Master the art of flawless maternity style with our essential guide
Make a dramatic impression in a statement hue. Whether you choose primary brights or pretty pastel shades stick to just one striking piece and team it with neutral tones for effortless elegance.
At a time when your body is changing month by-month, shoes, bags and jewels offer an easy way to tap into new-season trends. Whatever your trimester, the right finishing touches can take a look from simple to standout.
Well-fitting lingerie is a necessity during pregnancy and the foundation of a perfect maternity look. Update your top drawer with supportive styles that are as chic as they are comfortable from our exclusive edit.
Eye-catching patterns will lend a playful feel to your maternity wardrobe. A growing shape means you can carry off maximalist motifs – think wide stripes, tile prints or bold animal designs – just be sure to keep accessories understated.
Don’t be afraid to go oversize – an A-line silhouette is universally flattering and perfect for expectant dressing. It’s all about balance. Team voluminous tunics and dresses with slim-line trousers or bare legs and the highest heels you can wear.
Every woman needs a few cool cover-ups in their wardrobe. This is particularly true during pregnancy. Worn open, a biker jacket, cape or blazer can work with myriad outfits and will therefore be on high rotation in your line-up of maternity looks.
Look for details that turn non-maternity styles into bump-friendly pieces. An elastic waist transforms polished trousers and pencil skirts into clothing that is made for expecting while dresses and jeans cut from stretch fabric will accommodate growing curves.
Denim is an essential element of any pregnancy wardrobe. Maternity jeans are a style saviour for when your regular styles won’t stretch over the bump (they are also addictively comfortable.) Loose-fit dungarees, oversized denim shirts and frayed A-line shifts are also made for expecting and will lend instant cool to your pregnancy look.
From a loose-fit jersey dress to a button-front shirt, basics are ideal for layering under a statement piece or worn alone for timeless maternity style. Just seek out cuts in a long length and oversized fit that work with a bump.