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    • hmc
    • By hmc 26th Sep 15, 11:19 AM
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    Weddding
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    • 26th Sep 15, 11:19 AM
    Weddding 26th Sep 15 at 11:19 AM
    Hi,sorry, where would I post to ask about what my son and I should wear to a November wedding on a budget ( not my wedding lol) thanks.
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    • Rambosmum
    • By Rambosmum 26th Sep 15, 3:05 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 3:05 PM
    How old is your son? If an teen/ adult then a suit, shirt and tie. These can be picked up cheaply these days- primark has a good range. If you can't stretch to a full suit then smart trousers, shirt, shoes and tie.

    As for you - a nice dress and shoes with a shawl/ pashmina/ nice coat.
    • Piggywiggy
    • By Piggywiggy 26th Sep 15, 3:11 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 3:11 PM
    How old is your son? Are you going to wedding and reception or just the reception? How close are you to the couple getting married? Is it in a cold church or a warmer hotel?
    • hmc
    • By hmc 26th Sep 15, 5:39 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 5:39 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 5:39 PM
    Thanks for the reply
    My son will be 11 we are going to the wedding and the reception and the evening do. It's in a mannor house and I don't do dresses lol
    • DomRavioli
    • By DomRavioli 26th Sep 15, 7:35 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 7:35 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 7:35 PM
    If its a manor house, you should wear a dress or smart suit. Your son should wear a suit as it is ettiquette, you can pick them up super cheap.
    • duchy
    • By duchy 26th Sep 15, 11:06 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 11:06 PM
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    • 26th Sep 15, 11:06 PM
    A smart trouser suit would be very acceptable if you don't do dresses for you and a suit for your son. BHS have boy's suits in their sale at the moment
    I Would Rather Climb A Mountain Than Crawl Into A Hole

    Apparently having a "Quirky and Hipster" wedding
    • Rambosmum
    • By Rambosmum 27th Sep 15, 11:06 AM
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    • 27th Sep 15, 11:06 AM
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    • 27th Sep 15, 11:06 AM
    Yes, smart trousers, low heeled shoes and a nice top - the trousers can be black/ navy/ brown/ or some of the nice patterned ones in the shops at the moment. Avoid cream/ white/ pale colours.

    Your son could get away with smart trousers and shirt if he's 11.
    • Savvy_Sue
    • By Savvy_Sue 28th Sep 15, 1:00 AM
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    • 28th Sep 15, 1:00 AM
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    • 28th Sep 15, 1:00 AM
    If you want to get some ideas, you could book a session with a personal shopper at Debenhams or somewhere like that. You don't have to buy anything on the day although you'll get 20% discount if you do, and when one of my sisters did this she got a voucher for free tea and cake ...

    But I'd be heading round the charity shops ...
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