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twinmamma2b Tue 26-Jul-16 18:14:27

Does anyone know if Next are only doing maternity clothes online now? No stores near me stock them any more so I wondered if it is across the country. I hate ordering online!

SquedgieBeckenheim Tue 26-Jul-16 18:59:05

Where I am there are no maternity clothes in actual shops! It's very frustrating.

SeashellHoarder Tue 26-Jul-16 20:15:39

Hand m is the only place I found doing nasty clothes in store. If you have to order online check out Seraphine, best of the budget options.

SeashellHoarder Tue 26-Jul-16 20:16:27

Sorry that should say maternity clothes not nasty clothes ( but they are a bit nasty anyway)

soundsystem Tue 26-Jul-16 20:17:26

Doesn't really answer your question, but Topshop do maternity clothes in store and have a decent selection.

MonkeyPoozzled76 Tue 26-Jul-16 21:27:50

I've walked round the whole of Milton Kynes this afternoon. The only shops I could find with anything maternity in was Mothercare (not very nice) and H&M (a selection of jeans and tshirts, okish). Everywhere else such as John Lewis and Next and a few others said online only. It's so daft, it's not exactly an unusual condition to be in!!

divafever99 Tue 26-Jul-16 21:31:40

I found maternity clothes harder to find during my recent pregnancy compared to when I was pregnant dd1, 6 years ago. My local Next and asda no longer stocked them in store. I ended up getting most of them from new look who do have a reasonable selection.

twinmamma2b Tue 26-Jul-16 21:55:00

It is crazy. I'm looking for some smart work clothes which seem to be particularly hard to find.

CarrotVan Wed 27-Jul-16 11:03:07

eBay - there are always people selling on their maternity clothes.

Asos has a good range but obviously not high street

Debenhams often have a reasonable range

Topshop have a maternity range but might be online only

Matalan do some maternity stuff

CarrotVan Wed 27-Jul-16 11:04:37

Dorothy Perkins is worth a look (via Debenhams for maternity I find)

iwillbemrsminty Wed 27-Jul-16 11:45:40

Same problem here. It's driving me mad! Debenhams were my last hope, but all they have is about 4 items in their Red Herring range. It's such a faff doing it online what with signatures and returning if it doesn't fit. Also after smart work clothes as I work in solicitors office but I'm now in leggings!

sj257 Wed 27-Jul-16 13:11:51

It's driving me mad too, I need to try on before I buy, i don't do online clothes shopping!

CarrotVan Wed 27-Jul-16 15:01:13

Can you find a really big ASDA? They do very simple black jersey maternity dresses which could you wear with cardigans or loose jackets for work.

Or a really big New Look but I don't find them as work friendly.

Arborea Wed 27-Jul-16 19:22:58

Mrsminty have you checked out Isabella Oliver or Seraphine? Both do naice office clothes and I think both have sale stuff atm (not totally sure as only 8 ish weeks to go for me and not buying anything else, but have several smart dresses from each, and Jojo Maman Bebe which are my mainstays along with H&M glossy maternity tights...)

twinmamma2b Thu 28-Jul-16 09:46:42

Thanks for the ideas everyone. Like SJ, I need to try before I buy. Bought a pair of Jojo linen trousers online and ended up having to shorten them by 6"! Looks like I'll have to bite the bullet and order loads of sizes, with a view to sending a vast majority of them back.

MrsLen Thu 28-Jul-16 21:28:11

Hi ladies, it's such a struggle to be able to try maternity clothes on in a store. I can only find them in large H&M and New Look stores. My favourite place is ASOS - they have a great selection at reasonable prices. And you can try them on in the comfort of home and then send back if not suitable. Hope this helps. Xx

PotatoBread Fri 29-Jul-16 17:26:18

Mothercare & H&M were the only shops I could find that had a small selection in store. My local M&S had a tiny section though it was by the baby stuff rather than in ladies wear. Had to get most of mine via online - ASOS for new stuff and eBay for stuff like Seraphine & Isabella Oliver

user1463864877 Fri 29-Jul-16 23:03:09

Bought some gorgeous smart work dresses in M&S and used click and collect in store. Tried them on there and then - loved them so much, I kept them both. Also recommend H&M and ASOS which I'd never used before but their range is second to none.

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