Maternal Instincts: Maternity Style on a Budget

Nothing changes your perspective on fashion faster than a bun in the oven. I should know; I had a baby four weeks ago and so those nine months are fresh in my mind! For the first time in my life, window-shopping wasn’t what it once was. I felt like a diabetic in a candy store–everything was a no-no for me. Fashion was everywhere, taunting me, but none of it I could wear.

But just because 99 percent of the stores were off-limits does not mean that I spent nine months in fashion prison–no way. So to all you preggers peeps out there, I’m here to tell you that you can still maintain style during pregnancy and you can do it on a budget, too! Here’s how…

Maternity Style on a Budget

Jewelry Essentials: Guess what still fits in every trimester? Jewelry! Plus, jewelry is the fastest way to change an outfit that you may end up wearing three times a week. Choose fun, oversized earrings and large but short necklaces (long necklaces will hang funny on your belly in your third trimester).

You can easily load up on fun necklaces from:

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Green Bubble Necklace

Green Bubble Necklace, $18 from Etsy
Etsy, like this fun and bright-green bubble necklace that instantly makes a plain top pop!