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Maternity outfit for wedding and christening - help!

(27 Posts)
Pamina3 Thu 10-Mar-05 09:24:39

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Expectantmum Thu 10-Mar-05 09:32:25

Pamina, I was in the same situation myself the other week, attending a posh wedding and six months pg. I brought a nice pair of black maternity trousers from Next, which were about £20, a nice black wrap maternity top from Dorothy Perkins which was about £25, a nice embroidered cream pashmina from Tie Rack which was £30, and just wore some strappy but comfortable sandals, borrowed a black hat from a friend, and I felt very smart, although I was abit concerned about wearing black to a wedding, but everyone said how nice I looked and although it'll probably be too warm to wear for a wedding I have at the end of May, its all clothes that I can wear again and I found the pashmina a very worthwhile investment!

dyzzidi Thu 10-Mar-05 09:38:28

It is just an idea but why not check to see what they have on ebay????

I think many people have been in your position and then try to recoup the costs by selling the outfit. Also isn't there a Maternity exchange thing on the internet I think i saw a programme on Discovery Health about one>

Goog Luck

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 09:49:38

have a look on the maternity bit of the topshop website, some lovely things on there

Expectantmum Thu 10-Mar-05 10:00:29

I didn't know Top Shop did a maternity range? Fabulous!

Pamina3 Thu 10-Mar-05 10:01:29

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MrsWednesday Thu 10-Mar-05 10:05:34

Pamina, I was on-line shopping yesterday for some maternity stuff and found this site: I ordered some trousers from them but they haven't arrived yet so can't say what they are like, but it's worth a look. Also tried topshop, Dorothy Perkins, and Next on-line.

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:07:17

we were browsing thru the topshop site at work yesterday, obviously for research purposes

i particularly like how you can browse thru with the prices underneath each item. v swish.

hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:09:46

topshop stuff is nice (except the jeans which just don't fit me), but i don't think there's anything particularly smart at the moment. the stock changes fairly often though. how about formes? or a posh maternity boutique?

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:11:33

when i went to a wedding when i was 8 mths pg with dd1 i bought a frock from evans normal range(size 16 i think, i was a size 12 pre-pg) which was sort of animal print edged with pink (sounds revolting i know,but was lovely)

hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:15:07

hello bundle

Pamina3 Thu 10-Mar-05 10:33:46

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bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:35:02

hello hc

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:35:50

pamina that skirt would work well post-pg too, with it being elasticated at the waist.

hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:36:28

nice & summery pamina. sale = very good! aren't we all working hard this morning....

Pamina3 Thu 10-Mar-05 10:39:24

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hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:40:46

fabulous! i'm 'working' from home, la la la....

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:40:54

hc, are you doing much thinking in your tank today? must do some editing...

hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:41:25

foundation hospitals in spain = dull, bundle! shall we have lunch next thursday?

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:42:49

oooh that would be nice. thurs i am in studio tho, so maybe not. terrible to remember that i have to actually do something when i'm here. but obviously it's for the public good
what about another day?

hoxtonchick Thu 10-Mar-05 10:43:39

another day then, definitely! what should i be listening to today?

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 10:45:38

oh it's not today, but i'm recording it today and it's world svce, infectious diseases mums/babies type stuff.

Pamina3 Thu 10-Mar-05 12:16:24

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serenequeen Thu 10-Mar-05 12:31:40

email me maybe i can lend you something? i have a smart dress which is a contender or other things if you would like.

bundle Thu 10-Mar-05 12:34:15

pamina, buy it anyway, it's a tenner!

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