Your Help Needed: Chic Maternity Clothes

July 5th, 2007

Olian Maternity Crochet Square Top
Asks Vickie,  "I just found out I’m pregnant, and I’m excited about buying new clothes to fit my growing belly.  Can you give me some ideas/inspiration?  Also, I’m going to a wedding in September, and I will definitely have a sizable belly by then.  What should I wear?"

Tell us, what do you think Vickie should wear during her pregnancy?  Please
leave your advice in the comments of this post. 

The best answer (as chosen by Vickie) by Monday, July 9 gets a gift bag courtesy of BagTrends.com that contains a Hayden Harnett iPod case (and a 15% discount), a Baby Phat t-shirt, Goddess perfume from Kimora Lee Simmons, Bourjois multi shimmer loose eyeshadow, the NYC Venue Guide, a copy of The Buenos Aires Broken Hearts Club, a Jenny Yuen bag charm, a 50% discount at 69jewels.com, a 10% discount at Caravan, fall looks from Moe Handbags, info on Floral Icon Events, and a 20% discount at SHOP BagTrends.com.

Update (7/10): Congratulations, Nisha!  Vickie found your advice the most helpful. 

Pictured: Olian Maternity Crochet Square Top | $74 at Nordstrom.

Entry Filed under: Q&A, Women's

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Emily Brown  |  July 5th, 2007 at 11:45 am

    I think wrap dresses are the perfect maternity look.

  • 2. Kate Whelan  |  July 5th, 2007 at 12:04 pm

    Target has a fabulous line of clothing from designer Liz Lange with a plethora of options. In fact, I’m jealous - I wish they made some of her designs for us non-pregnant women!

    Depending on the weather in your area during September (I’m in California), I would go for a pretty empire-waisted voile stripe sundress if it’s warm or a sleek sheath dress with a cardigan. This tank dress is a favorite of mine as well.

    Liz also has her own line of Belly Panel jeans and work pants that look like they have great lines. But her tunics are my favorite - like this Cap-sleeve Woven Tunic in Yankee.

    Of course you could always go to a higher end boutique and end up spending more for less - but a designer clothing shopping spree at Target would appeal to me!

  • 3. Nisha  |  July 5th, 2007 at 8:29 pm

    This one size fits all versatile wrap dress.’Butter’ by Nadia will be something you’ll use during maternity as well as after! With a dozen different ways to wear it, it’ll make this the perfect wedding outfit as well as a ladies lunch dress. Available in Satin and jersey, i think its beautiful and extremely economical considering its many uses!Enjoy your pregnancy!….oh, and heres the link!!
    http://bennyandshaw.com/butterbynadia/index.html
    Click on About Wrap Dress!
    .

  • 4. Megan  |  July 19th, 2007 at 12:06 pm

    I love these clothes.
    All organic too!
    http://www.schonematernity.com/default.asp

  • 5. Trisha  |  July 19th, 2007 at 1:19 pm

    Thanks for sharing, Megan!

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