Ethnic Maternity Wear

Hello to all my mommy, to-be-mommy and non-mommy readers!

 

We all know pregnancy does not see timing or season and I am sure a lot of preggonistas out there are confused about what you could wear this festive season with so many occasions coming up. From Karwachauth to Diwali ( for some  or you, even the fancy diwali parties :p ) and of course the winter season in Delhi which brings a lot of weddings!!! Luckily, this time around weddings you can fill up on as much as you like as the tummy will already be big 😉 .

So in this post, I have compiled a few pictures of mine in ethnic maternity wear. All the outfits are customised and are made in different cuts and silhouettes. Being pregnant definitely does not mean you have to be limited to styles. These are just a few recommendations of styles one can get made during pregnancy. If you guys have any suggestions, we would be happy to share it on our blog.

 

Outfit 1

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What?

It’s an asymmetrical one piece dress with patches of embroidery on one side of the waist and one shoulder. The neckline is a round band which sits perfectly on the collarbone and is not too close to the neck.  The overall outfit gives a look of a draped garment. It has a stretchable lycra lining inside and the outer fabric being loose and draped, can accommodate your growing body for a while. It is a perfect garment for both pregnant and non pregnant women.

I have paired it with gold mules on my feet, a neckpiece worn as hair accessory, diamond jewellery and a watch.

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Where?

The modern look of this outfit makes it a suitable dress for all kinds of occasions and can be worn as ethnic maternity wear also. We would recommend it for occasions such as – Baby shower, Cocktail party, Diwali party or any formal dinner party.

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When?

I wore this outfit in the end of my 5th month of pregnancy. It does a great job in hiding the big body (for people who are more comfortable with looser silhouettes).

 

Outfit 2

 

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What?

 

This suit is made in tussar silk and in a similar way of a circle skirt. This pattern allows the garment to have an a line look with extra room around the tummy if joined with the yoke from right below the bust. Keeping up with the season’s trend of cut out shoulders, I also got potli buttons added to the cutouts and on sleeve opening. On the bottom, I am wearing dhoti pants as they are super comfortable. To break the monotony of complete mint green outfit, we decided to get the dupatta dyed in pink and orange divided diagonally and added tassels with laser cut peacocks and pompoms on all four corners. We also added scattered pom poms to the dupatta.

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Where?

It is a light outfit suitable for smaller occassions. It can be worn to – a Puja ceremony, Diwali party, Mehendi or Haldi ceremony.

When?

I wore this in the 6th month of my pregnancy to a day time chowki ceremony. It can easily be worn from the first month to atleast until 6th-7th.

 

Outfit 3

 

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What?

A simple suit with a zillion gathers (made using approx 20-25 metres of fabric) attached to the yoke. This style is most comfortable for when the belly is the biggest, yet it can work out for a person from first trimester until the last because of the extra fabric. To keep the embroidery light, I only got gota patti flowers around the front and back yoke and on the dupatta.

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I chose hair accessories and glittery make up to add more to my look. I accessorized with a pink clutch and polki-ruby chaand baalis to add more colour.

Where?

The gathers on this outfit make it look heavier and hence suitable for events of a little larger gathering such as an engagement-sagan party, mehendi function or a day time wedding.

When?

I wore this in the 8th month of my pregnancy to an engagement party.

 

Outfit 4

 

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What?

I am wearing an  onion pink angrakha style suit in chanderi silk. This particular style lets a person adjust how tightly you want to tie it so it is self adjusting which makes it a perfect buy for ethnic maternity wear for this festive season. To add texture, it has a kota dupatta detailed with metallic leather flowers.

For accessorising, I carried a shiny clutch and wore cocktail rings and a rose gold watch.

Where? 

It is a simple suit with an elegant look and can be worn to events with smaller gatherings.  Also perfect for day functions.

When? 

I wore it in the 9th month of my pregnancy to a mehendi party.


 

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