The 6 best online shops for maternity fashion

In this blog I often try to help you find clothes that are mama friendly, that is, “normal” garments that are suitable for pregnant and/or nursing women who love fashion.

But sometimes it’s worth to get some proper maternity and nursing items (specially bras and bottoms) so I decided to make a round up of the best online stores for affordable maternity fashion. Here is the list, and my favourite picks from each one:

Target

What’s more convenient when you are pregnant than shopping your maternity clothes while you stock up in everything else you need?

Target Maternity Dress

I am a sucker for stripes, this dress is fun but could also be worn with a blazer to work. Genius!

 

H&M MAMA

An international powerhouse, it’s the safe place to go for affordable fashion for the whole family.

Sweatpants are no longer for lazy girls, they are spot on trend for a cool and relaxed look. You won’t want to take them off.

Sweatpants are no longer for lazy girls, they are spot on trend for a cool and relaxed look. You won’t want to take them off.

 

New Look

New Look takes maternity fashion seriously, stocking a wide range of belly-friendly clothing from great basic sets to pretty dresses.

 

new look maternity

What a beautiful print! This cotton dress is bang on the boho look for this spring/summer

ASOS

Apart from their Maternity collections, they stock other well known maternity brands like Mama.licious, Isabella Oliver or Elle Macpherson Intimates.

Having a comfortable pair of jeans is essential for any gal, and this pair will give you the sartorial edge every time.

TOPSHOP

Always at the forefront of trends, TOPSHOP Maternity is the perfect range for mamas who won’t let a bump get in the way to be the coolest girl in the room.

For a conservative girl, it looks like something you would wear to sleep; for the sartorially savvy, it’s effortless cool.

 

GAP

With a huge range of jersey tops and dresses, you can’t go wrong with GAP’s comfortable yet stylish pieces.

Striped maxi dresses, fresh and cool (wear a waist band underneath for support if needed)

 


 

What do you think of this list, did I miss any shop you like? Where do/did you shop for your maternity wardrobe?

New Look Maternity color block dress for work & play

It’s not often that a maternity dress makes me wish I was pregnant, just for the cuteness of it, but this New Look colour block dress achieves just that (well, almost). It’s simple, it’s chic, you can get a sober look, or twist it for a more playful outfit.

These are 2 looks that I think are easy and fun:

Work

Working girl in color block dress
dress: New Look Maternity Colour Block Dress // glasses: eyebobs Mr. Digler Readers // shoes: H&M loafers // notebook: Moleskine classic notebook // watch: MARC by Marc Jacobs Henry Dinky Analog Watch // lipstick: Topshop Lips in Nevada // tights: Gap Maternity Opaque Tights

New look

Play

Girl in the color block dress

dress: New Look Maternity Colour Block Dress // boots: Dune Brogue Chelsea Boots // sunglasses: Madewell Hepcat Shades // bag: Jonathan Adler Vera Doves Bag // lipstick: Topshop Lips in Rio Rio // tights: Gap Maternity Opaque Tights // hat: River Island Fedora Hat

My favorites from New Look Maternity

Happy New Year people! Have you been keeping all those super ambitious resolutions? Erm, I didn’t get to finish writing them!

So New Year calls for a New Look right? Well, I think it’s a good excuse to get back to have a quick look at what’s at store in this shop, there are always tons and tons of great maternity basics and some cool finds too. Here is my selection, hope you like them:

My favorites from New Look Maternity

1 New Look Maternity Burgundy Tea Dress // 2 New Look Maternity Black Colour Block Crepe Tunic Dress // 3 New Look Maternity Monochrome Stripe Crepe T-Shirt // 4 New Look Maternity Grey Double Zip Front Jumper // 5 New Look Maternity Navy Broderie Panel Tea Dress // 6 New Look Maternity Black Tile Print Sleeveless Dress

The world is flat!

Flats

Well, my shoe world, that is. Pregnancy is not the best time to strut around in high heels, as it can cause back problems (and there is a risk of falling flat on your face, which is not as funny as when you are non-pregnant).

And we flat wearers, are now spoilt for choice. There hasn’t been some many different cute   flats shoes in the shops ever. You have the preppy loafers, the trendy slippers, the super fashionable d’Orsay flats, the classic brogues, and I could go on and on.

