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Rocking That BabyBump

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Having been pregnant before I know the struggles that come with dressing a baby bump. Your body seems to balloon each day. Your clothes no longer fit you. Dressing for work or events becomes depressing, your shoes no longer fit and everything becomes so uncomfortable. Not forgetting the multiplying hormones that make you resent everything.
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Embrace Your New Body
What is there to embrace about a growing belly, swollen feet, huge boobs and hips, you ask. Always remember it is not permanent and it’s for a worthy cause. Giving life is not easy, remember there are women crying day and night for babies. Count yourself lucky and embrace the journey plus your new body.
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Comfort Over pleasure
Comfort comes first before anything during pregnancy. Remember you are carrying extra 10 or more kilograms of weight. Look for outfits that are comfortable and easy to slip into without struggling. I suggest that you opt for stretchy textured clothes. You need to breath easily and also manoeuvre around with ease.
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Functional and Economical
Functional outfits mean that you will not always be shopping for new clothes while an event comes up. Look for apparels that can be worn to work, church and even for dates. You can use cover-ups, blazers to spice up the look using the same outfits. You will save a lot of money if you get functional pieces
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Simplicity
Simple outfits always look classy without having to try too much. Go for solid coloured slip-ons or body cons. Overlap dresses also fall in this list because they are easy to wear, simple and you look elegant. For pants, tights and jeggings with long tops always wins. There are maternity pants made for women which have a comfortable band around the waist but I personally did not love them. Just avoid looking tacky at all cost.
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Stylish and Trendy
Getting pregnant doesn’t mean you keep your fashion sense aside. I have seen a few women who totally neglected themselves during this period. I don’t judge or blame them but it never hurts to add some effort. Get inspiration from fashion publications e.g. magazines, fashion blogs, Pinterest on how to look fashionable during this period. Remember when you look good you definitely feel confident and great about yourself.
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Safety Precaution
It’s important to consider your own safety and that of the baby while pregnant. This applies especially on the shoes you wear. Avoid wearing high heels and ill-fitting shoes at all costs. Any miscalculated step while on heels could lead to an accident. If you have to wear heels probably because of a photoshoot, ensure its a low wedge as you can see on the photos. Feet also tend to swell a lot, you will notice that most women end up wearing larger shoe size to accommodate the swelling. Doll shoes, converse and open shoes are very favourable during this period.
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PANTS ALWAYS WIN

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I am a self-proclaimed pants die hard since I was young. Growing up and transitioning from a little gal to an aduItand adjusting to dresses and skirts has been probably my hardest task till today. I remember wearing a skirt for the very first time during my internship. The discomfort was real and I almost felt naked. Continue Reading

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FURRED FOR THE COLD

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I have been anxiously waiting for the rains to pour like my next meal depended on it. Of course my whole life depends on it but that is not the main reason.
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There are some outfits in my closet that have been lying there for so long unattended. Fashion lovers will agree with me that there are those apparels you buy and sit back waiting for the right moment to rock them.
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That is my story with this particular fur coat. Am glad that finally I can be spotted wearing it. Not once, twice or thrice but I can promise you of being charged guilty as a repeat offender unapologetically.
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Fur Coats remind me of Cookie in the movie series Empire. There is a kind of confidence, boldness, fierceness that they radiate. A look so clean, classic and lavish with just the right kind of arrogance. A no nonsense kind of attitude which makes a woman look like a million bucks and so effortlessly independent.
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Fur coats speak for themselves. For instance, I don’t have to mention the warmth this fur coat emits. The cosiness it exudes making you feel comfortable yet protecting you from the overcast weather we have started experiencing. I would highly recommend that you get one so that you can experience exactly what I’m talking about.
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Shift Your Style with a Shift Dress

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I wish to admit that my style is evolving day by day . I’m slowly exploring and discovering more styles. My main agenda in this style shift is to get out of my comfort cocoon.I’m Gradually embracing dresses and skirts styles I never thought I could ever attempt.Funny enough I feel so feminine .There is this thrust of confidence that gushes from within making me feel like a million bucks… Continue Reading

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Color Magic

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Hoping your month has kicked off just fine darlings and you had a terrific week. You might have noticed I love bright colors from most of my outfits. Bright colors have a way of adding life just into any outfit. They have a way of enhancing your mood from dull to bright literally. Do you know also wearing colors whether bright neutral or cool can tell you so much about someone’s personality? Yes, now you already know that am a riant person… Continue Reading

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JOURNEY TO SELF-LOVE

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Today’s topic is slightly personal and different.More of an inspiration. Self-love, self-awareness, self-appreciation, self-confidence. What comes into your mind when you hear these words? How in touch are you with your “self”? These words mean :Regards for one own being and happiness. It’s all about connecting with your “self”….. Continue Reading