Post # 1
I have to go to a wedding on October 18th. So I have no idea what to wear, of course. I’m trying to avoid freaking out about it, so I want to plan ahead. I’m 14 weeks pregnant and not showing at all (which is in and of itself scary and worrisome), and at the wedding will be 17 weeks, so who knows whether I’ll be showing? So I don’t even know if I can plan ahead…but maybe I could get some ideas together?
I found this dress that I like, but what could I wear with it to keep warm? Please don’t say cardigan because I’ve never found a cardigan that didn’t make me look like an idiot. Is there another option? Also, is tights something people still wear with dresses or is that, like, out of date now?
If this dress is ugly, can you post pictures of what you would wear? The only dresses I have are black or summery, and neither is appropriate for this event. Maybe I could pretend to be sick so I don’t have to go.
Post # 2
- Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens
peachacid: I like that dress – what about a wrap, rather than a cardigan? Like a pashmina? You could wear nylons instead of tights . . . They’d keep you warmer than bare legs.
Post # 3
What color pashmina and what color shoes? I usually can’t wear regular pumps because they fall off my heels (yes, even with the inserts and everything). I should just wear a sack.
Post # 4
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with tights. Maybe black tights and black shoes? And a black pashmina? I think that would look classy. But I am sitting here in jeans and a T-shirt, so… ha ha!
Post # 5
Jijitattoo: Yeah, that’s my go-to outfit. I have no idea about anything fashion-related. The biggest problem, I think, is that I have no idea TODAY what will fit in three weeks!
Post # 6
- Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA
Ok I LOVE that dress! I agree, black tights or nylons, black shoes (wedges or strappy sandals would be fine), and a black pashmina (you can get those on the internet for like $15). It’ll look great.
Post # 7
nordstroms.com has a bunch of nice dresses with sleeves, so you can skip a cardigan. I found this one, which is pretty and looks like it will have some belly room:
Black or maroon tights under that and you’d be good to go! Also, a jersey wrap dress with sleeves (again, there’s a ton on Nordstroms) will probaby be really comfortable.
Post # 8
peachacid: First of all, the uterus doesn’t even rise above the pelvis until after about 12 weeks, so the fact that you are not showing yet is nothing to be worried about. Women are also slower to show in the first pregnancy because the abdominal muscles have never been stretched in a previous pregnancy.
The uterus can also rest in the body in a number of positions. If it is tipped back, you will not show as early.
Having said all that, if I were 14 weeks pregnant and buying a new dress, I would want to spend my money on something I could also wear later in my pregnancy-maybe around the holidays. It doesn’t need to be a maternity dress per se, but just not such a fiitted waist- an empire waist or a shift style.
Post # 9
I love the dress you picked out. I’d wear it with opaque black tights (totally still in!), not nylons, and black wedges. Some kind of pashmina/wrap/shawl should keep you warm enough.
And I think if you aren’t showing now, you’ll only barely be showing in 3 weeks if at all. I was like you during my first pregnancy and didn’t show till… I don’t remember, but it was late! At 14 weeks I wasn’t showing and at 17 I was definitely still in my regular clothing.
Post # 10
- Wedding: December 2014 - lindsay lakes, cypress TX
julies1949: That first modcloth dress is really cute! So, glad I saw it 😉
These ladies are giving you such good suggestions! I love the idea of black tights and black wedges, ankle boots with that dress. I have a wedding that same weekend, however it’s in TX and I think the tights might actually be too hot for me! Do mind sharing where you found the dress? I really love it!
Post # 11
racheltea: ??? the dress the OP posted? It’s also from Modcloth.