It's no easy job to stay fashionable during pregnancy. Dressing the bump can be very challenging. Some maternity clothes are friendly to the bump but not so Instagrammable. I don't want to limit my options so I tried a few maternity fashion brands and non-maternity brands that offer styles with flexible waist design. Most of these pieces will still work for my regular body shape after pregnancy. They are not exclusively for materntiy looks so I can easily save some extra $$$ on that, why not?
I love this bump-friendly dress from Legoe Heritage. This dress can be all-year-round. This dress looks dolly and super flattering with a 7-month baby bump and it will also look great on a post-baby body. The high-waist design and half button-down front make nursing mamas' life easier. The woven material is super drapery and soft to skin.
The smart business fashion brand M.M. LaFleur is offering a lot of resort styles like the white maxi dress this season. I am a big fan of their high-end minimal clothes. This dress is not a maternity dress but it's super bump friendly. It doesn't limit the waist at all. I can lace it as loose as I want so that I have enough room for the kicking LO in the belly. The puffy sleeves make the whole look even more dolly. I paired it with flat sandals and sometimes sneakers or low-heeled mules. It's just so versatile and dreamy.
It's pretty hard to style a two-piece look in my third trimester but this skirt from BAE The Label just makes things so easy. It's a wrap skirt with total flexibility for the waistline. I can style it like high-waist above my belly or a regular medium-waist look for postpartum. This navy skirt with polka dots is so Parisian and chic. Any top loose or fit will work for this skirt. It works with white, beige, blue or neutral colors. I had so much fun styling this cute piece.
Another effortless piece from Legoe Heritage! Love this cotton blend fabric that is so breathable for summer. Again, it's a high-waist dress with plenty of room for the baby bump. The neckline, the stripe print, the shell button, it just looks so feminine and effortless. Any casual shoes and simple accessories will be nice to finish the look.
Designed by Mama and for Mamas. Mama Muse is a cute maternity brand from Australia. This dress is a nursing friendly and bump friendly piece that is wonderful for pregnancy and postpartum. With the romantic blush fabrics, slightly ruffled sleeves and beautiful lace details, this dress makes a boho chic statement for dreamers.
I am so glad that CUSHNIE partnered with Target for this beautiful collection. Cushnie speaks for modern women who are sophisticated and extremely feminine. This dress is not a maternity dress and has no nursing access at the front. But the style looks totally flattering for mama-to-bes. The twist-front details and cross back lace elevate the entire look and make my belly look pretty.
I enjoyed wearing this Misa dress. The white fish prints are so playful. Puffy sleeves are so trendy this season. Lots of puffy sleeves are seen on Vogue and in top fashion editors' radar. I love it for my matenity looks because the skirt is very loose and versatile. The blue color brightens up my summer. The material is 100% cotton and super gentle to the skin. I can wear it up or down by pairing different shoes and bags. Which one is your favorite?
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