Impending motherhood is one of the biggest changes that a woman will face. With all of the hormones, stress and general chaos surrounding pregnancy, it can be easy to lose sight of fashion. But the fact of the matter is that as your belly grows, so too must your wardrobe. Thankfully, maternity clothes in this day and age are cute and trendy, so there is no reason to sacrifice style. Here is a list of the best places in Denver to get maternity clothes.
Mommy’s Merry Go Round
Hours: Tues to Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Mommy’s Merry Go Round is an all-in-one consignment store where mommies-to-be can find gently used maternity clothes and other items for baby. With a broad selection of merchandise, this is the store to go to if you still want to look stylish and modern throughout your pregnancy without forking over a ton of money. Browse through the selection and find one-of-a-kind pieces to mix and match with every day staples, such as maternity jeans and tunic tops.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Locally owned and operated since 2003, Real Baby is a Highlands retailer that sells merchandise for expecting parents, babies and little kids. In addition to essentials such as diaper bags and blankets, this store sells cute maternity tees and maternity athletic wear, such as yoga pants and tanks. Real Baby also sells casual shirts and nursing bras.
Hours: Mon to Sat– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
If you are a fashion savvy mom-to-be, Becoming Mothers is worth the trip. This upscale maternity boutique is dedicated to customer service, and the merchandise turns out what the clients want. By limiting the store’s brands, Becoming Mothers is able to ensure high quality maternity clothes that are stylish, but still comfortable as your belly expands. In addition, each member of the staff is trained in a unique area of pregnancy specialty and will help answer any questions or concerns you may have. The store offers classes and events where expectant mothers can go to learn from and support one another.
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Childish Things Consignment Boutique
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sun – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Childish Things is a great place to go if you don’t want to spend a lot of money on maternity clothes. This consignment store accepts gently used items for children and moms-to-be. The selection of maternity wear is extensive, with a lot of merchandise to choose from. This boutique turns items with the season, so you can run in and get what you need when you need it. As an added bonus, Childish Things frequently has sales, leading to additional savings – a must for any mom-to-be who needs to stretch her dollars.
Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
For cute, trendy, and affordable maternity wear, Destination Maternity is the perfect shop. Featuring the latest and greatest maternity wear from collections by A Pea in the Pod and Heidi Klum, this store is a destination for fashion forward moms-to-be. The store also features a children’s play area with flat screen televisions, so your other kids can play while you are shopping. Selling everything from dresses, to swimwear, to active wear, you can find everything you need for your maternity clothing needs.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.