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Maternity Fashion From Maternal America

There are so many designers for maternity clothing, that it can often be difficult to know where to start looking. One designer that stands out is Maternal America. They are known for fresh and current maternity clothing designs, as well as having clothing that is functional and comfortable. For the warmer months, there are several must-have items for one’s maternity clothing wardrobe, and Maternal America has great options.

Every expectant mother needs the perfect summer maternity dress that is versatile, comfortable, and makes one feel amazing. The Maternal America Paisley Tie Maternity Dress is a stunning option that can be dressed down or up, giving it great versatility. It features a navy blue scoop neck bodice made out of super soft and light-weight material. Cap sleeves provide a flattering and versatile look. The skirt is a beautiful paisley print in orange, blue, and purple. Its design is unique and eye-catching. The bodice ends directly underneath the bust so that an empire waist design is created, which is very figure flattering. One can wear this dress to one’s baby shower, a birthday, an evening on the town, or simply out to lunch with one’s family. For a more casual look, pair it with nude or navy flat sandals. For a dressier look, try a great pair of navy or nude wedges, a few bracelets, and some stud earrings.

Another must-have item for expectant mothers is the perfect maternity top. Maternity tops can be mixed and matched with a variety of bottoms, from jeans to shorts to skirts. A beautiful choice is the Maternal America Maternity Halter Top. It has a modern and slightly tribal print in a mix of burnt orange, black, and white. The oval type pattern is the perfect size and creates a V-type of shape that is incredibly figure flattering. The unique neckline is a bit higher but shows off one’s shoulders, and a cute tie is at the front. It has a nice and flattering flow to it. For a casual look, pair it with jeans and flip flops. For a day at the office, pair it with a black maternity pencil skirt and black ballet flats. For that special evening out, it can be paired with white, black, or dark blue slim cut jeans, a great pair of wedges, and some gorgeous gold jewelry.

MA-P702_1For pants, a summer necessity is a great white pair of jeans. White is refreshing and stylish. Many women are adverse to white as they fear it will not be flattering. However, it is actually the cut of the pants, not the color, which creates the perfect flattering shape. The Maternal America Cigarette Maternity Jeans in white are a great choice. The slim cut of the leg is actually very slimming, and balances the looser look of a maternity top very well. Pair these jeans with any color. They can also be worn with flip flops, ballet flats, heels, or any type of shoe one prefers! Their versatility, flattering cut, and refreshing style make them the perfect addition to one’s maternity wardrobe.

A final must-have for one’s warm weather maternity closet is the perfect maternity swimsuit. One gorgeous option is the Maternal America Eva Maternity Swimwear. This tankini features a halter style top with adjustable ties for the perfect fit. The top is a white and navy striped pattern, creating a nautical feel. Light padding at the bust creates a smooth look. The bikini bottoms are a solid navy to compliment the top perfectly, and side-ties allow them to be adjusted for one’s utmost comfort. This maternity swimsuit is perfect for the beach or pool!

Maternal America has a variety of clothing options that are all stylish and comfortable. From dresses to swimwear, there is something for everyone.

Shopping For Maternity Swimwear Tankinis

Shopping for maternity swimwear can seem daunting to many women. However, by finding out what one likes beforehand the shopping process becomes easier. One popular option due to its comfort, function, and flattering style is the maternity tankini. A tankini is a two-piece swimsuit that covers one’s baby bump so that one has the feeling of a two-piece but with the coverage of a one-piece. Whether one is swimming or laying by the pool, a maternity tankini is a fabulous maternity swimwear option.

An incredibly popular maternity tankini option is the Eva Maternity Swimwear from Maternal America. Its design and style make it an absolute must-have! The top has a flattering navy and white striped print and matching solid navy bottoms which gives a nautical feel. The top features a halter neck tie that is adjustable for the perfect fit and excellent bust support. Light padding creates a smooth look, and a unique crisscrossed design at the bust adds great detail. The solid navy bottoms have adjustable side-ties for the perfect fit and sit comfortably beneath one’s baby bump. Classic and timeless, this maternity tankini is the perfect swimwear option for lounging by the pool or enjoying a cruise.

