Having a baby has really challenged my personal style. Pregnancy forced me to see clothes as functional rather than a way of expressing myself. Now that I’m breastfeeding I have to wear clothes which enable easy access.
Since having Emily my measurements have changed. My hips are the same size but my bust is ginormous and a whopping 5 inches larger! Which means none of my pre pregnancy dresses still don’t fit. Although I did get back into my pre pregnancy jeans!
As I now need to sew clothes to replace the ones that don’t fit I’m thinking about my personal style and the gaps in my wardrobe. This seems to involve a lot of chambray and mustard! I’m obsessed at the moment and especially chambray shirt dresses. I’m going for looser fit as I think my measurements will change again as I lose weight and my body adjusts to breastfeeding.
Currently I’m sewing McCalls M6885 and I’ve just ordered the Alder shirt dress for an anchor chambray dress.
Other than a shed load of chambray and shirt dresses I’m struggling with figuring out my personal style and I think I need a good wardrobe clear out to see the gaps.
Anyone else struggling with style?