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Ball/Evening Gowns??

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  1. Nathalie20

    Nathalie20 Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    Hi Ladies,

    Just wondering if any of you have any suggestions as to where I can get a nice ball gown from? My oh passes out of the police in January and I need a dress to wear. Now not knowing anyone else I don't know what the other girls will be wearing so I dont know if it is a long dress or any dress type affair.

    I've seen a beautiful one in Karen Millen but it is only knee length - do you think this would be ok???

    I've looked at the usual Karen Millen, Coast, Monsoon & Debenhams but I fancy something a bit different!

    Any ideas??

    N xxx
     
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  3. SoonToBeGorgeous

    SoonToBeGorgeous Loving the Cambridge Diet

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    Ebay is the best place.

    Also there are some Sellers in China and India who do eveningwear made-to-measure, which are fabulous. I know folks whom have bought from them and the dresses have been stunning. You choose your style and the colour and they make it up for you - the prices are astonishingly low too.
     
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    Hey Nathalie,

    I always look on ebay too, as I have had a few dresses from china/hong kong and they have been lovely and a fraction of the price...:-
    31bf_10.jpg ce2b_1_bol.jpg christmas dress.jpg

    These are 3 I am looking at for christmas, all made in the far east...

    Love
     
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    Oooh thanks Girls I'll have a look!
     
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    Nikki,

    I love that first red dress it's stunning!!!! I would love to wear something like that, but 1) I have red hair, so a big no no and 2) I don't have the figure yet!!!!

    Wow!!!
     
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    Nat

    I hired a full length ballgown last year for a Royal Engineers do and it was beautiful - got lots of comments. It was really unusual - cost me £70 to hire but cost in the region of £500..

    Do you have anywhere you could hire from?

    I didn't want to spend out on something that I would probably only get to wear once especially if you do want something a bit unusal and different.

    H xx
     
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    You can get it in all different colours!!

    Love
     
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    The beauty of having a dress made is that it would cost less than £70 and afterwards you could still sell it on Ebay!!

     
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    that dress is gorgeous think it would be better if it was floor length but either way it is fab.
     
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    Thanks I thought the same but I love the low back on it hmmm will have to see what it looks like, Luckily Im only 5"2 so it is at least knee length! :D
     
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    Nathalie

    Have you tried Coast - they had some fab bits when I was looking last week for my launch.

    H
     
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    Yeah I did thanks Hanna, I had a good look in coast when I was there at the weekend but I want something a bit different as people always go to those shops. ALthough there is a gorgeous black one that I like hmmm decisions deicsion hehe...:)
     
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    Literally running out the door to catch my train but this is the dress I am aiming to buy for my DH's work "do"...

    I love it!!!

    Shining Star - John Lewis
     
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    TK MAX - absolutely fab you'll prob get 1 for about £40.
     
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    Natalie,
    I have a ball gown dress you may have. I was going to sell my Bridesmaid dress. It is a dusky pink colour, and also comes with a matching shawl.
    Email me if curious and i'll link you a picture. x x x
     
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