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Plus size maternity dress for a posh night out... help!

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DorothyBastard Sat 11-Aug-18 21:59:56

I am a size 18, and 31 weeks pregnant. DH and I have managed to offload the kids for the weekend in a couple of weeks, and we’re going to Claridges for the night. We’ll be having afternoon tea there, followed by dinner at the Ivy. What the fuck do I wear?!

I am a jeans and t-shirt / casual jersey dress type of woman. My cankles are massive and my SPD means heels are out of the question. Plus the fact I’m the size of a small whale.

I’m a HOC autumn, so oranges/greens/turquoise etc are good colours for me. I don’t wear black. I’ve got very pale skin and ginger hair in a pixie crop. I’m 33.

Can anyone please help me find a suitable dress that will take me from afternoon tea to the Ivy? I have no idea how casual/formal I need to be. I don’t want to be overdressed but I want to try to look nice.

kernowsailor Sat 11-Aug-18 22:02:56

https://www.seraphine.com/en-gb/scalloped-lace-maternity-nursing-dress-old.html

kernowsailor Sat 11-Aug-18 22:03:39

Or there are lots of lovely dresses on the seraphine website. HTH!

kernowsailor Sat 11-Aug-18 22:04:51

https://www.seraphine.com/en-gb/jill-ponte-nursing-dress-ivory-navy.html

NapQueen Sat 11-Aug-18 22:05:00

gorgeous floral dress

NapQueen Sat 11-Aug-18 22:06:06

mint green with sleeves

DorothyBastard Sat 11-Aug-18 22:09:18

Thanks for suggestions, I should’ve said in my first post that budget is around £50

Tw1nsetAndPearls Sat 11-Aug-18 22:35:11

You can buy a lot of seraphine and Tiffany Rose on Ebay. You will get something for your budget

Tw1nsetAndPearls Sat 11-Aug-18 22:35:12

You can buy a lot of seraphine and Tiffany Rose on Ebay. You will get something for your budget

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