Here’s a LINK to a dress that I think would fit the part (hopefully it is a proposal). 

*Fingers crossed* I hope he proposes!!

 

Post # 11
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606 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@Stormchild:  @peonyinlove:  Agree!! Asos is the shizzzz 🙂 I shop on their site all the time and I’m from the US! Love it!

 

Post # 12
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1498 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Stormchild:  try pinupgirlclothing.com, or vintage shops in your area!

Post # 13
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957 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

vivien of holloway dresses! 🙂

Post # 15
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5483 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Stormchild:  Ack! Congratulations! I feel like I have been waiting for your ring for ages, hahaha! I know exactly which picture is yours!! 🙂 Update us!!!

Post # 16
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220 posts
Helper bee

@Stormchild:  

Rock it girl! check out ebay there are PLENTY! If you love wearing green, rock your ring in something like this, or go the black/grey route  to offset that stone xo

 

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