A second gorgeous maternity tankini comes from Bikini Thief, renowned designer to many celebrities. Their Green Bamboo Montauk Tankini is a very popular choice that features a white and green bamboo print that is fresh and the perfect amount of print. The top is designed with a slight bit of ruching at the bust and a built in, fully lined bra. The adjustable tank straps provide bust support as well as allowing the swimsuit to be customized to one’s own shape. There is also ruching at the side of the top for a flattering shape. The matching bottoms have extra support at the belly and are fully lined for a very comfortable fit. Super soft fabric with great stretch makes this a comfortable and flattering option.

Another great maternity tankini option is the Leopard Tie Maternity Halter from Prego Maternity. This gorgeous maternity swimwear option is all black with a leopard print tie underneath the bust for the always flattering empire-waist design. It has a scoop neck with adjustable halter ties for good bust support and light padding for a smooth shape. Matching stretchy bottoms are comfortable for swimming or lounging. The sophisticated look of the black swimsuit and the fun addition of the leopard print tie create the perfect maternity swimwear option.

The Emma Maternity Tankini from Maternal America is also an absolutely beautiful maternity swimwear option. The turquoise fabric is fresh and stylish, as well as stretchy and comfortable. The tankini top has adjustable straps and a sweetheart design. A matching turquoise brooch at the center of the bust adds unique detail and a classy feel. Stretchy, side-tie bottoms sit comfortably beneath one’s baby bump. With its luxe color and design, this is the perfect tankini for that beach side vacation. So stylish, one will want to wear this maternity tankini long after one’s baby has been born.

No matter which tankini one chooses, a maternity cover-up is a smart choice as it makes for an easy transition from the pool or beach to running errands or heading out for lunch. The Maternal America Convertible Dress/Skirt is the perfect choice, as it is both a dress for non-pool days and a cover-up for those days at the beach. Available in a pretty turquoise color, the soft and lightweight fabric is perfect for the warm summer months.

Overall, a maternity tankini is a versatile, functional, and very fashionable choice for one’s maternity swimwear this season. Paired with a great cover-up, one can easily transition from swimming to running about town.

Floral Maternity Swimwear

No matter what year it is or what the styles are this season, one style of swimwear that never goes out of fashion is that with a floral print. Floral prints exude the feeling of summer and have a certain brightness to them. For maternity swimwear, there are a multitude of floral printed options available. From bikinis to tankinis to one-pieces, there is something for everyone to choose from.

For any mother to be who wants to show off her gorgeous baby bump, a maternity bikini is a must! The Betsy Bikini from Prego Maternity Swimwear is the perfect floral option. This bikini features a halter top that is adjustable, ensuring the perfect fit. It ties at the bust with an oval ring and small bow, adding a great unique detail. The top is black with a pink rose design over it. The bow at the bust is in a contrasting cheetah print which adds a fun and trendy touch. The bottoms are in the same gorgeous floral print fabric, and have the same cheetah print at the waist. Wear the waist band rolled up or down for whatever is most comfortable, and know that the stretchy fabric ensures comfort. With its beautiful floral print and fun cheetah detailing, this is a great maternity swimwear option.

If a bikini shows a bit more skin than one is comfortable with, a tankini is an excellent choice. It provides the same feeling as a bikini in that it is a two-piece as well, but adds coverage over one’s baby bump. A stunning new option is the Rose Tie Halter, also from Prego Maternity Swimwear. The halter style top has adjustable straps that tie behind the neck and a flattering and slimming V-neck. The fabric has a white base with purple and blue roses overlaid on it with black leaves as well. For a very flattering look, two black seems run vertically over one’s belly, which elongates and slims one’s body. Solid black bottoms pull the look together. For comfort and style in one, this is a fabulous choice.

