Going to a wedding in early August, & BF nearly 2yr old will be with me. While she doesn't feed loads there will be no way of fending her off for a whole 8 hrs, particularly into the evening.
I'm not generally into frocks, but wondering about a maxi-dress? Is this too wafty for a wedding? Don't do heels either, so thinking something very long might give me a get-out there too. What happens to your boobs in a maxi dress with a stretchy top? Does it kinda keep them in or will I droop horrendously?
Also, I'm kinda pear shaped - sz 14, 12 on a good day, 5'6 in my besocked feet, only a C cup etc etc. Should I just give up and go in my jeans and hope no-one notices?
Haven't got much cash either. Not too much of a challenge then sigh.
I'd wear some kind of trouser or skirt suit, I think, then I could roll my top up but the jacket would still cover any exposed flesh on my back or if your bigger little one doesn't like to feed like that you could wear something button down with it and unbutton it to feed...
Boden one is lovely but ive got a wrap dress & can't wear it cos nursing bras don't fit under it properly - they all show.
The actual nursing dress looks amazing - I've got one Frugi dress but no good for wedding - way too floppy and frankly a bit drab. But yes, pricey.
Budget? Well, as little as possible I guess, realistically i know there's not much decent for under £100 but willing to raid if resale possible or it has a life post-wedding.
I've realised I have no big girl shoes at all, except one pair of stupid high heels in pale pink satin. They were for something very specific. And pre-kids. My feet are now wider. Oh god, I'm a total failure at being a girl.
I would consider floral. Depends on the kind of floral I think!
Will check out Asos. Don't know 'em at all. I generally just run into White Stuff once a year, grab anything that looks a bit vintage and pray it goes with Converse.
And tatty I had also been thinking of trouser suit type solution but I think they're hellishly difficult to shop for, partly because I'm very fussy about trouser shape (have to be with my arse) and they always seem to be pastel or beige, and I prefer stronger colours. Plus I'd get very little wear out of it, as I work in a jeans/polo neck kinda line. But if you've seen summat cool I'm keeping an open mind on this one!
Yes the bust is cut reasonably tightly, so risk of sagging would be minimal I'd say, but actually I can wear my massive not insubstantial nursing bras and they don't show. Best strategy possibly to order and try on, as Boden are pretty good with returns, and if you don't need it till August you've got time!
If you are planning to wear heels I'd order the long length as I originally ordered regular but it was ankle swinging (not foot skimming as I prefer) on me and I am only 5'4!