Staying Stylish while Pregnant

August 24, 2016

For the next couple of posts, I’ll be teaming up with A Pea in the Pod to talk about staying stylish while pregnant. I am pumped. When my mom and I went to Chicago, A Pea in the Pod was one of our first stops. I seriously had the best shopping experience. I got to know several of the ladies working in the store who made me feel so comfortable and excited about maternity fashion. They went out of their way to be helpful. Prior to going in the store, I was feeling frumpy and just pudgy as my belly hadn’t popped much. They have a fake belly you can try on, and it really helped me see how clothes would fit in the future. It got me excited!

I left Chicago with so many great maternity pieces and fun memories with my mom to boot. You’ve seen several of my items on the blog already with more to come as the season progresses. All that to say, when I got home, I reached out to the brand to see about a possible blog collaboration. I knew I would love representing them after my experience. I was thrilled to connect, and now, here we are today. I’m styling their floral blouse with the cutest kick flares (exact non-maternity style linked below) and draped jacket. I mentioned this on Monday when I wore my kick flares, but it’s so wonderful having fashion forward pieces to wear while pregnant. It makes me still feel like me. A Pea in the Pod is definitely my go-to for those items.

I have been previewing some fall looks on the blog lately despite the warmer temps remaining. I hope it’s giving you some inspiration like it has been me. Clearly I am ready! Honestly part of it is that I don’t want to spend money on maternity items that I won’t wear long, so most of what I have been buying are items that will last me through the rest of my pregnancy. I also know these are maternity looks. The truth is kick flares, a floral top, and boots are a great combo in maternity and non-maternity items alike. I will always link exact non-maternity items when possible.

dark floral top, grey leather drape jacket, kick flare jeans, ankle booties dark floral top, grey leather drape jacket, kick flare jeans dark floral top, grey leather drape jacket dark floral top, kick flare jeans, round Miu Miu sunglasses dark floral top, kick flare jeans

Staying Stylish while Pregnant

Floral BlouseKick Flares, and Draped Jacket c/o A Pea in the Pod // Boots: Topshop  (exact black version, similar cream, similar cream) // Purse c/o GiGi New York

Exact Non-Maternity Denim (in several washes) and Similar Jacket

Special thanks to A Pea in the Pod for these items.

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  • Reply Alina Aronow August 24, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    You definitely know how to style the bump! Loving that gray jacket too- it’s so perfect for fall.

  • Reply Lily Ayala August 24, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    You can make anything look stylish, Amy! You have the best maternity fashion sense, so happy for your collaboration!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

  • Reply Leah Behr August 24, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    Making pregnancy look good!! I picked up a similar jacket from Zara over the weekend. So perfect for fall!

    xx Leah /

  • Reply Nevena Krstic August 24, 2016 at 11:41 am

    You look amazing! I love your top 🙂 xx

  • Reply Lisa @ Daily Style Finds August 24, 2016 at 11:30 am

    Such a stylish look – and I love those boots! That is so fun they have a bump to “try on” so you get the real feeling of how it will look. How clever!

    Daily Style Finds

  • Reply kelsey bang August 24, 2016 at 10:55 am

    I love that blouse! super cute!

  • Reply Monic August 24, 2016 at 10:41 am

    loving the higher ankle boot lately so fashion forward!


  • Reply Poppy Kay August 24, 2016 at 10:28 am

    My sister is pregnant and found it so hard to be stylish and comfortable too… I will deffo show her these posts for some inspo!

  • Reply Karly @ Miss in the Midwest August 24, 2016 at 10:07 am

    Love that blouse and cardigan combination – so chic! And, it shows off your adorable belly. 🙂

  • Reply Shea Sayers August 24, 2016 at 10:04 am

    I think you have done a fantastic job of staying stylish, and staying true to your style, while pregnant! I’ve struggled with this a little and I think my biggest challenge may be the last part of my pregnancy when the weather cools down a little. Summer has been pretty easy, but I don’t have a lot of fall options, and I don’t want to spend much more on maternity items since I don’t have that much longer to go. I can’t wait to see how you continue to rock that bump 🙂

  • Reply Lua Mariano August 24, 2016 at 9:36 am

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  • Reply Biana Perez August 24, 2016 at 9:25 am

    Your style effortlessly works into your maternity style!! Love the blouse! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  • Reply Jalisa August 24, 2016 at 9:24 am

    I think it’s so cool and clever that they have fake belly to try on at Pea in the Pod! It really does help to give you an idea, I bet, on how something will end up fitting and looking as your bump continues to grow. I also love that they have relevant style options, so moms to be don’t feel as though they’re sacrificing style during their entire pregnancy! That said, you’ve been killing every look, girlie, honestly. I love this one, the top is so cute, I love the black base of the shirt, making it perfect for fall! Thanks so much for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!



  • Reply Emily August 24, 2016 at 9:18 am

    You are definitely rocking the pregnancystyle! Everything about this look is just so fab! I found it so hard to find any maternity pieces that were even slightly stylish when I was pregnant!!
    x Emily

  • Reply Britney August 24, 2016 at 8:57 am

    Adorable top and jacket! So chic!

  • Reply Aracely August 24, 2016 at 8:47 am

    I would totally rock this look, so chic! Loving the booties.

  • Reply Jodie Filogomo August 24, 2016 at 8:44 am

    So cute!! There’s always the opportunity to take some of the shirts in after your pregnancy—then it doesn’t feel like such a waste of money!

  • Reply Bryn Bradsher August 24, 2016 at 8:37 am

    Love this outfit on you! It’s such great fall inspo! I’m ready for it, too! That top is beautiful!! xo Bryn

  • Reply TOUCH OF GUCCI August 24, 2016 at 8:27 am

    What a gorgeous outfit! You always look so on point! x


  • Reply Joy and Ivy August 24, 2016 at 8:26 am

    Maternity options have definitely come a long way, even in the past few years. I don’t remember there being this many cute options when I was pregnant!! Love this look, especially that blouse!

    Allison / Joy and Ivy

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