I have a lot of solid dark colors in my wardrobe. Living in New York City where people hardly ever wear bright and bold colors, I stay within my comfort zone of black and grey. This is even more true now that I am pregnant. With my bump not the only thing on my body that is growing, those darker colors tend to hide everything that I want it to.
But with this being my third and final pregnancy, I told myself that I need to step out of my comfort zone and really enjoy all that it has to offer. I’ve taken some leaps when it comes to style this pregnancy and worn clothes that I would typically be too nervous to wear because of my insecurities. Rather than dwelling on my pregnancy imperfections, I am choosing to embrace them.
One way that I am stepping out of that comfort zone is by adding some patterns to my maternity wardrobe. I recently had a work event that I was a part of and rather than wearing my typical little black dress, I wore a gorgeous patterned dress that made me feel fashionable and comfortable with my growing bump.
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