A Budget bump staple... The Bodycon Dress

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Due to a few requests on links for where I got a few of my recent dresses I thought I would add a little update with links or alternatives if the dresses were a previous season.

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This dress is not a maternity dress but due to shape and stretch is a great wardrobe staple and will carry you through to the end. I got it for the end of my pregnancy with Bella and it was so comfy for leaving the hospital with her also. I have added an alternative that I have found at a bargain price of £12.99. Comes in both black and grey and both would be great styled with a denim shirt for the chillier evenings. Link here H&M.

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This is the same dress in stripes and I have ordered the grey also. I wouldn't go too many sizes bigger as I found that the top half can look too big. I am usually an XS/S and this one is a medium but I still have plenty of room and stretch in it. The stripes are no longer on the website but still in store also for £12.99

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Striped dresses are a fab wardrobe staple for spring but especially in pregnancy. Stripes and converse look great but you can also dress them up.

I already have a few stripped pieces and here is another that I bought recently from ASOS, it is a Newlook Maternity dress and on both websites, I have included both links due to a reduced selection of sizes. Asos link Here. Newlook link Here. I feel this dress runs small to size as I would normally be a size 8 and feel 10 is slightly small. I know they say in the last trimester go 2 sizes up in Maternity and I think this is the case with this dress. What's great about this dress is the long sleeves and higher neck, I have styled it here with Converse trainers for a casual look but this dress would be great with tights and heels/ pumps for workwear.

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Finally, here is a ribbed green maternity dress again from Newlook for £14.99. I am 5ft 8inches and feel this dress can only be worn casual due to being a little shorter on me. Again I went for 1 size bigger than my regular size and feel now 2 sizes bigger would have been perfect but it is another very comfortable and versatile dress with great shape. Link for this dress can be found here.

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It's great to get dresses for under £15 as they can be dressed up or down and are entire outfits. You don't really want to be spending a fortune on outfits at this stage and at this time of year it's great to get out of the jeans and into something a lot comfier.

Hope this helps, any further information or styles you would like please feel free to get in touch.

Anna xx