Tell me where you are finding stuff to wear lately! I need to find some cute dresses for maternity pictures and our shower. We have a Pea in the Pod around that I could make a trip to but I remember them being so pricey. They don't sell stuff in stores like they did 5 years ago!
Post by applemuffins on Feb 25, 2017 19:55:49 GMT -5
pea in the pod is definitely expensive! Motherhood Maternity if their cheaper brand. They have a buy one get one free deal going on right now for tops, bottoms, and dresses, but it's just until tomorrow I think. H&M has some maternity stuff, gap, old navy. Pink blush has cute stuff too. I'm not finding anything that great, honestly. Most places have such a small selection of maternity clothes in their store and it all has to be online it seems. I hate clothes shopping in general
Post by teachermomtobe on Feb 25, 2017 19:55:51 GMT -5
I have been so frustrated with the in-store selections! Fortunately my bump has been pretty small so I haven't had to get too much yet and a friend lent me some I need to try on. I have bought things from Gap and Old Navy online and just returned what didn't fit.
I definitely like to try maternity stuff on and my gap and old navy no longer sell them in store! I was so bummed when I discovered that. Everything is online. Even the selection at target is minimal. I didn't know H&M carried maternity...I'll have to see if they have anything in store!
I am trying to buy very little in terms of maternity clothing... I go to Goodwill a lot to check and see what they have that day. I have bought a couple of shirts and pants there. I can still wear many non maternity shirts so I am trying to piece it together as much as I can.
Try looking at online selections that have free returns. Then you can try them and return them if they don't work.
I got most of my shirts from Old Navy (online - free returns!). Also some dresses. Jeans, work pants, skits and tops from Motherhood Maternity online (free returns!). Workout clothes from Old Navy and Target.
MM frequently has sales.
Pink Blush stuff is cute but pricey. I probably won't get anything from there except maybe my shower dress and a dress for a friend's wedding which is a few weeks before I'm due.
If I bought it, it came from Target or Motherhood Maternity. My old boss gave me all of her maternity clothes when I was pregnant with my 1st. Her stuff is a mix of brands. But I agree the in store selection for most places is so small now. Thankfully my pregnancies have lined up exactly and I haven't needed to buy much for this one (a swim suit so I can take C to his lessons).
My favorite place to get maternity clothes, both pregnancies, is the LOFT. Pea in the Pod/MM also have good sales. ON and Gap are hit or miss in terms of fit, and Kohl's has some inexpensive options that you can find in store.
ETA: I do love the Liz Lange for Target tanks both for pregnancy and PP.
lulu783 - I didn't even think to look at LOFT. Online only, I'm assuming?
MIL and FIL got me a gift card to GAP for my bday, so I'm going to check them out. Some of their baby clothes are also cute...
Yup! I buy mostly tops/blouses because they are great for work. Sizing runs just like LOFT. Slightly generous.
And I would buy all the baby clothes from the Gap I'm obsessed for DD and probably spend more money there than I am willing to admit. Never buy anything for less than 40% off and join BST groups to resell after (if you aren't saving). I've sold almost all of DD's outgrown gap clothes and most at a profit thanks to hitting good sales.
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