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Making Maternity Clothes with Print Work for YOU!

Monday, December 14th, 2009

fierce mama

Project Runway winner Christian Siriano has a new line called Fierce Mamas – which is, you guessed it – is a Maternity Collection. Price Point: $50.00-$200.00. Holy yipes! The line is available from the company Moody Mama. Seeing all of this got me thinking about maternity dresses, and how most maternity clothing stays away from prints. But I’m here to help you recognize when a print will work for you (whether you’re preggers or not)!

Pattern Tip #1: Variety & Vertical lines: This dress is the Stunning Charmeuse Dress/ Brushstroke Print and it retails for a whopping $165.00. Whether or not you go out to buy this dress (I wouldn’t, unless I was very well-off) I think it’s a nice shopping tip for Mommy’s to know that often, maternity wear doesn’t do pattern very well – avoid it. However, sometimes a piece has pattern that works. It’s just a matter of finding what does work. The pattern here is subtle enough, has variety and the brushstrokes are vertical in a slimming way (not that you need to look super slim when you’re preggo!).

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