Maternity wear is a term that is fast becoming obsolete as millennial mothers-to-be just do not see the point in splashing out on a new wardrobe that they will wear only for a few months, especially with today’s fashion coming in so many adaptable styles and materials.
Much of an expectant mum’s existing wardrobe can be easily adapted to fit her growing girth. Jersey or knit dresses, for instance, are stretchy and comfortable. And even the empire waistline that is so 10 years ago can now come out of the closet.
Joy Loh, 30 (pictured), a senior public relations manager who works with top fashion brands, is nine months pregnant with her first child. She gives her tips and tricks on how to avoid spending a single cent on maternity clothes.