Maternity Monday: Jolene Knot-Front Maternity and Nursing Short Sleeve Dress

Seraphine Jolene Knot-Front Maternity and Nursing Short Sleeve Dress | CorporetteMomsThis Seraphine dress is a classic for maternity, and for good reason — it’s flattering, interesting, and easy for both pregnancy and nursing — and it’s even machine washable. Lovely. It’s $89-96 at Amazon. Seraphine Jolene Knot-Front Maternity and Nursing Short Sleeve Dress

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Finally Friday: Wedge Pump

AGL Attilio Giusti Leombruni 'Bar' Wedge PumpAGL is known for their flats, but I’m really liking this simple wedge pump, on sale for the next month or so as part of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. It’s available in sizes 4.5-13, in black and a smokey brown, for $229 — after the sale it’ll go back up to $360. AGL Attilio Giusti Leombruni ‘Bar’ Wedge Pump

Psst: I rounded up my favorite workwear picks of the Nordstrom sale yesterday at Corporette; I’m going to try to do shoes and bags today, so stay tuned!  One more kid-friendly find: I’ve never seen a new model of the Babyjogger’s City Mini go on sale (and it feels like older models are pretty firm on their prices also unless you’re buying used).  This nice navy is now $185, but after the sale it’ll be $250.

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Everyone Thursday: Shawl Collar Knit Blazer

Caslon Shawl Collar Knit BlazerThe Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is on, ladies!  You need a Nordstrom card to get early access (it opens to the general public on July 17), but: for those of you unfamiliar with it, this is their big sale of the year where next season’s merchandise is marked down now.  Prices will go back up on August 3.  Lots of great things in the sale (keep an eye on Corporette for a full roundup of workwear; I already chose some quick picks this morning); for moms I like this soft, hand-washable shawl collar blazer from Caslon.  If you’re pregnant you should be able to wear this up to the very end of your pregnancy, if not all the way to the end, and because it’s a knit fabric it should fit you even if you’re still gaining or losing weight postpartum as well.  I like this beautiful dark purple, but it’s available in eight other colors, in regular and petite sizes.  It’s currently marked to $39.90; after the sale ends on August 3 the price will go back up to $58. Caslon Shawl Collar Knit Blazer

Ladies, what are your favorite things to get at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale? Lots of diaper bagskids’ stuff, maternity gear, and more on sale!

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Washable Wednesday: Drape Neck Zip Cardigan

Caslon® Drape Neck Zip CardiganThis well-reviewed, machine washable zip cardigan is calling my name — the gray looks nice, but it also comes in black and three different stripey colors.  Reviewers note that it’s super soft, “comfortable but not frumpy,” and generally fabulous.  The sale is great too: it was $68 but is now marked to $23.   Caslon® Drape Neck Zip Cardigan

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Nursing Tuesday: Asymmetrical Tiered Nursing Top

Milk Nursingwear Asymmetrical Tiered Nursing Top | CorporetteMomsThis nursing top from Milk looks lovely — I like the high neckline, the bright, happy colors, and the functionality of the shirt. It’s $44 at Amazon. Milk Nursingwear Asymmetrical Tiered Nursing Top

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Maternity Monday: Olian Maternity Dress

Olian Maternity DressIt always seems like Olian has about a zillion iterations of this dress — right now, Nordstrom has four.  Which is good, since each dress only has one size left.  (XS, S, M, L.) Funny, funny.  This tank top version is perfect for summer (and is available in L); the longer-sleeved versions are marked down to $68-$84.  I’d wear the sleeveless one with a cardigan or blazer for work; it’s $128.  Olian Maternity Dress

Building a maternity wardrobe for work? Check out our page with more suggestions along both classic and trendy/seasonal lines.