In full bloom: this spring, dresses and skirts are bursting with femininity and romance

In full bloom: this spring, dresses and skirts are bursting with femininity and romance

David Martinez

(Poetry class)

Express your ever-changing mood in patterns from bohemian batik to polished polka dots. Opposite: Chiarakruza top, $88; Woo batik skirt, $115; Sage necklace; Dr. Scholl’s suede slides. This page: Motherhood Maternity strapless sheath with flower detail, $20. See Shopping Guide on pg. 126 for retail information.

Slip on a dress and go from naked to nymph in one fell swoop

(Handpicked)

Take a break from layered looks and opt instead for the chic simplicity of a dress. This page: Liz Lange Maternity stretch-silk tieback dress, $275; Chanel shoes. Opposite: Cadeau strapless stretch cotton dress, $250; Helen Kaminski canvas hat; Faryl Robin cork wedge sandals. See Shopping Guide on pg. 126 for retail information.

The style buzzwords this spring: modern, sexy, confident.

(Wrap artist)

Dress your rounded belly in modern prints. This page: Babystyle chiffon jersey wrap dress, $98; Jutta Neumann slides. Opposite: Susana Monaco stretch tube tunic, $62; Childish Clothing silk skirt, $92; Nagual by Joseph Bortoli bracelet; Jutta Neumann sandals. See Shopping Guide on pg. 126 for retail information.

Flaunt glowing skin safely with Belli for Pregnancy All Day Moisture Body Lotion SPF 15. Another great way to bring out your pregnancy glow: L’Oreal Volume Perfect Re-Shaping Lipcolour in Plumped Pink.

photography by david martinez *

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