Style and Beauty

10 reasons the jumpsuit is the ultimate mom power suit

Babies practically live in them, so why can't mom? This one-piece wonder will be your go-to wardrobe staple before, during and after pregnancy.

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1. The Original Little Black Jumpsuit (LBJ)

This jumper is made from a mid-weight fabric that has plenty of stretch to accommodate your changing body, whether you're pregnant or postpartum. Top with a denim jacket or cozy cardigan to dress it up or down. The Original Little Black Jumpsuit (LBJ), $175,

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2. Jersey Tie-Belt Cap-Sleeve Jumpsuit

The defined waist on this jersey romper will create a flattering silhouette, and the bold red colour is just what your closet has been craving. Jersey Tie-Belt Cap-Sleeve Jumpsuit, $45,

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3. The Sunday Romper

And the prize for most comfortable jumpsuits goes to Smash + Tess! Their bamboo and cotton blend rayon fabric is crazy soft and just the right amount of stretchy. Wear this suit to hang around the house, get on a plane or run errands—really, there's no wrong time. The Sunday Romper, $119,

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4. The Modern Utility Jumpsuit

Utilitarian fashion is having a moment and we're here for it. This industrial-looking suit looks great with a pair of heels during the week or Birkenstocks on the weekend, and the tied waist gives the look a more feminine silhouette. The Modern Utility Jumpsuit, $136,

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5. Sleeveless ruffle jumpsuit

Skip the dress and slip into this pretty romper with a peekaboo opening in the back and delicate ruffle shoulder. Bonus: the high waist and wide leg design is super flattering on all body types. Sleeveless ruffle jumpsuit, $203,


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6. Billabong High Flyer Faux Wrap Crop Jumpsuit

There's a reason the wrap dress is so timeless, and this jumpsuit version is no exception. If you're not sure about this whole jumpsuit trend, give this version a try first—you'll be hooked! Billabong High Flyer Faux Wrap Crop Jumpsuit, $112,

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7. Animal Print Wide-Leg Cropped Jumpsuit

A patterned suit pairs well with that important meeting you forgot about, but you only got four hours of sleep last night. You're secret's safe with us. Animal Print Wide-Leg Cropped Jumpsuit, $185,

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8. Denim Utility Jumpsuit

We dare your kids to try and take you down in this denim utility jumpsuit. Tough, durable and ready to get down and dirty at the playground, this is your mom survival suit. Denim Utility Jumpsuit, $178,

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9. Notch Collar Maternity Jumpsuit


So, technically, this is a maternity jumpsuit, but we're not going to look down on you if you're still wearing it six (or more!) months postpartum. With an adjustable drawstring waist and comfy crepe fabric, this will easily be a staple in your wardrobe. Notch Collar Maternity Jumpsuit, $80,

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10. The Sara Overall

It's not every day that you're going to be pregnant, so why not treat yo' self? Sure, these Hatch overalls are pricey, but we promise you'll be living in them long after baby has arrived—and you'll look pretty darn cute right into the third trimester! The Sara Overall, $278 US,

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