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    OK, so I have been invited to a friend's 18th birthday party on Friday night. There haven't been many parties going on lately, and most of my "nice" clothes look weird / no longer seem to fit. I'd really really appreciate any help on ideas for what to buy, particularly as I went shopping briefly at lunch today (Zara and House of Frasers - not exhaustive, I know, but still) and couldn't see anything I liked at a decent price.

    I'm about 5'10", size 12, budget about £30-40 (not inc. shoes - I have grey-y silver and black heels, one of which I'm hoping will suit whatever outfit as my feet are oddly shaped and never seem to fit anything, particularly if I'm in a rush). 34B bra-size, so I can't really wear anything too low or bandeau-y, and my shoulders are relatively broad so I don't look good in halternecks.

    I don't like wearing dresses that are sluttishly short, but don't mind mid-thigh, particularly if combined with leggings or thick tights. On the other hand, I'm not sure if it will be too dressed up as it's a surprise party and most of my friends that are going are currently away so I can't discuss with them.

    Thanks in advance for your insightful suggestions
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    http://www.janenorman.co.uk/fcp/prod...0?colour=black
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    Hmmm... thanks but I'm really not confident enough to wear that - I've tried on a few of the stretchy tight clothes that are about, but I think they just make me look bulgy. Thanks for looking though
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    (Original post by sparklysparkles)
    OK, so I have been invited to a friend's 18th birthday party on Friday night. There haven't been many parties going on lately, and most of my "nice" clothes look weird / no longer seem to fit. I'd really really appreciate any help on ideas for what to buy, particularly as I went shopping briefly at lunch today (Zara and House of Frasers - not exhaustive, I know, but still) and couldn't see anything I liked at a decent price.

    I'm about 5'10", size 12, budget about £30-40 (not inc. shoes - I have grey-y silver and black heels, one of which I'm hoping will suit whatever outfit as my feet are oddly shaped and never seem to fit anything, particularly if I'm in a rush). 34B bra-size, so I can't really wear anything too low or bandeau-y, and my shoulders are relatively broad so I don't look good in halternecks.

    I don't like wearing dresses that are sluttishly short, but don't mind mid-thigh, particularly if combined with leggings or thick tights. On the other hand, I'm not sure if it will be too dressed up as it's a surprise party and most of my friends that are going are currently away so I can't discuss with them.

    Thanks in advance for your insightful suggestions
    I'd wear
    http://www.oasis-stores.com/Digital-...uct/3170063216 with a black waist belt, your shoes and a black cluch bag

    or

    http://www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/produ...ow-dress/12639 with a black waist belt, opaque black tight, black handbag, http://www.warehouse.co.uk/fcp/produ...-bangle/293474 and your shoes

    or

    http://www.coast-stores.com/fcp/prod...ess/2224648720 I know it's more than you wanted to spend and is probably far too formal, but I really love it, so it thought I'd suggest it anyway!

    or
    http://www.asos.com/Warehouse/Wareho...=BlackAndWhite
    would look great with black heels and bag (and you could wear black tights and a cardie if it was cold or wet)

    or you could try H&M
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    Ooh, they're all so pretty...thanks! Only problem is that I don't have a waist belt (yes, I know, I really must get one!) and they seem a tad formal for a surprise house party. Otherwise I'd love an excuse to buy, the asos one in particular!
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    (Original post by sparklysparkles)
    Ooh, they're all so pretty...thanks! Only problem is that I don't have a waist belt (yes, I know, I really must get one!) and they seem a tad formal for a surprise house party. Otherwise I'd love an excuse to buy, the asos one in particular!
    You can get plain black waist belts really cheaply try primark or new look
    http://www.newlook.co.uk/1754306/175...ctDetails.aspx
    or
    http://www.newlook.co.uk/1736697/173...ctDetails.aspx.

    If you like the asos dress but think it's a bit formal, how about
    http://www.newlook.co.uk/1730979/173...ctDetails.aspx with black tights and shoes and a waist belt

    or

    http://www.lipsy.co.uk/Store/asymmet...is-DR02399_011 (although lipsy can be quite short)

    or
    http://www.oasis-stores.com/Sculptur...uct/4470054405
    with a waist belt (and leggings if you think it's too short)
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    try www.boohoo.com
    they hav some really nice dresses and they are also quite cheap
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    I think if you're not sure what to wear and don't want to look too formal/slutty, then you could look for a day dress - maybe with short/capped sleeves to de-emphasise your broad shoulders, neck line running just below your collar bone to flatter your chest, and you can get pretty much any length but seeing as you're tall why not get your legs out a little (I'm jealous at being only 5'0) especially seeing as you would not be revealing anything else - and you could dress up the day dress to transform it into a more party-like dress.

    http://www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Flower...t=-1&clr=Print

    Maybe a different print but I think this style would suit you from the details you've given

    Or if you want something a little longer/less fitted:

    http://www.asos.com/Asos/Asos-Frill-...ort=-1&clr=Red

    The pic even shows the drs worn with leggings, which is how you said you'd feel more comfortable. I think dresses like these can really be dressed up.

    Have fun whatever you wear :bigsmile: x
 
 
 
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