Shopping for maternity clothes is often not enjoyable. On the one hand, you want to look stylish, especially when you can sometimes be feeling your worst. On the other, it feels like wasted money as it seems as if you’ll only be wearing the clothes for nine months at most. So many of us get tempted by the cheap maternity clothes on offer at discount department stores such as K-Mart and Target. Given the outcomes, are you really getting a bargain?
When you end up buying clothes which are ill-fitting or not the style you really wanted, how do you feel? Not great is the answer most of us would reply. How about if you’ve got these clothes for an amazing discount? Marginally better. But, once you get home and look in the mirror, it can be really disheartening and these items are guaranteed to get relegated to the back of your closet, often unlikely to see the light of day. Sometimes, it is possible to find the odd item which looks great but once you’ve worn it a few times, the quality of the fabric lets you down – it starts to pill or become misshapen over time.
We’re not recommending that you buy full-priced designer maternity dresses but rather purchase mid-priced, affordable items which will tend to have better wear and tear than the cheapest products . This is exactly where Eve of Eden Maternity fits in – when you’re shopping for maternity wear that will wear well throughout your pregnancy but also provide excellent value for your money. It’s the sort of quality you’d get when you’re shopping at Myers (which unfortunately doesn’t have a maternity clothing section these days).
It really is amazing how it can put a spring in your step when a new dress is hugging all your new curves – and letting people know that you are pregnant, rather than having stacked on a few more kilos of late.
Here are a few tips to make your dollars go further when purchasing maternity wear:
1) Purchase clothing which can also be used for breastfeeding post-pregnant.
2) Purchase items which have received good reviews from customers – you are more likely to get longer term wear out of tried and tested products
3) Every shop has a discount or sale section, make sure you check this out
4) Subscribe to their Facebook or social media pages as this is where the latest sales and offers will often be advertised