Now that you finally have the boobs you’ve always wanted, why lock them up in a frumpy nursing bra? Burn that unflattering torture device and turn to Bella Materna maternity wear. The Seattle-based company, the La Perla equivalent of the maternity world, believes it’s possible to have hot bras, underthings and loungewear during pregnancy and beyond. Bella Materna’s latest product, a sexy, padded nursing bra that hides those pesky nursing pad lines, manages to look stylish while being supportive and utilitarian. The $64 underwire bras are lactation-consultant approved (we’ll spare you a discussion about milk duct flow here — you can thank us later) and made of soft, imported Italian nylon/lycra. Bra cups sport easy one-handed clasps for nursing access. Choose between black, white, nude and slate blue. Go on, make your flat-chested friends jealous while you can.
P.S. Rumor has it that Bella Materna has a line adorned with French lace in the works. Stay tuned.
Bella Materna products are carried at:
2615 NE University Villge St (in the University Village Shopping Center)
Open daily 9 am – 9 pm. extended holiday hours, through December
Or buy through www.bellamaterna.com