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Help! What to wear when pregnant on tv?

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smeraldina Thu 02-Jun-11 23:40:42

Argh! I have to go and do some filming for a TV appearance/interview on national TV. I'm six months pregnant. I'm not a media person so this is new to me.
I imagine I will probably be shot mostly head and shoulders. I'm stuck on what to wear. At the moment my 'best' outfit is this Isabella Oliver dress. But it's stripey and I think stripes and black are not good on camera.
One option is to buy the olive green version of the dress. But I am worried that the block colour will show up bra straps etc - it's hard to get smooth lines with ever-increasing norkage. And, um, if I get hot and nervous under lights....block colour in tight jersey is bad for sweat patches.
So, any suggestions for a top or a dress that would work on camera? I could easily wear jeans and a nice top, if I could find one.
I'm size 10, currently due to pregnancy a 32F. I much prefer boat and scoop and slash necks to v necks.
I actually don't care that much what I end up looking like - just if I think I look nice, then I have more of a chance of saying something reasonably lucid.
Many thanks for any help!

valiumbandwitch Thu 02-Jun-11 23:45:40

I don't know..... it doesn't look like much on the link. I'd go for the olive green. The jersey might just look a bit like an old pyjama top that still fits you 6 months down the line.

Wear did kate silverton get her dress, the one she was wearing yesterday. It was lovely.

valiumbandwitch Thu 02-Jun-11 23:47:29

I prefer this from same website here, not cheap but very classy and worth it if you're going to be on tv you should record it to show your child when he/she is born grin

Havingkittens Fri 03-Jun-11 10:23:01

Do you know what sort of background you will be filmed in front of? If it is in a studio they may film in front of a green or blue screen so they can 'key in' the background later. It's best to find this out before splashing out on anything. If you buy and olive green dress you won't be able to wear it if it's filmed on green screen because you will then show up as a disembodied head. That won't happen though as they won't let you wear green! Same goes for blue if they film it in front of a blue screen but there is more chance it will be green.

Obviously if you're in a normal studio or location then this doesn't matter, but you're right about the stripes.

Engelsmeisje Fri 03-Jun-11 18:06:09

Kate Silverton's dress was from Tiffany Rose (as was the one she wore the day before!). They have some amazing stuff on their website.

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