A variation on the floral theme comes from Bikini Thief in the form of their Red St. Barts Tankini. This solid red two-piece features an embroidered floral design diagonally across one’s baby bump. This detail is truly unique and makes this maternity swimsuit a must have. The top has adjustable tank straps and a slight sweetheart neck design. Matching bikini bottoms fit comfortably beneath one’s belly, and the stretchy fabric works well throughout one’s pregnancy. It is also available in black with contrasting floral embroidery.

A one piece is a great option for expectant mothers who do not want to show as much skin or who might be a more active swimmer. One option with a stunning floral print is the Blossom Empire Tank from Prego Maternity. It features a dainty floral print in shades of blue, red, and orange. The small size of the print is flattering and stylish. Great bust support is provided through adjustable tank straps as well as a hook back bra. Padded bra cups create a smooth look and the empire waist design creates a slimming figure. This maternity swimwear option is a great choice for the active swimmer. With its pretty print and bold colors, it exudes feelings of summer.

For those busy days when one leaves the pool and heads directly to one’s next stop, a good cover-up is a must. The Convertible Dress/Skirt can be worn as a dress or skirt, making it incredibly versatile. Beautiful and breezy, the ruching at the bust creates an empire waist look when worn as a dress. As a skirt, the ruching fits comfortably on one’s belly. So easy and comfortable to wear, one can put it on directly after leaving the beach or pool. No matter one’s style preference, there is something for everyone!

Jessica Simpson Wears Flattering Maternity Clothes

Fashion mogul Jessica Simpson has consistently chosen stylish and flattering maternity looks throughout her pregnancy, so we are always happy to get fashion tips from her. She recently told US Weekly about some of the hottest looks for warmer weather, stating, “Airy peasant tops paired with denim shorts are a spring staple. Floral and lace details add a romantic, flirty feeling to a daytime outfit.” We love this advice, as a great floral print and hints of lace create a pretty and feminine look. Try the Maternal America Crochet Top, which combines a gorgeous print with a unique crocheted detail. The flowy top falls over one’s bump beautifully and looks great paired with the Megan Denim Maternity Shorts, also from Maternal America. For a dress with a flirty and floral look, try Japanese Weekend’s Double Neck Maternity/Nursing Dress. The pretty pink print is very eye catching, and we love the versatility that the double cross over style provides for both maternity and nursing.

For now, Jessica has been sticking with more wintery hues, including a gorgeous LBD that she wore out on a date night earlier this week. The dress featured a lace print so that she was able to incorporate some of that feminine detail which she loves. For an option that features a pretty lace touch, try Japanese Weekend’s Front Over Lace Dress. The embellishment at the empire waist is very figure flattering and the lace overlay is right on trend. Due the beginning of May, we cannot wait to see more maternity fashion from Jessica!

Molly Sims Announces Her Pregnancy!

The gorgeous Molly Sims and her handsome husband Scott Stuber announced just last month that they are expecting their first child together, and we could not be happier for the newlywed couple. Always stylish, Molly’s maternity style has been no different. We love her effortless and comfortable choices!

Several weeks ago, Molly was running errands around town in one of this season’s biggest trends: animal print. She paired a stylish leopard print top with a long skirt. Very comfortable yet fashionable, it is a great go-to look. For a similar look, try the Maternal America Maxi Skirt. Its supportive built in belly band is incredibly comfortable, and it works well during both spring and fall.

Earlier this week, Molly appeared at a red carpet premier in a beautiful, color blocked dress. The coral color of the dress was contrasted by the pink band underneath the bust and at the trim. The accent underneath the bust is very flattering and allows her baby bump to be showcased beautifully. For similar color and the same flattering shape, try the Olian Coral Maternity Dress. The fitted tank top design is accented by a grey band beneath the bust and a pretty coral skirt. Comfy and stylish, this can easily be dressed up or down.

