Fragile Maternity is a high-end, luxury maternity line that is designed out of Belgium and consistently generates some of my all-time favorite maternity pieces, especially their unique, clever dresses. I have not, however, written here about Fragile because the collection has not been available for purchase in the United States…until now.
Bump Brooklyn has become the first US-based retailer to carry Fragile Maternity and Bump’s new online boutique includes several pieces from Fragile’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Unfortunately, many of the new Fragile pieces have already sold out, but the Fragile Roundneck Floral Pencil Dress is still available in sizes Small and Large.
Once you take a look at the Fragile collection, you may decide that you simply must have one of their dresses to round out your summer maternity wardrobe. If that is the case, you may purchase Fragile Maternity at Everyday Maternity, a UK-based maternity boutique. Everyday has a very wide selection of Fragile available from this season and past season’s, including the new and very sophisticated Black Knotted Drape Dress. You’ll end up paying a bit more with the currency conversion and the shipping, but a must-have is a must-have, right?
And Canadian maternity boutique Hautemama is also offering Fragile’s new 2011 collection in its online boutique. Again, the prices will be a bit higher than if you purchased the items stateside. But Hautemama seems to be the only site that still has the vibrantly printed Fragile Double V-Neck Dress and the raspberry-colored, short-sleeved Fragile Heart Dress still available (it is also available in blue).
So, short of a trip to Belgium this summer, indulging in some international shopping is your best option. That, and calling Bump Brooklyn to demand that they restock ASAP!