Let’s address the most obvious questions first: 1) No, I am NOT pregnant and 2) Yes, I am still nursing. Now that that’s settled we can focus on the gorgeous collection of stylish maternity and nursing wear from France making its way to the United States. Envie de Fraises is a French company dedicated to “developing maternity clothing that meet the needs and expectations of future moms”. The results speak for themselves: in only seven and a half years, Envie de Fraises has grown to the largest collection of maternity wear in Europe.
Browse the extensive collection of versatile and very wearable maternity and nursing clothes and it’s easy to see why Envie de Fraises is so popular.
Envie de Fraises Nursing Wear
I have incorporated three great nursing pieces into my wardrobe. I’m not embarrassed to admit that even if I wasn’t nursing, I would wear these wo tops and dress!
One of my go-to looks these days is a tunic and leggings. Even though my toddler doesn’t nurse often, I quickly learned a tunic is not breastfeeding-friendly. It’s long and you sit on it and it’s just annoying. Enter the Maternity and Nursing Wrap Dress with Long Sleeves ($66.48). While the Dress is long enough to wear with tights or bare legs in the summer, I love pairing it with black leggings for a casual everyday look. The cross-over top allows for each nursing access and the soft material has plenty of give to wear with a growing pregnant belly.
Pregnant, nursing or none of the above, a stylish but basic black top is a closet essential. The Pregnancy & Nursing Wrap Top ($47.48) takes the boring out of this basic piece with a wide V-neck and flattering ruching around the waist that also allows for a growing bump.
The Maternity Cardigan with Integrated Cowl Neck Top (no longer available, similar and similar) covers two of my favorite things into one top: a cardigan and a cowl neck. The stretchy fabric is put to use in this piece with slits to the side of the breast for feeding access that are completely hidden by the cardigan. Of course, it’s also possible to pull the top down to feed that way.
All of the pieces are made from 100% Viscose or Viscose and Elastane blend. The result is a very soft and luxurious feeling fabric, but it does hug the figure. I think it would definitely be flattering on a baby bump, but I sometimes feel a little self-conscious (because, I like to eat the cupcakes and they can make me appear pregnant even though there is no bébé in my belly.)
Envie de Fraises Wardrobe Box
If you’re expecting, it’s definitely worth investing in some Envie de Fraises pieces that will transition into nursing wear after baby arrives. A great way to try the brand is through the cool Envie de Fraises Maternity Box with wardrobe essentials.
My Winter Kit ($75.98)- Maternity Dress, Leggings & Waist Tie
My Basic Set ($47.48) – Maternity T-Shirt, Long Leggings & Bellyband
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