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    I'm looking for a dress for my grad ball in July (figured if I get one now it will reduce the chances of someone having the same one ) and I really like this one:



    You can see a better pic here:

    http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...nel-dress-p561

    But I'm not sure if it's formal enough. I have been looking through my friends' grad ball pictures and it seems like a mixture of girls wearing long dresses and shorter more formal ones. I love maxi and mini but I hate 90% of dresses in between, particularly knee-length. I was originally looking for a floor-length proper ball gown type dress, but it's proving difficult to find one that doesn't look frumpy or too middle-aged. I do like this one though:

    http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...led-waist-p212

    SO I have a few questions: Do you like either? Are they ok for a grad ball? Also are Little Mistress a good brand? I am worried the dresses might be a bit cheap looking.

    Thanks!

    Edit: Also like this one! http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...rom-dress-p618
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    I think it looks formal enough however I know a few shops that do a dress very similar to the first one

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    it depends what your grad ball is like.
    at my uni the grad ball isnt very formal (more one last drunken night out together) but we have may ball which is formal.
    but id say yes its formal enough
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    (Original post by olop)
    I think it looks formal enough however I know a few shops that do a dress very similar to the first one

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    (Original post by PonchoKid)
    it depends what your grad ball is like.
    at my uni the grad ball isnt very formal (more one last drunken night out together) but we have may ball which is formal.
    but id say yes its formal enough
    Thank you! Which out of the 3 do you prefer? I don't know what to expect in terms of how formal it will be.. I'd rather be overdressed than under I suppose!
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    (Original post by LinzyLoo)
    I'm looking for a dress for my grad ball in July (figured if I get one now it will reduce the chances of someone having the same one ) and I really like this one:



    You can see a better pic here:

    http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...nel-dress-p561

    But I'm not sure if it's formal enough. I have been looking through my friends' grad ball pictures and it seems like a mixture of girls wearing long dresses and shorter more formal ones. I love maxi and mini but I hate 90% of dresses in between, particularly knee-length. I was originally looking for a floor-length proper ball gown type dress, but it's proving difficult to find one that doesn't look frumpy or too middle-aged. I do like this one though:

    http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...led-waist-p212

    SO I have a few questions: Do you like either? Are they ok for a grad ball? Also are Little Mistress a good brand? I am worried the dresses might be a bit cheap looking.

    Thanks!

    Edit: Also like this one! http://www.little-mistress.co.uk/clo...rom-dress-p618
    i like the 3rd one.. the opening in the chest part looks a bit un-attractive imo..
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    (Original post by olop)
    I think it looks formal enough however I know a few shops that do a dress very similar to the first one

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    Same Here. I've seen the first one in a few shops.
    I think the 2nd one looks the most formal.
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    I really like your dress. It is formal for a graduation party though! You mught want to consider something more colourful!!!

    Can u give me the names of sime good shops that i could visit too? I want a dress which is short at the front and long at the back!!!

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    (Original post by hannahchan)
    the opening in the chest part looks a bit un-attractive imo..
    I've to agree

    It's like one of those fake plastic vagina you see in porn :eek:
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    This one!
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    (Original post by kka25)
    I've to agree

    It's like one of those fake plastic vagina you see in porn :eek:
    looool.. That's what I was thinking!

    Sometimes dresses with that cut look nice.. but it needs to be shaped.. not just a slit in the middle of the chest..
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    (Original post by kka25)
    I've to agree

    It's like one of those fake plastic vagina you see in porn :eek:
    (Original post by hannahchan)
    looool.. That's what I was thinking!
    Oh my god! Haha! Well if both of you thought that it must be bad! I'll try and find a shop selling it so I can try it on and see how it looks. I don't want to look like I'm wearing a giant vagina Ahaha.

    (Original post by yagmurgokhan)
    I really like your dress. It is formal for a graduation party though! You mught want to consider something more colourful!!!

    Can u give me the names of sime good shops that i could visit too? I want a dress which is short at the front and long at the back!!!
    Thanks, I do like bright colours (especially orange! Yum!) but I am extremely pale and brights don't tend to look good on me. If you are looking for dresses that are short at the front and long at the back, you are in luck because that style is EVERYWHERE at the moment. Have you tried Lipsy? They had a few really nice ones like that. Also ASOS is always a good shout, I saw a few nice ones of that style there.
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    Yes definitley! Forever Unique do some beautiful dresses too, quite pricey but you can get a bargain on ebay.

    http://www.foreverunique.co.uk/dress...es/cat_84.html

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1710067661...84.m1555.l2649
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    Do you like this one?http://dress.vponsale.co.uk/halter-s...42-p-4318.html
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    I like the third one!
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    Definitely the 3rd one but maybe try a different style of dress altogether, try it on and see how it looks on YOU. I do like the 3rd one though
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    That's horribly bright
 
 
 
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