5 Qs with Holly

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5 Qs with Holly

Name: Holly M. Hendricks

Neighborhood: Jersey City, N.J.

Occupation: Master Trainer at Physique 57

Baby’s Sex: Boy!

How would you describe your pregnant style?

I definitely keep it comfy and casual. When I'm not in workout clothes, I'm still usually sporting leggings with a fitted sweater dress or tunic, flat boots/booties and always a scarf to keep me warm and to add some color. I only recently started wearing maternity leggings and find the low cut waistband to be extremely comfortable, however, most days you can still find me in my standard Lululemon Wunder Unders. I just keep rolling the waistband down lower and lower as my bump gets bigger and bigger!

Have you had any challenges learning to dress your body during this pregnancy?

I learned early on in my pregnancy with my short torso and build that fitted was the way to go. I feel far more confident showing off my bump than trying to cover it up. I've kept wearing most of my pre-pregnancy workout clothes just so I can sport the bump while teaching and taking class.

So far, what has surprised you most during your pregnancy?

I'm always freezing!! I was under the assumption that all pregnant women are hot all the time. I am constantly adding layers, scarves, cardigans, etc, to add a little warmth. It didn't help that by the time temps hit freezing my extra warm Canada Goose coat refused to zip over my belly!

What’s been your favorite pregnancy piece or brand to show off your bump?

I've been wearing a lot of Old Navy knit dresses over tights or leggings. I find that even the non-maternity dresses stretch enough to fit over my belly.

What NYC experience are you most looking forward to sharing with your baby?

I can't wait to strap him in my Ergobaby and just walk the streets of NYC! I'm sure it's all of the hormones, but every time I pass by a woman with a baby in a carrier, I get a little teary eyed with excitement knowing that I am going to be doing that in a few short months. I love walking everywhere I can, so being able to have a little buddy latched on to me while doing so is something I am really looking forward to!

Holly is wearing:

Au Lait tee dress (WIN IT HERE!)

Old Navy Maternity low-rise leggings

Simply Vera Vera Wang Ankle boots

Madewell glider bangle bracelet

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Photographed by Desiree Walters Photography in a Soho townhouse, courtesy of Katherine Salyi / Nest Seekers.

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