Dress Dilemma!

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  1. bekimo

    bekimo Fighting Demons....

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    Ok, so here it is, I'm meant to be going to a party on New Years Eve, which is also for my birthday, and my best mates birthday. My friend who is hosting the party has told me today that this is going to be a 50's cocktail party! So I'm now with the question: do i buy a dress knowing that it is going to be too big for me in a couple of weeks?
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    Oh, and the shoes too of course!

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    This could cost me a damn fortune!!

    B x
     
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  3. bekimo

    bekimo Fighting Demons....

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    I think I'm talking myself into it!!

    Eeek!

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    bekimo Fighting Demons....

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    I am damn sure you will knock them dead babe!

    I think I'm going to have to get this dress. Eeek!

    B x
     
  5. tara66

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    OMG where is that dress from I soooo want it too!!!!! You have got to buy it cos it is ace. With the belt it may also be that you will still get some wear out of it after. I've got an expensive dress that has got too big and a waspie belt has really worked for letting me carry on wearing it.

    I am serious you have gotta get that dress it is to die for! Shoes are lovely too x
     
  6. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    Advise them when you buy the dress - that it is a gift for someone for Christmas, and one will need to be returned after.

    Most shops (at least in the states?) wille xtend their return policy if the item is a gift that is not to be given for some time.

    WOrth asking, then uyou could do as LS said and be sure to have the right dress.

    I say YES! GET IT!!! :D Its fantastic!
     
  7. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    Can you return the blue one as its nt been worn yet? (I know - whats the fun in that!? :D) but if moneys an issue?

    Otherwise, you end up with TWO lovely dresses. Shame. :D
     
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    BUY IT BUY IT BUY IT!!!!!

    I'm not a very girlie girl - and I don't even own a dress - but that is stunning!

    You will look amazing :D

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    I WANT IT TOO!!!!! Its stunning! I want to see a pic of you in it for the party!
     
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    bekimo Fighting Demons....

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    I guess that's unanimous then! The dress is from "Vivien of Holloway". They have sold out in their store, but I can get one for £70 off of their Ebay store. Just didn't really want to spend money on something that's not going to fit me for long! But hey, it's an occassion isn't it and I guess I can always get it taken in later!!

    B x
     
  11. roundrachel

    roundrachel Silver Member

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    it's a great dress. But I can see what your worry is about it not fitting in a few weeks. This losing weight is an expensive business!
    You can always sell it on ebay if the shop won't take it back. I've made a fortune on there selling things I've only worn once or twice in my 'transition' phases!
    LOVE the shoes too :)
     
  12. MandyLupton

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    It's a gorgeous dress,
    Only £70 to feel a miilion dollars ..............bargain!!!!!!!
     
  13. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    Bek, after having a quick look at that dress, it should be a pretty simple alteration to take it in a size or 2 when you get to your goal! Hang on to it if you love it and as its special, and have it altered.

    I intedn to do that with several items. I got rid of 90% of my wardrobe, but kept things that I either LOVE LOVE LOVED, or were sentimental, and I will have them taken in - is worth the cost if either of those criteria are met, for me anyway :)
    Just an idea. :)
     
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    I think the dress and shoes are really georgeous and I look forward to seeing you in them!:party0011:

    Love Mini xxx
     
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    catznolan nearly there!! :)

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    oh my god...i LOVE that dress it is soooooooooooooooooo fab!! get it :) ya cant pass that stunning thing up!!
     
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    I love it too! In fact I have one almost identical in Leopard Print that I bought in a sale this year, should fit by Christmas! I want Red shoes, belt and corsage on mine now! Also bought another LP dress the other day in size 14 and it fits wooohooo, it's short, sleeveless and sassy! My wardrobe consists of black, denim, white and lp...must try another pattern/colour!
     
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    have you tried daddy-o's, its a retro 50's clothing site i just love, i go to alot of burlesque things so 50's style is my thing. sure you will look fab xx
     
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    GT, have you ordered much off the Daddy-O site? Is shipping expensive because obviously it's coming from the states?

    They have some gorgeous stuff!!

    B x
     
  19. annaphylactic

    annaphylactic Guess who's back...?

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    Bekimo!!! Sorry - I thought I'd commented on this thread yesterday but it doesn't appear to be here so I probably did something clever like not click 'Post' - idiot!! ANYWAY - that dress is absolutely stunning and you will look ace in it - what good taste you have :) xx
     
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    bekimo Fighting Demons....

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    I've just come back from debenhams! And OMG, I was in dress heaven.

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    This one, with a petticoat to make the skirt a little more poofy, would sooooo work!

    Oh, I must stop looking at dresses! And shoes!!

    Eeeek!

    B x
     
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