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I’m 8weeks pregnant with DC3 ( and need a posh dress to wear to a Christening, a hen do, and a wedding over the next month.
It’s really important that I don’t have an obvious bump at these events if at all possible. The friend who is getting married (and she will also be at the hen do) has had 5 failed IVF attempts over the last year. She has spoken to me about how heartbroken she is and has actively avoided our friend’s newborn (totally understandable).
So what can I wear? I had thought I’d spend some money on a proper maternity dress, but looking today they all seem to be ‘embrace the bump’ rather than ‘hide the bump’.
Any advice? Or specific outfit links? (Please!) I’m about 5ft 5, size 12.
Sorry I should add - I’m the same height as you and a size 12; I wear an XS but could size up to an S. it is very roomy without being sack-like. I carry all my weight on my tummy and this dress hides it wonderfully.
Got volume at the top and sleeves to distract from the tummy area, then you can tie it looser at the waist so it skims over any bump? Long enough to cover knees (but I'm sure they aren't 'fat') you could wear it with heels for the wedding and boots for the hen do and flats for the christening, or any combination of the above!