Gok Wan Fashion Advice

Celebrate your pre and post baby curves with Goks advice for new mums everywhere!


Gok Wan Fashion Advice

Celebrate your pre and post baby curves with Gok’s hot fashion advice for new mums everywhere!


“Pregnancy might sometimes feel like an alien body invasion, but I can guarantee that everyone else is thinking you’ve never looked more gorgeous. Of course, you know it’s my personal crusade to get women to celebrate their curves; and that includes your luscious baby bump!

“Comfort and support are going to be essential for your growing belly. Say hello to your two new best friends: the elasticated waist and the empire line.

“The latter is fabulously stylish and seriously flattering for the bigger belly. And for showcasing those new voluptuous bangers, watch out for v-necks.

“Stock up on some belly-friendly basics; a good pair of jeans with an elasticated waist, some smart trousers, a stretchy pencil skirt, and lots of empire-line tunic tops and dresses.

“Don’t make the mistake of thinking ‘it’s only for a couple of months’. Oh honey, you wish! My Gokmotherly advice: invest now, so that your capsule wardrobe of brilliant baby-friendly basics see you through from baby bump to post-baby bulge in style.”


When you’re pregnant…

1 If you can’t give up your heels when you’re pregnant, ankle boots will provide extra support.

2 An eye-catching bag is a Gok-send when all else fails.

3 Large earings will keep focus on your face not your booty.

The ‘ready in 10’ mum

“Your legs will look slimmer than ever in pregnancy: so work those slim jeans!

“Honey, there’s no better time to be pregnant: there’s no reason why you can only wear maternity clothes when you’re expecting. There are loads of empire line and smock-style dresses and tops in the shops, like this funky printed top.”


Printy pregnancy

A big busy print keeps you in proportion.

This look is endlessly versatile; you can wear it with ballet pumps for day, flip-flops for the beach and heels for evening. A sleeveless dress will still accommodate the thicker straps on your maternity bra.


Chic shrug

A print top works when the fabric drapes gently over your beautiful bump.
Little tops work best when your bangers are blooming!

A bright bolero or shrug like this will emphasise your shoulders, while disguising upper arms, if you’re conscious of them. Dark skinny jeans will elongate that silhouette.


Post baby mums

1 Go for a maxi bag. They’re big enough for paperwork, lip gloss and all those assorted baby things!

2 Cinch that silhouette with a contrasting belt.

3 Flat strappy sandals are chic, easy and stylish.

Twinset and trousers

A bowling bag is a great option for working mums: sling everything in and it still looks smart!

For busy mums who still need to look ‘on it’ at the office, the twinset and trousers look is a lifesaver. Comfortable enough to get the kids off to school in, and still smart and stylish for work – maybe you can have it all!


Post-pregnancy chic

A sleeveless top shows off those slim arms

You barely need to accessorise a busy floral print top like this; just match your bag to one of the colours. Flare jeans are a figure-flattering option and add some funky wedge heels for leg-lengthening height with added foot support!


School-run mum

Cute corsages like this one are perfect for adding lightness to a smart black jacket.


What you need right now is a bold, confident and stylish print like this one, lady! A glorious print is easy to pull off, just keep the rest of your outfit super-simple and you’ll look chic and confident. Monochrome is easy to find matching accessories for, but keep them simple with a bold print. And for an ultra-fresh look for work, try flat sandals (but check those tootsies are smart enough for work!).

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