25 Flattering Fashion Tricks for New Moms

How is it that in only nine months our bodies can go from tight and fit to loosey-goosey? Oh ya, because we grew an entire human inside us. Point being, we’re pretty amazing, but we want to feel that way too. A pair of big sunglasses can be your best friend for keeping you looking stylish, while also stealthily concealing sleep-deprived, under eye bags. A wrap dress is a must-have that defines your waist and gives you a slimming silhouette. Check out all the other 25 Flattering Fashion Tricks for New Moms…

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  • Simple V-Neck 2 of 26
    Simple V-Neck
    As long as you avoid the plunging neckline, a simple v-neck can make you look longer and slimmer.
    Check it out at Old Navy.
  • Statement Earrings 3 of 26
    Statement Earrings
    Wear statement earrings to draw the attention to your face and dress up a bad hair day.
    Find out more at Bauble Bar.
  • Sunglasses 4 of 26
    Wear large sunglasses to hide your sleepy/makeup-less eyes.
    Find out more at Tory Burch.
  • Rolled Button-Down 5 of 26
    Rolled Button-Down
    A chambray button-down is a cute summer look that is great for covering up your arms if you haven't been hitting the gym.
    Find out more at J Crew.
  • Wrap Dress 6 of 26
    Wrap Dress
    This is a flattering must-have that accentuates all the right places and hides all those trouble spots.
    Find out more at American Apparel.
  • Wedges 7 of 26
    Sandals with a cork sole and slight heel are comfortable but still give you a feminine touch.
    Find out more at Amazon.
  • High Waisted Jeans 8 of 26
    High Waisted Jeans
    High waisted jeans can elongate your body and help hide your tummy.
    Spotted at Modcloth.
  • Bra with Support 9 of 26
    Bra with Support
    There are lots of changes post-pregnancy, make sure you are wearing the correct bra size for the best support.
    Find out more at Redbook.
  • Ruched Tankini 10 of 26
    Ruched Tankini
    A tankini with a gathered bust and flattering ruching gives you coverage and fitted style.
    Find out more at Bare Necessities.
  • Stretch Belt 11 of 26
    Stretch Belt
    Get a stretch belt to wear for pulling in fabric and accentuating your waistline.
    Find out more at Anthropologie.
  • Long Cardigan 12 of 26
    Long Cardigan
    A long knit cardigan is comfortable and stylish. It also works for hiding your bum.
    Find out more at Gap.
  • Tank Dress 13 of 26
    Tank Dress
    Put on a loose tank dress for a summer look that is not too constricting. Wear with a pair of sandals and dress up with heels.
    Find out more at Zooshoo.
  • Long Necklace 14 of 26
    Long Necklace
    Draw attention to a bold statement necklace that highlights your skin and eye color.
    Find out more at Anthropologie.
  • 3/4 Sleeve Shirt 15 of 26
    3/4 Sleeve Shirt
    If you're feeling self-conscious about your arms, buy a few 3/4 sleeve shirts to wear this summer.
    Find out more at Forever 21.
  • Contour Makeup 16 of 26
    Contour Makeup
    Makeup does wonders to flatter. Use these contouring tips to define your features.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.
  • Big Ring 17 of 26
    Big Ring
    Bring the bling and wear a large ring to make your hands look smaller.
    Find out more at Ily Couture.
  • Vintage-Inspired Swimsuit 18 of 26
    Vintage-Inspired Swimsuit
    Get a one piece that doesn't have any extra fabric or short bottoms for a more flattering fit.
    Find out more at Modcloth.
  • Small Prints 19 of 26
    Small Prints
    Avoid large patterns and go for small and delicate prints.
    Find out more at J Crew
  • Monochromatic 20 of 26
    Go monochromatic from head-to-toe to give your body the look of being longer instead of chopping it up by colors.
    Find out more at Chic Street Style.
  • Loose T 21 of 26
    Loose T
    Wear loose fitting T-shirt to hide muffin tops.
    Find out more at Lands End Canvas.
  • Wide Belt 22 of 26
    Wide Belt
    Put on a wide waist belt to define your waist and pull attention away from your mama hips.
    Find out more at Express.
  • Fitted Blazer 23 of 26
    Fitted Blazer
    A fitted blazer can help hide those trouble spots, make sure it fits right above the hips or it can look frumpy.
    Find out more at J Crew.
  • High Waisted Skirt 24 of 26
    High Waisted Skirt
    A high waisted skirt can make your waist look smaller and your legs longer.
    Find out more at Mod Cloth.
  • No Pockets 25 of 26
    No Pockets
    Jeans without pockets can give your bum a little boost.
    Find out more at NYDJ.
  • Scarf 26 of 26
    Wear a scarf to elongate your torso.
    Find out more at Urban Outfitters.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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