The 9-5 Maternity Style
When curating a new maternity wardrobe, what to wear to work is the biggest dilemma. But your new bump shouldn’t get in the way of your style. Flattering, chic and above all, comfortable – we’ve put together the perfect maternity workwear edit
The Josefina Blazer is the perfect example of a staple hero piece. A classic black blazer is a key part of any 9-5 wardrobe, maternity or not. The ultimate finishing touch to every look, whether it’s styled over dresses, matched with its partner the Josefina Pant, or even worn with maternity jeans and a tee on weekends. Crafted in bi-stretch tailoring, it has a single button that fastens above the bump for a really flattering fit that also looks just as good without a bump. So you can enjoy it for years to come.
Having a couple of chic maternity dresses at your fingertips is the best way to ensure you’ll always look put together for work. Whether you want to show off your bump, or simply elevate your new look, we can recommend a few.
The Farah Shift Dress is possibly the most office-classic piece in our collection. In timeless navy and crafted in heavy weight premium ponte for a comfortable yet elegant finish. We’ve added pleats under the bust that create a desirable fit over growing bumps, and will also look just as good postpartum.
The Connie Dress will bring a bit of playful style to your business days with its monochrome floral print. Shirt dresses are the most effortless choice for maternity workwear, making this one a must have. Use the ties to shape your bump and enjoy on or off duty.
The Ellis Tank Dress is a long standing bestseller, loved for its super comfy stretch jersey and genius side ruching that fits bumps of all sizes with easy. Classic, simple and stylish – this dress looks sleek under a blazer for work, or dressed down with trainers and a leather jacket on weekends.
"The dress I bought is perfect as I can wear it now at 3 months pregnant and it’s designed to grow with you throughout the 9 months. Also very comfy and easy to wash"
As well as investing in maternity dresses, bump flattering shirts do the trick for sophisticated 9-5 style. The all important features to look for are a button through design (handy for nursing afterwards), self belts for bump accentuating and, of course, pregnancy friendly fabrics.
Our top picks are the Kelly Shirt, long-line, relaxed and completely timeless, and the Ondine Shirt, crafted in eco-friendly Tencel for a silk like drape over the bump. Wear under blazers and choose between denim, cigarette pants or maternity leather leggings to complete the look.