pregnant chick: 35 weeks (inappropriate maternity wear)

35 weeks pregnant. I bought this top last weekend even though it is completely inappropriate as maternity wear. It’s not quite big enough in the belly region. I figure it’ll be good after the baby is born and my stomache is still… a bump. Or maybe that was a bad idea because it’s white? Actually, nursing would probably be impossible with this shirt… hmmm, too bad I didn’t think of that in the dressing room. So much to learn, so much to learn…

Speaking of inappropriate maternity wear, this is the last non-workout-esque jacket I can close. Doing it up is a rather precarious endeavour actually, it BARELY makes it and the zipper now threatens to devour whatever shirt I am wearing in the process. As I walk the jacket hitches up my back, which is a pretty snazzy look:

This jacket is vintage. Older than me. It used to be a trench coat and it was my dad’s. My DAD used to wear a WINE COLOURED LEATHER TRENCH COAT. I LOVE the mental image that conjures. Love my dad, love him. I don’t buy leather anymore because of the whole vegetarian thing, but I also don’t throw away what I have because that would be wasteful and this jacket holds a special place in my heart. It’s lived in every city I have. I think of my stylin’ dad every time I pull this baby off the hanger. Dude is VERY excited to be a grandpa.

I’m not buying any more maternity specific clothing. I didn’t end up getting that much, actually. I have my 3 pairs of pants, a handful of tops and a bunch of non-maternity stuff that has done just fine (thank you mom and mom-in-law for helping me out in the threads department!). Working from home has made this a million times easier because sweatpants are very forgiving and uber versatile (super stylish for phone conferences, dinner dates at home with your husband AND lounging!). I save up most of my stylin’ for you guys on Belly Photo Day. If I worked in an office… well, if I worked in an office I’d still be thrifty/cheap/whatever so I probably would have ended up trying to magically make the same clothes look different each day. You know, with different earrings or something.

What can I say, I suck at being a fashionista.

What did/do other people do? Did you find you had to buy much? If you work/worked outside the home how did you do with that?

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32 weeks pregnant (time flying)

31 weeks pregnant (emotional rollercoaster)

30 weeks pregnant- no photos! I missed it! Ack!

29 weeks pregnant (fitness edition)

28 weeks pregnant (bring, do, take & an ode to accepting help)

27 weeks pregnant (christmas edition)

26 weeks pregnant (psychedelic tool edition)

25 weeks pregnant (clean freak)

24 weeks pregnant

23 weeks pregnant (the meltdown)

22 weeks pregnant (grand canyon edition)

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2 Responses to “pregnant chick: 35 weeks (inappropriate maternity wear)”

  1. Laura says:

    As soon as I saw it I remembered it from our Essendon days!!

    Xxxx