WARNING: In this post I review a product made for females called Cami Secret. For those of you dudes who don’t know, camisoles are what gals wear for modesty. Hence, this review is not safe for the opposite sex (especially dads)!
At first it seemed like the perfect solution and I needed one. Being pregnant adds curves everywhere, but maternity clothing does not seem to account especially for the fact that you are not just growing a baby in your uterus but you are also growing the Twins. IfyouknowwhatImean. Maternity dresses such as this wrap dress
First, you need a maternity camisole to accommodate that baby bump. Plus sizes will be cut too wide on the top. But not just any maternity camisole will do. Nursing camisoles
have a shelf bra, a.k.a. the teeniest, tiniest, flimsiest bra known to womankind. I mean, isn’t the whole point for the shelf to go, you know, under the boobs? And again, you can’t simply buy a larger size, because the cut won’t be right.
That leaves us with just a plain, old maternity cami.
Great — problem solved, right? Maybe, if you’re lucky. But even if you’re so lucky as to find one with adjustable straps, the stretchiness of the cami will mean that it just gets tugged down into a revealing position anyway.
I’ve tried layering with tank tops, but all that fabric under a plunging neckline just doesn’t look right. Sweaters and scarves are okay, but not for the summer. You really do want a cami, but just can’t find one to work for you.
Cami Secret promises to do that. It’s not a full cami, but basically a modesty bib that you clip to your bra. You can adjust it to the perfect height and then, viola — it just stays there, right where you need it, in the amount of coverage you want. It sounds like such a good idea, I bought a pack.
Then I discovered that Cami Secret, despite it’s claims that it is perfect for both “petit” and “full figures,” is not adequate for full figures.
Here’s why. Add some curve to this woman’s figure and as that gap between her bra and the cami becomes larger, you have more and more of a problem. Although your bra might not show under your dress, that gap does and the cami scrunches up in the middle, too.
Long story short, there’s not enough fabric. When I held up the cami to my husbund, I said, “What’s wrong with this?” His immediate reply, “Your cleavage is bigger than that!”
Oh well. It was a good try for $9.99, I guess. At 7 months pregnant, I’d really like to wear some nice spring dresses, though. Any other ladies have a problem with finding modest maternity wear? Have you found any solutions?