Prioritise versatility and durability
Awaken your fashion sensibilities and do not just stick to one kind of attire just because you are pregnant or have a baby. Make sure to pick an eclectic assortment of gowns, midis and kaftans, which encompasses different designs, elements, hues, patterns and styles. Also keep an eye for those clothes that envisage long term and versatile utility. For instance, think about such clothes that may be adorned during both pre and post delivery maternity period. Be it nursing, breast feeding or the transition period post pregnancy; be certain that you select a maternity-cum nursing wear that is suitable to address every situation.
Breathable fabric and classy design
Make sure that you choose those attires that are tailored out of authentic and skin friendly fabric such as cotton, flex cotton, cotton slub and rayon to keep the dresses soft and breathable. Do not shy away from edgy and quirky designs; be it the sassiness of animal prints, aesthetics of shifflis fabric, radiance of ikat fabric, or intricacy of khari fabric, everything will both comfortable and capable of bedazzling the onlookers. Moreover, it is important to choose the right kind of nightwear, which is conducive for catering to the nocturnal needs during the maternity phase.
Layer it up and sync in the right footwear
You can commence gearing up to dress for your pregnancy or post pregnancy days with a maxi. Maxis are easily the staple dress during or post pregnancies as they are easy to wear, airy and simply pleasing to look at. Picking up a V-neck, A-line or an empire waist dress will look ravishing and suffice your needs as well. Adding an unbuttoned denim vest or a utility jacket can up your style quotient. Pairing this combination with white sneakers or black ankle length boots will work wonders.
Maxis made of fabrics such as khari and ikat with flared hemlines can impart an earthy and gracious look because of their gentle and subtle pastel. The outfit can be paired with brown open-toed flats with ankle loop or even light coloured T-strap flats.
Furthermore, a floral printed maternity cum nursing dress, which has a high hemline, will look chic and fashionable either a white sneaker or a brown loafer. Pairing white sneakers for a dark coloured animal print maxi will keep sweet and simple. On the other hand, for lighter tones of animal print, a denim jacket or soft shaded ethnic waistcoat can be layered for more polished look.
Level up with Accessories
Accessorizing with low key necklaces, gold earrings or silver jhumkas and vibrant silver bracelets can up your already fashion-forward outfit. In addition to our suggestive styling tips, do take the liberty to incorporate your unique personal styling. You do you to flaunt your beautiful baby bum!
With inputs from Nidhi Yadav Founder of Aks Clothings.