Style the Bump: Top 10 Maternity Must-Haves Every Mom-to-Be Needs
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Style the Bump: Top 10 Maternity Must-Haves Every Mom-to-Be Needs

Whether you’re dressing for the weekend, a day on the job, or a big party or event, you want to be comfortable while looking your best during pregnancy. Just because you’re choosing comfort more often these days doesn’t mean you have to give up anything in style. We’ve taken a look at maternity fashion among some of the top celebrities and put together a list of 10 maternity must-haves every mom-to-be needs in her closet.

1 – A Simple Shirt Dress 

The simple shirt dress- it’s fresh, springy, and oh so comfortable. Pippa Middleton, lauded for her sophisticated maternity style, wore the dress herself during her pregnancy. She tied the belt above her bump to define her waist and added a pair of espadrilles and a shoulder bag for an easy, fresh look.  

2 – A Denim Jacket 

Comfort and style don’t have to be mutually exclusive while you’re styling your bump, and a denim jacket is a must-have in your wardrobe that will go with anything. Pair it with any type of slacks, add it over a maxi skirt, or even use it to top off an elegant maxi dress like Blake Lively did. 

3 – Comfortable Maternity Leggings 

Nearly every pregnant celebrity has been seen at some point in a pair of stretchy leggings, and you’ll definitely want to add some comfortable maternity leggings to your closet. They are so easy to style, and they have enough stretch that they’ll even work on days your legs are swelling like crazy. 

Amanda Seyfried wore a black pair along with a plaid shirt and plain flats for an easy going look that’s perfect for shopping or relaxing around the house.

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Seraphine Black Bamboo Under-Bump Maternity Leggings

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Seraphine Black Seamless Over Bump Maternity Leggings

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MCM Women's Geo Knit Leggings

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Loft Petite Maternity Heathered Seamed Ponte Leggings

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4 – A Little Black Dress 

You always need to have a little black dress on hand, even when you’re pregnant. Stars like Reese Witherspoon know how important it is to have an LBD around for date nights, parties, or when you just need to feel like you look pretty. 

5 – A Maxi Skirt and/or Dress

A maxi skirt or maxi dress (or maybe have both) are easy to dress up or down, so they’re perfect for work, a baby shower, or even a night out. Vanessa Lachey went with a colorful maxi dress topped with a white cardigan for a springy, fresh look. 

Just remember, if you choose a maxi skirt, make sure you get one with a wide band that’s comfortable on your belly. 

6 – A Pair of Maternity Jeans 

If skinny jeans are always your go-to casual look, you definitely need a few pairs of maternity jeans on hand. You still get the skinny look with a comfortable waistband that accommodates your bump. Sienna Miller wore her jeans with a striped top and a ruffled sweater, finishing the outfit with a pair of classy sunglasses and a ponytail. 

7 – An Off the Shoulder Top 

Now that spring is here, off the shoulder tops are on-trend, and they’re a great way to show a little skin as the weather gets warmer. 

Whether you choose a completely off the shoulder look, bare one shoulder like Jenna Dewan did while pregnant, or go with a cold shoulder look, these tops go with skirts, jeans, and dress slacks, making them a versatile investment to your maternity wardrobe. 

8 – The Pencil Skirt

The pencil skirt is a maternity staple for your work wardrobe. It’s not always easy to find maternity outfits that work for work, but the pencil skirt is always a win. Kim Kardashian often turned to these skirts while pregnant, and they work well with button down shirts, blazers, blouses, and cardigans.

9 – Polka Dots

Take notes from a royal, Kate Middleton, and definitely have something in polka dots in your pregnancy wardrobe. Kate started with a polka dot maternity dress and wore a black blazer over it, completing her outfit with a black clutch. Effortless and elegant!

10 – A Spring, Floral Dress 

A floral spring dress is so on-trend right now, and you don’t want to miss out on this hot spring style. Dress it up for the office or wear it with a pair of sneakers like Pippa Middleton did to make it look casual and cool. 

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Seraphine Black Maternity Dress with Floral Skirt

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Seraphine Button Down Floral Maternity Dress

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Seraphine Sage Floral Maternity & Nursing Midi Dress

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Seraphine Monochrome Floral Maternity & Nursing Dress

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$47.00
Seraphine Black Floral Maternity & Nursing Dress

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$45.00
Seraphine Red Floral Maternity & Nursing Dress

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Seraphine Woven Ditsy Floral Maternity Dress

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Seraphine Black Floral Wrap Maternity & Nursing Dress

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Seraphine Pink Floral Print Maternity & Nursing Dress

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Seraphine Floral Silk Chiffon Maternity Dress

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Seraphine Floral Woven Maternity Dress

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