Welcome to this week’s post. I promise you are definitely going to love our feature for this week because its different and I love her and yes!, you should love what I love. Hahaha.
Before I ramble on, this post is dedicated to my darling friend, C. I really wish I could mention her name but, I just cannot do that for some reason. I promise to cajole her to get featured on here when she is ready. This week’s post is mainly to inspire and encourage her. ☺I would also be featuring another friend of mine, S, very soon who is going to let her beautiful secret out on my blog!! whoopies!
I do not know about you but lately, my friends have been making use of their ovens and bringing out fresh buns to the world. So I thought why not share tips on how to look stunning while rocking that bump. Pregnancy look definitely varies very differently amongst women because asides the fact we all have various body shapes, pregnancy on its own has different effect on our bodies. A very popular example would be with Kourtney and Kim Kardashian, sisters from the same parents yet..
So yeah, take it all in and style yourself up in your stride.
The looks of our feature this week weren’t all taken in a week as usual for obvious reasons. but they are all within 2 months. I would put the dates alongside labels, a little explanation from her (green) and my commentary (black).
Stella AdewunmiOccupation: Analyst, Entrepreneur & Blogger/Fashion Consultant, Maryland, USA.Interests: Fashion & Styling, Interior Decoration, Soccer, Arts, Music and Traveling.
These first set of pictures (4) are between March 21st and April 2nd, 2013. Stella went with her husband to Dominican Republic on a ‘babymoon’ or ‘babycation’ as her husband would say.
Strolled around the resort and laid in the beach.
(So guys, this should have been look #2 but I absolutely adore this look and wanted it to show at the beginning of the post so I brought it up. I totally think these pictures are editorial worthy.)
Shoes: Old Navy
Arrived Punta Cana a day before today. Ditched room service for an outdoor dinner.
(So cute and adorable. Love how she chose to wear green shoes as against red or purple. Playful and adorable).
So grateful to God. Emotional feelings as well, as the thought of being a mother crosses my mind.
(Gorgeous, looks a bit too dressy for the beach but played it down with no footwear.)
The colbat colour compliments the sea and sky. The back details and front silk make it an outfit that can be dressed up and down.
(Oh we love them slits, always adding some provocateur behaviour to one’s look, and when she makes an exit, BAM, that back. The details on the neck saves you from neck piece issues.)
Yeah, so that’s all for the ‘babymoon’ looks. Now lets see how she rocks her looks to work. A true lady on her grind.
Look #5 (April 09)
Neck piece: Bar III
Mom visited this weekend.. Organised my closet. Baby’s room is painted light green and with dark green stripes.
(Oh yes, she wants us yo keep guessing the sex of her munchkin. Me says its a boy though. Yellow is such a refreshing colour. I do not know if you guys saw the Kim Kardshian’s controversial-shoe picture on Friday, May 17, 2013, her white Givenchy dress reminded me of this yellow dress. See below).
Look #6 (April 17)
Top: Personal Tailor
Pants: Personal Tailor
Pretty interesting trimester. Wore this top to attend a Nigerian traditional wedding. I danced so much.
(Stella sure does know how to work a back. That bow gave this look the final icing. She looks glam, girly, edgy all a the same time. The cut on the cleavage is flirty in a cool manner then the exaggerated short front long back cut make her look eccentric.)
Look #7 (April 23)
Pants: Asos Maternity jeans
I had my 3D/4D scan appointment today. It was great seeing my munchkin’s face. Throughout the scan, my munchkin had his/her hand in the face sucking a finger, super cute.
(Business casual and simply chic look with that clutch. Lets not get to the heels just yet.)
Look #8 (April 27)
A lot of leaf print this season. I love the print’s colours. Matched this with my Valentino rick-stud shoes.
(…and we love them print colours too. See how she did not match the pants with the almost obvious green or yellow? I just love that, makes one’s ensemble seem more interesting. Oh my Prada! who doesn’t adore these Valentino pair?)
Look #9 (April 30)
I had an amazing day at work today as my co-workers organised a surprise baby shower for me. I opened my gifts. I feel so blessed.
(This is trendy on so many levels, stripes are in, the black/white pattern is in, 3/4 pants suit is in and then colour blocking, well, that has sort of stuck with us now.)
Look #10 (May 2)
Purse: Della x Urban Outfitters
I have been wearing different shades of blue lately. This is not a maternity dress but its absolutely stylish and comfortable.
(I bet someone with flat abs wouldn’t rock this as great as she did as the protruding tummy makes the front seem shorter thereby making the back look longer than it should look thereby making it more stylish).
Look #11 (May 8)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
In an effort to keep up with the black/white theme, I wore this classy and elegant top with the checkered skirt. I love the length, the stretchy feel and pattern of the skirt.
(The cut of the shoulder of this top gives her an 80’s look, so classic and chic. Though this checkered dress reminds me of cartoon network, fashion-wise it seems 50’s. All together, Stella looks proper retro. Loving this. My second favourite.)
Look #12 (May 14)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Neck piece: H&M
Spent Mother’s day relaxing with my husband. I’d never had the opportunity to wear this dress. A great feature of the slit dress is the sketchy nature which works perfectly with my growing bump.
(I do not know about this pavement she is standing on because all I picture with this ensemble is the a red carpet. Miss Jolie had better watch out. That clutch and the pearls gave this some elegance, amazing.)
So guys, that’s it from the zara-loving, heels-strutting, back-wowing Stella. She runs a successful blog, so for all this and more goodies, check out her blog (here). It is also on the right side bar of my blog as one of the blogs I follow.
One thing I continually tell her is that she makes it seem so easy… my ladies, all this looking glam while pregnant takes loads of effort. Working dem heels is another chapter, please don’t try it if you cannot handle them and most especially if you weren’t rocking heels before you took in.
Do leave a comment below as usual on your favourite look and if time permits you, create a look of your own inspired by the outfits above. A winner would be picked who and that look would be worn in a follow-up post.
Do have yourselves a lovely week.
Lastly, for any enquiries message me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
“When I see a woman, I always look at her shoes and hope they’re high, because high heels make a woman sexy and dangerous.” – Helmut Newton.