Your Perfect Maternity Wardrobe

By Milena Joy

There’s no one-size-fits-all for your maternity wardrobe. Factor in the season, as well as your lifestyle, when considering what you need.

Maternity wardrobe

Here’s a basic guide to what you’ll need:

5-7 top

1-2 sweaters

2 pairs of jeans

1 pair of leggings

1 pair of dress pants

1 “little black dress”

2 very casual lounge-wear outfits

2 pairs of flat shoes

1 pair of low-heel shoes (optional)

For the office, add:

3 blouses/tops

2 pairs of dress pants

1-2 suit jackets or blazers

2 dresses


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