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Old April 27th, 2008, 02:11 PM
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How short is short? I love my Frederick's of Hollywood dresses, some are short but I am totally covered, some have very deep necklines too, is this ok for the cruise or is it too sexy?
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I've seen all kinds of dresses in the dining room. I'm sure those are nice. As long as the parts are covered, you should be fine. Just a hint.. sometimes the dining room is freezing. So take a wrap with you. You might need it.
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I love dressing sexy when I am on vacation, about the only time I can. Have to be more conservative at home with work and friends, so I look forward to the times I can feel sexy and have fun. Thank you for your input too about the dining room, I appreciate it.
My husband and I will be on the Imagination on 8/21/2008.
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Here are a few of my dresses, are they all OK? I love them but do not want to be out of place.


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Dress to please yourself and your mate.
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as long as you are covered and nothing is exposed, and you have the confidence and the shape to wear it go for it
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I have seen alot of sexy dresses on formal nite. Fredricks does have some really nice dresses.

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If you've got an amazing body, go for it - otherwise, be prepared for a lot of snickers.
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I agree...if youve got it flaunt it!
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By the way, guys, these were photos of the dresses NOT the lady who
posted the question. I am sure you will look great - and as long as you
and your DH are ok with your choices - it's immaterial what others may
think (I am POSTIVE the men on the your cruise will LOVE your choices).
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It depends what kind of body you have; if you weigh 300lbs, leave it at home. On the other hand, if you look like a model, then go for it! What is the worst that can happen? You won't get asked to leave, unless you are showing strategic body parts, which, from the sound of your post, wouldn't be the case.
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