What to wear when you’re pregnant: Pregnant fashion style

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Finding what to wear when you’re pregnant can be a little bit trick. Comfort and affordability are key when it comes to shopping for maternity clothes. Being pregnant is no longer considered a time in a woman’s life to wear shapeless clothes. We have spotted a few celebrities like Kate Middleton who has not put a foot wrong when it comes to her pregnancy style and the general public have now followed suit.

Shop sensible as you don’t want to spend a fortune for clothes that you’ll only wear for a few months. And just because you’re pregnant it doesn’t mean that  you need to lose your sense of style. Look for styles that accomodate your changing body and keeps your style cool.

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Guide to maternity clothing

  • Invest in a few pair of maternity jeans and leggings with adjustable waistbands – avoid wearing jeans or leggings that are not designed for pregnancy as you will need flexibility around the tummy area.
  • During the hot seasons stay cool with pair of shorts, capri pants, sheer clothes, short sleeved tops – during the later months of pregnancy you may feel hotter than normal it’s best to wear lighweight clothes.
  • When it comes to your inner wear make sure they’re not too tight or cut into the skin. Since your bra size change up to three times during pregnancy make sure you’re fitted and wearing the right bra as weraing tight bra can interefere with the developing milk ducts.
  • Dresses with wrap around styles or empire waists are great for pregnant as they’re flattering and won’t leave you looking shapeless.
  • Opt for comfortable shoes – You can wear heels and wedges during the earlier months of pregnancy and towards the end of your pregnancy stick to flat shoes.
  • Maternity clothes can be layered with a blazer, cardigan or coat for a stylish look.
  • Black clothes tend to make people look slimmer but you can also incorporate solid colour/patterned/printed pieces to your wardrobe for your maternity wear
  • Accessories – just because you’re pregnant it doesn’t mean that you can’t wear accessories and accessories transform a look from drab to fab in a matter of minutes.  Accessories your outfit with statement pieces such as necklaces and bangles.
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How to wear maternity clothes

Here’re a few ways to dress when you’re pregnant without looking like Kim Kardashian. For a casual maternity look wear jeans with a blouse and smoking slippers for a stylish look.  For a formal event wear a floaty dress with kitten heels/wedges and a clutch bag. For a summer look wear a pair of shorts with a silk blouse, heels and a light cardigan. For a relaxing look wear a maxi dress with sandals for an off duty look. For cold seasons wear maternity jeans with a basic top, parka jacket, hefty boots and a leopard print scarf. You can also pair a printed cropped pants with a blouse, blazer and heels for a stylish look. Wear it like Kate Middleton by pairing a dress coat with heels and a clutch bag. Shift dresses are great when you’re pregnant and can be paired with wedges or heels for a stylish formal look.

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