Work Clothes: The Eight Dollar Dress

I've been kind of torn on the whole maternity clothes thing since getting pregnant. In the beginning, I obviously didn't need anything new. But as my body started changing, and my clothes started to become uncomfortable, I knew I needed to invest in a few pieces. On Black Friday/Cyber Monday, I got a few basics online: a few long-sleeve t-shirts from Gap/Old Navy, a pair of maternity jeans from Nordstrom, and a pair of purple ponte pants from Old Navy. And those are all getting LOADS of wear now that they are the things that fit me best.

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But this week, returning back to work, it was time to get a few more things I can wear to work. So Travis and I decided to run to Target and see if they had anything in store. And they did! I picked up this dress (for only $8!!!!!) another one just like it but in grey and without sleeves (this one is 3/4), a plain black t-shirt, and a couple of long-sleeved shirts. I feel like now all I really need is a pair of black pants that I can wear to work, and I should be able to stretch those items for at least the next month or so, rotating them carefully and pairing them with things that will always fit: cardigans, blazers, and accessories. 

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Dress: Target
Cardigan: J Crew
Tights: Spanx (gift from mom - maternity tights that are SO comfy!)
Booties: Target

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And for good measure, a side pic of my growing 19.5 week belly:

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For those of you who are moms, what was your maternity style? Did you go out and buy a whole new wardrobe? Did you buy only 1-2 things? What were your favorite stores to shop from while your belly was growing?? Let me know in the comments!

Posted on January 5, 2017 and filed under Work Clothes, Maternity.