Women’s Wear Daily alum and former Los Angeles Times style editor Melissa Magsaysay doesn't shy away from a challenge. After all, she took on the daunting task of chronicling the many facets of L.A. style and writing a book on California cool. Now, the mom-to-be is tackling another fashion feat, making pregnancy look easier than ever with her Newbark loafers, west coast rap, and other expecting essentials.
Maternity jeans: Citizens of HumanityDISCOVERIES
Fancy dress: 3.1 Phillip Lim
Comfy pregnancy shoes: Newbark loafers
Everyday dress: Madewell
Sleepwear: An old, oversized Loomstate t-shirt has been my go-to lately
Maternity store: Asos Maternity
Pregnancy book: Secrets of the Baby WhispererLIVING
Music: Classical music and some old-school west coast rap
Babymoon locale: Big Sur
Belly oil: Emu Dundee Emu Oil
Crib: Baby Cache's "Montana" in white
Food cravings: Thai—morning, noon, and night!
Nausea remedy: Ginger ale!
Nursery colors: Mostly light and airy shades of ivory and yellow with fun, eclectic pops of bold, primary colors.
Body pillow: Comfort U
Registery items: Everything! Mostly a glider, a bassinet, and a swaddling blanket
Baby present you'd love to get from your husband: Anything sentimental—whether simple or very sparkly. Hint hint. He has great taste in jewelry. I love the engraved monogram pendants from Mannin Fine.