Mila Kunis is clearly past the point in which she's trying to hide her pregnancy. The actress hasn't come out and said she's pregnant with fiance Ashton Kutcher's baby, but the proof is in the pudding. The pudding being Mila's daring crop top that showed off her baby bump.
Talk about pregnancy chic! Love this look!
By no means am I a Fancy Pants kind of lady -- and by that, I mean I'm so not a makeup-and-heels-every-day gal. But! I am a big believer in dressing how you normally do when you're pregnant -- or as closely to how you normally do as possible. No, not everything will look right, and in the very beginning, it's probably best (IE, more comfortable) to steer clear of the tight tops and dresses in your repertoire. But pregnancy shouldn't be an excuse to wear yoga pants every. Single. Day. Unless of course, that's how you normally dress. (I'm not talking about dressing up here, 'memba? I'm talking about dressing like yourself.)
When I was pregnant with my first, I wore skinny jeans; leggings (obviously); and long, flowy tops every day. People were constantly asking me why I wasn't wearing tight tops to "show off my bump." Answer: Because that's not how I typically dress. I hated the idea of changing everything about my style just because I was growing a baby inside of me. I wanted to look and feel like I normally do -- only with an extra "accessory." In a weird way, I think it kind of helped me emotionally, as well. There was so much change going on around me. It would have been too much if I didn't look like my "normal" self either!
As cheesy and cliche as it sounds, pregnancy is such a celebratory time. It's a time to show off; a time to look and feel as best as we possibly can. For me, and Mila Kunis (my twinsie clearly), that means wearing what we feel most comfortable in and what's most "us." I mean, who needs a frumpy maxi dress dress when you can wear a bohemian crochet crop top?
Did you dress differently when you were pregnant?
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