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What to wear to a Christmas party if you're fat?

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Beebeeeight Fri 25-Nov-16 20:41:57

Cut to the chase:

Size 18/20
Hourglass shape with big boobs (need bra) and post pregnancy wobbly belly

Not got a clue about fashion/ hate shopping.

Prefer not to spend over £40.

Others will be in sparkly/ lbd type get up.

Mostly 30 somethings.

Any ideas?

VivienneWestwoodsKnickers Fri 25-Nov-16 20:45:29

Nice new bra, then clothes shop! A good bra changes your whole shape.

Do you like dresses or trousers?

albertcampionscat Fri 25-Nov-16 20:50:49


Sorry. That's not helpful, I know.

How about these - £15 today and I've heard very good things about them:

with this


PortiaFinis Fri 25-Nov-16 21:08:46

ASOS curve have gorgeous dresses/tops/jeans - I love their things!

TofuCat Fri 25-Nov-16 21:14:13

This is what I'm planning on wearing
20% off for Black Friday as well!

slug Fri 25-Nov-16 21:37:56

One of these

paulapantsdown Fri 25-Nov-16 22:41:59

Can't copy, but I just got a black midi dress with a sort of "cage" detail in an 18 from ASOS CURVE. £35. And if i say so myself I look fucking brilliant in it!

PortiaFinis Fri 25-Nov-16 22:51:13

I saw that dress Paula, I loved it!

redannie118 Fri 25-Nov-16 22:57:43

I'm the same size shape. I find a pair of well cut jeans , heels , nice sparkly flowing camisole top ( in every shop I've just bought a lovely one from primark )dress up/ down with jewellery or sparkly shoes is super flattering and age appropriate without being too young or old

Beebeeeight Sat 26-Nov-16 19:42:29

I like that lady vintage site!

I've never bought any clothes online before though. I usually have to try on 10 things in a shop to find something that fits right.

It has to be a dress/skirt.

Also is like something sparkly!

Jaimx86 Sat 26-Nov-16 19:45:17

Ooo that's a bargain, tofu!

littletike Sat 26-Nov-16 19:52:09

I second Asos curve - they have some lovely flattering dresses and I'm a similar size and shape to you.

plum1304 Sat 26-Nov-16 20:16:40

Love the asos curve dress, but I'm only 5'2, what the length like Paula? Thank you !

ImprovisingNow Sat 26-Nov-16 22:09:23

I feel your pain as I have been doing a similar trawl. I'd say avoid anything clingy, you want to be able to relax and enjoy yourself. What about this or this? over black leggings

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