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5 Tips for Essential Maternity Clothes on a Budget

Written by Kelly Ades

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Posted on September 26 2014

 

Cortney Tomlin struggled to find maternity ensembles her first pregnancy.  “Finding the right fit and style without spending a fortune, felt daunting” the mom of two confessed.  “Endless options had me impulse buying maternity clothes out of sheer frustration.  I was a hot-flash away from a hot mess.”   When you’re budget-conscious, is it possible to find cheap maternity clothes that offer equal comfort and style? “My second pregnancy, I focused on maternity clothes that fit my shape and felt confident spending on pieces I couldn't live without.  Basically, I stuck to my budget by investing in basic maternity clothes.”    

You too can find your essential basic maternity clothes.  Here are 5 essential tips to keep in mind:

Essential #1 - Fit and Fabric:  

Finding equally comfortable and flattering basic maternity clothes is as essential as the piece itself.  Reaching for bigger clothes can be tempting but only contributes to a bulky look (um, no thanks).  Instead, consider maternity clothes that slim your silhouette and highlight features that aren't expanding.  Be sure to look for soft, flowing materials such as silk jersey (or silk with a touch of Spandex), cotton blends or Lycra. An extra bit of stretch ensures your pieces fit your contours. 

 

 

Stay tuned for tomorrow's basic essential tip #2!

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  • Inctlligenee and simplicity – easy to understand how you think.

    Posted by Kerryn | January 24, 2015
  • I was really confused, and this answered all my quisneots.

    Posted by Lakisha | January 24, 2015
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