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And this is the fourth and final installment of “Dressing The Bump” for “is she pregnant or just fat beginning of second trimester” period of pregnancy.  :)  This is one of my absolute favorite ways to dress up a bump… and it’s with a maxi dress.  If I could wear a maxi dress every day for the rest of my pregnancy, I probably would.  Dresses are great because they are a whole outfit in themselves.  The way some of them (like this one) molds to the bump is just wonderful and not having to shave your legs is a real bonus.

Dressing The Bump Maxi Dress - Sandy a la Mode











Outfit Details:

Dress c/o Riffraff (take 10% off your order with code “sandyalamode“)
Cardigan: Forever 21
Shoes: ShoeMint
Bag: Chloe
Earrings c/o Hello Cheeseburger

And if you missed the previous looks, here’s a little cheat sheet collage I put together for you to reference back to if you want to see them all at once!

Dressing The Bump First Trimester - Sandy a la Mode

33 Comments ( Reply )

  1. kelsey
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:15 am

    ah this maxi is so beautiful! love the top
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  2. chantilly
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:24 am

    This dress is just gorgeous, Sandy! Love it :)


  3. Susan
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:33 am

    You’re tiny! I looked like that at 5 weeks. :o
    Just gorgeous. xo

  4. Kileen
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:36 am

    this maxi is so super gorgeous, Sandy!! i love the tribal print up top paired with the flowy skirt. and you have the cutest bump ever!

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  5. jillian
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:46 am

    this looks great on you! and it’s the perfect style for a bump :) :) xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  6. Sharon
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 9:49 am

    That maxi is sooo pretty on you and it’s definitely bump friendly!


  7. Frannie Pantz
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    This was such a fun installment! I have worn a maxi dress at least twice a week for the past 8 months. They are a lifesaver, but I am admitingly ready to bid them adieu for a while after I have the baby next month!

  8. Kaylee
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 10:58 am

    You are adorable! That dress looks so pretty on you! :)

  9. Ashley
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:10 am

    It was lovely to meet you at GBS, Sandy! I’m sure our paths will cross again soon; I’d love to chat with you more. :)

    Loving the bright green maxi- feels perfect for spring, no?


  10. Nicole
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:19 am

    This dress is gorgeous! It looks great on you!


  11. Jen @ Librarian for Life and Style
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:34 am

    Sooooooo gorgeous! Love how you brought out the blue tones with the navy cardigan. :)

  12. Linda
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:49 am

    Oooh, love this gorgeous dress! That top embroidered part is fantastic

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  13. Amanda Elizabeth
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:49 am

    I am obsessed with that dress! I can wear it without a bump right because I love it!

  14. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 12:09 pm

    Cute series of outfits! Versatile and great for any expecting mom.

  15. Krysten
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 2:46 pm

    Holy man that dress is SO pretty!

  16. just_kazari
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 3:07 pm

    Loved this series! When I was pregnant I basically lived in yoga pants and flipflops. Maybe if there’s a next time, I’ll go for something more stylish!

  17. oomph.
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 4:05 pm

    beautiful dress!! i certainly hated that in-between, wonder-if-she’s-preggers stage…so much that it was a relief to actually get bigger!

  18. Katherine
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 7:38 pm

    You look extremely beautiful!
    I’m currently in love with every kinds of maxi dresses, this one is so lovely!


  19. Gift Princess
    Apr 11, 2014 @ 11:58 pm

    Love the way you styled this outfit! I love maxi dresses :)

  20. Kimberly Pullig
    Apr 12, 2014 @ 2:08 am

    I am co-hosting Friday’s Fab Favorites and wanted to thank you for linking up. I really love this maxi. It’s something I would definitely wear and those earrings go perfectly with it!


  21. josephine
    Apr 12, 2014 @ 2:45 am

    wow,you’re absolutely gorgeous in this maxi dress!! love the design and pattern of the dress so much..

    xo josephine

  22. Kathleen
    Apr 13, 2014 @ 3:15 pm

    You look fabulous and I absolutely love this dress! So beautiful and the colors are stunning

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  24. Mica
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 7:24 am

    That maxi dress is beautiful on you and your adorable bump! :)

    I’m in the third trimester, and still loving maxi dresses and maxi skirts! They are great pregnancy essentials :)

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  25. MySecretFashionPoison
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 9:37 am

    Very nice look dear, I really like the colors of your dress!

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  26. Rachel
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 10:02 am

    Super cute! I love the color of this maxi!

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  27. Agi
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 10:05 am

    If i haven’t said it already congrats!!!!! Love the maxi. So pretty and perfect for a pregnant belly :)



  28. thehautecookie
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 1:01 pm

    i never bought any maternity clothing (except some designer preggo jeans haha) all 4 outfits u mentioned were what I lived in! u don’t even look preg tho so tiny! hope baby is happy and healthy! xo!


  29. Jen @ Skirt The Rules
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:32 pm

    Gorgeous dress! You look absolutely stunning!

    xo Jen
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  30. Amber
    Apr 14, 2014 @ 8:46 pm

    This is SUCH a pretty dress!! Love your style!!

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  31. Jessie Artigue
    Apr 15, 2014 @ 10:55 pm

    Positively GLOWING!!! You are gorgeous inside and out, my dear! SO glad I got to hug you a few weeks ago! XO

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