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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
http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/fantastical-flora-dress
I also love this one
http://www.sportscraft.com.au/dresses/mimi...279689_1001235/

#4 jessf

Posted 27 November 2012 - 09:19 PM

http://www.frenchconnection.com.au/dresses...133545_2405786/
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

http://www.attitudeoz.com.au/her/clothing/...ess-hell-bunny/


This one is mostly black with a bit of bling
http://www.attitudeoz.com.au/her/clothing/...ess-hell-bunny/

And this one is gorgeous if you can do strapless

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=101...ize=1365%2C1596


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
http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/fantastical-flora-dress


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

or

this one in deep red, not nude

or

very pretty but might not be formal enough

or

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!

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/sway-...he-soiree-dress

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/to-speech-her-own-dress

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/such-...e-for-you-dress

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/when-...s-dress-in-blue

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/happy-we-mesh-dress

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/swoops-and-dreams-dress

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/hide-and-chic-dress
^ bought this one myself the other day, can't wait to get it!

http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/the-delphos-dress

#10 LumpySpacePrincess

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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