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Loose knitwear tunics/dresses

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n0ne Wed 08-Feb-17 06:40:12

I'm at the bloaty, pre-bump stage of my pregnancy, and haven't told people yet. I'm finding it an increasing struggle to hide the bloat with the clothes I have. Can anyone point me in the direction of loose-ish tunics, warm dresses and long jumpers that would do the job? Need to be smart/casual for work, as cheap as poss, and available in or can be delivered to mainland Europe. I'm a busty apple so high necks and boxy shapes don't suit me. No pink or pastels or frilly girly detailing. Thank you!

ThisNight Wed 08-Feb-17 10:32:02

Something like this?

YakiUdonYumYum Wed 08-Feb-17 10:41:55

This Whistles dress comes in navy and black, in the sale and surprisingly flattering despite its sack like cut

n0ne Wed 08-Feb-17 16:40:58

Hmm, neither of those look very flattering, tbh. I'm not after a tent, just something that'll skim over my bloat, but still make me look 'normal', iykwim.

Thanks for looking, though!

shoppingandclueless Wed 08-Feb-17 18:38:32

I bought these long jumpers from COS and Hobbs, both very flattering and good for hiding a tummy IMO:

www.cosstores.com/gb/Women/Knitwear/Contrast_lined_A-line_jumper/46889-43955840.1#c-22755

www.hobbs.co.uk/product/display?productid=0216-9728-3849K00&productvarid=0216-9728-3849K00-PALE-GREY-MEL-M&EL_COUNTRY=GB&EL_CURR=GBP&EL_LANG=EN

brusselssprouts Wed 08-Feb-17 19:11:32

M&S - looks good with leggings and an attention-grabbing choker, not sure if it would be long enough for your purposes but it's flattering. Longer at the back than the front.

29redshoes Wed 08-Feb-17 19:15:02

Esprit have a few in their sale.

Maybe this one?

LoupGarou Wed 08-Feb-17 19:30:19

The best item of clothing I ever found at disguising was a sort of knit waterfall waistcoat over a loose(ish) long sleeved T-shirt or thin jumper. Not sure what they're called, and I'm struggling to find any non hideous ones at the moment, but they worked well for me.

Any kind of sleeveless gillet/cardigan worked well for me, left open at the front they sort of smooth out your outline.

LoupGarou Wed 08-Feb-17 19:37:08

I had a jumper a bit like this one and the tie bit was excellent at disguising

www.fatface.com/knitwear/talia-tie-front-jumper/invt/921872#ff_colour=Misty%20Surf

ThisNight Thu 09-Feb-17 11:41:12

Good lord, how have I not discovered Cos before now I might just have spent £235.

Sorry for the tent n0ne, Uniqlo do have non-tent dresses as well, and are not too expensive.

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