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5 Sophisticated summer maternity outfit combos for the minimalist 

Mix and match your wardrobe staples with these easy go-to “outfit recipes”, and you’ll have endless maternity outfit options with pieces you probably already have in your wardrobe. 

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas graphic tee and knit pants

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Trying to find your maternity style that doesn’t include traditional cotton band jeans and awkward fitting tops? Yes, it is possible to be pregnant and maintain your sense of style, even for a minimalist. 

These sophisticated maternity outfit ideas cover every occasion, offering you enough variety and versatility that you can wear them all summer long.

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas dress and blazer

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Fitted dress and a blazer: great combination for the office when you want to be comfy but still need to look professional

Choose a maxi or fitted midi dress for a flattering bump fit and pair with a blazer. This is a great maternity outfit for the office! Cropped or oversized, there are countless ways to wear this look. Going somewhere after the office? Shed your blazer for an evening-ready occasion look. Swap the blazer for a cardigan for a look that’s a bit more relaxed.

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas button down and elastic shorts

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Oversized button down and coordinating elastic shorts: surprisingly sophisticated, a wear-everywhere look that’s super comfy and good in most weather

White blouse white shorts, so resort-ready with raffia sandals. Luxury quality black shirt on black, easy to transition from business casual to daytime and even evening wear. Wear with mules to dress it up or sandals for off duty hours. This is also a great look to add in some color with brighter monochrome pieces. Want to mix this look up? Swap the elastic shirt for biker shorts for a look that’s more casual.

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas oversized graphic tee and shorts

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Oversized t-shirt and elastic shorts: a go-to everyday casual look

An oversized t-shirt and elastic shorts is comfy and great for that awkward not quite showing bump stage through full term pregnancy. Wear with sporty sandals for around the house or quick errands and outdoor activities. Layer on a crewneck sweatshirt for chilly nights.

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas knit set and knit dress

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Knit sets and knit dresses: stretchy (aka comfy) and sophisticated. Great for office and everyday casual

Knit pants and a coordinating knit top is chic enough to wear to work, and comfy enough to lounge in. So is a knit dress, which can also be dressed up with a pair of comfortable mules for the office or an evening out. 

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas poplin dress

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Poplin dress: easy one-piece outfit for office and outings

Poplin dresses are a key staple for every woman. This look is easy, breathable and looks a bit more formal if you have brunch on your calendar. Any length works with this trendy summer maternity outfit that will show your bump and exude effortless femininity. 

sophisticated maternity outfit ideas slip dress

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Rotate these looks for sophisticated maternity outfits you can wear literally all summer long. Pregnant with baby number two, it’s a cheat code list I’ve relied on and come to trust for comfy maternity outfits I know I can wear literally anywhere and still maintain my sense of style. 

Each combination has so many variations you can wear with simple swaps like changing your t-shirt and shoes or picking a different blazer. 

Pregnancy is a blessing, and dressing it should be fun! I hope this list of sophisticated maternity outfit ideas helps spark your imagination and gives you plenty of outfit “recipes” to keep you comfy and stylish all summer long. 

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