Dressing the Bump – LFW Special

Pregnancy style can be a challenge. Do you conceal your bump with pretty loose boho dresses or wear it with pride in form-fitting clothes? And what about evening-wear or my current dilemma, FASHION WEEK?!

I’ve tried the traditional maternity brands, the high-street options like ASOS and TopShop and I’m still not having any luck. I look at fashionable pregnant celebrities and just have no idea where they are finding their clothes – I need a blooming stylist!


There are few brands proving that pregnancy needn’t mean nine months in the sartorial wilderness, like newly launched Just Polly, Nine in the Mirror and Keungzai championing functionality, on trend maternity wear you can wear post-pregnancy too.

I’m still scrabbling around for the perfect frock, leaving it a little late but never mind. Somehow I have to trump my Self Portrait win last season.

Now we of course have the non-maternity one: Cos

Okay, its designs are not strictly for pregnant women, but there’s no denying that the Swedish store’s penchant for a waistless dress and a coccoon coat is mighty tempting to the fashion-conscious carrier. They will see you through to labour day and after, all the while keeping you Scandi-cool.

I’ll leave you on that one, while I carry on my google search.


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