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#1 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 24 January 2020 - 10:13 PM

Because I'm bored and trying to get a toddler to sleep I'm googling dresses for my maid of honour (honor?).

I'm getting married in November. I have 4 bridesmaids, all different shapes and heights. I have decided for the same colour but their personal preference dress - it's just to be a cocktail summer garden party type dress (πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ great description I know).

My maid of honour however, hates shopping. Has just been through a huge year that has destroyed her confidence and self esteem. She is a little wallflower and I know that she wishes she could blend into the background and where a potato sack.

I'm on the hunt for the perfect dress for her. She lives in Melbourne (I'm in Perth) so to ease her mind a bit, im looking for dresses I can order online and get sent to her for her to try on at home (with me on Skype).

I seemed to have looked everywhere and can't find anything that screams "this is her dress" ifykwim. When I saw the other bridemaid dresses, I just knew "that's ABC. She will look amazing".

Please help me out and send through any dark blush garden cocktail type dresses! She a short tiny size 8-10.

TIA 😁😁😁

#2 Froyohoho

Posted 24 January 2020 - 10:45 PM

https://www.littlepa...=13296650682441
ETA: Whoops not dark blush

Edited by Froyohoho, 24 January 2020 - 10:45 PM.


#3 Froyohoho

Posted 24 January 2020 - 10:48 PM

There are a few options at St Frock https://www.stfrock....result/?q=Blush

#4 Froyohoho

Posted 24 January 2020 - 10:53 PM

This one is particularly nice https://www.stfrock....s-in-blush.html

#5 Froyohoho

Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:03 PM

A couple at Alannah Hill: https://shop.alannah...imit=1&limit=16

#6 Froyohoho

Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:09 PM

https://www.portmans...lour=DUSTY ROSE

#7 chillipeppers

Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:24 PM

Jjshouse has so many styles. Just use the filter to change the colour of the dresses. I like this one

https://www.jjshouse...lor=vermilion#/

Edited by chillipeppers, 24 January 2020 - 11:24 PM.


#8 CallMeFeral

Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:26 PM

Next
https://www.next.com...st381601#527025
https://www.next.com...st488961#860898
https://www.next.com...esr22255#r22255

A bit light but so sweet
https://www.next.com...esr07912#r07912
https://www.next.com...esl19062#l19062
https://www.next.com...esr07904#r19800

Darker
https://www.forevern...our=queen-mauve

#9 Daffy2016

Posted 24 January 2020 - 11:31 PM

If she’s the maid of honour, you could do a different colour, like a gold or a moss green. That would help her stand out and might widen the number of options?

#10 EmmaFY

Posted 25 January 2020 - 12:33 AM

I found these:

https://www.esther.c...ide-dress-blush

https://www.esther.c...ress-dusty-pink

https://www.forevern...lour=dusty-rose

https://www.showpo.c...-dress-in-blush

https://www.theiconi...ess-953674.html

https://www.theiconi...ess-980463.html

#11 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 25 January 2020 - 08:49 AM

Thanks everyone! Keep the suggestions coming, I'm sending the ones that I think she will like to her πŸ™‚

#12 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 25 January 2020 - 08:51 AM

View PostDaffy2016, on 24 January 2020 - 11:31 PM, said:

If she’s the maid of honour, you could do a different colour, like a gold or a moss green. That would help her stand out and might widen the number of options?

I love this idea! She would look incredible in green because she is a red head with fair skin (hence the darker blush colour as pink is a no go!)

#13 chillipeppers

Posted 25 January 2020 - 09:44 AM

View PostNannyPlumPudding, on 25 January 2020 - 08:51 AM, said:



I love this idea! She would look incredible in green because she is a red head with fair skin (hence the darker blush colour as pink is a no go!)
arecyou saying blue ish??? Or blush as in pink?

#14 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 25 January 2020 - 09:48 AM

It's this colour πŸ™‚ https://www.esther.c...ress-dusty-pink

some stores call it different things, so far I have found:

Dusty pink
Dusty rose
Mauve
Dark rose

I'm thinking of a lace dress as so far there's two similar "flowy" styles and one lace dress so it can still be symmetrical but different.

(I will attach the other dresses shortly πŸ™‚)

#15 Ellie bean

Posted 25 January 2020 - 01:52 PM

Probably the wrong colour but I love this
https://www.review-a...2.REPNK128.html



#16 Tinky Winky Woo

Posted 25 January 2020 - 04:16 PM

Something that could compliment the other colour, be different, and go with her hair could be:-

https://www.littlepa...vy-floral-dress

https://www.littlepa...vy-floral-dress

#17 Bethlehem Babe

Posted 25 January 2020 - 05:21 PM

Any of these?

https://www.birdsnes...rs=13742&page=1

They have the change room option where you can get a heap of clothes to try at home.
My personal favourites
https://www.birdsnes...day-dress#Blush

https://www.birdsnes...ie-dress#Azalea

https://www.birdsnes...a-dress#Camelia

https://www.birdsnes...rap-dress#Blush


https://www.birdsnes...wrap-dress#Musk


https://www.birdsnes...-dress#PalePink

https://www.birdsnes...ress#Dusty Rose

#18 Bethlehem Babe

Posted 25 January 2020 - 05:36 PM

Ooh. What about this?
https://www.birdsnes...dress#Navyblush

Not lace, sorry.

#19 laridae

Posted 25 January 2020 - 10:23 PM

https://www.modlily....3BoC5gEQAvD_BwE


https://www.asos.com...wE&gclsrc=aw.ds

if she doesn't want to stand out I don't think I'd go a different colour for her. It would definitely make her stand out.
rose pink or dark blush look  great on red heads anyway (my DD1 is one)

#20 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 26 January 2020 - 10:47 AM

Thanks everyone so far these are contenders

https://www.divineav.../emmaline-dress

https://www.twosiste...526424736&_ss=r

https://www.theiconi...ess-953674.html

https://www.asos.com...614?affid=14344


For something different I LOVE this https://www.stfrock....dusty-rose.html

I will do another post in a minute when I have time of the other dresses that the other bridesmaids have earmarked for themselves

#21 chillipeppers

Posted 26 January 2020 - 10:57 AM

View PostNannyPlumPudding, on 26 January 2020 - 10:47 AM, said:

Thanks everyone so far these are contenders

https://www.divineav.../emmaline-dress

https://www.twosiste...526424736&_ss=r

https://www.theiconi...ess-953674.html

https://www.asos.com...614?affid=14344


For something different I LOVE this https://www.stfrock....dusty-rose.html

I will do another post in a minute when I have time of the other dresses that the other bridesmaids have earmarked for themselves
The first one wins

#22 NannyPlumPudding

Posted 26 January 2020 - 12:36 PM

She vetoed all of them.

Back to square one!

#23 Froyohoho

Posted 26 January 2020 - 12:47 PM

Gah! Has she been looking online?

#24 chillipeppers

Posted 26 January 2020 - 12:54 PM

Oh how frustrating

#25 darcswan

Posted 26 January 2020 - 01:05 PM

What style does she like? Is there anything she wants to hide/highlight?




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