We’re Expecting Too!

A few of our very own are expecting! These stylish moms-to-be work in the corporate office of Destination Maternity, bringing the latest trends and best accessories to our Motherhood and Destination Maternity stores and online. Whether they are dressing for work, the weekend or a special event, or are a first, second, or third time mom-to-be, they each have a signature style. Follow their journey online along with me  as they share their beauty, fashion and styling tips! -OliviaJillian_Post1

Jill, Bottoms + Dress Buyer WEARING: Chambray Shirt Dress
Kristen_Post1-alt Kristen, Lingerie + Accessories Buyer WEARING: Ponte Blazer + White Destructed Jeans


Alicia, Activewear Buyer WEARING: Scoop Neck Tunic and Jeans

Rebecca, VP Motherhood Maternity WEARING Plaid Shirt and Skinny Jeans


Chic This Week // The Must-Have Maxi + How to Wear It



With summer almost here, a wardrobe that keeps you cool and comfortable is a must, especially if you are expecting! The one item I tell every mom-to-be to invest in if they are expecting during the warmer months is a maxi! An instant outfit, a maxi is versatile enough to be worn throughout your whole pregnancy. This version from Isabella Oliver is one of my favorites. The simple knit print and side-ruching feature makes this dress extremely flattering. For an effortless and on trend weekend look, I suggest pairing a maxi with a thong sandal, panama hat and cuff. Dress things up for an evening out with a wedge, statement necklace and jacket. Happy styling -Olivia

Olivia’s Picks // Splendid Spring 2015

I am so excited about the new arrivals from Splendid! Hopefully you had a chance to visit our Splendid shops in select stores over the weekend to check out the latest collection and enjoy some sweet treats. Some of my favorite pieces are the ultra soft tanks, striped tees and effortlessly chic peasant tops that can easily update shorts or jeans; perfect if you are expecting this summer! You can shop the full collection at www.destinationmaternity.com –Olivia

Trend Alert // The Luxe Sweatshirt

Chic sweatshirts are hot for fall, but they aren’t the bulky, college logoed, gym kind.  These are embellished, printed, leather detailed & crafted from luxe fabrics. These are the new fashion-forward sweatshirts that add a polished appeal to any look. Designed with the bump in mind, these sweats are great before and after baby.  Dress them up; dress them down- they’re the versatile piece for mamas that I love. -Olivia





Textured Sweatshirt, Motherhood Maternity // Jewel Neck Sweatshirt, Motherhood Maternity // Jacquard Sweatshirt BCBG, A Pea in the Pod // Jewel Sweatshirt Madison Marcus, A Pea in the Pod // Cheetah Print Sweatshirt, Motherhood Maternity

A Gift for Baby from Your Wedding Dress

jenMeet Jen Bowers, the Divisional Merchandise Manager for A Pea in the Pod!  A stylish mama herself, she is in charge of the team of buyers that keeps our stores filled with trendy maternity pieces for mothers-to-be!

Instead of shopping for a special occasion dress for her daughter Kendall, Jen had the sweet idea of designing something special using fabric from her wedding dress. “My wedding dress was an all-over lace Monique Lhuillier gown.  I wanted to incorporate the lace from my dress so she had a piece of me on her special day.”baby2With creative and design expertise from Brittany West, A Pea in the Pod’s assistant designer, they created a beautiful dress for a beautiful girl!baby3sketchWe love the idea of repurposing your wedding dress for baby.  You could also make a beautiful bassinet skirt, a necklace with the fabric embedded in it, or turn your wedding dress into something smaller, like a pillow.  What great hand-me-down pieces for your baby!

Style Spotlight: LEATHER

leather maternity clothes

One of the hottest trends of the season, leather details are everywhere!  From delicate jacket trims to the collars of cool, breezy bloues, leather is making a grand appearance this fall. Sleek, sophisticated and sexy, leather can amp up the style factor of even the most basic of outfits.

Pair a simple, white tunic with ultra-cool leather leggings. Dress up your skinnies with a printed blouse lined in luxurious leather. Any way you wear it or pair it, leather is a a definite do.

Shop our sleek and stylish selection of leather maternity clothes at A Pea in the Pod.

What to Wear On Your Babymoon


Jet set in style in our Sleeveless Belted Maternity Maxi Dress. The soft fabric and bump-skimming silhouette will keep you both comfortable and happy as you travel to your destination. Pair it with a summery Nine West Beach Tote and a comfortable, but chic pair of Jessica Simpson Rangle Flat Thong Sandals for a look that’s effortlessly on-trend.


Hit the beach in mama-to-be style in our blue and pink polka dot Ruched Maternity Tankini Swimsuit. Sun-worthy additions off Jessica Simpson sunnies and BCBGeneration’s Desina Flat Jelly Flip Flops in a bright, pop of pink are the quintessential accents. Going to lunch right from the beach? Take cover in our Empire Seam Maternity Swim Cover-up; and in addition to your regular SPF, slather on some of our Lavender UV Protection Cream by Naturopathica, which doubles as an ultra-soothing daily moisturizer.


For a romantic dinner for two, slip into our lace Sleeveless Belted Maternity Dress which perfectly shows off your shape. The beautiful coral hue will enhance your pregnancy glow while Stella & Dot’s Valentina Earrings and Jessica Simpson’s Elise Sandals are the perfect additions to complete the oh, so pretty ensemble.

  • I'm OLIVE CAPONE MYERS, Style Director for Destination Maternity and lover of all things simple yet stylish!
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