Feminine clothing that complimented women’s features such as curves was not that popular till the 14th century. It was around this time when maternity clothes were discovered and became a trend.
However, then, when maternal clothing just became popular, it was only accessible among the elite and the upper-class members of society. It wasn’t until the early 1900s when maternity clothing became mainstream and all women could access them making the industry profitable.
Maternity clothing played a major role in women’s pregnancy providing a fashionable and functional piece of clothing that was both appealing and comfortable.
In the 20s and 40s, maternity clothing was mainly designed to conceal women’s bumps; to maintain the natural feminine silhouette. Though this changed through the 50s when women started embracing and appreciating their bodily change by putting on garments that complimented their bumps and at the same time made fashion statements.
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