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Craftycat Tue 07-Jan-20 11:34:52

A very good friend is getting married in a couple of weeks
(4th time- brave lady!!) & is having her 'Hen' week after next.
It is going to be quite a riotous night & I have no clue what to wear. I don't want to buy anything new (watching money after Xmas) but there will be dancing & eating & drinking. I don't really want to wear trousers as I get very hot but a skirt or dress will mean high heels which will be agony by about 11pm.
I have a nice outfit for the actual wedding ( Oh I hope it fits after Xmas excesses!!)
Anybody got any bright ideas??

rosenoir Tue 07-Jan-20 11:40:11

I think a dress with flattish boots, full or ankle, looks good .

janeainsworth Tue 07-Jan-20 11:43:24

I’m always inclined to wear heels with a skirt or dress but these days you don’t have to.
Think Carla Bruni.
Ballet flats or smart ankle boots work especially with knee-length or shorter dresses & thick tights.

V3ra Tue 07-Jan-20 11:48:34

A long floaty/sparkly top with leggings is fashionable and looks good with flat court shoes.
Or a shorter length dress, just above the knee, with coloured tights and flat shoes.
I can't cope with heels any more and have a nice pair of gold flat leather shoes. I wore the above combinations on a recent cruise and felt both appropriately dressed and comfortable.
Even young people who start the evening in heels end up dancing barefoot anyway!

janeainsworth Tue 07-Jan-20 11:49:07

Like this

Baggs Tue 07-Jan-20 12:00:08

I've never worn "heels". This has never been a problem anywhere or anywhen.

Baggs Tue 07-Jan-20 12:06:12

Just mentioning that because I thought the whole purpose of feminism was to claim more choice. If you don't want to wear heels because of the discomfort, then don't. Nobody will mind.

lovebeigecardigans1955 Tue 07-Jan-20 12:14:07

I have worn what I considered to be a flattering dress with flat shoes which resemble plimsolls. With ankle socks. If others don't like - hard cheese.

Bopeep14 Tue 07-Jan-20 15:18:33

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Bopeep14 Tue 07-Jan-20 15:22:45

Sorry posted on the wrong thread. Blonde moment😊

curvygran950 Tue 07-Jan-20 15:58:13

How about a floaty maxi dress ? Then you can wear any pretty flats you like.
Whatever you decide, enjoy the occasion!

annep1 Tue 07-Jan-20 23:56:44

Heels not needed. Flats or ankle boots are very fashionable.

Hetty58 Wed 08-Jan-20 00:50:11

High heels are naff anyway!