CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO
I’ve seen a question about where to go to find maternity clothes in Okinawa before. I thought that I would put some information on maternity items sometime and finally I decided to do that this time even though I don’t have much helpful information to present. I figure that if I throw this question out there, readers will provide some information in the comment section. I’d appreciate whatever you can contribute to be posted here!
I don’t know any big places to buy maternity clothes in Japan like those you find in the U.S. If you don’t mind buying what you wear without trying them on, shopping on-line is the best bet for maternity items. I like Old Navy and Motherhood for maternity clothes. They are inexpensive and cute.
If you need something immediately or you don’t mind buying Japanese items, I know that JUSCO has a store for pregnant women. Another place is Nishimatsuya also known as a “white rabbit store” which is a baby and kids store that also sells maternity clothes. The sizes are limited at those places (or in Japan in general). I only saw medium and large size. I like nursing bras that I bought at JUSCO. They are comfortable. JUSCO has a fairly good variety of nursing bras and I find the prices reasonable there. Not cheap, but not pricy either.
The maternity section at JUSCO in American village is located on the 2nd floor, all the way to the back next to the game center. The store has a nursery right by it, so it’s convenient for those moms who shop with babies.
Nishimatsuya is located on the street that runs parallel to the Highway 58 and is closer to the water. If you come from Lester, drive south on this street. You’ll pass Humby Town and keep going for a while. You’ll find a pink building with a white rabbit mascot on your left for Nishimatsuya.
What do you think? Do you have anything different from mine?