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Isabella Oliver Maternity Favorites and Promo Code

In Giveaway, Maternity chic, Outfits on May 1, 2013 at 11:26 am

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To celebrate all of our beautiful mamas out there,  Isabella Oliver and the gals from Mychicbump are bringing you yet another amazing treat. (Check our ongoing IO Ruched Maternity T-shirt dress giveaway).  From May 1st – May 12th (Mother’s day), you can purchase your favorite Isabella Oliver pieces from their new Spring Summer 2013 collection at 15% off!  Just use our exclusive promo code: ‘ChicBump15’  at checkout and stock up on classy maternity wardrobe pieces for that effortless, chic look.  Here are a couple of my favorites:

Ruched Maternity T-shirt Dress (Check ongoing giveaway!)

Betty Stripe Maternity Dress

Vivien Print Maternity Dress

Sateen Cargo Maternity Pants

Ruth Crop Maternity Cardigan

Mae Drape Maternity Trench

Una Maternity Summer Dress

The Everyday Maternity Blazer

The Ruched Maternity Wrap Dress

Eva Knit Maternity Cardigan

Tie Front Maternity Blouse

Lucille Maternity Dress

HAPPY SHOPPING!

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The Sweater Dress

In Go-to Look, Maternity chic, Outfits, Trends on March 8, 2013 at 2:28 am

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Photography by Heather Telford Photography

Coat: Similar style here | Dress: Old, similar style here | Maternity Leggings:  Topshop | Boots: Last seen here

Having to bundle up with too many layers of clothing can be uncomfortable and frustrating when you’re pregnant, especially during the cold winter months. So how do you you keep warm while staying chic and comfortable? Sweater dresses of course!

Sweater dresses are one of the most current trends in Winter wear because they not only keep you warm and cozy, but they look stunning as well!

Wearing a sweater dress is comfortable, but just as important, it’s fashionable. And since sweater dresses are already in the closets of women everywhere from before they were pregnant, why not take advantage of the stretchy comfort to complement your pregnant belly? You can find sweater dresses in any number of styles and designs that are made to provide a close but comfortable fit and a terrific look.  The best thing about sweater dresses is that its a way to wear sweaters without looking baggy and frumpy. Instead, a well fitting sweater dress hugs a woman’s curves and highlights her sexiness, always a plus when you may not feel your hottest while trying to dress up your baby bump.

Sweater dresses can be work for most occasions, including more formal looks with a tailored jacket or blazer, or a more casual style when paired with leggings. If you’re feeling adventurous, try wearing it with colored leggings for a casual, but cool look that gives colors from your dress some extra pop.

As far as accessories, try a fun scarf and dangly earrings to look extra put together for your date with your hubby. Your shoes will depend on the occasion but this outfit is flexible enough to work with a ballet flat (casual) or a pair of heels or pumps (formal/sexy) when you’re at work or out on the town. Boots can also give your outfit a chic touch just make sure they’re the right length so you elongate your legs as much as possible to look longer and leaner!

Wishing all of my ladies out there an amazing International Women’s Day today. Feel inspired!

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On Trend: The Leather Jacket

In Maternity chic, Outfits, Trends on March 4, 2013 at 2:38 am

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Pictures courtesy of Heather Telford Photography

Jacket: Old, similar style here | Blouse: Similar style here, last seen here | Skirt: Forever21 | Shoes: Out of stock, similar style here. Last seen here | Bag: Similar style here

I love a structured jacket!  When picking out an outfit I like to pick pieces that flatter my figure as well as what flatters my age. A leather jacket like this one, adds youthfulness  and personality to any outfit. As intimidating as it may seem, leather doesn’t always have to be tough, you can always add certain feminine pieces to soften up the look.  By pairing it with a flowy top you can take it from punk to chic!

Add a pop of color to perk up the look.  The key is to keep most of the look neutral for the color to really make a splash!  When choosing a non-maternity skirt, you want to look for a skirt that will accommodate your growing bump that features an elasticized waistline like this one.  Add a pair of sexy ankle heels to complete this trendy look.

Be on the look out for our first giveaway of the year coming later this week!

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Color Me Pregnant

In Maternity chic, Outfits on February 25, 2013 at 12:20 am

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Blazer: Forever21 | Top: Forever21 | Pants: Seraphine Maternity | Shoes: Kate Spade (Last seen here) | Bag: Old, similar style here

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Romantic Simple Silhouettes

In Maternity chic, Outfits on February 10, 2013 at 11:57 pm

Maternity dresses @Mychicbump.com

1. Asos Maternity Lace Dress

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2.  Chiffon Dress With Scalloped Edge

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3. BCBG Sleeveless Drape Maternity Dress

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4. Fuchsia Knot Front Cap Sleeved Dress

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5.  Asos Maternity Tulip Dress

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Families are Forever

In Maternity chic, Outfits on January 11, 2013 at 2:42 am

A quick look into my life as a Mrs. to the most incredible man and as a mother to two beautiful little girls. They are my life, my whole world and I am so grateful I get to soak in their love everyday.  A special thanks to my girl, Heather Telford for capturing these special moments as a new family of four.

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My outfit details: Blouse, Kohls | Pants, Seraphine Maternity | Naomi’s dress, Target | Camila’s (baby) dress, Target | Bows, A Little Lady Shop

** Have you heard our exciting news and upcoming new projects? To learn more on how we will be transitioning from bump to baby, click here. I can’t wait to embark on this new adventure with you! **

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Guest Chic Bump: Lizzy

In Maternity chic, Supermoms on August 22, 2012 at 2:12 am

(Pictures taken by Lindsey Orton Photography and by  Skye Johansen Photography)

A very special thanks to my friend Lizzy for sharing her style/pregnancy tips with us!

She definitely knows how to work that chic bump!

If you loved her style as much as we do, here is how to get her look:

Purple Cardigan: Nordstrom Rack (non maternity)
Pink Shirt: H&M (non maternity)
Stripped Maxi Skirt: Pac Sun (non maternity)
Gray Maxi Dress: Old Navy (Maternity)
White Cap Sleeve: Shade (maternity)
Navy Maxi Skirt:  Nordstrom Rack (non maternity)
Multi stripped dress: Old Navy (maternity)
Orange/Tan shirt: Motherhood Maternity
Skinny Jeans: Gap (maternity)
If you or someone you know would like to be featured as a Guest Chic Bump of the week, leave me a comment!

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Guest Chic Bump: Shelly

In Maternity chic, Supermoms on August 14, 2012 at 11:04 pm

A special thanks to my friend Shelly for sharing her style tips with us!

She definitely knows how to work that chic bump!

If you or someone you know would like to be featured as a Guest Chic Bump of the week, leave me a comment!

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Tutorial on How to Wear a Scarf

In Trends on August 12, 2012 at 10:14 am

For all my fabulous readers out there who have asked me for different ways to wear a scarf, here is a little video tutorial made by Michelle Phan. Enjoy!

Find original post under Scarf Me Pretty for a chic, comfortable look.

Happy Sunday!

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