“I gave birth, but when will I stop looking pregnant?”
After giving birth, many parents are faced with various challenges. And while this is entirely normal, this period can be quite difficult on some. Aside from all the crying, the lack of sleep and all the new changes, moms are also faced with a new challenge: learning to once again fall in love with their body.
It’s important to understand that it will take some time until your body returns to its previous state after you’ve given birth. But even if you do realize that, you can still find yourself struggling to find things to wear. Your pregnancy clothes no longer fit but it also seems like your “normal” clothes don’t fit either. Worry not – here are 5 fashion tips on how to dress your postpartum body and look absolutely stunning!
Tuck it in
One of the easiest ways you can use clothes to hide your mommy tummy is by tucking your tops into your bottoms. Now, skinny jeans are not really the vibe you should be going for. Instead, get your hands on a colorful, stylish high-waistedskirt and find some monochromatic tops that match the vibe. This way you’ll instantly be able to create a flattering silhouette that will take all the attention away from your tummy and place it on your outfit instead. Of course, instead of heels, go for cute little flats to complete the look.
Go for peplum tops
While the days of bodycon dresses may be behind you, it’s time to make room for the new queen in your wardrobe – peplum. No matter if you go for peplum tops or dresses – or both – these pieces will emphasize your feminine silhouette while masterfully hiding the part you’re most insecure about. Peplum tops look best when paired with straight pencil skirts and trousers.
Add interesting details
Now, you know what they say – the devil is in the details. What this means is that you can basically make any outfit instantaneously more interesting buy adding some carefully-picked details to finish the look. So, a simple white tee tucked in your favorite mom jeans will look ten times more stylish when paired with an interesting crossbody cowhide bag, for instance. By emphasizing your every look with some interesting details, we guarantee that the focus in highly-unlikely to fall on your post baby belly.
Layers – yes please
Adding multiple layers to any look is never a bad idea. One of the easiest ways to hide a particular part of your body you’re not too satisfied with at the moment is to add layers to your look. Here, think in terms of comfortable pants and footwear paired with a stylish shirt and topped off with an interesting cardigan. You can even go a step further and add some cute layered jewelry to the mix.
Style up the mom vibe
In the end, instead of trying to completely hide your new body, why not embrace it? Besides, your body just did something absolutely amazing and you should celebrate it for it. So, get your favorite leggings and that funky tunic and really lean into that mom look. For some additional oomph, get an oversized tote bag and pair it with some comfortable – yet stylish sneakers. This way you will completely embrace the mom vibe while also being stylish and looking absolutely adorable.
Of course, these were just some of the ways you can hide your post baby bump with trendy outfits and stylish pieces. What you decide to wear in the end will entirely depend on your personal preferences. Just remember to enjoy your new baby and don’t stress about your body too much.