3 Style Staples Every Pregnant Woman Needs

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Expecting? You’re in luck. Our Editor-in-Chief’s exclusive maternity collection for A Pea in the Pod just launched, and it’s filled with staple pieces you’re going to live in from your first trimester right through the end of your pregnancy (and likely for a few months after too). Here, three key items in the spring collection—an edgy jacket, flowy maxi and black leggings—and how to wear them now and later.

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Crepe Maternity Moto Jacket

$138

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Key Piece: The Edgy Jacket

Pregnancy has a way of making you feel a little less than cutting-edge. That's where the moto jacket comes in.

The Edgy Jacket: First Trimester

Accentuate your barely there bump with a body-con, horizontal-striped dress.

Lipstick in Scarlett Empress

$27

NARS

Sophia Pavé Two-Finger Ring

$95

Rachel Zoe

Classic Newbury Booties

$525

Rag & Bone

Maternity Stripe Asymmetric Bodycon Dress

$50

Topshop

The Edgy Jacket: Third Trimester

Comfy cotton separates and cool-girl flats are maternity must-owns.

Anoushka Sunglasses

$425

Tom Ford

Burke Slip On Sneakers

$195

Rachel Zoe

Red Breton Stripe Top

$158

Hatch

Roxanne Slim Fit Maternity Jeans

$225

7 For All Mankind

Step Up Maternity Dress

$158

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Key Piece: Flowy Maxi

With spring weddings and garden parties on the horizon, you need an elegant dress that keeps you comfortable in the sun.

The Flowy Maxi: First Trimester

Stacked sandals and glam accessories give the look a boho feel.

Caftan Moon Cuff

$935

Aurélie Bidermann

Courtney Natural Hemp Striped Fedora

$404

Eugenia Kim

Femme Nude Lip Stylo in No. 2

$30

Hourglass

Reeve Open Toe High Heel Sandals

$355

Rachel Zoe

The Flowy Maxi: Third Trimester

If you're seeking a more modest look, a beautiful cardigan is a classic piece that keeps you covered.

Lapis and Jade Necklace

$925

Jody Candrian

Handmade Flared Jacket

$189

Zara

Horsebit-Detailed Leather Sandals

$595

Gucci

Secret Fit Belly Ponte Maternity Pants

$98

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Key Piece: The Black Legging

Maternity jeans are great and all, but you're going to need some simple black pants too.

The Black Legging: First Trimester

A graphic tee and simple accessories look fresh and fashionable, pregnant or not.

RB3447 Round Sunglasses

$198

Ray-Ban

Quill Bucket Bag

$1,095

3.1 Phillip Lim

Embellished Silk Top

$515

By Malene Birger

Block Heel Ankle-Strap Sandals

$60

Zara

The Black Legging: Third Trimester

For a movie date or casual dinner keep your outfit simple and sleek—add interest via bold accessories.

Cashmere Belted Coat

$935

Joseph

Station Coin Necklace

$160

Ben Amun

Mini Structured Tote

$960

Sophie Hulme

Silk and Cashmere Sweater Dress

$695

Alexander Wang

Mara Flat Espadrilles

$225

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