clothing essentials for moms

As a young mom, do you ever feel like you have no idea what to wear? It’s like sometimes I feel as if my only options are something a twenty year old would go bar hopping in (I have a mom pouf, so there ain’t going to be any belly shirts over here!) and a mumu. Where’s the happy medium?! I’ve heard so many of my friends make the same complaint, so I am determined to find and share clothing options that are mom friendly but don’t make you feel as if you’ve completely lost your sense of style. So here is my guide for clothing essentials every mom should own. Enjoy! 

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Every woman should own a pair or five of leggings. Especially in black. They go with everything and they are super duper comfy. They’re pretty much a mama clothing staple. I am a big fan of these as they are VERY similar to Lularoe but half the cost. 


Joggers are another great staple. Even though they’re very casual you can still pair them a clean pair of white sneakers and basic top and make your on the go outfit, look very put together. 

Simple Blouses

Having some simple blouses on hand like this or this are really nice to have. They can be dressed up or down and they’re good for a lunch date with friends or a casual night out with the hubby. I always like to make sure they’re a nice material so even if I’m a little more dressed up I still feel comfortable. 

Comfy Flannels

Over sized comfy flannels are great layering pieces. You can pair them with a basic shirt and a pair of jeans or leggings and BAM! you’re ready to run out the door to run errands. Check out these these two styles that come in an enormous amount of color options! 

Basic Layering Shirts

You can never have too many basic shirts. Black, white, and gray are essential and it’s a good to have the option of tanks, short and long sleeves. They go with everything and you’ll get plenty of wear out of them!


Boots are a must in the winter, especially in the Midwest where I’m from and these boots are adorable! Sorel always kills it with comfort and style. Plus they last forever because the quality is so awesome. Definitely check these out to add to your must haves. 


You can’t go wrong adding a nice fresh pair of white, black or gray sneakers to your wardrobe. They go with everything and if they are kept clean they can really pull an outfit together. Check these Steve Madden ones out! 

Cozy Cardigans

One of my favorite things on this list is the cozy sweaters. They’re good for layering Can be worn in all seasons and make every outfit look great. Keep them basic like this or add a little pattern like this to add some pizzazz to your everyday look. 

Jeans in Different Washes

Stretchy jeans! Gods gift to women. KanKans are my absolute favorite jean brand because I think they fit great, come in an array of shades and are very flattering. But these Levi’s don’t disappoint either. Either way, any jean that has some give to it, is good by me. Just make sure to have a variety of shades so you have options to pair them with different colored tops. 

There you have it! Go ahead and check these essentials off your list. That way you’ll have one less thing to worry about in the morning, because anything you pick will be lookin good. 

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