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Dawn O'Porter shunning maternity dresses for tailored fashion

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Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd.

Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd.

Dawn O'Porter

Dawn O'Porter

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Bumptastic: A pregnant Dawn O'Porter.

Bumptastic: A pregnant Dawn O'Porter.

Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd

Dawn O'Porter and Chris O'Dowd

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Dawn O'Porter is expecting a child with husband Chris O'Dowd

Dawn O'Porter is expecting a child with husband Chris O'Dowd

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Dawn shared a sweet snap from her wedding

Dawn shared a sweet snap from her wedding

Dawn O’Porter shows off her baby bump in the video for husband Chris O’Dowd’s ice bucket challenge – dousing ‘Baby O’Porter’ with a glass of ice water

Dawn O’Porter shows off her baby bump in the video for husband Chris O’Dowd’s ice bucket challenge – dousing ‘Baby O’Porter’ with a glass of ice water

Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter

Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter

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Dawn O'Porter is keeping her signature style throughout her pregnancy by simply tailoring her clothes.

The broadcaster, who is expecting her first child with husband Chris O'Dowd, is busy promoting her new vintage clothing line with BOB By Dawn O'Porter.

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Bumptastic: A pregnant Dawn O'Porter.

Bumptastic: A pregnant Dawn O'Porter.

Bumptastic: A pregnant Dawn O'Porter.

The down-to-earth style star said she hasn't purchased any maternity wear, instead choosing to alter new pieces to suit her growing shape.

"I'm just getting normal dresses and taking them to a tailor," she told Stellar magazine. "That's the thing with vintage clothing, you have to be quite lucky to find something that fits you perfectly. I normally get things reshaped a little. If I buy a £15 dress that isn't perfect, I'll spend £10 making it fit."

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Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter

Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter

Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter

As for her initial foray into her now signature vintage attire, the expectant mum says she could never find what she was looking for on the high street so extended the search.

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Dawn shared a sweet snap from her wedding

Dawn shared a sweet snap from her wedding

Dawn shared a sweet snap from her wedding

"I could never find a real sense of style on the high street, that feeling that there's thousands of everything. I like the idea that everything I find in a vintage shop is quite unique and I can dress for my personality. I discovered my own style through vintage shopping."

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Dawn O'Porter is expecting a child with husband Chris O'Dowd

Dawn O'Porter is expecting a child with husband Chris O'Dowd

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Dawn O'Porter is expecting a child with husband Chris O'Dowd

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