Maternity Clothes When You are Dressing for Two Seasons

If you live in Canada, there’s simply no way to make it through nine months of pregnancy in just one season. So like most expectant mothers, you’re probably looking for trendy maternity clothes that can work for varying temperatures. Don’t know where to start? Here are some ideas:

  1. Maternity tanks and camisoles : Tanks and camis are essential building blocks for layering. Wear them solo in the summer and under thicker clothes when the temperatures drop. It’s a good idea to invest in high-quality pieces because you’ll probably use them well after pregnancy.
  1. White maternity jeans : Most maternity jeans will work whatever the season, but there’s something fresh and chic about white pants. Don’t believe the misconception that you can’t wear them after Labor Day. White maternity jeans are wardrobe basics that transition wonderfully into the fall. Wear them with breezy tops during the summer and with cozy knitwear when November rolls along.
  1. Light maternity sweater : You will want to have this versatile wardrobe essential when the air gets chillier. It’s perfect for watching fireworks on a cold summer night and can be layered over your favorite shirt in the fall. In fact, you can wear this piece all year round. Why not try a slouchy knit pullover in a bright color to brighten up your outfits?
  1. Maternity poncho : An asymmetrical maternity poncho is a super stylish layering piece. Choose one that’s made of brushed fleecy fabric for a fall to winter pregnancy. Maternity ponchos are open at one side to grow with your bump and provide easy access when you’re nursing. They look great with comfortable leggings or skinny jeans.
  1. Button-up maternity shirt dress : A shirt dress is a great transition piece because it’s the perfect weight—not as heavy as a sweater but not as light as a sleeveless top. Go for a crisp white that you can dress up and down. Wear it under a jacket when it’s cool outside or by itself when it’s still warm enough.
  1. Midi or maxi maternity dress : These dresses don’t just work in the summer. You can wear them with the jackets and neck scarves when the temperatures drop!
  1. Maternity blazer : Nope—a tailored blazer is not just for the office. Think of it as a dressier cardigan; it’s perfect for adding warmth during those tricky few weeks between summer and fall. Make sure to choose a blazer with lots of stretch so it can be worn over tank tops and long-sleeved shirts.