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Come Fab Finding With Me: Dinner With The Ex(!)

DearSugar and I had a recent conversation about what one should wear for a nerve-inducing evening spent going out to dinner with an ex. I experienced this last Fall and I did obsess over what to wear.

Here is a wardrobe Catch 22: you don't want to look too sexy because you don't want to give off the wrong vibe; you don't want to look like crap because you want him to know what he's missing! So let's say the situation is that this is a friendly dinner with the ex - no hidden agenda here - so you want to look great, but not overly sexy.

I'll start you off with some armor: this Theory Belted Trench, $495. A trench is classic, and this one in particular is modest - but not at all frumpy! Let's go Fab Finding for a not-too-sexy but attractive dinner with the ex outfit. If you're going to find a dress or skirt - make sure it's not too short! Be sure to come back and tell me your Fab Finds are up, or just tag your Fab Finds with dinner with ex.

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DB DB 10 years
totally classy look! love it!
missixty02 missixty02 10 years
mine are up!
LaLaLola LaLaLola 10 years
This one is hard, mine are up, but I'm afraid I might have gone too sexy.
EcannDallas EcannDallas 10 years
JKe895 JKe895 10 years
That sounds tricky!
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
How weird does this model look!?
Spun-Sugar Spun-Sugar 10 years
LOL Maggie! Love the black pant idea, I went with that and then a dress... can never decide!!
daddio49 daddio49 10 years
mine are up!
abombregardless abombregardless 10 years
I think it looks great but what else? Are we wearing that through 3 courses?
sarabel sarabel 10 years
Just did this last week. You're too late!!!
Maggie-Mae Maggie-Mae 10 years
oh I did this one before and knocked it out of the park with some nice black pants and a fitted red sweater from BCBG. Holla! He wanted me back, that's right ;) Too bad for him!
nati nati 10 years
brokenbracelet brokenbracelet 10 years
Oh I've been through this before, and I was like...ohh I gotta look GOOD so he can be like.....dammit, look what I lost! My rule of thumb is...always make the Ex feel like crap by looking HOT hahahaha ;)
juliet juliet 10 years
Ahhhhhhahahaha! The first post I ever did was about this! (it was back in October) - You can read it here: And if you want to read the complete crazy background story of my ex boyfriend, his crazy mother, and him cheating on me, you can read here: Never. again. Ever.
lilxmissxmolly lilxmissxmolly 10 years
mine are up! it was tough to match the coat, esp. since most clothes now are spring.
redegg redegg 10 years
Oh, this sounds awful, but a fun one to try if you don't have to experience it! :P
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
Mine are up - this was a fun one, I kind of went out of character for myself.
emily-89 emily-89 10 years
Love the trench! Definitely a safe bet.
Queen Letizia Wearing a Trench Coat December 2016
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