The caped crusader strikes back! 10 mama friendly capes for a warm and chic winter

Leslie Tessler Capes

If your pregnancy and post-partum spans the cold months of the year, and your belly and baby weight don’t fit in your coat, it may be wise to think about getting a cape: forgiving cut, cozy warmth and a timeless, classic shape to wear for winters to come.

The caped crusader strikes back - 10 mama friedly capes for a warm and stylish winter

Top row

1 Dorothy Perkins Tweed Piped Cape / 2 Twenty Easy by Kaos Orange Cape / 3 Femme by Michelle Rossi Brown Cape / 4  Oasis Salt and Pepper Cape / 5 Route des Garden Cape Coat

Bottom Row

6 Replay Cape / 7 Warehouse Melton Cape / 8 Camo Poncho Cape Coat / 9 Dorothy Perkins Black Cape / 10 Adele Fado Cape Coat

(top image: Leslie Tessler)

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Cozy times! 8 mama friendly cardis

Newsflash! A cozy cardigan keeps you warm when it gets chilly like these autumn days. Who would have thought, hu? Well, in all its obviousness, I want to emphasize the goodness of this classic garmet: it’s super mama friendly, like these open versions that envelop the baby bump or give you easy access for nursing.

A graphic style is perfect when you want to add a quirky touch to your outfit, and the neutrals are a safe haven in the crazy daily caos. What’s your pick?

Cozy times! Mama friendly cardis

>> Geometric <<

 

– neutrals –

5 / H&M Knitted Cardigan / 6 Pull & Bear Openwork Jacket / 7 Calypso St. Barth Uma Cashmere Cocoon Cardigan / 8 Mango Waterfall Cardigan

(top image: I couldn’t source the image, the link from Pinterest wasn’t working when I edited the post. If you know the origin of the image drop me a line and I will be happy to credit it. )

Girly mama – 8 chic nursing friendly dresses from Oasis

It’s so nice when I come across a decent amount of breastfeeding-friendly dresses in one place, as they can be quite hard to find. That’s what happened when I started browsing the Oasis store.
The dresses are feminine and chic, perfect for a professional or for those who managed to be chic and polished at all times. I really hope that shirt dresses stay on trend forever, they are a lifesaver for us nursing mamas.
Girly mama - 8 chic nursing friendly dresses from Oasis

In the dark – 7 black breastfeeding-friendly dresses

Every woman needs a black dress in her wardrobe (the celebrated LBD), and a nursing mama is no exception. Here is a handful of them, hope you like them:
In the dark
I think that the first one is my fave, which one is yours?

It´s in the bag!

When you are pregnant or nursing, there is only a limited amount of clothing you can wear, which is probably smaller than your “regular” collection. Hence you feel you are stuck on a style rut. And this is where accessories come to the rescue, transforming a plain and simple look in a sophisticated/boho/hip or whatever outfit your mood dictates.
Satchels are like rucksacks: they are pretty, they are bang on trend and they let your hands free. Any of these beauties will enliven your daily mama uniform:
It´s in the bag!

Summer is gone… 7 mama-friendly transitional jackets

It´s that time of the year again when days and nights gets chilly and we need to cover up our summer dresses and t-shirts with something warmer. Also for many working women it´s back to the office again, needing to complete the work wardrobe with mama-friendly essentials.
Here I present you with a variety of jackets, from kimonos to blazers, from knitted waistcoats to cute parka. And just how ideal is that biker from Topshop (no.2) for dressing up a baby bump?
Summer is gone... 7 mama-friendly transitional jackets
1 Topshop Floral Print Kimono / 2 Topshop Drape Biker jacket / 3 River Island sleeveless vest / 4 Topshop Structured Blazer /5 Monki Steffi jacket /6 River Island green blazer / 7 Oasis pocket jacket
(Apologies for the repeated wordless posts yesterday, Polyvore played some tricks on me)

Pretty Prints – 6 quirky nursing-friendly dresses

I find that getting hold of pretty, affordable AND nursing-friendly dresses is not always easy. So mamalooks has done the hard work for you and here I present you with half a dozen of quirky and fun print dresses.

Print dresses, nursing-friendly

Sugarhill Boutique Shirt Dress in Ice Cream Print / Oasis Birdcage Sundress / Sugarhill Boutique Dress in Seashell Print

Dorothy Perkins Petite cat print shirt dress / ASOS Summer Dress in Fruit Print / Oasis Harlequin Print Dress

Which one is your favorite? Do you already have a fun printed dress in your closet? I have a red horse print dress from H&M I use all the time. Let me hear about you!

It´s a jungle out there (again)! Tropical prints, breastfeeding friendly

Following the previous tropical post, I decided to create 4 looks suitable for nursing mamas. You can also pick and mix the items to create your favorite outfit:

It´s a jungle out there (2)! Tropical prints, breastfeeding friendly

If you can’t get enough of tropical prints, ZARA, Warehouse and Oasis have some more stuff. Go bananas!

Which of the 4 outfits above is your favorite? Have you gotten anything with fruity prints for summer?

It´s a jungle out there! Tropical prints for future mamas

Tropical prints are everywhere, and now that summer is almost here, it kind of makes sense all of a sudden. Here is my selection for the pregnant gal with jungle fever:

 

It´s a jungle out there! Tropical print for future mamas

 

Do not wear all at once! Or maybe do, if you are channeling your inner Carmen Miranda…