Aside from her great style, we appreciate her openness with sharing her pregnancy on her blog. Last month she wrote, “I’ve already been though the morning sickness (every morning from 4 to 6 AM for seven weeks—it was the worst), the strange cravings (I’m looking at you, Kraft Easy Mac) and daily episodes of what I call ‘pregnancy brain.’ But believe it or not, I’m cherishing every moment.” Congratulations to this gorgeous family!

BelaBumBum Maternity and Nursing Sleepwear

Every expecting and new mom wants to be comfortable during and after pregnancy, and having that perfect loungewear outfit is a must. Back in October, the very talented singer Lily Allen tweeted a picture of herself looking cute and cozy in BelaBumBum’s loungewear a month before she gave birth. Now, months later, she can still wear their renowned loungewear as it is designed for both pregnancy and nursing. Many celebrities, including Halle Berry, Milla Jojovich, Alicia Keys, and Jessica Simpson are huge fans of BelaBumBum’s stylish and comfortable designs, and we are sure you will love them just as much.

Made of superb material, BelaBumBum’s loungewear is always incredibly soft and feel great against one’s skin. For the perfect loungewear set, try the Ariel Lacey Nursing/Maternity Pajamas. The super soft Pima cotton top and bottoms are trimmed with delicate lace so one is sure to look as good as one feels. The lace accent also highlights an empire waist, creating a very flattering shape. Pull down capability provides easy nursing access, making this the perfect choice for both maternity and nursing wear. Wear it all night to sleep in as well as during the day when one just wants something comfy and cute to lounge in. Another BelaBumBum favorite is the Lotus Nursing Chemise. With soft pearl lace accents around the hem and bust, a beautiful contrast is created against the black nightie. It has plenty of stretch and room to be worn during pregnancy and has easy to use nursing clips for postpartum wear. Stylish, sexy, and oh so comfy, it is the perfect option for new and expectant mothers!

Whether one is looking for a gift for an expecting mother or simply wanting to treat oneself to a well deserved gift, BelaBumBum’s loungewear is an excellent choice for pregnant and new moms everywhere.

Beyonces’ First Post Maternity Clothes Appearance

Va-va-voom! Beyonce made her first post-baby appearance on Monday evening to support her husband’s concert and looked as incredible as ever. The first time mother gave birth to baby Blue Ivy Carter just one month ago, but one would never know from her amazing post-baby body. Wearing a bright orange figure hugging dress, she truly glowed.

We love Beyonce’s dress as a great postpartum option as it has several features that are very figure flattering. The V-neck has an elongating effect, which in turn creates a slimming look. The long, vertical center seam helps to enhance this elongating and slimming feel. Ruching across the belly helps to hide any imperfections and adds visual interest. We also love how well balanced this outfit is, as the deep V-neck pairs perfectly with the below knee length hem. Beyonce could not have chosen a better way to celebrate her post-baby body!

We are looking forward to seeing more of Beyonce’s postpartum wardrobe as she begins to make more public appearances. Since she loves to show off her beautiful curves, we think she would look great in a fabulous pair of skinny jeans and a funky loose top. For any rock star mama’s out there interested in a fresh and fashionable look, try the Olian Off the Shoulder Peace Maternity Tee paired with their Long Straight Leg Elly B Jeans.

Congratulations again to Beyonce, Jay Z and their little bundle of joy!

Alessandra Ambrosio Looks Great In Maternity Lingerie

Since announcing her pregnancy recently, the gorgeous Alessandra Ambrosio has not slowed down. She has walked in two lingerie fashion shows, proudly showing off her baby bump for the world to see. Due in late June, this super model mama looks stunning. Although the last thing I want to do while pregnant is bear nearly all on national television, I do love the confidence Alessandra exudes. Her clothing choices are stylish yet comfy, and any mom to be can feel and look amazing in the right outfit.

This past week Alessandra ran errands around town in a beautiful and breezy outfit. She paired a gorgeous floral maxi skirt with a plain white fitted shirt and a lightweight scarf. The flowing skirt fit nicely underneath her growing baby bump, while the fitted tee added great shape. We love how laid back yet stylish this look is! If one loves this look, the Bella Band Essentials Rouched Long Sleeve Top shows off one’s baby bump beautifully and looks great paired with any skirt.

