5 ideas for what to wear to a baby shower

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Keeping in mind Heather’s translation of clothing tags that say “Dry Clean Only” to mean “Don’t Buy Me”, we have five ideas for machine washable outfits to wear to a baby shower when you’re the…

1- Friend who just had her own baby: Nursing tank + Cardigan + Floral Skirt = Cute, full coverage outfit, that enables nursing at a party

Outfit for nursing mom. (Nursing top from Old Navy)
2- Sister-in-law who doesn’t do dresses — or baby showers: Tshirt + Statement necklace + Black jeans = I might be wearing a t-shirt, but I’m still here for you!


3- Older sister… but not that old: Day dress + Western-ish boots = Fun, quirky aka my kids are old enough that I’ve gotten my sense of style back. P.S. I am showing Heather’s glasses with this because she gets boatloads of compliments on these glasses wherever she goes — and she and I are the older sisters of babymakers these days.

4- Pregnant cousin: Maternity tunic + Leggings = I’m cute, but polite; I’m not going to show up the guest of honor. (flat sandals and yellow handbag, too!)

5- Friend with twin toddlers who barely made it out of the house: Shirtdress + Bright belt = I have mastered an easy uniform to wear when I’m kid-free.


Thanks to Tide, Downy, and Bounce sponsoring this post and for inspiring me to take some time to make sure my clothing picks are all machine washable. One more thing that goes well together? These guys!


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