Dressing a constantly changing body is a serious challenge, I know. Over the past few months I’ve been trying to come up with creative ways to keep using what’s already in my closet, still feel comfy (without looking frumpy) and not spend a fortune on new clothes that I’ll only use for a few months. It’s no simple task.
So when the (very kind!) ladies on the web team told me they were impressed at how pulled-together I continued to look and suggested I do a gallery of some of my maternity outfits I laughed at first, but then thought, what the heck. Four or five months ago when my pants started to get too tight I would have appreciated a little advice myself. So, here are a few tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way. I hope you mamas-to-be out there will find them useful.
If you’re not a blazer girl this might not be a big deal to you, but for me — who has a closet full — this realization was a wardrobe saver. You can still wear your office staple and you’ll find that blazers really come in handy to dress-up the most simple skirt or top (and help you wear them over and over again!)
Stretch is where it’s at during pregnancy. Period. It feels good and looks good; just trust me on this one.
A favourite skirt or versatile black top can go through a lot of wears if you just add a different watch, scarf and necklace.
This is the most inexpensive T-shirt dress that I bought two summers ago. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve worn it in the past few months. (Seriously, I’ve lost track and it’s embarrassing.)
Shades of neon are so hot this summer and I didn’t want to miss out on the fun, so I bought a bright pink blazer (shocker, I know) that I can wear with a dress or jeans and best of all, it’ll still fit post-pregnancy.
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