Bump up your expectations with maternity pieces that let you flaunt your style.
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"A great dress is the no. 1 essential for a maternity wardrobe. It's the best go-to solution for the days you don't want to think about coordinating an outfit." — Designer Liz Lange of Liz Lange for Target
A cheery color-block dress is the perfect segue between seasons. Pair it with colorful tights and booties, and you're set for the early days of fall, or late days of winter-into-spring.
"Anything goes in maternity fashion this year, and there are no longer don'ts; now you can express your personal style by wearing bold prints, animal stripes, sequins or feathers." — Designer Jessica BouLanger of More of Me Maternity
Swathe your bump in a floaty cascade of sumptuous feathers.
Chic never looked more effortless than in this relaxed gingham blouse and lean blazer.
Jessica Simpson maternity faux suede blazer, $69, destinationmaternity.com; Gap maternity cotton gingham pocket shirt, $50, gap.com; J Brand skinny jeans (which Kate Middleton rocked during her first postnatal public appearance), $216, destinationmaternity.com; London Sole leather ballerina flats, londonsole.com; Kris Nations bracelet and necklace, krisnations.com.
Expect the Unexpected
Delve into your playful side with a slouchy jumpsuit designed to flatter your growing belly.
Hatch Collection silk poly jumpsuit, $248, hatchcollection.com; Isabella Oliver leather obi belt, isabellaoliver.com; Zipora Collection choker and stone wire crocheted ring, theziporacollection.com; Matt Bernson suede sandals, mattbernson.com; Heather Belle bag, heatherbelleco.com.
Go Ahead, Flatter Yourself
"Pregnant women are now happy to wear clothes that flatter, rather than hide, their pregnancy curves." — Designer BaukJen de Swaan Arons of Isabella Oliver
Sleek and edgy, a pair of zippered leather cigarette pants makes your bottom half look long and lean.
Maternal America ribbed cotton fitted turtleneck, $49, bumpnaples.com; Isabella Oliver leather leggings, $449, isabellaoliver.com; Olsenhaus vegan cheetah print pumps, olsenhaus.com; Stella & Dot fringe necklace, stelladot.com.