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Help me and my chunky legs!

(8 Posts)
Mileymoocow Thu 06-Apr-17 18:14:32

So I have a Christening and a Wedding coming up. Not dressed up all posh since well before my DS was born (6 months old!) and have no idea what to dress my new found lumps and bumps in. Size 12/14, 5'8", big arse, thighs, calves, boobs. Not much of a waistline left either... my wardrobe is heckling me with its size 10 slinky dresses

NearlyChristmasNow Thu 06-Apr-17 19:50:56

How about a jumpsuit?
Like this from Phase Eight

NearlyChristmasNow Thu 06-Apr-17 19:53:58

Or this floral one

BikeRunSki Thu 06-Apr-17 20:07:58

The legs on that first jumpsuit are quite narrow, it wouldn't hang very well on my chunky calves.

NearlyChristmasNow Thu 06-Apr-17 20:11:39


Or this wider legged one

BarchesterFlowers Thu 06-Apr-17 20:18:49

The twitchill dress from Hobbs is quite forgiving, fairly long, bias cut, linen with a sort of waist wrap thing that you can tie where you want to.

Some of the colours/pattern combinations are slightly dodgy but there are usually a couple most seasons.

Howtocatchastar Thu 06-Apr-17 20:21:26

Similar body shape to me, but I'm a bit shorter!

This jumpsuit looks lovely:

Mileymoocow Thu 06-Apr-17 21:51:22

bike, I agree. Narrow legs wouldn't suit me at all! I do really love the grey floral and grey wrap - think a jumpsuit is definitely the right choice. Thanks ladies grin

barchester the dress is a lovely style but I think it would maybe draw attention to my footballers calves!

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