My mission for this first pregnancy has been to look cute while not spending a lot of money on maternity clothes! My husband and I have had to attend a lot of weddings this season and with Christmas parties coming up this month, I wanted to share the absolutely BEST and most flattering maternity dress I’ve found – and it’s under $40 and soooo comfy!!! I’ve already worn it to 2 weddings and plan to wear it again this month.

For sure it is a basic black dress, but I love the bardot sleeves and it hugs in all the right places! I have loved showing off my bump in this season (I’m 7 months pregnant now), and I haven’t wanted to buy loose things that hide it at all! This ASOS Maternity Bardot Dress is the perfect find (for any budget) and you can glam it up with jewelry and heels for different occasions! It comes in other colors and prints, too.

I’ve included the link below! Enjoy – I know you will love it as much as I do!


ASOS Maternity Bardot Dress with Half Sleeve


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Stripe Dress

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I’m looooving white pieces with sweet details for summer! This off-the-shoulder lace top is soooo cute, uber feminine and doesn’t ride up (like some OTS tops do) when you move or lift your arms. It’s light-weight so it’s perfect for the heat coming our way. Plus, the price point is ah-mazing. It comes in other […]

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Watercolor by Jade Winter Chessman (@jadewintersee) Styling women is what I do for a living, and I love it! I enjoy the creativity of dreaming up outfits and combining different pieces (styles, textures, colors, fabrics and cuts) to compliment a woman and her shape. Knowing what is trending and popular is important, so I can style those who want […]

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