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What I Wore to A Christmas Week Wedding: Mint and Fuschia

Hello and welcome to The Cooking Wardrobe.  We were invited to a wedding by a friend of the bride.  I know, I know, this is an interesting one.  We did not know the bride and groom however we decided to attend because we are very close to the person that invited us.  The second and probably the main reason why we attended is because both the bride and groom are new in Australia and do not have family around to celebrate with them so we were the "rent a crowd" attendees.  Boy,  I am so glad we went. The wedding was just beautiful.  No big fuss, simple but love was in the air.

The reception speeches by the couple was hilarious. We heard of how the groom started attending a particular church so he could muster up the courage to ask the bride out on a date, but luck wasn't on his side as the bride traveled to London the week after and he wasn't sure she was going to return to that church but he said he continued attending and hoping that she would.  So she returned after three months and the rest as they say is history. 

Oh, it just so happened that she returned on the Sunday that he had wanted to call it quits because he was tired of waiting.  The bride, oh my gosh, what a cracker she is.  By the time she finished speaking we were all laughing our heads off.

Thank you so much for visiting and reading.  Let me know what you think of the outfit in the comments box and I will return your visit. 
Outfit Details:
Dress: Nicola Finetti from Myer
Shoes: Florsheim
Earrings: Lovisa
Purse: Strandbags
Cuff: Diva
Watch: Goldmark
Headband: Diva
Sunnies: Rayban



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10 comments

  1. I think it's a wonderful gesture of hospitality...your friends inviting you to their new to Australia friends' wedding. It sounds like it was a delightful time, and hopefully you will be able to socialize with them again.

    You are a vision of pretty in your minty dress with those gorgeous pink shoes Elsie!

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  2. You are absolutely Beautiful in your light as air mint dress. I would be the first to attend a wedding on such an invite because I love weddings. Happy Holidays!

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  3. Amazing! I like the colours of this outfit :)

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  4. Love prevailed. What a romantic story. I'm glad the groom didn't give up. You look beautiful. Merry Christmas!

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  5. You look absolutely fantastic, Elsie! Gorgeous, gorgeous outfit! xxx

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  6. Love was meant to be, as I am sure was your presence at the wedding. You look so lovely in the mint dress with those stunning fuschia shoes. Christmas joy to you, Elsie.

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  7. Oh, my ... I repeat myself when I tell you what a beauty you are. The perfect wedding-guest outfit. That was a kind thing to do for both your friend and the couple. New friends for you, too, I'm sure.
    And ... Merry, Merry Christmas!

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  8. I love weddings, dear Elsie...and also wouldn't hesitate to attend one, even if I didn't know the bride and groom!! Your choice of dress couldn't have been more perfect; such a pretty colour, and that neckline is so flattering!! I'd never have thought to pair the mint green with fuchsia shoes, but wow!! Does it ever work!! Have a very Merry Christmas...and a wonderful start to the New Year!! XOXO

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