Every woman needs a classic black dress for any occasion. The "LBD" is an essential in completing any wardrobe, even if your wardrobe consists primarily of maternity clothes.
My family and I are right in the middle of the New York City preschool process, which requires attending several school tours and interviews. With many of my dresses and dress pants not fitting over my expanding belly, I needed a classic dress that would make the perfect impression on the schools we were visiting.
When I spoke with Rosie Pope at her maternity clothing store on Madison Avenue a couple of weeks ago, she could relate to the NYC preschool process, having been through it with her first son. She knew exactly what I needed and picked out the most amazing little black dress for the my preschool interviews.
The Carla Dress has a tailored silhouette that grows with you throughout your pregnancy, thanks to the extremely elastic ponte di roma fabric.
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This little black dress is versatile and can be easily be dressed up or down based on the occasion. For our preschool interviews I went with a more conservative look and paired it with black pumps and a simple necklace and earrings, but if you are out for a fabulous evening with your spouse it would look great with a pair of colored pumps and more ornate jewelry.
This Rosie Pope Maternity dress is the ultimate "LBD" for expectant moms that will leave you feeling confident, comfortable and stylish.
We won't know about any preschool decisions until March, but I am confident that my wardrobe was perfect for the occasion.
Lauren Jimeson is a NYC transplant from Florida. She is the wife to a very supportive husband, mother of two year little girl, Harlan, and has another girl due March 2012. After working in television, public relations, and education, she has finally found her niche being able to work from home as a writer and the social media director for several companies. Lauren chronicles her life and journey as a city mom with a suburban mentality on her blog,
A Mommy in the City.
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We did receive a sample of the dress for purposes of review.