Personal Shopper: A black bridesmaid's dress for Alison the Canadian

Alison writes: "Hi, so here's my request: I am a bridesmaid at a summer wedding this July. The bride has been really laid back and has only requested for us to find black dresses that would look good with a pink ribbon. This is where I need help, I'm a size 16-18 and would love to find the perfect black dress that will work beyond just the wedding, every girl wants one of those! One issue, I hate thin straps, they only look good on those with slender frames therefore, I need your assistance. Please find me a great dress under $200.00 that both the bride and I will love. P.S. I live in Vancouver, BC if that changes your choices at all :)"

Alison! I, Rachel H., Outblush operative, have located some dresses that are available in your size, don't have thin straps, will ship to Canada, aaaand could just possibly be the LBD of your dreams that you'll wear everywhere, with everything, and everyone.

1 - JS Boutique Beaded Lace Dress ($178)
2 - Talbot's Lace Sheath ($75 on sale)
3 - ASOS CURVE Slash Neck Lace Dress ($78)
4 - Adriana Papell Tiered Chiffon Dress ($138, in two colors)
5 - Single Black Ponte Knit "Becky" Dress ($149, on sale, in three colors)
6 - ASOS CURVE V-Neck Dress ($52, in three colors)
7 - ASOS One-Shoulder Drape Dress ($69, in three colors)

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