Postpartum Style: 5 Key Pieces

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March 20, 2017

Hi, friends! Let’s talk postpartum style. It’s tough, right? I’m in between my entire closet fitting me and most of my maternity clothes being too big (and really never wanting to see them again, anyway). 

Well, I’ve had 6 weeks to experiment with what works and what doesn’t, what makes me feel like ME again and what makes me feel like I want to hide until these extra pounds are gone. 

So today I’m sharing my 5 key pieces that will help get you through this awkward phase with style and comfort. Double win. 

I’d love to hear what you guys love for postpartum style. Let me know in the comments below! 

Thanks for stopping by!


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Flowy top and denim

Flowy Tunic (newer version here) | Denim 

When you’ve got some extra pounds that you’re not used to, flowy tops save the day. For fall, I’m all about the cozy tunic sweaters.  Free People tops are perfect for postpartum style. I have this tunic and I LOVE it. 


Nursing tank, shirt, leggings

Shirt (similar here) | Nursing tank | Leggings | Watch | Bracelet | Necklace 

Like the wrap, I rely on a good ol’ button down shirt to help me hide a multitude of sins. And, it looks stylish and polished so you can totally fool the rest of the world into thinking you’ve got it all together.


Peplum top, leggings and mules

Top (similar here) | Leggings | similar shoes

Life and style savers. Plain and simple. I have LIVED in these leggings this entire pregnancy, and I can’t recommend them enough. And, they’re easy on the wallet. You can’t go wrong.

I know. Maternity jeans. But they should also be called Postpartum jeans, because unless you’re a postpartum wonder, you’ll be in these babies for at least a month or 2 after you give birth. And guess what? THAT’S OK. And? NORMAL. 

Striped tee, leggings, and cardigan

I’ve been living in this Ingrid & Isabel wrap (sold out, linked similar). It’s perfect to throw over the leggings I’ve worn 4 days in a row, and to cover up my spit up stained tees that I don’t have time to wash yet. (Gross, I know.) It can double as a nursing cover and works to help keep baby girl cozy when I’m wearing her in the carrier. So, whether you’re pregnant or postpartum, I can’t recommend a wrap enough. And when the weather warms up, a kimono does the trick, too.


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  1. Jessica Fawbush says:

    Omg I love this post. I’m 35 weeks right now and can’t wait to get “my body” back. Good to know it’s okay not to get back to normal right after birth and how to still feel put together.

  2. These are such great outfits! My youngest is 3 months old and I’m still in that awkward phase!

  3. I’m obsessed with that flowy top!! I’m always looking for cute yet still comfortable tops..looks like I should make a trip to Free People soon 🙂

  4. Leah Weber says:

    Love your style and love these clothing items! It’s so hard to find cute clothes after having a baby.

  5. justine says:

    Button down shirts and flow tops are “musts” for post partum style! I’ll be delivering in May so wraps are not an option for me, but dresses are a big win! Aline dresses, swing dresses, tent dresses, or empire waist dresses are essential pieces in my regular wardrobe and my post partum wardrobe 🙂

  6. Toby says:

    i am definitely saving this for the next time i am postpartum. such great choices, my favorite is the wrap. come check out my blog http://www.poshandspicy.com i would love to hear your feedback xoxo toby

  7. You always look great in anything you wear! I LOVE your style, and that wrap is adorable. Cute outfits even for those not in postpartum!

  8. I love all of these outfits! Casual, comfy and cute are a must in my book! XO

  9. I love your style!! It’s so pretty! 🙂

    Xx, Christine

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