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Rethinking Mom Style

A Guide to Rediscovering Fashion and Self-Expression

Having one, two, or six kids often means putting your own style and self-esteem on the back burner. Amidst the chaos of keeping tiny humans alive, looking good becomes a distant memory. But let's throw ourselves a lifeline and find ways to regain some sense of identity, even on the outside.

One easy solution is the "easy dress" – a low-maintenance garment that looks and feels good. Opt for fabrics like cotton or jersey knit, avoiding anything that requires ironing. Embrace stretch and room for comfort, while smocking or elastic adds a nice touch. This dress should say, "I tried" or "I'm clean" even when you feel far from it.

Another way to boost your style and mood is by incorporating patterns and bright colors. Light and vibrant hues can energize and lift your spirits. Don't shy away from colors; instead, embrace them to break free from any drab feelings.

Invest in a pair of comfortable and stylish shoes. Whether it's bright sneakers or cute sandals, prioritize comfort first, function second, and style third. Brands like Pons and Birkenstock offer great options for both comfort and style.

While leggings are a go-to for comfort, try to reserve them for more physically demanding tasks. Instead, make your other clothing items appealing enough that you want to wear them. Rediscover the joy of expressing yourself through fashion.

This fall, take inspiration from these tips and find fresh pieces that make you feel like yourself again. Remember, a little effort in how you present yourself can go a long way in boosting your confidence and overall well-being. Embrace the chance to redefine "mom style" and feel empowered both inside and out. With a few simple tweaks, you can make style a part of your everyday life and enjoy the transformation it brings. 

Not, we all know comfort is paramount for moms, but that doesn't mean sacrificing style. Incorporate flowing maxi dresses, stretchy tops, and roomy jumpsuits into your wardrobe. Embrace layers for versatility, making outfits work for any occasion.

Accessorize wisely with scarves, hats, and statement jewelry to elevate your look effortlessly. Explore sustainable and ethical fashion options, supporting brands that align with your values.

Create a signature look that reflects your personality, combining comfort and fashion effortlessly. Play with textures, prints, and colors that resonate with you, enhancing your confidence and inner glow.

Remember, fashion is not just about trends; it's about embracing your individuality and celebrating your journey as a mom. Show the world the vibrant and empowered woman you are, and let your style be a reflection of your beautiful essence.

  • Writer Brook Sheller