Oct 11, 2011 10:13 AM
Aisling writes: "Dear Outblush, My new guy is the best man in his brother's wedding. We've only been dating for about a month and a half. This will be the first time I am meeting his ENTIRE extended family and I want to look fabulous but classy, obvi. I'm a size 4 but at 5ft 8 I some times have difficult with dresses being so short they don't cover my bum. I'd like to spend $150 or less. The event is at a Country Club this November. I want a dress that comes a few inches above my knees (not too short). I'm fond of an empire waste, strapless cuts, sweetheart top, and back cut out. I have a default LBD I could wear, but was hoping for something a little more special. I'm not picky about colors and am open to other cuts and styles. Since I'm curvy I don't want anything that is too tight on my hips. I'm hesitant about ruffles, shiny material, and sequins. Also, if it helps my date is wearing a dark brown tux (that's the most info I could get out of him. I'm fair skinned with brown hair and eyes. Thanks so much!"
Hi Aisling, I'm Found of You. We here at Outblush HQ think your name is super cool. Here are some dresses that will cover your butt! I added the red dress because I think it would be great with your coloring, but some people might not think red would look good with your man's brown suit. Your call!
1 - Leave a Penne, Take a Penne Dress ($105)
2 - Plenty by Tracy Reese Strapless Dress ($88, on sale, in two colorways)
3 - Donna Ricco Drape Neck Shimmer Jersey Sheath Dress ($138)
4 - Marc New York Dress ($137, on sale)
5 - MM Couture by Miss Me Strapless Dress ($107)
6 - Trixxi Jewel Embellished Chiffon Dress ($68)
7 - Blurring By Dress in Midnight ($50)
8 - Maggy London Polka Dot Strapless Dress ($148)
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