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#1 PureBliss

Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:55 PM

My brother and sister in law are getting married in March. It will be my first wedding since being pregnant and I want to feel fabulous. Sadly my gorgeous cocktail dresses from pre baby just don't seem right anymore.

I am a size 10, average height. Big bust, small waist. I love A-line, 50s styles, and straight styles are ok too. Dark hair, and look good in "jewel tones" rather than pastels - strong blue, red, green, purple. No orange or yellow.

The dress code is formal. Would prefer not to wear black, and I think I would prefer cocktail length over floor length - but open to suggestions.

Budget can stretch to $200 for something amazing that I could wear again,  but the more economical the better.

Hit me with some amazing outfits please!

#2 belinda1976

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:05 PM

How about's this, this or even this!

#3 Elemenopee

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:07 PM

Someone posted this dress a few days ago, it's beautiful
I also love this one

#4 jessf

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:19 PM

Love this brand original.gif

#5 aphraell

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:23 PM

If you like the 50s look check out Hell Bunny - some of the patterns may not be wedding friendly but the styles are gorgeous, particularly some of the florals . Ou could dress them up with a petticoat, heals, Jewellery etc and wear again later as a less formal dress


This one is mostly black with a bit of bling

And this one is gorgeous if you can do strapless


Edited by aphraell, 27 November 2012 - 09:29 PM.

#6 chookpea

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:53 PM

QUOTE (Elemenopee @ 27/11/2012, 10:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Someone posted this dress a few days ago, it's beautiful

That was me, and I agree, I think this dress will be perfect for the occasion!

#7 Brumby Jack

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:01 PM

Check out birdsnest.com.au  

There are heaps of dresses on there and the service is great.

#8 lynneyours

Posted 27 November 2012 - 10:24 PM

this blue one


this one in deep red, not nude


very pretty but might not be formal enough


there are plenty of gorgeous jewel coloured very evening dresses here

#9 Academic

Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:28 PM

I would definitely be looking at Modcloth!







^ bought this one myself the other day, can't wait to get it!


#10 Princess Holly

Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:52 PM

Go to a Forever New store or check out their website. They hav so many gorgeous dresses and accessories under the $200 mark, id buy the whole store if i had the money original.gif

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