. . . for Lauren and Lauren: Maternity Staples

July 24, 2013

Maternity Staples


Looking through my maternity outfits this was probably my favorite.  I got this dress from Old Navy for $5 and felt comfortable and pretty in this dress. 

I thought I'd share some of my favorite and most worn maternity items.  I've mentioned before that I bought way more maternity clothes then I needed, as I bought some before I was even pregnant and then a good amount at the beginning before I knew what I would really need.  I was just too excited to be able to buy maternity clothes and found some for really good deals.  


Black skinny jeans. I bought a pair of black skinny maternity jeans from H&M and really liked them.  The only thing I didn't like about them is that they were really thick and made me really hot so once the weather got warmer I couldn't wear them.  


Jeggings. I think the best thing I bought for maternity wear was these mint jeggings from Walmart.  I had a black pair as well and wore them all the time.  They weren't maternity so I just bought a bigger size and they were only $10.


Skinny jeans.  I looked for awhile for a pair of denim skinny jeans(with the full belly panel) and ended up finding these at Ross for $11.  I wore these a lot!  I had found a few pairs of maternity jeans from Target that I bought before I was pregnant but wore these every time instead. 


Old Navy v-neck tees.  I bought a handful of v neck tees from Old Navy in a size bigger for about $5 each and wore them all the time.  Most of the ones I have are the vintage kind and are so comfy and stretchy.  It surprised me that I wore these non maternity shirts over the maternity ones I had but loved these much more. 


Maxi dresses.  Once the weather got warmer I started wearing maxi dresses all the time.  Most of the ones I wore were non maternity, which worked until the very end when I was really pregnant.  I already had a few maxi dresses and bought a few more and am happy that I can wear them all post pregnancy. 


Maxi skirts. And I know you are well aware that I wore a lot of maxi skirts, especially at the end.  That grey maxi skirt (from tjmaxx a few years ago) was an at least twice maybe three times a week outfit the last few weeks of pregnancy.  And again I love that I can wear these after as they aren't maternity.  

I think the biggest thing is that you have to find what is comfortable and works for you.  And what works for one pregnant lady isn't going to work for another!  But I hope this could be helpful if you're looking for some maternity items that you'll be able to get a lot of wear out of. 

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25 comments:

Sybil@PeaceitallTogether said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

I just love that your outfits were so practical. What a blessing that you have so many things that you can wear post-baby during the in-between phase!

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

My favorite were your maxi outfits!

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Kelly
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Andrea said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Did you find any places online that had good deal as?

still being [molly] said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

i loved EVERY single outfit you wore! you look so amazing!! i really wish i had a better time finding maxi skirts i like... i have a few, but i actually wish i had a few more that i liked.

Allison said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Cutest pregnant gal ever. :) I adore all your outfits!

Autumn said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

I want to get pregnant again just so I can dress cute! It makes me cringe to think of some of the things I wore when I was pregnant, just because they fit... :-S

Kristin said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Those black skinny jeans look amazing. I think I need to find myself a pair, pregnant or not!

Jodi said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

You always looked so cute during your pregnancy! It is great that you got stuff you can still wear now. I love those mint pants.

Laura said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

You had some of the cutest maternity outfits ever! I will definitely be referring to this when I have a growing belly one day :)

Desiree Macke said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

You were adorable in them all!
If we are blessed with a second child I'll be consulting you for my wardrobe (pregnancy 1 my clothes seemed so BLAH)!

Jamie said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

In love with this post! I have only bought one tank and a maxi skirt, but am slowly discovering that H&M has some cute maternity clothes. I will definitely be looking for some skinny jeans there!

Denise said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Your outfits were all lovely.

Mara and Jae said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

yes yes yes! to the old navy vintage v-necks. i got one, and then went back and have 3 more now. love them.

and i'm in my go-to maxi skirt today, as a matter of fact (i'm 29 weeks). i plan to wear these things the rest of the way!

TheTinyHeart said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

You had so many cute outfits throughout your pregnancy! All of those maxis looked gorgeous on you!

-Sharon
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Jackie said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

your outfits were adorable throughout the whole pregnancy!!

Carly said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Love this, I'm all about maxi dresses these days!

Carly
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Brianne Bracco said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

I loved every bit of your maternity style! You made pregnancy look soooo cute! :)

Mitha Komala said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

love your maternity looks! looking gorgeous <3

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april said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

you look great pregnant! very beautiful and so fashion

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Nicole @ Haute Runner said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

I love your maternity wardrobe!

I am so envious of all the great deals you find. I also found that going a size up in regular clothes didn't work so well for me when PG because then it was just big all over. It works well for you though!

The Cavallaro's said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Thanks for sharing your style! It's so cute and fashionable, but yet not super expensive and over priced! Good to see the things that worked for you that can work for a lot of other preggos out there too (me included!)

Amy Disbrow said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Love this post!! I know I will be looking back at all the cute styles you wore if and when I have a baby someday! :)

J and A said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

You always rocked the bump! All your outfits were so great!!

Niki Caron said... Best Blogger TipsBest Blogger Templates

Thank goodness for maxis! They are SO comfortable so I can imagine that they must be great for pregnancy!

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