Mountain Mama outfits pregnant rock climbers in style
But designer Teresa Delfín, a rock-climbing mom and university professor, has debuted the Patagonia for pregnant women — a line of technical climbing clothes for the expectant set, aptly called Mountain Mama.
And aside from its unusual niche (I was nervous climbing the stairs with a baby bump, let alone mountains), the high-end line is one of the cutest maternity fitness collections I've seen.
Delfín creates silhouettes that are modern and stylish, but also Zen-like simple — much like yoga outfitter Lululemon.
A fleece jacket ($149) could be the dowdiest thing a preggo woman wears; but in Delfín's hands, the outerwear item gets a chic light gray color, slouchy bell sleeves and a kimono-style pulley system that allows you to wear it from month one through month nine.
A base-layer top ($54) comes in a rich pumpkin hue, and is cut to perfectly skim — not smother — a mid-sized baby bump.