Since having a baby my shape and style has changed, quite dramatically in some respects so I’m having to adapt my wardrobe to suit. Mumiform was a term I first heard whilst I was expecting and I didn’t really understand it at the time, how can you need different clothes once you become a mum?
Well it turns out you really do need, or maybe gravitate towards a mumiform once your baby arrives. Just to clarify a mumiform is a wardrobe of clothes that should be suitable for the practicalities of crawling on the floor, changing nappies, carrying a million things in one arm whilst carrying a baby in the other whilst also making you feel good about your new body shape.
At first my mumiform consisted of maternity leggings and over sized maternity tops, anything to cover up the lumps and bumps but as the months have gone by I’m getting tired of hiding my new body shape. It’s to embrace my new post baby body as it is for now.
I’ve tried so many different styles and sizes since having Amelia and I’ve really found that stripes can be very flattering. In fact almost my entire wardrobe is now made up of striped bretons.
Here’s my pick of my favourite stripes on the high street: