Let's start this one straight up - this Mamma is not a fashonista. It is not my cup of tea - or latte for that matter. However, when it comes to the bumpy stage of pregnancy and changing shapes I knew it was time to ask a professional. Enter Ripe Maternity and their one on one styling sessions. Lucky for Mamma these ladies know their stuff for maternity and beyond. Ange at the Eastland store prepared an entire week worth of wardrobe based on an online survey completed before our date - it really is like a date - coffee was there waiting for me when we arrived! Going through each item we quickly worked out what worked with shapes, colours and combinations, without the overwhelm of an entire store to work through on your own. Bubs was entertained by another store assistant which allowed Mamma to relax as she tried jeans, leggings, tops, dresses and cardies until we matched a handful of items that are ready to wear today, as the bump grows and beyond. There you have it - an updated bump wardrobe all in the one place and in under an hour! Where were you Ripe Eastland 3 years ago when Bubs was just a bump!
Mamma's special mention: if you need a new bra fitting the team can do this one as well. PLUS styling sessions come with complimentary valet parking as well. If you are super nice, they will even help you carry your bags to the car for you!
Level 1, Eastland, Maroondah Highway
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