Dress for Success – Maternity Work Clothes for Professional Women
How do I shop for maternity work clothes that are professional and comfortable? Getting dressed for the office is one of the biggest challenges for working moms-to-be. You want to look polished and professional but all you want to do is curl up in your bathrobe and slippers!
Your search for the perfect balance between the two is over! Read on for modern fashion advice on maternity work clothes which look and feel fabulous.
Buy Five or Six High-Quality Pieces You Can Mix and Match
The key to a successful maternity wardrobe is being able to mix and match quality items into a range of successful pregnancy outfits. It might look something like this:
Mix 'n' Match Maternity Work Clothes
|Wardrobe Essential:||We Recommend:||How Does it Look?||Wear it With:|
|1 neutral colored over-the-bump pencil skirt||This smart pencil skirt from Motherhood Maternity. |
It looks amazing with just about anything and you can choose classic black or a trendy geometric pattern.
Motherhood Maternity Pencil Skirt
A stretch tank top.
|1 pair of black maternity trousers.||These smart maternity dress pants from Beachcoco. They look fabulous but are incredibly comfortable to wear. |
Beachcoco Maternity Dress Pants
|Just about anything! Maybe get two pairs?|
|1 maternity tunic (prints or fashion shades).||This royal blue tunic from LaClef - I can totally picture Kate Middleton in it! |
It has enough room to flatter your figure all the way through pregnancy. And convenient nursing access make it excellent for after baby arrives, too.
La Clef Maternity Tunics
|The skirt or pants.
The cardigan (when it's chilly!).
Accessorize with a scarf or a chunky bead necklace.
|1 block colored maternity dress||This stylish black dress from Ripe maternity - just like your regular little black dress but with room to grow! |
Ripe Maternity Little Black Dress
|The cardigan or the blouse (open buttoned).
You can even dress it up with jewelry for a formal evening out.
|1 buttoned maternity blouse||This cute button down blouse from Motherhood Maternity - super versatile. |
Motherhood Maternity Blouse
The dress pants.
Over the dress.
Dressed down for the weekend with tights or leggings.
|1 light cardigan for layering||This classic striped cardigan from Motherhood Maternity. Not only is it warm, it adds a little pizzazz to your maternity work outfits. |
Motherhood Maternity Cardigan
|Everything! It's perfect for days when the weather just won't make up its mind!|
These items may seem plain – but that’s the beauty of them! They go with anything and can be mixed and matched to make up dozens of different outfits. Supplement them with a few statement pieces and a whole lot of great accessories and you’ll find that “nothing to wear” feeling soon disappears. Have fun and be confident!
Do You Have Any Maternity Fashion Tips? We’d Love to Hear From You!
If you have any questions about maternity style, want to suggest we run a particular style post, or have your own fabulous pregnancy style tips to share, feel free to comment below or send a private message through our contact us page. We love to help women look and feel great during pregnancy and would love to hear your ideas and advice.
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