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Personal Shopper: Versatile guest dress for Therese

Therese writes: Help! I need a dress to wear to my friend's wedding. I thought I found the right dress and ordered it online. What I love about the dress was that it was colorful, playful, able to be dressed up or down, and had a waist to it. I was pretty certain it was the right dress and stopped looking for another one for the week it took for it to arrive. I tried it on only to find it gave me weird thigh-wings! And the slit was wayyyyyyyyy to high! I am 5'10" and find it hard to find a dress for my frame. I want my dress to be around knee length. I want a dress that I could potentially wear to work (jeans are okay at my office. I just don't want the dress to scream "party!"). But most importantly, I need something to wear to this wedding!

Hi Therese, I'm a tall girl myself and can sympathize with how easy a cute dress can become super hoochie on a leggy gal. I found a nice selection of frocks that will look great at a wedding with heels and fancy accessories, but can also be dressed down for work. Have fun at your friend's wedding!

1 - Marc New York Amethyst Cap Sleeve Dress ($90)
2 - French Connection Juicy Jacquard Dress ($98)
3 - Boden Sicily Spot Dress ($128)
4 - BCBGMaxazria Stretch Cotton Sheath Dress ($228)
5 - David Meister Belted Cowl Neck Dress ($310)
6 - Milly Ikat Print Cotton Grasscloth Dress

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Bernice

Posted on 04.27.11 at 3:09 PM

I have a wedding coming up and I'm trying to find a dress, too. I've been looking at http://www.gatheringguide.com which seems to have stores near me I haven't seen yet. Let you know how it goes.

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