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Aug 9, 2008, 9:31pm   #1
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OK, help. I need serious advice. A coworker is getting married this October. The wedding is during the day, at noon, followed by a "luncheon reception". Many coworkers will be there, many of whom I feel a pathologic need to outshine. What in the hell do I wear? FYI, I live in Phoenix, so October daytime highs will be warm - 90+.
Aug 9, 2008, 9:40pm   #2
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I don't know what your style is, but this dress is so cute!
Aug 10, 2008, 7:00pm   #3
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I like that suggestion of a dress! Very nice...definitely something colorful (if you want to stand out) that fits your body type. Since it's during the day, I think you can get away with more casual and fun dresses!
Aug 11, 2008, 2:40am   #4
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That Phoebe dress IS cute, I want one!

A daytime fall wedding leaves you with the most possible options of any type of wedding, in my opinion, especially in a hot climate. I think the only thing you should not do is a formal evening gown, but you knew that! So how to whittle down the choices? Maybe figure out how exactly you wish to stand out - in terms of "stylishness", "money spent", "female attention" or "male attention"? Since this is a work-related event, I would keep in mind office politics when making your selection.
Aug 11, 2008, 7:38pm   #5
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love these:






i could go on for days........
Aug 11, 2008, 10:39pm   #6
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^^ Love the selection! I don't mean to hijack this thread but while we're on topic I also have a wedding at the end of Sept. The ceremony is at 2pm but the reception is at 6. I have an outfit I could wear at night but could I wear this kind of patterned dress during the ceremony (or the reception too!) or does it look too "spring" for a fall wedding? TIA!
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Aug 11, 2008, 10:58pm   #7
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Originally Posted by nolarice
love these:
http://content.nordstrom.com/ImageGa...3/_5645963.jpg

i could go on for days........
I REALLY like this one!
Aug 11, 2008, 11:45pm   #8
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http://shop.nordstrom.com/S/3002508/...bo=6014150&P=1
love this one!!!
Aug 12, 2008, 3:12pm   #9
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Originally Posted by p3bbz
^^ Love the selection! I don't mean to hijack this thread but while we're on topic I also have a wedding at the end of Sept. The ceremony is at 2pm but the reception is at 6. I have an outfit I could wear at night but could I wear this kind of patterned dress during the ceremony (or the reception too!) or does it look too "spring" for a fall wedding? TIA!

that looks cute p3bbz!
Aug 12, 2008, 9:54pm   #10
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Oooh......I really like this one, but a little pricey......


This is totally me. But $575 is kinda steep.... but yes, something along these lines. I LOVE the long dress... it seems like everyone wears short dresses and I like to be different... the solid jersey ones are nice but don't seem special enough for a wedding.

As for the kind of "attention", well, it is tough being that it's a work function. No super cleavage, no short hemlines (not that I would anyway)... and I'll be bringing my DH so I don't care about guys... it's mostly a competitive thing between me and my female coworkers... ha ha!!!

Keep them coming everyone!
Aug 12, 2008, 11:22pm   #11
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^^ That is one HOT dress! I love the colors!

Nolarice, thank you! I guess I'll be wearing the dress for the daytime portion of the wedding.
Sep 14, 2008, 10:55pm   #12
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Bumpity bump... I still haven't found anything!!! And I really don't want to spend a lot of $$$... any new ideas?
Sep 16, 2008, 2:41am   #13
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I reckon something like this Alice & Olivia dress would be fab:

Sep 16, 2008, 3:17pm   #14
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I think this is really cute:

http://g-images.amazon.com/images/G/...9831240545.jpg
Sep 17, 2008, 1:15am   #15
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Originally Posted by schadenfreude
Oooh......I really like this one, but a little pricey......
http://content.nordstrom.com/ImageGa...8/_5646298.jpg

This is totally me. But $575 is kinda steep.... but yes, something along these lines. I LOVE the long dress... it seems like everyone wears short dresses and I like to be different... the solid jersey ones are nice but don't seem special enough for a wedding.

As for the kind of "attention", well, it is tough being that it's a work function. No super cleavage, no short hemlines (not that I would anyway)... and I'll be bringing my DH so I don't care about guys... it's mostly a competitive thing between me and my female coworkers... ha ha!!!

Keep them coming everyone!
Love the Nicole Miller dress!
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