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I am in dire need of some maternity stuff again. I've managed on cast offs and cheap H&M stuff in previous pregnancies and to be honest have felt awful the entire time.
I looked online and their stuff looked nice and the sale stuff had some affordable things but not in my size of course. I
was going to drop the kids with my gran and pop up to the shop near her which is about an hour from me but it's closed. The next nearest one is about 1.25hrs on the train so I'd have to ask DH to have the kids for me for a morning (still got bad sickness and exhausted all the time). So I'm wondering if it's worth the effort!! And if anyone has any of their clothes, what did you think? Is it nice quality, did it look good on etc?
I invested last time round and their stuff was by far the best. Felt so good having clothes that actually fitted and looked nice rather than the scraggy ill-fitting hand-me-downs I had for the other pregnancies!
Their stuff often comes up on ebay, though the one dress I have of theirs seems to fit oddly (big and saggy in wrong places) and is a bit bobbly so maybe didn't wear well. I'm short though, so it may be intended for taller people, but possibly size down.
I like the Seraphine stuff but do find it bobbles quickly, eg, leggings/dresses/tunic top all bobbled! I was going to put mine on eBay later... I wouldn't buy new unless you have cash to splash. Isabelle Oliver much better quality, buy it in the sales.
I bought some Seraphine bits mainly for work. I work in a smart environment and I found their dresses great for work. I didn't find the stuff bad quality as it did my pregnancy and I lent it to a friend and it all kept its shape well. I did always try and but when they had a sale on though- same with Isabella Oliver although that was more expensive.
I had some lovely straight leg overbump jeans from seraphine, got them in the sale and they were such a good buy. Fitted well, washed well and felt like I was wearing normal clothes in them! Didn't get anything else but I actually found new look maternity wear really good, especially the tops, I had vests and long sleeve tops and they were such a nice shape. Washed well too.
Thank you both! I found a slightly nearer store when I checked their list of stores again so I will find a date DH can do a morning for me and go have a nose around. I'm watching some things on eBay too. Will also try and check top shop and New Look online.
I'm another fan - got two lovely dresses and a couple of tops from seraphine which got lots of compliments. They wore really well. An advantage is that many of their tops are designed to wear postnatally as well. I have some Isabella Oliver bits too and they were high quality, but because they are neat fitting were quite small by month 8.