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Help a pregnant gal find something for a wedding next wekk will ya, please

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thomcat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:12:30

Wedding is evening only event, I'll be 32 weeks, huge, wonderful bump, big ole tits and currently a size 14.

In fact look at profile pics and that's me.

So anyway, need a dress.

Was thinking one of those to the floor jobs so I don't have to worry about having pale legs and flat shoes will be ok with that style (have to do flats at the mo).

Have ordered this to try on from Topshop What do you think?

Any other suggestions?

Spacecadet Thu 26-Jul-07 13:17:41

blimey!! Ive missed so much!! didnt know you were pregnant again..congrats!..love the dress1 would like that for myself and im not pregnant

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:19:41

i dont think they have maternity?, but try monsoon, i got gorgeous dress for cyprus wedding last week and they have lots which are sort of cross over at front then band at waist then flowing and loose over tum and hang lovely..there wasa lovely coral/orange one and they were all half price(that one was about £40 reduced from £105

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:20:47

monsoon have loads of maxi dresses in(just read full post!), lovely broight orange and white one and others not in sale but v.v.nice..also matalan and george(asda) have some fab maxi's in all in sale!

thomcat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:21:03

Going to log onto Monsoon now. xx

MrsBadger Thu 26-Jul-07 13:21:41

I'd worry about nork support, and indeed coverage, in the Topshop one.
Ebay? here or a long one here
Hire something?

I found shorter ones more flattering than floor-length as they proved my bump didn't extend all the way to my ankles

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:23:35

well theres more in stores as the dress i bought isnt on site, but at least that will give you some ideas..ill see if i can find the one i was talking about....(it was in green too!)

SpawnHorcrux Thu 26-Jul-07 13:24:23

How about a maxi dress from booohooo.com? I've bought a couple of dresses from there. Love it.

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:25:26

nah, not there but in real life..this was beautiful..http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/95194184 didnt have in my size tho and was more pricy..

thomcat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:25:52

Can't see anything online in Monsoon. Don't want to pay £180 for a maxi dress cos I can't see me wearing it that much. The one I like that is int eh sale for £25 that might work with a mahhoosive bump is only in sixe 8.

hmmmm

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:27:10

nah, not there but in real life..this was beautiful..http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/95194184 didnt have in my size tho and was more pricy..
[[ fab price for this funky one too!http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/95221657]]

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:27:41

have you got a monsoon store close by? like i say they had loads more in shop...

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:27:57

http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/95221657

MegaLegs Thu 26-Jul-07 13:28:30

lovely stuff her but lots of dosh

thomcat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:28:31

MrsBadger - thanks for links. Don't like gypsy bottom on no1 and no2 too flowery/girly for me. Haven't got ttime to hire. You know how it is work / summer hols etc.


Thanks pinkchick.

Spawn - will check that site out.

Spacey - apt name aye! Nearly there now mate! xx How's you?

thomcat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:30:40

Pinkchick, that was the one I like the pink/orange one but only have it in sixe 8.

I like Isabella Oliver too and have a few of her pieces but not really intot he dresses she has for a weddign type do.

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:30:54

oh but doesnt the first page pink wrap look gorgeous tho!

PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:32:29

im prob going into town at weekend..what size would you need ill check ours for you and get it if they have one(BTW, im not a new stalker, i used to speak to you ages ago as Evesmama/mrsmiawallace/strawberry snowflakes..had too many names me!)

frisbyrat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:36:06

Not sure if the link will work, but I recently bought
this
from H&M, and it looks brilliant on, despite not being much on the hanger. Only £20, too, which is a bargain, and very comfy, stretchy material (though it is entirely synthetic, so has the potential to be a bit sweaty )

frisbyrat Thu 26-Jul-07 13:38:47

I'm not the ebay seller, by the way! I just couldn't find a picture of it on H&M online.

FioFio Thu 26-Jul-07 13:39:09

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Nbg Thu 26-Jul-07 13:39:27

I think the blue dress here at DP's is the same as Topshop but reduced to £15!

FioFio Thu 26-Jul-07 13:39:51

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PinkChick Thu 26-Jul-07 13:43:55

http://www.monsoon.co.uk/invt/15203368this was the one i treid but no in sale..was nice fit but not for me in end?

SpawnHorcrux Thu 26-Jul-07 13:57:25

Actually, if you take a look here you can see some of the dresses I got from there. The MN consensus was that the maxi-dresses were awful on me, BUT I kept the lilac/pink one anyway because DH said I looked gorgeous in it , and if I ever have another baby it will be a perfect pregnancy dress. It's soooo comfy and soft. However, it does make me look pg

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