Gymboree launches, Shade, a new womens’ clothing and maternity line

If you’re already a fan of the clothing retailer, Gymboree, for your kids…then you are going to love the new line of basics and ready-to-wear maternity wear for yourself. Created by a Gymboree employee that was on the search for quality, yet budget-friendly basics at an affordable price, she created Shade over seven years ago. Now a part of the Gymboree family, Shade is just what you’ve been searching for to match your busy and active lifestyle without looking like you’re headed to the gym 24-7 in yoga pants or schlepping to the park in sweats and a sweatshirt. Available in sizes XS-XL and pant sizes 2-14, the collection is a great way to get quality basics like long sleeve tees, cardigan sweaters and cargo pants for the fall season without spending a fortune.

If you’re expecting, don’t skip over the maternity line! The tees, leggings and empire-waisted dresses are sure to become a classic staple in your wardrobe for the coming season and you can’t beat the prices, coming in at $20-$40. To view the entire collection visit,

Here’s a look at my top picks for the fall season from the new Shade collection…!

For cold fall nights or rainy days…Anorak, $74.95.

For work or play this dress will look great paired with heels or boots…Pintuck Henley Dress, $49.50.

Get ready to get cozy…! Chunky Open Cardigan, $54.50.

The must-have accessory of the moment…just pick your favorite color! Infinity Loop Scarf, $24.50.

Go for a classic fall pattern with a pretty plaid dress. Plaid Cowl Neck Dress, $64.50.


A staple for every mom’s wardrobe…the Classic Cardigan, $39.50.