Need some outfit advice please -final thoughts

Ale

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I've bought this dress for a casual but important meal and it's a bit too fancy once on!

How do I dress it down? Was planning to wear some heeled boots, maybe with leggings but what colour? Black makes it all a bit too dark. And then I need a jacket or something, thinking either just wear a hoody to really dress it down or some sort of brown cargo jacket thing.

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I've bought this dress for a casual but important meal and it's a bit too fancy once on!

How do I dress it down? Was planning to wear some heeled boots, maybe with leggings but what colour? Black makes it all a bit too dark. And then I need a jacket or something, thinking either just wear a hoody to really dress it down or some sort of brown cargo jacket thing.

Any input please? View attachment 89880
Hmm... you could go for a jacket, leggings and either short boots with a heel or mid knee length boots. I would say
 
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Ale

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No clue sorry, but I like the dress! Dorothy Perkins have some nice stuff.
It's really nice, first thing I've bought from them and it's very comfy and well made for the price. Impressed!
 

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Hummm...............I'm really trying to think but a) I'm 48:eek: so any suggestions from me won't be ok for you:p:D b) Just realised I only know how to do jods and things:rolleyes: c) its our 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, best get my act together otherwise I'll be in the restaurant still with jodhpurs on:oops:
Have a great time Ms Ale:cool: YOu'll look stunning whatever you wear:) xx
 
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Ale

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Hummm...............I'm really trying to think but a) I'm 48:eek: so any suggestions from me won't be ok for you:p:D b) Just realised I only know how to do jods and things:rolleyes: c) its our 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, best get my act together otherwise I'll be in the restaurant still with jodhpurs on:oops:
Have a great time Ms Ale:cool: YOu'll look stunning whatever you wear:) xx

I only know how to do jods/cycling stuff! Thank-you and I'm sure you'll look amazing, enjoy your anniversary! :)
 
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I would team that with thick blue tights / leggings to pick out the blue at the top, black ankle boots or shoe boots and a blue wrap/ shrug/ short cadi.
Or as the above but in silver/ pale grey.
Gorgeous dress.
 
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Why is it too dressy? The bare arms?
Have had similar problems so have couple of black cardigans, plus a Zara filmy lacy black top etc which would cover your arms. I do have an oldish black jacket and a flowered one but the blue pattern will be spoiled with a jacket and make it too like office clothes, I think.
 
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Haven't got any tights yet but I like the idea of a dark blue :) don't think the boots really work but the other ones you can see in the pic are not really me...

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I also have a black cardigan which may look better once I have blue legs :D
 

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Love the dress and the blue tights idea. Whilst I'd wear it with a cardi or a shrug, I think for someone as young and slender as you, especially with that gorgeous long hair, those brown boots and a short casual jacket in a leather type material, to match the boots, would funk it up a bit and make it less dressy. You could so get away with the rock chick look :cool:
 
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