Anyway, this is a small selection of pretty flats that I put together, what do you think of them?

The world is flat!

a Modcloth Coral Flats / b ASOS Jemima Flats / c Ruche Navy Suede Flats / d ASOS Link Pointed Flats / e Office Monochrome Slingback Shoes / f Ruche San Clemente Mint Flats / g New Look Monochrome Flats / h Office Tan Leather Sandals / i Office Princeton Shoes / j Office Tan Leather Loafers / k ASOS Medley Shoes / l Forever21 Zigzag Flats

(Top image source: Refinery29)

8 pretty dresses for spring from New Look Maternity

So it finally feels like spring over here, so I am in the mood to post about spring-summery clothes. New Look Maternity are doing really great lately, they have become one of my favorite affordable maternity brands along with Topshop, ASOS and H&M. What do you think?

Here are my faves at the moment:

8 pretty dresses for spring from New Look Maternity

1 Heavenly Bump Purple Ava V Neck Maxi Dress / 2 New Look Maternity Beige Ditsy Floral Sleeveless Dress / 3 New Look Maternity Navy Butterfly Belted Dress / 4 New Look Maternity Navy Daisy Print Sequin Collar Dress / 5 New Look Maternity Stripe Jersey Maxi Dress / 6 New Look Maternity White and Blue Bird Print 2in1 Dress / 7 John Zack Maternity Pink Lace Dress / 8 New Look Maternity Pink and Purple Aztec Print Dress

6 basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras

Hi there expecting and nursing gals!
I hope the winter is not being too harsh on you and your babies. We are told to expect snow and low temperatures again tomorrow, brrr.

I know my posting has been very sporadic lately, I explained why before, apologies for that. It’s been a while since I posted a basic/pretty/sexy nursing bra post, so here it goes, hope you like it!

6 basic, pretty and sexy nursing bras
basic –> Emma-Jane Black Sleep/Nursing Bra // H&M Striped Nursing Bra
pretty –> Blossom Maternity Balconette Nursing Bra // New Look Maternity Black Plain Nursing Bra
sexy!! –> Amoralia Teal Spot Bra // Topshop Maternity Animal Nursing Bra

New Look Maternity – AW12

I always find new and exciting things when I visit New Look Maternity, they seem to refresh their site and product collection constantly. From the very basics to the chic and glamorous, the selection is impressive.
Here are some of my faves, do you see anything you like?
New Look Maternity - AW12
chic tops
1 New Look Maternity Black Sequin Shoulder Knitted Top / 2 New Look Maternity Purple Bird Print Cowl Neck Top / 3 New Look Maternity Black Sequin Collar Top
comfy basics
4 Exclusives Maternity  Skinny Jeans / 5 New Look Maternity Black 3 Piece Starter Pack / 6 New Look Maternity Floral Print Denim-Look Overbump Leggings
pretty dresses

Into the wild – mama-friendly outfits for a walk outdoors

Fancy a brisk walk in the park feeling the chilly autumn air in the face?
Into the wild - mama-friendly outfits for a walk outdoors
mama-to-be –> New Look Maternity Stripe Tunic / Topshop Maternity Leigh Jeans
nursing mama –> Billabong Henley Top / Topshop Supersoft Leigh Jeans

Autumn flowers for future mamas

Autumn is just around the corner, you can feel it in the chilly breeze and spot the first fallen leaves. I certainly won´t miss the sweaty summer weather, it´s been a scorching season around here, we couldn’t even play outdoors in the blazing sun.
When I saw these two New Look Maternity floral dresses they immediately transported me
to the new season, with their muted floral prints, ready for dark colours, boots and tights!
Little boy’s back-to-school experience is being surprisingly good (fingers crossed), so let’s hope it stays that way, and all new projects get in the right track.
Do you have any exciting plans for the coming term?
Autumn flowers for future mamas
Day look
New Look Open Front Blazer / New Look Maternity Cream Butterfly Dress / Whistles Fleur Tote Bag / ALDO Ernestina Flats
Night look
New Look Maternity Black Floral Dress / Monki Jade Blazer / Reiss Alexia Clutch / MIA Abie Suede Flats