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    Got one of these soon and I haven't got a clue what kind of dress im supposed to wear!! :eek3:

    I've never been to one before and don't wanna turn up and feel underdressed

    Anyone got any suggestions for me? MUCH appreciated if anyone can help!
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    evening gown or cocktail dress but there are varying grades of formality at black ties dos so see what others are wearing.
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    well, it doesn't have to be black...although it is advised...

    generally, you would be looking at a long dress ie. down to feet, maybe even on the floor a bit. not too low cut and if you want to backless...

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    just google it
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    (Original post by oodalallyoodalally)
    evening gown or cocktail dress but there are varying grades of formality at black ties dos so see what others are wearing.
    I only know of 1 other girl thats going, it's a charity night in a hotel. To be honest im not the most girliest girl, i do wear dresses but never anything like evening gown etc. I don't wanna feel underdressed, but at the same time I wanna be comfortable! :o:
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    (Original post by LadyGa*Ga)
    I only know of 1 other girl thats going, it's a charity night in a hotel. To be honest im not the most girliest girl, i do wear dresses but never anything like evening gown etc. I don't wanna feel underdressed, but at the same time I wanna be comfortable! :o:
    These days you can probably get away with a prom dress if that's easier. The dress doesn't have to be uncomfortable though i'd recommend steering clear of sleevless/backless dresses as you'll feel very exposed. A long-sleeved dresses in a nice fabric would probably be comfortable. Maybe something with beading.
    Look up styles of dresses on the internet. As long as it's a dress that looks as though it can only be worn to formal events you should be ok.
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    (Original post by LadyGa*Ga)
    I only know of 1 other girl thats going, it's a charity night in a hotel. To be honest im not the most girliest girl, i do wear dresses but never anything like evening gown etc. I don't wanna feel underdressed, but at the same time I wanna be comfortable! :o:
    I'd wear something like
    http://www.coast-stores.com/GODDESS-...uct/2334340177

    or

    http://www.coast-stores.com/ZINNIA-M...uct/2224681075

    or

    http://www.coast-stores.com/Allure-D...uct/2224665703

    or

    http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/652017...eveningdresses

    or

    http://www.lauraashley.com/Dresses/S...732blackberryp

    Wear it with simple black heels (e.g. http://www.jonesbootmaker.com/main/d...ALISTA_2_Black a pearl necklace and pearl studs)
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    You really don't have to go mad and wear a floor length dress (for the record, that's white tie, not black tie). Just a pretty prom style dress or a cocktail dress will do. It's a lot easier for women to get away with wearing something "cheaper" to a black tie event, as they don't have to wear a suit or a bow tie etc.

    Coast do good dresses for these kind of events, but even shops like New Look do good value dresses which can be worn for such events.

    Such as this; http://www.newlook.co.uk/1877043/187...ctDetails.aspx (although you don't have to stick to black, of course).

    Or this; http://www.newlook.co.uk/1753884/175...ctDetails.aspx

    ASOS have a page of "occasion dresses" http://www.asos.com/Women/Dresses/Oc...ize=20&sort=-1

    You don't have to break the bank to look stunning at a black tie event! Good luck
 
 
 
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