Maternity jeans – Style

Maternity jeans – Style

Erin Rottman

Blue jeans are the ultimate American fashion icon. Following are tips from maternity fashion experts on how to find the perfect pair for spring:

* Choose a sturdy fabric that is flexible and allows for changes in your body, says designer Barbie White, whose Japanese Weekend Maternity line offers enzyme-wash hip-huggers with spandex. Cropped jeans look great with sandals, she adds. Her cropped styles stop about 3 inches above the ankle.

* Light blue, white and even colored jeans are fresh and new for the spring season, according to Rebecca Matthias of A Pea in the Pod, which carries designer Bella Dahl’s vintage-wash twill jean in baby pink. Matthias also touts jeans with side-seam braiding, western-inspired embroidery or floral designs that shift the eye’s focus to where you want it to go.

* The smallest details can make a difference, says Liz Lange of Liz Lange Maternity. Her stretch-denim jeans are fitted in the leg for a sexy look.

Edited by Mary Ellen Strote

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