pregnancy style + friday favorites

I’m obsessing over how Vogue’s Sylvana Ward Durrett manages to look so chic at nine months pregnant! I wish I had felt comfortable enough to wear form-fitting dresses and tops when I was pregnant with Levi, but I was very self conscious of my big ol’ baby bump. I tried on a couple of body skimming frocks during my second and third trimesters, but I didn’t have the courage to step out of the dressing rooms in them. It wasn’t that I necessarily felt ugly or fat while I was pregnant (remember, I didn’t even know how much weight I was gaining); it was that my body didn’t feel like my body anymore. I didn’t recognize my reflection in the mirror.

erin loechner pregnant style

I also admire Erin’s pregnancy style and her willingness to talk openly about her pregnancy weight gain. I think she looks amazing!

How did you feel about dressing your pregnant self?


Here are some of my favorite posts from around the web:

Did your baby use a walker wagon? If so, which one?

Breakfast jam straws sound deliciously easy

Would you wear orange lipgloss?

An easy way to get beautiful hair

Look what’s on newsstands now!

Yet another reason why I miss living in New York City


Last day to take my quick and anonymous blog survey. Pretty please?


{top image via the neo-traditionalist; bottom image via Design for Mankind}


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