I was a winter bridesmaid.
Photo by Adrian Butler
I had a gorgeous dress that I plan to wear again some day (when the baby weight has gone). But it wasn’t warm and the wedding was in December. In Yorkshire. While I’m a native of the county I’ve been in the south since I was 8 and I think my skin has lost the layer of toughness required to pull off the no sleeves past November look.
So after the ceremony I pulled on my cardi.
But can you be luscious in long(ish) sleeves? Here are a few of our favourite looks.
Orla Kiely Red Elm Dress from People Tree, £75
Neu Aura Vegan Elm Pointed Heeled Court Shoe from Fashion-Conscience.com, £98
Fair Trade Earrings - Painted Tutuma Gourd from RetailersRaum
Twigy Floral Print Dress from Fashion-Conscience.com, £49 (in sale)
Handspun Ethiopian Silk Cocoon Scarf in natural white from Creative Contrast, $219 (free worldwide shipping)
Sternlein Organic Opaque Tights in burgundy from Fashion-Conscience.com, £24
Mata Traders Fair Trade Osirirs Hoop Earrings from Fashion-Conscience, £14.03 (in sale)
Chinese Laundry New Love Patent Court Shoe from Fashion-Conscience, £47.20 (in sale)
Eliza Wrap Dress in antique gold from Nancy Dee, £78
Brass Leaf Earrings from People Tree, £10
Coco Orange ZigZag Print Vegan Shoe from Beyond Skin, £99 (in sale)
Happy bridesmaid dress shopping! If you have winter bridesmaid dress looks you love – whether fair trade, upcycled, preloved or organic – please share them on the Ethical Weddings Facebook page.
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