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SarkySpanner Sun 03-Jul-11 21:24:04

I need help.

I have a gorgeous salmon pink silk shift dress from Hobbs. It is a few years old and a lovely floaty soft fabric. (cap sleeves, above the knee)

Given that I'm top heavy (32h) I've realised that I really need a belt to avoid looking pregnant. I've tried a few 'hard' belts that I have but the fabric kind of balloons above it iykwim. I have an elasticated one that gives a much better silhouette but it looks really cheap.

Any suggestions?

JoleneJoleneJoleneJoleeene Sun 03-Jul-11 21:27:04

Try spanx then a belt.

gapants Sun 03-Jul-11 21:27:33

What about a leather pleated belt, not skinny but not wide either?
here

madammecholet Sun 03-Jul-11 21:27:37

how about something like this Banana Republic one. Not rigid but soft.....or look at some of the others in the sale...some nice ones imo.

flipthefrog Sun 03-Jul-11 21:28:02

agree, but la redoute do nicer elasticated belts than the usual

SarkySpanner Sun 03-Jul-11 21:40:50

Thanks all.

Or could a fabric sash (plus spanx) work?
If so where can a get such a thing? (my sewing skills are pretty feeble.)

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