6 Chic Moms (and Moms-to-be) on What They Really Wore While Pregnant
Thanks to superstar moms-to-be like Rihanna, our thoughts on what maternity fashion should look like are changing. Seeing the Fenty mogul navigate her pregnancy style was gorgeous to watch – and proof that playing by “the rules” is just plain boring. If you want to step out in a metal two-piece exposing the bumps at lá Rih in Coperni, go for it. If you want to live in joggers and a t-shirt every day for a week straight, that’s fine too.
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From Sabina Socol, turned Insta girl creator, to Marz Lovejoy, Telfar enthusiast and creative, six stylish women share their maternity wardrobe essentials with vogue.
Claire Burman, London-based designer and founder of CEBE Studio
“My maternity style can be summed up in a few words: maximum comfort and ingenuity.”
The key pieces I wore all the time
“Luckily I have a wardrobe full of Supreme, Adidas and vintage joggers – they’ve been my saving grace. My uniform is pretty much stretchy tees, shirts and bodysuits with comfy bottoms. , and leggings, of course.
The most popular brands
“Skims for the dresses and bodysuits, Live The Process for the jumpsuits and Martine Rose for the superb oversized shirts. My friend Desiree Laidler made me a dress a few years ago that’s made out of this crazy floral stretch fabric, and it’s the best dress to accommodate a bump.
The things I invested in
“Apart from a few purchases of Skims and new bras, I managed to avoid unnecessary purchases. I just repurposed pieces from my wardrobe; I think I always dressed for comfort before I even got pregnant!
“I wore a 16 Arlington shirt dress and left the buttons open for my birthday with vintage elasticated waist sheer pants. I bought them in New York about eight years ago. I was so happy when I found them hidden in the back of my closet! I also have a Connor Ives t-shirt dress which has been a staple throughout my pregnancy.
My advice for other expectant mothers
“Being pregnant gave me a renewed sense of body confidence and sex appeal. I wanted to lean into that and experiment with looks as I got ready. There are also days when I feel like being in a full tracksuit, so do what suits you best!
My pregnancy style muse
“I think Marz Lovejoy has the best pregnancy style ever. She always serves up a look and makes it look so easy. granaries and markets in the UK and overseas.