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#1 Bob-the-skull

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:17 PM

I just ordered this dress


this is the dress in green (or possibly the purple)...

without the pettiskirt atm as it is for a wedding... but will i be able to get away with some nice flats or more wedge style shoes?

#2 YandiGirl

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

Absolutely need a heel for that in my opinion.

#3 heffalumpsnwoozles

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:26 PM

I agree, I think the heel is necessary to complete the look. Sorry OP.

#4 boatiebabe

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:26 PM

I also think it needs a heel. A wedge would look great!

#5 her mum

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:26 PM

I think you could get away with wedges, but definitely not flats.

#6 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:28 PM

defintley a wedge! gosh i love that dress!!!!!!!!!!

#7 Bob-the-skull

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:29 PM

Oh damn... guess its more shopping required once it comes in...

the store where i ordered it does a lot of cool wedge style shoes so i will see if they have anything to go with it otherwise i will have to buy some heels... and then remember how to walk in them Tounge1.gif

#8 Bob-the-skull

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:31 PM

QUOTE (Mumma Bear :) @ 06/12/2012, 12:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
defintley a wedge! gosh i love that dress!!!!!!!!!!

isn't it stunning!

Its for MIL's wedding when i got told i can't wear my normal "formal" black dress...

#9 Amy 1976

Posted 06 December 2012 - 12:33 PM

Gorgeous dress and yep, it definitely needs heels.

You might have to practice wearing your new heels at home a few time if you are out of practice. I recommend playing "I'm too Sexy" by Right Said Fred while sashaying up and down your hallway.

#10 Petrichor

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

LOVE the dress!  And definitely needs heals.  Have fun shoe shopping.  biggrin.gif

#11 Therese

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:22 PM

It's a gorgeous dress original.gif

#12 Tealdash

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

Have fun shopping for the shoes!!!!!

Gorgeous dress!!!

#13 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

Great dress. Even better with heels.

#14 Lifesgood

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:34 PM

QUOTE (stopwhiningatme @ 06/12/2012, 01:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Don't be a slave to fashion.  You should absolutely wear whatever you comfortable in.

As long as they're not flats.

laughing2.gif hilarious!

For a wedding you need heels with ANY outfit IMHO.

Why not the pettiskirt OP? It is gorgeous.

#15 Fluster

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:45 PM

You can do a kitten heel if you feel more comfortable being lower to the ground.  Something like this - http://www.lightinthebox.com/patent-leathe...le_p288576.html - in black would look fantastic.

#16 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

I think you could get away with flats, cool black satin ones or something. I think it would look quite 60s maybe. I'm not good with eras but I'm sure there was an era when they wore fared skirts and flats, rockabilly or something.

#17 **Tiger*Filly**

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:26 PM

I think you could wear something like this OP. This is actually a 'character' dance shoe that I've linked - if you got something like that from a dance shop it would be supremely comfortable and easy to walk in (if I'm getting the right feel from your OP that you don't really like heels?) http://static1.dancewear365.com/shoes/tap-...t-strap-700.jpg

#18 *LucyE*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:02 PM

I think flats could work too.

I'd have the pettiskirts for a bit of flare and a longer hemline if you don't have pin legs.

Choose the right sort of flats and you can pull it off.

I personally would wear heels to a wedding but that's because I'd love the excuse to frock up.

#19 Propaganda

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

You can do flats if you want. Make sure they're cutesy or a bit vintage in style and they should be fine.

Heels could take you from cute to stunning though. Why not wear heels, but bring some matching flats just in case. You'll look better comfortable instead of in pain, no matter what shoes you're wearing.

#20 Feral*Spikey*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:33 PM

Keep the flats in your handbag for after the photos, and for dancing.

Buy a nice pair of heels (not too high, not too chunky) to wear for all the photos and for the ceremonies.

I have several lovely shoes from Sandra Miller and Airflex that aren't too high, but lengthen the look of your leg, and are extremely comfortable (surprisingly so - I can wear them all night). Both brands are usually sold at Betts or Myers, or DJs.

#21 Bob-the-skull

Posted 07 December 2012 - 11:53 PM

QUOTE (**Tiger*Filly** @ 07/12/2012, 08:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think you could wear something like this OP. This is actually a 'character' dance shoe that I've linked - if you got something like that from a dance shop it would be supremely comfortable and easy to walk in (if I'm getting the right feel from your OP that you don't really like heels?) http://static1.dancewear365.com/shoes/tap-...t-strap-700.jpg

actually its more they don't like me...

i have bad over pronation in both ankles so they roll quite badly and i like being closer to the ground on a more steady surface!

I am looking at a few wedge type heels that i could get away with but am going to wait for my dress to come in so i can make sure it works biggrin.gif

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