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Dress SOS! Pregnant and posh please

(9 Posts)
MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sat 03-Jan-15 22:54:24

I'm a size 10 ish and 20 weeks pregnant. I need a dress for a posh do - actually it's not posh but it is dressy. I don't want to spend a lot, literally max £30. I'm unlikely to wear it again. I think I'll need a size 10 or 12 depending how roomy the dress is and would prefer full length. I have blonde hair and suit navy, burgundy, dark green - cream makes me look dead.

I've ordered a couple of dresses from ASOS in the sale which might work - anywhere else worth a look? Or anyone fancy linking some perfect dresses they've spotted on their travels?

Here are the ones I've ordered - This in navy but I'm not sure my bump is big enough to do it credit, and this which I have high hopes for but suspect it'll not work with my little bump and look cheap in the flesh.

TheCraicDealer Sat 03-Jan-15 23:52:58

Look at the sale section on Isabella Oliver and Seraphine- you can toggle the price and sizes available. You can get a very nice Jersey wrap or bodycon dress for that budget in the sales, and you'll be able to keep wearing it if you don't get anything spangly. Add a few bits of nice jewellery and you'll be good to go.

Elledouble Sat 03-Jan-15 23:59:03

Jojo Maman Bebe have a sale on at the moment - Not sure what size would suit you, but in my experience of their stuff they come up pretty true to size.

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sun 04-Jan-15 00:09:34

IO and Seraphine both out of budget and nothing suitable at Jojo.

I don't want bodycon, I'm flabby at the moment. And I don't like wrap dresses. I loved IO stretchy ruched things in my previous pregnancy but I don't want to wear tight things at all this time.

I like the Tiffany Rose lace long sleeved shift dresses but much too expensive. I am now stalking a few dresses on Ebay though, thanks for the brand tips smile

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sun 04-Jan-15 00:11:39

I do quite like this Seraphine one

WiggleGinger Sun 04-Jan-15 00:13:11

Not helpful but I'm hoping the burgundy ASOS one your ordered is nice on as it looks fab in the picture!

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sun 04-Jan-15 00:38:52

Ok I've ordered some more -

lace shift bargain - I ordered it in dark petrol too

Burgundy lace one which I'm hoping is The One

I want to be glam but basically not spend anything!

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sun 04-Jan-15 00:42:15

I could buy some nice wide satin ribbon to tie round the Asda burgundy lace one and voila it will look like the Tiffany Rose one grin

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Sun 04-Jan-15 00:44:04

Ooh grin

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