Coats and scarves

Coat: Primark
Scarf: Accessorize
Black top: Primark
Skirt: Topshop
Today it is cold. Cold and wet and windy. So I decided to keep myself and bump nice and covered up in this primark coat and warm scarf. Although I have invested in some maternity jeans, the bigger my bump grows the more uncomfortable I feel in trousers and jeans. A nice pair of stretchy tights (not maternity tights) and a high waisted skirt (again, not maternity) which fits up over the top of my bump, feels so much more comfortable, and at the same time still looks quite stylish.

I really do believe in the idea that what you wear and how you 'do yourself up' can change the way you feel inside. I know there are some days when slouching about in pyjamas is much needed, but usually I end up feeling even worse about myself when I don't make any kind of effort. Even washing and straightening my hair, or dabbing concealor over any horrid spots can affect my mood so much! 

There really isn't a lot of maternity wear that caters for (and I don't really know how to say this) but the younger mums or mums who aren't yet ready to give up their topshop addiction! I know Topshop does a small range (SO IN LOVE WITH THESE LEGGINGS), and H&M do a few cheaper nice basics, but I honestly don't want to wear knee length dresses and comfy cardigans just because I'm pregnant! So please Topshop/RiverIsland/Miss Selfridge/Miss Guided and Boohoo.com, can I have some on trend maternity clothing to wear over Christmas. And no, a simple sequined shrug does NOT make up for a full sequined dress. Thank you.

Does anyone else know any shops which sell a decent range of fashionable maternity wear?

3 comments

  1. ASOS is not too bad, quality is pretty poop though. I didn't give up my normal clothes, went into hospital in my Topshop Jamie jeans in a size up, I felt your pain! x

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  2. You look gorgeous here, I love the coat!

    Sarah xx

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  3. Love this look. I've actually fallen in love with maternity wear on ASOS and in New Look. Though have avoided that area of the New Look stores since I did once by a maternity dress by mistake...I was so pleased it fit my chest and thought it was just one of those dresses you were supposed to pull in with a belt. I still wear it to this day. Sssh.

    Laura x
    http://firstclassramblings.blogspot.com

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