• What to Wear – Holiday Style Edition

    Welcome to the first edition of our new “What to Wear Style Guide” featuring our What to Wear – Holiday Style Edition. Whatever your plans are for the holidays, looking your best has never been easier with our curated looks of the season. We have broken down the trends with fashionable and comfortable styles for
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  • Bump Goes On Vacation – Excursion Day in Tenerife

    Bump age: 23 weeks We decided to do “el must de” Tenerife – Loro Parque. Before we got there, I imagined it would resemble Ripley’s Aquarium back home, with a main focus on ocean creatures, but I discovered “loro” is the Spanish word for parrots. We were in for a whole new adventure! I handpicked
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  • The Importance of Versatility

    A conversation with designer Pat Gillespie CM: What’s new with your design work? Pat: The latest is our black and white series. I designed these dresses because we’ve found that the most difficult thing for a woman, especially a woman with a career, is finding clothing that reflects her normal style – the kind of
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  • The Holiday Wish List Contest

    Buying gifts for others can be difficult; finding just the right gift takes serious time and thought. Hence, the wish list. When you’re pregnant, your holiday wish list is often filled with things for your little bundle of joy. While that’s a great idea, your family and friends will want to spoil you too. So
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  • Share the Warmth with New Moms

    Autumn is here. Like turning on a light switch, the leaves change colour and a chill creeps into the air. The annual ritual of rummaging through closets for fall and winter jackets has begun. Luckily we usually find them exactly where they were packed away, ready to be of service again. Canadian weather can hand
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  • Holiday Gift Guide 2014

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014 An expectant mother often forgets to stop and pamper herself. So, if there’s a special mom-to-be on your shopping list this holiday season, save the baby gifts for next year, and treat her to something that’s all about her. Whether she’s in her first trimester or the final countdown, she’s sure to
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  • Kate Middleton Dress

    Take a closer look at the orchid Séraphine maternity dress worn by the one and only Duchess of Cambridge with Pat & Sarah of Carry Maternity. For more info visit carrymaternity.ca

  • Clothes Worth Getting Pregnant For

    Pat’s concept of Carry Maternity is to create a place where women can feel welcomed and at home. It’s her hope, she says, that the store will continue to be a social hub for women and mothers, whether they’re looking for jeans that work for their changing figures, or just a place to quickly pop
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  • Carry Maternity is Made in Canada

    Stitched into each piece of Carry Maternity’s house line is small reminder of its origin, something that owner and designer Pat Gillespie views with quiet satisfaction. They may not stand out, but tiny ‘Made in Canada’ tags set the shop’s signature items in stark contrast to the myriad brands whose offshore practices are so controversial. As fast fashion
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  • Getting to Know Yorkville’s Carry Maternity

    It takes a village to raise a child, and in an age when so many connections are forged digitally, Carry Maternity’s Pat Gillespie wants to bring back the personal touch that old adage suggests. Located amid the bustle of one of Toronto’s most renowned neighbourhoods, Carry’s Yorkville location is a haven for expecting women and
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