Q. What is your name, age and profession?
a. Martha, 32, patient advocacy
Q. Is fashion important to you? If so, why? If not, why not?
A. Very much so – enjoy fashion & shopping; love having fun with trends; want to look professional and stylish at work and at play!
Q. Describe your fashion style, likes/dislikes prior to becoming pregnant.
Love classic lines, bright colors, preppy & classy styles appealing. Love high heels, boots, purses – all accessories!
Q. What was your maternity style like?
Very similar to prior to the pregnancy - stuck with dresses – both fitted and loose, paired with tights or leggings and tried to stay trendy by shopping at Nordstrom, Gap, and maternity boutiques.
Q. Since becoming a mother, how would you describe your style? Has it changed?
A. My clothing style has not changed much, but I have gotten into flats! Tory Burch, AGL are current faves – stylish, but practical for picking up my daughter, running after her, loading the car, etc.
Q. My favorite clothing brand or brands are:
A. Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs, Halogen at Nordstrom, Hudson, Citizens for Humanity
Q. Name up to three celebrities/notable moms whose style you admire.
A. Jennifer Garner, Kourtney Kardashian, Sandra Bullock
Q. Is your child/children’s fashion important to you?
A. Yes, very! Tendency to dress my daughter in styles similar to mine – stripes, polka dots, bright colors, dresses & leggings. Favorites are Hanna Andersson, Benetton, Ralph Lauren, Mini Boden
Q. Sarah doesn’t think having a baby means the end of a woman’s time as a stylish, modern woman. Do you think moms can be fashionable and practical at the same time? What are your best tips?
A. YES! Moms you can do it! Take good care of yourselves! :-) Definitely need to make time to keep up with grooming & your health! For fashion, pair favorite styles with comfier shoes, roomier sweaters and coats so you can chase and interact with your little one. My daughter (now 3 years old) loves to look at my clothes and shoes – I love that she is into my wardrobe – she even compliments me when she particularly likes my outfits!