Mom Style File: Gwen Stefani

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Front woman of both No Doubt and her expanding family, Gwen Stefani is one of the most stylish moms in Hollywood! Currently expecting her third, Gwen proves that mamas-to-be can rock fashion-forward ensembles that are on-trend with a hint of edge.

The master of casual-cool styling – pairing a high-low hem cable knit sweater with destructed, cuffed denim, two-tone heels and a pair of sunnies – she’s a fashion force to be reckoned with. Get Gwen’s look with our long sleeve cable knit maternity sweater paired with our destructed maternity boyfriend jeans by SOLD Design Lab. Go for the total look with a pair of color-block heels, or keep it comfortable with some patent leather flats. Either way, your style is sure to stand out.

Shop this maternity outfit at A Pea in the Pod.

Mom Style File: Reese Witherspoon

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Whether attending a Hollywood premiere or running errands with her family, Reese Witherspoon is the epitome of understated glam. Reese combines expertly tailored pieces with ultra-feminine silhouettes, creating perfectly balanced looks that are versatile enough for day or night. Here, Reese’s style mixing is on-point; an edgy, structured leather jacket contrasted by a romantic, black and white floral dress gives her the quintessential pretty-meets-cool girl look.

Steal her style with our BLANK NYC leather trim ponte maternity jacket and black and white printed maternity dress. The sophisticated draping gives the jacket a modern update, while the dress’ flattering side-ruching will show off your beautiful shape. Perfect for your office holiday party or date night, your style will shine with this on-trend outfit.

Shop this maternity outfit at A Pea in the Pod.

Mom Style File: Jessica Alba Part II

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We just can’t get enough of Jessica Alba’s casual-chic style. Even when running errands, Jessica manages to look polished and sophisticated. Layering is a huge trend for fall, and we love how Jessica does it oh, so right. Jessica’s pairing of a burgundy jacket with on-trend plaid looks impeccable with cropped skinny jeans.

Try the look with our structured cascade maternity cardigan layered with our plaid maternity tunic underneath for a touch of texture. Finish it off with a pair of SOLD Design Lab cropped maternity jeans featuring our patented Secret Fit Belly®, which will keep you both comfortable and stylish during your pregnancy. For a final touch, get into the pattern mixing groove with the unexpected addition of leopard print flats.

Shop this maternity outfit at Destination Maternity.

Hair Do: The Braided Bun

Perfect for mornings when your mane is looking (and acting) less than desirable, take a stab at the beauty world’s current must do: the braided bun. Easy enough to create on your own, this messy-chic style showcases the coveted “trying, but not trying too hard” appeal. Lacking the need to look perfect, and with an end-of-the-day bonus – hello, sexy tousled waves – Emily Schuman, creator of  the fabulous blog, Cupcakes & Cashmere, demonstrates the ins-and-outs of this polished-meets-relaxed look, here.

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Step 1 – Part hair in the middle and start French braiding just the front section.

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Step 2 – Continue braiding until just passed ear and secure with a small hair elastic.

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Step 3 – Repeat on the other side.

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 Step 4 – Gather all hair and begin twisting.

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Step 5 – Make a bun and secure with an elastic.

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Step 6 – Use bobby pins to tuck away any loose hairs.

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End result!

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Style Spotlight: LEATHER

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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.

Designer Spotlight: Velvet by Graham & Spencer

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High quality basics punctuated by uncompromising style, Velvet by Graham & Spencer is a go-to brand for this type of covetable dressing. We adore their ultra-soft fabrics and flattering cuts, especially for the mom-to-be. Without losing her sense of style, Velvet gives those expecting more-than-just-basics to live in. From amazing faux leather maternity leggings and a flowing yet structured maternity cardigan, to a fabulous animal print maternity dress and drape front maternity jacket, it’s pieces like these that keep the brand high on our fashion radar, and in the spotlight.

Shop all of Velvet by Graham & Spencer’s luxe maternity pieces at A Pea in the Pod.

Four Things

The sights and sounds of fall are all around us, humming and buzzing with rich colors, cozy fabrics and foods that epitomize comfort! This weekend, take advantage of your 48-hour break by wearing something new, doing something dramatic, baking something delicious, and creating something spectacular!

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There’s no better way to kick off autumn than with the “Best Pumpkin Bread” recipe.

A fleece maternity jacket in fall’s “it” color is the perfect accessory to your off-duty look.

Create your own Warhol masterpiece with this fabulously simple DIY Gallery Art project.

Get even more gorgeous with smoky bronze eyes that will make your features pop.

Mom Style File: Jessica Alba

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Mom of two, Jessica Alba is the epitome of feminine style. Always perfectly polished from head to toe, her fashion choices are both chic and classic with a hint of fun. Topping her pretty, printed dress with an always-in-style denim jacket is a great way to wear two of the season’s hottest trends: denim and prints. To get her look, try our Short Sleeve Button Front Maternity Dress framed by a perfectly fitted Button Front Denim Maternity Jacket that will carry you through multiple seasons. Add round toe heels and a statement bag and you’re good to go!

Shop this maternity outfit at Destination Maternity.

Mom Style File: Halle Berry

Mom Style File: Halle Berry

Halle Berry is the queen of casual-cool style. A soon to be second time mama, Halle’s ensembles emit an effortlessness that moms on the go aspire to. Here, Halle looks L.A. chic in a boho and billowy printed tunic complete with her signature boyfriend jeans.

Get her look with our 3/4 Sleeve Lightweight Maternity Top paired with our super comfortable, boyfriend fit 5 Pocket Maternity Capri Jeans. Add some on-trend aviator sunnies and you’ll be good to go!

Get the complete look from A Pea in the Pod.

Mom Style File: Sienna Miller

Mom Style File: Sienna Miller

Sienna Miller is a quintessential example of how moms on the go can achieve both comfort and style! With her baby girl Marlowe in tow, Sienna looks effortlessly cool in a global print dress and a pair of sunnies. Replicate her easy summer style with our Jessica Simpson Spaghetti Strap Maternity Maxi Dress or our Eight Sixty for A Pea in the Pod Sleeveless Smocked Waist Maternity Maxi Dress. Both of these pretty pieces have a uniquely intricate pattern and a boho-chic feel. Casual, comfortable and cool? Check!

Shop these looks at Destination Maternity!

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