We rounded up the best readers’ tips for how to hide a baby bump — particularly for your second pregnancy, when you start to show earlier!
Ladies, what would be on your maternity work wardrobe checklist (for those of you already back in the office)? What were your best purchases for your maternity work wardrobe, and what were your worst?
Have you found maternity suits to be essential at your office, conservative or otherwise? Not really necessary, no matter what your company’s dress code? Hard to find, either way — and when you do, not exactly … stylish? Did you wear maternity suits, or did you avoid them entirely by layering a blazer over a … Read More about The Best Maternity Suits for Professional Women
If you’re far enough along in your pregnancy that you’ve outgrown your regular-sized, old-standby work dresses and have realized you need to expand your maternity work wardrobe to actual maternity wear, fear not — today we’re rounding up the best maternity sheath dresses for work, many of which we’ve included over the years in our … Read More about The Best Maternity Dresses for Work
Looking for more great advice for pregnant professionals? Check out all of our Corporette posts as well…
What should a newly pregnant working mom NOT buy? We have some ideas…
Ladies, let’s discuss budgeting for your maternity wardrobe — what are your best tips? Where did you splurge — and where did you save — in your maternity wardrobe? Behold: a chart of what I spent on my maternity wardrobe during my first pregnancy. I share my maternity wardrobe budget not because this is the definitive list … Read More about Budgeting for Your Maternity Wardrobe
It’s been two and a half years since I wrote my little ebook on Dressing Professionally for Your Pregnancy, so I’m in the midst of revamping it. Here’s an update on my general advice for maternity shopping for work. (Pictured — for more specific pieces to buy, don’t forget to check out our Guide to Maternity Workwear.) Ladies, what … Read More about General Advice for Maternity Shopping for Work
Here’s a fun question: Is anyone else occasionally still wearing maternity clothes, many moons after your pregnancy ended? I’ve graduated from my maternity jeans but I still find myself pulling out maternity t-shirts for sleeping or working out. After my recent ACL surgery I wound up wearing my maternity yoga pants because all my newer workout pants were … Read More about Maternity Clothes You Still Wear
Over at Corporette, we followed up on our recent roundup of suiting brands for women with a “Part 2” post of suiting in specialty sizes — including maternity suits. As we all know, maternity workwear can feel really limited, but stylish maternity suits are particularly lacking. The options we noted: Eva Alexander Maternal America (this blazer in particular … Read More about The Hunt for Stylish Maternity Suits — and What to Wear Instead
2020 Update: We’ve updated links below to reflect some new options for plus size maternity clothes for work. You may also want to sign up for CorporettePlus, our newsletter featuring plus size work fashion. It can be tough to find professional and stylish plus-size maternity clothes for work , so we’ve rounded up a bunch of tips … Read More about Plus Size Maternity Clothes for Work
What clothes best hide a baby bump — particularly if it’s your second child and you feel like you’re showing before you’d like to share the news? We’ve talked here about how to work through your first trimester — and over at Corporette we’ve talked about ways to hide a baby bump — but it’s been far … Read More about Hiding a Baby Bump — The Second Time Around