Transitioning easily from day to evening, Alessandra chose to wear a vibrant long-sleeve fitted mini dress while frequenting San Paolo Fashion Week. We love how the long sleeves balance the shortness of the dress. The fitted cut hugs ones curves beautifully and is perfect to show off one’s baby bump. If one likes this style, try the Maternal America La Saree Dress. This hot white dress features long sleeves and a very flattering cross over design.

Congratulations to Alessandra on her second pregnancy! We can’t wait to see more of this super model’s pregnancy fashion choices.

Pregnant Kristin Cavallari Getting Ready For Maternity Clothes!

Congratulations to reality starlet Kristin Cavallari and NFL quarterback Jay Cutler on their pregnancy! The engaged couple recently released a statement saying, “We are thrilled to announce we are expecting our first child together.” Sources close to the couple have also echoed these sentiments, telling US Weekly that Kristin “is really happy. She is in the early stages, but she can’t wait to be a mom”. Although not showing yet since she is not due until the end of July, Kristin has been spotted out and about wearing some super stylish outfits that work well for both the beginning pregnancy stages and beyond.

Just a few days ago Kristin was seen out to lunch is a cute black shirtdress, blazer, and black tights. A shirtdress is super comfy and stylish. As one’s baby bump grows, choose one where the tie is higher up to create a slimming and flattering empire waist. Adding tights is perfect for the cooler weather, and the structured blazer creates a finished as well as figure flattering look both during pregnancy and after. For a similar look, pair the Maternal America Beaded Diamond Dress with their Maternity Leggings and a matching black blazer. Throw on a bright scarf or statement earrings for a pop of color!

Kristen rocked another stylish look while out shopping in late January. She paired dark wash skinny jeans with a beautiful loose fitting blouse. We love the mix of loose and tight, as it is very flattering. The blouse works well for both pregnancy and postpartum, as it has room for one’s bump to grow yet is also slimming once one has given birth. Try pairing the Olian Long Straight Leg Elly B Jeans with their Button V-Neck Maternity Tunic Top for a similar look. Throw on flats for daily wear or heels to dress it up at night.

Congratulations to Kristen and Jay! We are looking forward to the arrival of their baby as well as seeing what stylish maternity clothing Kristen will wear!

Hillary Duff Looks Great In Maternity Clothes

With her due date right around the corner (February!), Hilary Duff has been all about comfy outfits and a laidback look. We love that she has been relaxing and taking time to get ready for her first pregnancy. Just yesterday she was seen getting a pedicure wearing comfy black maternity yoga pants, a cute striped t-shirt, and a lightweight cardigan. To add a bit of her own personal style, Hilary added a great fedora and bright yellow earrings. For a similar look, pair 1 in the Oven’s Super Soft Ruched Foldover Maternity Pants with their 2 in 1 Maternity/Nursing Tank. Add your own personal style with your favorite earrings, a cute fedora like Hilary’s, or a colorful scarf.

The day before, Hilary looked gorgeous in a laid-back, all black ensemble while out with her super cute hubby Mike Comrie. A long black top showcased her baby bump beautifully and the leggings she wore were comfortable and chic. By pairing it with funky sandals, glasses, and a great purse, Hilary added stylish detail perfectly. If you love her look, try Japanese Weekend’s Over the Belly Maternity Leggings paired with Maternal America’s Ribbed Crew Neck Tee. We love how Hilary paired her outfit with strappy sandals, but for colder weather a great pair of flat boots would look just as stylish.

Throughout her pregnancy, Hilary has stayed very active. A few days ago she left a Pilates class wearing her favorite comfy leggings and a cute grey and white faded shirt. We love the ¾ length sleeves as well as the longer tee to provide plenty of coverage in the last months of pregnancy. We are looking forward to Hilary and Mike welcoming their baby!