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    Default Style advice, attending a wedding

    I need help finding a dress to hide my post baby tummy!
    I've got a wedding to go to in 3months. I've been through all my clothes and nothing fit's me yet so I'm just going to buy something new. I've never been a good shopper and have no idea what style to go for.
    I'm size 14 and need something to disguise my tummy or draw attention away from it. Preferably something long.
    Any tips or advice would be greatly appreciated!

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    How tall are you?

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    How abiut a peplum top with a long skirt? Will hide belly and they are pretty

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    I'm an apple shape so I'm all about hiding a tummy!

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    1. Don'ts Don’t hide under baggy clothes as they will make you look bigger than you are. Don’t go for sleeves that pinch your arms. Instead look for loose or fluted sleeves. Don’t go for high waistlines as they will emphasise your tummy at its widest part. Don’t go for anything that is pleated at the waist as it will add bulk to the tummy. Instead look for styles that have a flat wide waistband and then pleat from under your tummy.

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    Do's Do bring focus to your top half by enhancing your cleavage with a good bra and open or V necklines. Do create a waist with empire waistlines, wrap tops and jackets with tie fastenings. Do draw focus to your legs with skirts and dresses that end on, or just below the knee. Do look for side fastenings, flat front trousers and skirts to avoid bulk around your tummy. Do look for wide waistbands, tummy trimmer jeans and pants. They will give you support and a wider leg will keep you in proportion.

    Statement jewellery is awesome at drawing the eye up and away from your tummy, so find an awesome necklace and rock it.

    Sorry about the weird font, I've copied and pasted my notes from my Pinterest board all about dressing an apple- found here- you can find examples of what I'm on about

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    Also boohoo.com has heaps of those style tops in size 14 too

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    How tall are you?
    I'm 5'11, tall!

    Wow Nomsie, lots of great tips. I'll have to write a few of those down and Google some of those looks (like empire waist!?).

    What's a peplum top?
    Are belts around the waist good for anything? Will they draw attention straight to my tummy instead of hiding it.

    Trying to find a dress that's also suitable for breastfeeding just makes it even harder!
    Thanks for your help so far!

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    Id say best thing would be an empire line maxi dress.
    I've been living in them these last 9w PP. They hide your tum and the v shaped ones at the chest make it a cinch for bf'ing as you can just slide it down to expose the boob.
    I tried uploading a pic but BH would comply...

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    Peplum is those tops that fan out just above or at the belly button.. google will show some pics I cant attach at the moment but I love them

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    Thanks for the advice ladies! V neck empire dress sounds like the go but I may have to get some peplum tops too!


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    I had a baby 8 weeks ago now and recently purchased a couple of maxi dresses from frock paper scissors online with sleeves. I'm between a size 14 and 16 and they are very flattering on, and perfect for breastfeeding. Have had lots of compliments when I've worn them.

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