It has been forever since I have worn anything form fitting! I know some women feel really beautiful when they are pregnant, but I personally don’t. Of course I’m glad that I’m having a baby it’s just that I have always hated the third trimester! Especially these last couple of weeks when everything hurts so bad and I have never been so tired in my life! I also feel really ginormous. I surprisingly felt good in this outfit and though it was really flattering on a pregnant belly even though it is not a maternity dress. (I also thought it made my butt look kinda nice too ;)). Designers really need to get on making fashionable clothes for pregnant women so that we don’t have to keep cramming ourselves into non-maternity outfits in an effort to look good!
Even though this dress isn’t a maternity dress it has some of the ruching that most maternity tops and dresses have which helped keep it from being too short on me with the belly. I love how simple it is and I am a sucker for all things black, white, and gray. But sometimes too many neutral colors can really wash us out and make our whole look seem really bland so here are some tips on how to accessorize a simple outfit to make it pop!
- Pop of Color- I found these shoes at a thrift store for about $7. They seriously don’t even look like they’ve been worn! The green really added the perfect amount of color to my very neutral toned and simple silhouetted outfit. When you’re wearing neutrals, you can add just about any color to brighten up your outfit. (I think a nice red heel or even hot pink would have looked really good with this outfit too).
- Statement Jewelry- A Statement necklace is perfect when you wear a neutral colored outfit that has a simple silhouette. Something really dramatic like this one immediately gives a lot of personality and detail to any outfit and since it’s so dramatic you really don’t need to add any more jewelry! I found this Baublebar statement necklace on sale for about $9 at Target and am obsessed with it! This necklace came with a choker to layer with it as well, but I just wore the statement piece. It’s surprisingly light for how big it is!
- Add Some Shimmer- I like to add a little bit of shine too all of my outfits. This is usually done with jewelry but since I had this big necklace on, I used my purse to add some sparkle. I love that this purse has a silver metallic chain and that is simple and understated enough to no clash with my statement necklace but it still adds a bit of shine.
- Contrast- Last but not least, I needed to have some contrast with this outfit. Even though the dress is two-toned, the whole thing is very dark so I used to light gray color of my purse to add some lighter color.
I hope that you all enjoyed this post and found it helpful in some way! If you have any other tips on how to spice up an outfit, leave them in the comments!
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