Jump to content

Help please, shoes and accessories for dress


  • Please log in to reply
10 replies to this topic

#1 Baa baa

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:22 PM

I have a navy dress to wear to a wedding in a few weeks. Similar to this
My dress has a bit more detail around the neckline, don't think a necklace would work.
I thought seeing as the dress is so dark some coloured accessories might work maybe turquoise or coral pink?
As for shoes could I wear some wedges with it, outdoor wedding so I thought wedges would be best.

Any advice will be appreciated. Thank you original.gif

#2 eigne

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:56 PM

I think either the turquoise or pink would make a nice contrast. Or orange or green. I would have a matching bracelet and bag.

Otherwise I would do a simple silver necklace and shoes.

I love that dress, where is it from?

#3 Peridot

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:04 PM

I'd go something metallic, like a nice silver bracelet, silver necklace and silver shoes! Silver and navy look beautiful and elegant together! Maybe a silver clutch too?

#4 Baa baa

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

Thank you, that dress is from avenue32.com, mine is a mr k dress.

#5 Gudrun

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:07 PM

Wow, that is class! Love the colour.  The dress speaks for itself.  Understated shoes and earrings with pastel pink flower in your hair.

#6 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 15/12/2012, 05:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow, that is class! Love the colour.  The dress speaks for itself.  Understated shoes and earrings with pastel pink flower in your hair.


This.  Definitely.

#7 Lifesgood

Posted 15 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

Gorgeous dress, love love love navy.

I think you could go and choose some shoes in a style/price range that you like in just about any colour (obviously not black) and then find a clutch to match, some chunky bangles or a cuff, understated dangly earrings and that will do.

Honestly, in terms of colours with navy, depending on your skin and hair you could go with:

burnt orange
red
coral
pink
scarlet
turquoise
indigo
silver/gold/any metallic shoe
snakeskin
nude
tan
cream

you get my drift.

Come back and let us know what you choose. Wish I had somewhere to wear a dress like that, I love it!

#8 sammyv

Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:16 PM

What about these

These are more expensive but I think they are great shoes

#9 Lifesgood

Posted 15 December 2012 - 07:39 PM

QUOTE (sammyv @ 15/12/2012, 08:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What about these

*swoon* these are to die for. Wish I had feet that could wear them.

#10 GreenEyedGirl

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:14 AM

If you wanted to do a flower in your hair then maybe these shoes? + they seem pretty versatile and could be worn again with lots of other things.Floral Wedges

Nice pastel Wedge could work, they have purple too
Mint Wedge

Depending on how high you want the wedge, these are cheap too!! They have them in a burnt orange too which I think would look better with the navy dress
Mint High Wedge
Orange Wedge

If you want metallic I think something like this would go nicely with the dress as it is a pretty classic classy dress
Metallic Wedges

God I love shoes! could look at them all day biggrin.gif

Theres just too many lovely shoes
Styletread Wedges

More wedges ... these guys deliver in a day (so my friend said!!!)
The Iconic - Wedges

I’d do a nice coloured clutch to match the shoes and then either a statement bracelet/cuff or earrings but not both.

Again the Iconic have some nice stuff or just go to Diva or something

#11 Baa baa

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:49 PM

Oh wow so many options now thank you, love some of the shoes. Now to narrow it doing to one pair original.gif

One more thing it could be cool at the reception, any thoughts on a jacket maybe a bolero or something that might work, or I can just be cold and look nice.

Thanks again for your help original.gif




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 
  • ek-winter-sewing-1thumb

    Winter stitch and knit craft for kids

    With the cooler weather upon us, here is a collection of easy winter inspired cut, sew, knit crafts that you can do with the kids. There are glove monsters, no-sew scarfs, and sock snowmen. Winter is a great time to get crafting.

  • ek-mentone-girls-thumb-purple

    All about girls

    Advice to help you navigate some of the most difficult parenting issues. Including how to talk to your child about body image, set screen time limits and help them build resilience

  • ek-sportbooks-athumb

    Best books for sporty kids

    Need some inspiration for your sporty kid 's downtime? Here is a handful of good reads for young sporting enthusiasts.

  • 320x214 GF survey

    Tell us what you think

    to WIN 1 of 2 $500 Coles/Myer gift cards

  • ek-pullapart-zthumb

    Amazing pull-apart bread recipes

    From savoury to sweet, here we have gathered a range of amazing pull-apart bread recipes for you to make - in the mean time try to avoid licking the screen!

  • Things only kids growing up in the 90s would understand

    Did you grow up in the 90s? Here are 50 classic memories from your childhood that will take you back.

  • harry320

    10 actors who were almost cast in the Harry Potter series

    Casting for the Harry Potter series couldn't have been an easy job. While we think everything turned out the way it should, here's ten actors that almost made it into the movies.

  • wonka320

    When they were famous

    Ever wonder what happened to the child stars that entertained us all those years ago? From Mary Poppins to Jerry Maguire, take a look at when they were famous and learn what they're doing now.

  • ek-fidgettoys-1athubm

    Fidgets or Fidget Toys for ASD, ADHD and Sensory Disorders

    Fidgets and other sensory hand held toys are a great way to encourage attention and concentration. We all love to rock on a chair and click our pens or chew gum to stay alert and attentive, so why not let children have functional and socially acceptable fidgets too, to help them learn and keep them focused on learning.

  • ek-80sboys-1thumb3

    Boys growing up in the 80s

    Flashback time! Here are a handful of totally retro memories for boys (and a few for girls) who grew up in the 1980's in Australia.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.