When my best friend had her first child, she couldn’t believe how hard it was caring for a baby. She’d heard all the stories about sleepless...
A go-to pant for mamas
Navel pants — created by Sarah Longacre, the beloved founder of Blooma (a local yoga studio and haven for mamas and mamas-to-be) — are on sale now online.
After making an early debut at Bellyrama at Lake Harriet this past September, the high-rise comfy pants, which include a removable 9-inch belly band, cost $70 (20 percent off if you sign up for e-updates). So far, they’re getting rave reviews.
Our Minnesota Parent tester bought a pair and loved the fit and feel of the pants, which delivered “all the good parts of Spanx, but without making you feel like you can’t breathe.”
She added: “They’re thick enough to hold everything in, but you don’t overheat. The high-rise is the perfect height to make me feel sleek and ‘pulled together’ in my mama-bod. I basically live in them — only parting with them long enough to be washed, which, if I’m being honest, is after at least three wears. No shame here. They go with everything — work, workout, date night, errands, lounge, you name it.”
You can try on a sample at Blooma’s Minneapolis location.
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