As the bump is slowly but inevitably growing, you will find yourself sad and desperate to squeeze into your old clothes that looked so good on you just a few weeks ago. Don’t worry, the fashion has changed in the last couple of decades and we are all relieved that the muumuus are nearly forgotten. You don’t have to fear entering a maternity section in a store anymore because there are some cute, stylish and at the same time comfortable pieces you will fall in love with instantly.
Cardigans and kimonos
To tell you a secret, all the things that cannot exactly be stretched out are your friends and you will be grateful you ever bought them. Such is the case with cute kimonos and old cardigans of yours which you thought you will have to give up. These pieces wrap around our shoulders nicely and go perfectly well with a short dress. And best thing is, you can even make kimono yourself in 30 minutes.
Skirts and dresses
As far as skirts are concerned, any skirt with an elastic belt is good for you, but women usually pick maxi skirts because they are very comfortable and easy to pair up. Light, flowing materials are great for sensitive skin of pregnant women, so choose pieces which make you feel comfortable and combine them with stylish cardigans and open sweaters. Also, you can make any outfit more glamorous by wearing a belt.
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Maternity jeans and leggings
Believe it or not, maternity jeans and leggings are a must for every pregnant woman. They are designed and made specially to help future mothers to feel comfortable and look good at the same time. Elastic belt on leggings will allow you to move easily, and maternity denim jeans are easy to pair with practically anything. It can be devastating not being able to fit into your favourite pair of jeans, and until that can happen again, wear the ones that make you look good and feel good at the same time.
Size up, everyone!
During pregnancy, it is possible to wear your favourite clothes even after you get big. Just buy pieces a site or two bigger that you usually wear. A surprisingly small number of women do this when they are pregnant in fear that they will not look good. Don’t be afraid to experiment and there is absolutely no reason not to wear your favourite pieces even in your third trimester. And if you do this, you can keep wearing what you like without fear it will stretch or look bad afterwards.
It happens during pregnancy that your body starts swelling up, making your ankles big and your face wider than it used to be. If this is the case with you, there are a few things you can to draw attention to your length, not width: wear dark colours which lengthen your torso, and feel free to show some neckline which you can further emphasize with a stylish necklace or embroidery details on your shirt.
Pregnancy is sometimes easy and sometimes makes you want to fast forward to the moment when you will not have the belly anymore. No matter what, try to enjoy these moments with your child so close to you and your body being its first home. You will miss feeling the baby moves in your stomach under your hand once you give birth so try to enjoy all the little things while you can.