Husband and I on our wedding day. I didn't wipe the grin off my face all day.
When the invite arrived I was a little anxious as the dress code stated formal attire This usually means floor length gowns. At 6 months pregnant I knew I would have a definite bump by that stage. I went in search of a dress, but had some trouble finding anything quite right. I did order one from Dorothy Perkins. Sadly, when it arrived it was simply too big in the bust area, so I was back to square one. I decided to have another dig in my wardrobe and pulled out a dress I have worn a few times to similar events.
Dress - City Chic
Shoes- C'est Bon
Pashmina - Unknown
Necklace - Stolen from my Sister!
When I put it on it fit like a dream. It was empire cut, so it flowed from just below the bust. The dress had enough stretch to flow over my baby bump, but was still fitted enough to not make me look frumpy. It is a dress that never fails to make me feel good. It definately makes me feel feminine, and the baby bump just upped my 'feeling like a woman'' factor.
It was a sunny day, but still a little chilly so I wrapped a pashmina around my shoulders for a bit of warmth. Later that night I wore a black satin elbow length bolero from City Chic. I put on a silver crystal necklace to play up the silvery threads that run through the dress. In person it actually shimmers slightly from silver to purple in certain directions.
For makeup I went for a classic red lip and neutral eyes. I did apply a couple of individual false lashes (after much swearing and many wrong attempts)
What makes you feel feminine? Do you have a never fail formal dress?