Nursing Tuesday: Crossover Nursing Top

Gap Crossover Nursing Top | CorporetteMomsYes, yes: the top looks super low cut. I stayed away from a lot of these tops when I was nursing because, heLLO, my bust was way too ample for this kind of top. But I think they design these things with the intention that you are wearing/living in a nursing camisole, and after I got on that train it really opened up the possibilities. As I’ve mentioned before: nursing tops aren’t going to be that helpful for you at work. But they’re great for maternity leave, or when the baby is older and you need to take him or her to the doctor, to a playdate, or if you’re traveling by plane — because easy access is the name of the game. Gap has this pretty, soft top in five colors, sizes XS-XL, for $29.95 full price. Gap Crossover Nursing Top


Maternity Monday: London Ponte Knit Colorblock Dress

Eva Alexander London Ponte Knit Colorblock Maternity Dress | CorporetteWhat a great maternity dress for work and beyond. It covers the bump, has a flattering but high neckline (in case you’re uncomfortable with the size of your bust while pregnant, like I was), and has sleeves. I would even wear this kind of thing to events and the like — add a sparkly statement necklace, some metallic accessories (silver clutch/shoes), and away you go. The dress is $168 at Nordstrom, available in three colors and sizes 2-12. Eva Alexander London Ponte Knit Colorblock Maternity Dress

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




Finally Friday: Posie Flats

Softspots PosieI was looking through some of Zappos’ best seller shoes recently, and I’ll be honest: there weren’t that many surprises. Birkenstock GizehConverse… the Sam Edelman Petty boot… a bunch of other sandals and sneakers. No big. But I was surprised to see this nice looking, $80 flat, which I’d never even heard of before. It has 321 mostly positive reviews, comes in five colors, four widths, sizes 5-12. Nice. Softspots Posie


Everyone Thursday: Soft Topstitched Jacket

Limited Soft Topstitched Jacket | CorporetteMomsThis teal blazer looks lovely, and I like the polka-dot lining. Try it with a navy sheath dress and a pop of red (necklace or heels), or if you’re in a casual office, try it with dark rinse denim. It’s $69 (was $99) at Limited (online only) in regular, petite, and tall sizes. Limited Soft Topstitched Jacket


Washable Wednesday: Ellie Ponte Dress

Boden Ellie Ponte Dress | CorporetteMomsBoden continues to knock it out of the park with washable dresses, and I like this ponte dress with a chic gathered waist. It’s lined (huzzah), and has a lovely work-appropriate length. It was $118, but is now marked to $82; it’s available in navy and brown, regular and tall sizes 2-18. Boden Ellie Ponte Dress

Here’s a ponte dress that’s available in petite, tall, and plus sizes (as well as regular sizes).


Pumping Tuesday: Juno Tote

Juno Blu Esalen Breast Pump ToteIf you’re not a fan of the standard black nylon tote that your pump may have come with, this lovely breast pump tote (in both mushroom, pictured, and black) looks great.  I like the texture, the sleek look, and the details like the thermo-insulated pocket, the two included ice packs, and the regular tote details like interior pockets for your cellphone and keys.  Lovely. The bag is $185 at Nordstrom. Juno Blu ‘Esalen’ Breast Pump Tote