How to wear vintage clothing while pregnant – a styled look at 25 weeks.
Vintage maternity clothing is notoriously blah. Luckily, clothing for pregnant women has improved drastically as of late, and we are no longer forced to wear frumpy tents that add even more girth to our expanding bodies (hey, thanks). I still want to wear vintage pieces when I can, and have been trying to fit separates into my highly limited wardrobe, or at least an accessory here or there. It will get more difficult over the next few months!
This 1950’s cotton blouse fits nicely through the chest, and while is not long enough to cover my belly, I was able to pair it with a modern skirt which has a nice elastic stretch (though, not vintage). I am also still able to squeeze my feet into my regular shoes, and these 1920’s crystal studded heels are to die for. Gold scarab earrings are from Etsy.
Overall, my pregnancy has been a good one. I am still running and getting to the gym 5 times a week, which my doctor has encouraged. I feel physically confident in my body’s strength and resilience. I am actually now in my third trimester (these photos are a few weeks old). Home stretch!
Vintage outfit for a cold, and snowy, winter day.
Look of the Day – from a recent snow day. I am keeping warm with a cute 1970’s/1980’s Virginia Slim Novelty Sweater. 1940’s sheared fur coat and vintage fedora that belonged to my grandpap. Boots and skin tight pants are modern.
I have to say, taking pictures when it’s nice and snowy is ideal. Why? No one is outside trying to walk in my shot or ogle at me and my tripod. Hi there, yes, I am taking pictures of myself. When is the next snow storm?
Spring is fast approaching, but I’m still clutching to my furs and coats (go away, sun!). It’s still a little chilly here in the morning, but the warm weather comes fast in the south. Summer is my least favorite month, I don’t like the sun and I don’t like the “fashion” or shorts and flip flop sandals…
This 1960’s peach and mink trim top has been hanging out in my closet for years. I could never figure out a good way to style it. It looks great with high waist skinny jeans, and boots or can be worn with a skirt (for another post!). Do you ever find pieces you love, but have trouble fitting them into daily wear?