Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Maternity clothes

In general I like being pregnant. I have pretty easy pregnancies, so I don't think of it as a time of aches and pains and pukiness. I like feeling the baby move, and thinking about what the newest little one will be like. One of the things I don't like about pregnancy however, is maternity clothes. Actually, let me correct that-maternity pants. I can't seem to find pants that look cute, stay up, are comfortable, and don't start sagging (especially in the butt area). They drive me crazy!

Luckily, I have finally found a solution: Leggings. Specifically, leggings with skirts. I always like wearing skirts when I am pregnant (for the above mentioned reasons), but now I can wear them in complete comfort of being totally modest. I borrowed a pair of leggings from Alice the other day to wear to church, and I am now firmly hooked. I went and bought three pairs tonight. Now I just need to find some comfortable drawstring/elastic waist skirts to go with them, and I am good to go. You might not see me in jeans again this summer. Plus, a pair of leggings costs $5, as opposed to maternity pants which can range anywhere from $20 all the way up to $100. So, leggings it is!

And now, pictures of some skirts I would like to own:





3 comments:

Krilafis said...

I love skirts in the summer. Old Navy has some pretty swanky deals on skirts right about now so go check them out too. Or my old favorite, Desseret Industries. I would love to go with you one of these days. We should go thrift store shopping here in SLC to see if they have cuter second hand stuff.

P.S. My new favorite word is swanky.

Brittons of Provo said...

Yeah, I am actually planning on going to Old Navy today to pick up a couple of skirts.

What are you doing tomorrow? I have to drop Ontario off at the airport around 1:00 and then I will be in Salt Lake with nothing to do. Do you want to go shopping?

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