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BE simply stylish. New mom wordrobe capsule 101

In this article discover how to transition yourself to the stylish mom you dream to be. Many ideas mentioned below to remake your wardrobe into a new mom wardrobe capsule 101.

With a new bundle of joy in your arms, it can be difficult to find time for yourself, let alone think about what to wear. As a struggling first time or new mom, you need to dress quickly and comfortably. However, dressing comfortably is new mother’s main goal. But also dressing stylishly can help boost your confidence and make you feel more like yourself during this transitional period.

Here are some affordable fashion tips for new moms that will help you look your best and feel comfortable and stylish.

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What is a new mom wardrobe capsule?

A capsule wardrobe is a collection of versatile clothing items that can be mixed and matched to create a variety of outfits. For new moms, a capsule wardrobe can make getting dressed in the morning quick and easy, as you’ll have a selection of clothes that you know work well together. Start by choosing neutral colors, such as black, white, and beige, as they are easy to mix and match. Then, add a few accent colors to brighten things up.

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  1. New mom wardrobe capsule basics : A typical mom’s wardrobe capsule basics might include:
  • Comfortable jeans or leggings: Opt for stretchy denim or leggings with an elastic waistband for maximum comfort and flexibility.
  • Mom jeans style: Look for cropped legs, 100% cotton and high waist.
  • Basic t-shirts in neutral colors: Stock up on soft and breathable t-shirts in black, white, navy blue, and gray. These can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.
  • Blouses or button-up shirts: Choose a few blouses or button-up shirts in lightweight fabrics like cotton or silk. They can be easily paired with jeans or leggings for a more put-together look.
  • Comfortable cardigan or sweater: A cozy cardigan or sweater is a must-have for layering during cooler months or in air-conditioned spaces.
  • Casual dresses: Opt for comfortable and easy-to-wear dresses in stretchy fabrics that allow for movement. Look for designs with nursing-friendly features if you plan to breastfeed.
  • Maxi dresses: choose flowing maxi dresses, with belts to give your body the visual slimming feeling.
  • Comfortable shoes: Invest in versatile shoes that provide comfort and style. Sneakers or flats with cushioning and support are ideal for running errands or taking walks with your little one in brands like Toms and Bobs.
  • Egyptian or Greek sandals: for hot weather or even for vacations, avoid flipflops and switch to light weight sandals and treat yourself for a manicure. Nothing can a beat a mother with freshly manicured feet in a pair of stylish sandals.

 

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  1. Look for Affordable Fashion: While it can be tempting to splurge on new clothes, especially if you’re used to dressing up for work or other activities, it’s important to keep your budget in mind. Look for affordable fashion options at stores like H&M, Amazon, Asos and Splash. These stores often have stylish options that won’t break the bank. Additionally, you can find great deals on gently used clothing or online marketplaces.
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  1. Choose Comfortable Fabrics: As a new mom, you’ll likely be spending a lot of time sitting, bending, and lifting, so it’s important to choose clothes that are comfortable and flexible. Look for fabrics like cotton, bamboo, and jersey, which are soft, breathable, and gentle on the skin. These materials allow for easy movement and help regulate body temperature. Avoid fabrics like polyester and nylon, which can be uncomfortable and trap sweat.
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  1. Invest in Essential Mom Items: Along with a mom’s wardrobe capsule, there are a few essential mom items that can help make your life easier and more comfortable. These might include:
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  • Nursing bras and tops: If you plan to breastfeed, invest in a few comfortable nursing bras and tops that provide easy access for feeding and offer proper support for your changing bust size. Look for styles with adjustable straps and convenient nursing clips.
  • Postpartum leggings or shorts: After giving birth, your body will be going through a lot of changes. Postpartum leggings or shorts with built-in tummy control and gentle compression can provide support to your abdominal area and help you feel more comfortable.
  • Organic cotton underwear. If comfort starts with feet. I would say, inner peace starts with a good pair of organic cotton, high waist panties. Regardless of how neat you look outside, if you are not comfortable underneath, then you haven’t done yourself any favors.
  • Consider wearing a corset if you are not happy about how you look. However, it is important to consult with your doctor first.
  • Comfortable nursing pillow: A nursing pillow can help support your baby during feedings and prevent strain on your back, neck, and arms. Look for a pillow with a removable cover
  • Diaper bag: Choose a spacious and functional diaper bag that can hold all the essentials, such as diapers, wipes, and extra clothes.
  • Comfortable baby carrier: A baby carrier can be a lifesaver when you’re out and about with your little one. Look for one that is comfortable for both you and your baby.
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  1. Upgrade your outfits: Treat yourself with few accessories like summer hats, or winter stylish caps. Also, consider buying some natural stone bracelets to match the colors of your outfits. Swap your elastic hair bands with few colorful scrunchies or mini scarfs. And if your hair starting to fall then consider some cute headbands to match with your baby’s outfit.

 

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A hat can upgrade your outfit and a quick fix for a bad hair day

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In conclusion, becoming a new mom doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style for comfort. By investing in a mom’s wardrobe capsule, looking for affordable fashion, choosing comfortable fabrics, and investing in essential mom items, you can create a functional and stylish wardrobe that will help you feel your best during this exciting time.

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