I never realised the difficulty that would come with choosing what to wear in my second trimester.
Whilst we were trying for a baby, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a little bump to style in ways that I had imagined. I personally didn’t follow any other pregnant style bloggers, so hadn’t really had the chance to get inspiration.
I’ve been lucky enough to only just got my bump at 18 weeks, however, I did not expect the difficulties and personal body dread that would crop up until this point.
From 15 weeks up until now I had that kind of ‘beer belly’ look, and I was sure no matter what I wore people would be wondering; was I pregnant, or was it just a belly. I really was not bothered until I over heard another couple discussing my ‘belly’ at a wedding, whilst I was in a bridesmaid dress. It really threw me off, whether I had a belly or not, it wasn’t something that should be offending other people so much that they felt the need to discuss it… surely.
Pre pregnancy my style is very unfitted, laid back and in Summer time bohemian. I’m quite glad that we are quickly heading into Autumn so I can get cosy with knitwear.
I would normally stay away from anything bodycon, however, now my little bump has popped I seem to be going for bodycon to show it off.
Going up a size in ‘normal’ clothing is also something I keep forgetting to do. I’m making sure I go up one extra size in tops and jumpers.
This River Island Cable Knit I kept to my usual size 8 but would recommend going up for those who also have a bump. Paired with a Ribbed Knit Midi Skirt which is going to be heavenly throughout my pregnancy, topped off with the heel of the season, Kitten Heeled Boots, which are a great ankle length and perfect for cut off jeans and midi lengths.
Topshop have some of the best high street kitten heel boots;
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