Fashion, Maternity

Maternity Clothes – No luck

Finding maternity clothes that I like has been incredibly challenging. At 20 weeks, I still haven’t made the transition to exclusively wearing maternity clothes and I’m comfortable with that! As I get further along in my pregnancy I know my approach to fashion and my wardrobe in general will evolve, and I’m looking forward the journey! For now, I’m having a lot of fun being creative when it comes to finding clothes that work with the bump.

Instead of buying maternity specific clothes, I have been searching simply for stretchy, flowy, and comfortable pieces in general. There are a lot of pieces in my wardrobe that while they fit a little differently, work great as “maternity clothes.” And when it comes to finding new pieces, I’ve been sticking to all things stretchy and comfy. The amazing thing about this approach is that you get to give new life to old pieces you already have, and you get to invest in “maternity clothes” that you’ll be able to wear after your pregnancy as well!

How do you expecting moms out there feel about transitioning into maternity clothes!? Any favorites? Shop my faves below!

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Moon River Ribbed Dress – living in this

Marc Fisher Sandals

Asos Dress

Capulet Blazer

Nordstrom Ruffle Dress (under $50!)

Basket Bag

// SHOP THE LOOKS //

 

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    Rebecca
    April 25, 2017 at 11:14 am

    I love this!! I have also had such a hard time transitioning into a maternity style. I “tried” and purchased some clothes from A Pea in the Pod but no such luck, I did not like anything!! So far, I’ve had a bit of luck of luck with ASOS. Please keep posting, I love finding regular clothes that I can use both in maternity and after :)

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      Sara
      April 25, 2017 at 12:07 pm

      so glad you found this useful! will be sure to include more posts related to maternity wear:)

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    carrie
    April 25, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Totally agree… I’m 30 weeks along at this point, and I still haven’t bought any official “maternity” clothes yet!

    Congrats again on your pregnancy. I’m loving your style…

    Carrie
    http://www.wearwherewell.com

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      Sara
      April 25, 2017 at 4:41 pm

      haha good to know I’m not the only one:) hope you’re doing well! x

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    Shloka
    April 25, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    I love that you’re taking your maternity style as a journey and you’re so creative! Such amazing inspiration for the future for me!

    x
    Shloka
    http://thesilksneaker.com

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      Sara
      April 25, 2017 at 4:42 pm

      Aww so sweet! Thank you for your kind words:) x

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    Alyssa
    April 25, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    I’m with you! I’ve been going with flowy styles because some of the maternity clothes are just so bad!

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      Sara
      April 25, 2017 at 4:42 pm

      Couldn’t agree more! It’s been brutal!

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    Christina
    April 25, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Okay – you’re like the cutest pregnant girl EVER. Can’t wait to see your style transition throughout your pregnancy!

    Christina | http://www.cuddlepill.com

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      Sara
      April 25, 2017 at 4:43 pm

      Aww you are too sweet! Thanks Christina! Happy to have you along for the ride:) x

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    Stephanie
    April 25, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    Beautiful looks love how you styled the bump!

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      Sara
      April 26, 2017 at 8:23 am

      Thanks Stephanie! Trying my best:) xx

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    Sophie
    April 26, 2017 at 5:24 am

    Love that ribbed dress on you, super flattering and chic!
    http://styledfortheoccasion.com

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      Sara
      April 26, 2017 at 8:22 am

      Thanks so much Sofie! It’s so comfy too!

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    Jo
    April 26, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    You look absolutely gorgeous! Totally looking chic rocking the baby bump!

    xo, Jo
    http://www.cutandchic.com

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    Amy
    April 26, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    So excited to see more of your pregnancy style – you’re sooo chic!!!

    xx, Amy
    http://www.theluxilook.com

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    Kate Kurera
    April 27, 2017 at 3:52 am

    Congrats Sarah! I did the same and really didn’t buy many maternity clothes- however investing in a nice pair of mat jeans, a pair of black pants and a few dresses was all I needed. However I didn’t really get these things until after 25 weeks- the maternity clothes ended up being more comfortable and flattering . I remember finding some good pieces from Gilt Group.

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    Gabrielle
    May 12, 2017 at 6:09 pm

    Thank you for this post! I am 12 weeks today, so I can still shimmie into my regular jeans, but definitely have been frequenting your instagram page for some maternity inspo looks for me! We have very similar taste, so it definitely helps during this unknown time of… how large will I really get lol? Thanks for the tips and the great blog! As always, so stylish!

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      Sara
      May 14, 2017 at 9:17 am

      Hi Gabrielle! Makes me so happy to hear that! Will make sure to share all my looks with you:) x

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