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Old May 3rd, 2006, 10:04 AM
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I've been looking around shops lately looking for some ideas for my Carribbean cruise. I'm seeing a lot of pretty sun dresses. Light fabrics, flowery patterns, and very little material covering the shoulders and arms (if any). Are these dresses suitable for dinner on a cruise ship? Do you need to be more dressed?
Also, I've been reading about how cold the A/C is on board. Is a shawl enough to keep warm or will I need a jacket or sweater.
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papermouse - sundress are perfect for casual nights while on board, that and sheath dresses are all i pack for casual evening wear. Its a good idea to have a lightweight cardigan sweater to throw over your shoulders during dinner as the dining rooms can be chilly.
pair your sundress up with a cute pair of sandals, slides or kitten heels and you are all set.
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Hi, I was posting at the other board, did not realize this was here, any
way I'v been looking to and found a cool site for sun / beach
dresses called
[http://www.crabbywear.com]

hope this helps![/url]
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What you are describing, in a dressy fabric, becomes a cute cocktail dress. too...ala Audrey Hepburn...For casual nights, they are made to order...If your cruise is after the summer sales, you can clean up for your cruise!
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I bought a sundress in New Orleans that is this lovely flowing fabric and it was also reversable so two dresses in one.
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Definitely pack a shawl or two! I take a black and a white with me.
I use the black for formal night [it is beaded] and the white goes with just about all the casual sundresses.

The AC always makes me cold!
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