How to make dressing during pregnancy effortless – inspired by the women who do it best
Eye-popping hues are an easy way to make a style statement, whatever your trimester. Wear one single tone for optimum impact.
Enhance growing curves in maximalist motifs – think wide stripes, tile prints or bold animal designs – now is the time to have fun with fashion.
Don’t be afraid to experiment with different silhouettes. Opt for a midi-length hem to balance a first-trimester bump, then turn to flattering A-line shapes later in pregnancy.
Look for details that make non-maternity styles ideal for wearing with a bump. An elastic waist transforms polished trousers and pencil skirts, while dresses and knits made from stretch fabric will adjust to your shape.
Maternity jeans are a style saviour when your regular pair will no longer stretch over a bump. Denim jackets, shirts and dungarees are also made for expecting and will lend casual appeal to your look.
From a button-front shirt to a t-shirt dress, timeless wardrobe staples can be layered under a statement piece or worn alone for classic maternity style. Look for pieces cut in a long length and oversized fit to cover a bump.
Images: Katherine Ormerod @KatherineOmerod, Jess Bowen @ModelMother, Marie Hindkaer @MarieHindkaer, Kate Foley @KateFoley, Pandora Sykes @PinSykes, Tylynn Ngyugyen @Tylynnnguyen
Words by Amanda Woodward-Brown