This week we sat down with Susan Cho, the founder and designer behind maternity clothing line, Fourth Love. The line is in its second season, with a newly launched Fall collection! As the weather is getting colder, we asked Susan to give us her absolute must-have fall picks for pregnancy:
Whether you are pregnant or not, we all agree that fall is the trendiest and most fashionable time of the year. Fortunately, with the ever changing fashion and adoption of more comfortable silhouettes, pregnant women do not have to compromise fashion to look great. Also, most women will not find themselves shopping for an entire new “maternity” closet. We are able to leverage items from our existing closet and just purchase key pieces that will take us through pregnancy and hopefully, beyond.
If you could only buy 4 maternity items this fall, definitely consider these items:
1. The number one item for fashion fall has to be a great pair of pants.
A high quality medium-weight pair of leggings that can last you through early winter is a must-have in a expectant woman’s closet. Now, add a twist of leather to give you just a slight edge… And for the eco-friendly mothers, there are recycled faux-leather options that are better for the environment and more price-conscious. Here is a faux leather/ponte leggings by Fourth Love, eco-friendly and alternative to leather.
2. Denim. Denim. Denim.
Of all things every woman has the right to splurge on a pair of maternity designer jeans! Citizens of Humanity has the most comfortable but so chic maternity skinny jeans. Here is a very popular style by COH
3. Open-front cardigan is also a great option for pregnant women, and can be worn throughout pregnancy and beyond during this fall.
A neutral color like charcoal grey can be mixed and matched easily over jeans, a nice blouse or even for a relaxed weekend-look. Your pick! A neutral open-cardigan like this can be worn all wear-round!
4. The last must-have item for maternity fashion is a versatile dress paired with leggings, tights, or knee-high boots to be worn at the office or at weekend brunch with friends.
There is nothing more comfortable than a loosely fit dress during pregnancy, especially if this is your second or even third time around. We love this Tinley dress in olive green, simple but chic.
Want more fashion inspiration for Fall? Visit our Fall Maternity Fashion Board on Pinterest!
Susan is the founder and president of Fourth Love Clothing, a NYC-based maternity line focused on delivering comfort and versatility. Fourth Love launched in 2012 and has since been featured on major media outlets like Today Show, Daily Candy, Disney Baby, American Baby and various blogger sites. Prior to fashion, Susan has spent the last 12 years in advertising where she managed media investments for Fortune 100 brands. During her time, she has also been recognized for her work with a Gold Lion at The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. However, Susan’s biggest passion is her family, husband Eugene, sons Dean and Cole.