Category: maternity

Where to Buy Plus Size Maternity Work Clothes

maternity Plus Size Fashion

I’d love to see if you can dig up any information on plus size maternity clothes. There are a couple of decent roundups online, but the clothes all seem to skew a little young, cutesy, and boho for my taste, or too casual. I’m a 34 year old size 18 professional woman (expecting twins!) working in an artsy, creative environment whose tastes run more towards the minimalist. Everything I see…

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Ask Allie: Corporate Attire When You’re Expecting

Fashion Advice maternity

I am almost 12 weeks pregnant and my regular clothes are starting to get tight, so I’ve started scouting out maternity clothes. I am having the worst time finding business appropriate maternity wear, which is actually what I need the most of. Do you have any suggestions, particularly for the days I am meeting with clients and would normally wear a suit? I’m not sure why maternity apparel retailers think…

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Ask Allie: From the Comment Box

Fashion Advice maternity

I must admit, life has been pretty hectic lately and your comments and emails have been piling up. Here’s a post to address some of the questions I have received. If I haven’t gotten back to you yet, hang tight! I have professional head shots being done at work soon. What should I wear?! (I’m 31 and work in a ‘typical’ office setting. Our normal attire is business casual). A…

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Ask Allie: Shapewear and Other Underpinnings

Fashion Advice maternity

Hi Allie, I’m wondering if you have good resources for bigger undergarments? Thank you. Thank you for asking this. I don’t think many lingerie companies realize that when you are plus sized you can’t just rock the same thong or bikini in a larger size. Flattering and comfortable undergarments for women with curves are hard to find… but they do exist. Here’s some retailers that are known for understanding a…

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Postpartum Fashion

maternity motherhood

There are women who get their pre-pregnancy body back in six weeks. Others who get it back in six months. There are women who realize their shape will never be the same, but still come to terms with their new figure quickly – nine months in, nine months out and back in some fab jeans and heels. And then there are the rest of us. And I think the rest…

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Ask Allie – Nursing and Wearing Dresses

Fashion Advice maternity

Allie- I’ve been loving both of your fashion blogs for years and years, but especially since getting pregnant with my now 13 month old. I am still nursing her, and don’t plan to stop for a while yet, but I’m finding I really miss wearing dresses! I notice that you wear a lot of dresses, but are still nursing at least some, so I was wondering on your thoughts about…

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