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| by Sara Khalil

How to Wear Skirts During Pregnancy

Wondering how to wear skirts during pregnancy and still look chic? A skirt is one of the most practical pieces of clothing during maternity, specially when it has an elastic waist, as it fits more comfortably on your baby bump. If you're still experimenting with your maternity style, or can't figure out how to make clothes work for your new body shape, then here are some tips to show you how to wear skirts during pregnancy.

You don't really need to head to the maternity wear section and buy new skirts, as long as the ones you have already have in your closet have an elastic waist. To wear skirts during pregnancy, you can either pull them over the bump, or have them below your belly so they don't make you feel uncomfortable.

When it comes to button front skirts, you can wear them during pregnancy by transforming the denim skirt you already have into a maternity one by adding an elastic fabric to its waist.

During pregnancy, most women gain more weight around their hips, that's why pleated skirts would be their best pick. How to wear pleated skirts during pregnancy? Choose fabrics such as chiffon and silk, they'll fall loose, drawing the attention away from any areas you don't want to highlight.

Wearing skirts during pregnancy can balance your body proportions, but make sure to wear loose tops with pencil skirts, and fitted tops with loose skirts. 

Belts are a great styling trick to dress up maternity wear, as they give you an illusion of a waistline. One way to incorporate belts into your outfit, is to wrap them around your skirt above your baby bump, while tucking in your shirt or top inside.

Check out the following photos to get you inspired on how to wear skirts during pregnancy.


Being a mum is a full-time job, so you might as well do it in style! Read more from our Stylish Mamas section here

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