Maternity wear in Osaka, Japan
The second time I was pregnant in Japan I felt like I started showing much sooner, or perhaps because I was starting to show in summer (when clothes are a bit more revealing), I began to wear proper `maternity clothes` sooner too.
I also kept wearing my maxi skirts, so didn`t have to buy much more until the cooler weather hit! In Autumn, I bought a couple of long sleeved tops and some maternity tights/leggings on sale at H and M, some supportive maternity underwear from Wacoal and Nishimatsuya, and a cute long sleeved sweatshirt on Etsy (here).
I`ve been wearing my long cardigans (coat-igans?) from last season too, which look great with the bump!
Some other places to buy maternity clothes in Osaka (and perhaps in other parts of Japan are listed below), happy shopping!
CHEAP (good for basics)
* H and M - the Shinsaibashi store stocks maternity wear, and you can buy it online.
* Sweet Mommmy - although I haven`t used this site, I have seen some recommendations online (and they have an English website!)
アクセサリー - accessories
シューズ - shoes
コート/アウターウェア - coat / outer wear
カーディガン/ニットウェア - cardigan / knit wear
トップス - tops
シャツ/ブラウス - shirts / blouses
パンツ - pants (trousers)
デニム - denim
ワンピース - one-piece (dresses)
ベーシックアイテム - basic items
スカート - skirts
ジャンプスーツ - jumpsuits
ジャケット/ベスト - jackets / vests
ランジェリー - lingerie (underwear)
ソックス/タイツ - socks / tights
ナイトウェア - nightwear
スポーツウェア - sports wear
スイムウェア - swim wear
ショートパンツ - short pants (shorts)
マタニティウェア - maternity wear
プラスサイズ - plus size clothing
Good luck! and happy shopping!
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