Secrets of maternity dressing
Ready to shop? First, buy several transitional piecesWhen your regular clothes are just too tight but you’re not ready for full fledged maternity wear, buy a couple of pairs of inexpensive non maternity pants and tops a size or Air Jordan 5 Supreme Supreme X 824371-101 Men White Malaysia Outlet two larger than you normally wear. Some women have great success finding both transitional clothes and maternity clothing alternatives in boutiques and departments that specialize in “plus sizes.” They tend to be less expensive than maternity retailers, too.
“If you shop for maternity clothes too soon, the stuff you buy will be too big at first and then too small later in pregnancy,” Lange says. “You’ll be frustrated, plus you’ll spend much more money than you need to.” An added bonus: You’ll be able to wear these transitional clothes during the awkward months after you deliver, too.
Don’t be afraid to show off those curvesToday’s moms to be are flaunting their blossoming bellies and breasts in body conscious clothes that are miles removed from the frumpy, voluminous maternity smocks of yesteryear. And for good reason: Form fitting is much more flattering than really loose. “If you can’t see where the clothing ends and the woman begins, the clothes are too baggy,” says Lange.
Show a little skinIf your gams are gorgeous, flaunt them in a short dress. Upper arms like Madonna’s? Show them off with a sleeveless shirt. Proud of your Adidas Superstar New Adidas Superstar Skull Head 2017 New Style Green Gold Outlet Malaysia, more expansive cleavage? Try a low cut top. Neck and shoulders to die for? Highlight them with a ballet cut or bateau neckline. You don’t have to go undercover just because you’re pregnant. “I’m not a fan of showing your entire belly unless you’re at the beach but showing a little skin is always flattering,” says Lange.
Paint yourself in one color”When you’re dressed in one color from head to toe, you look really put together,” says Lange. You can use a scarf or sweater or even jewelry to add splashes of color, she says.
LayerYour body is working overtime to make sure your baby gets enough blood, nutrients, and oxygen. What this means is that if everyone else is shivering, you’re just as likely to be complaining about the heat. With a layered look, you can peel clothes off as needed. On cold days, wear a T shirt or polo under a sweater or a turtleneck Under Armour UA Slingride TRI Women Red Black Malaysia Outlet a long cardigan.
Don’t get carried away, though too many layers or layers that are too loose can look sloppy instead of sophisticated. Sweater sets (maternity or otherwise) are a great way to look sleek and pulled together.