Curvy Kate Bab-ies
For 12 years Laura and Lauren have been fronting Curvy Kate campaigns as our Star in a Bra winners, inspiring so many women as they had all the fun, giggles and crazy moments together!
Cue 2021 and our original Curvy Kate Babes are 7 weeks apart in their first pregnancies with Curvy Kate Bab-ies! They couldn’t have timed it better if they had tried and we knew that we had to celebrate!
It just felt right to invite the ladies to our Curvy Kate HQ for a gorgeous mum-to-be shoot wearing ALL of our soft cup bralette styles because MAMAS you got this!
Curvy Kate may not have pulled together a maternity range in time for the news but we wanted to show you how fabulous our soft cup bras and chemises are for mothers-to-be.
Here are a few top tips from Curvy Kate’s Bra Whisperer
on how to find a great fitting bralette during your pregnancy and beyond:
Early signs of pregnancy!
Your boobs are often the first indicator that you are pregnant as they are tender, painful and swollen. For your first trimester our bralettes are perfect as the dual sizing means that you that they allow for fluctuation, you can continue to wear your same band size for this first few months.
You can continue wearing wired bras throughout your pregnancy, but they must be perfectly fitting and the wire MUST reach right around all of your breast tissue to not interfere with milk ducts. Many women prefer to swap to non-wired bras during their pregnancy due to forever fluctuating boobs and ensuring that wires are not digging in.
During your pregnancy your rib cage will expand and so to get the most out of your new bras, we advise that from Trimester TWO you begin to buy your bras on the tightest hook and eye. Yes, we are going against every piece of bra fitting advice ever. But this will ensure that you get the most life out of your new bra and can loosen it off as you expand.
Always seek professional advice when it comes to bra fitting, you can book in for a virtual bra fitting with one of our Bra Whisperer VBF’s, submit a Bra Whisperer form if you would prefer to send images or check our stockist list for your nearest boutique!BOOK A VIRTUAL FITTING
Our best bralettes for pregnancy:
GET UP AND CHILL
Understated and cute, Get Up and Chill is the perfect bralette for giving you great shape and uplift without the wires. As this bra is soft cup but not designed for nursing, you don’t have the clip at the top which is a plus when you might be keeping your pregnancy under wraps in the first three months but want to keep those tender breast wrapped in supportive comfort! The simple lines of this bralette means it looks great under any outfit, available in sizes 30-40” DD/E – J/JJ cup.SHOP NOW
In My Dreams
A good night’s sleep is to be cherished, and In My Dreams keeps your boobs in place from dusk till dawn thanks to the discreet yet functional boob separators. No matter how much you toss and turn, your boobs will be held gently and comfortably form 30-40” DD/E-J/JJ cup. The grey marl fabric is so soft against your skin too as the hug me mesh panels add that little extra support all without the wires. We got you Mama.SHOP NOW
In My Dreams Chemise
Our chemise is the same great fit as the In My Dream bralette, more than just a night dress, it will take you from pregnancy to birth. As your boobs are supported yet the chemise is perfect for birthing and night feeds!SHOP NOW
Twice the Fun
BRALETTE £25 (OR LESS!)
In Laura’s words “My boobs looks so sexy in this, let me grab my phone to send a selfie to my hubby!” Yes Mama! You deserve to feel yourself at every part of your pregnancy journey and this lace trim reversible bralette is the one for cleavage and sass! The soft cup bralette can be worn in a race and normal bra back along with a halter neck style from 30-40” DD/E-J/JJ cup.SHOP NOW
Just for Fun
I’m not a regular mom, I’m a cool mom. Just for Fun adds a little glamour to your nightwear and is the same great sexy fit as Twice the Fun. Lauren is planning to wear this for her birth, we love to see you styling it out mama!SHOP NOW
Just know you don’t ever have to feel uncomfortable in your bra, whatever life journey you are on! We are here to help ensure that your lingerie always makes you feel fabulous.