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Every Woman Deserves to Breastfeed in Style! Le Regard Apparel lets nursing moms breastfeed and pump conveniently on the go!
56 backers pledged $10,240 to help bring this project to life.

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Could I breastfeed in this? This is the number one question nursing moms ask themselves before getting dressed. Women should not have to sacrifice style and comfort for functionality! To solve this problem, Le Regard Apparel created The Emery suit and The Lucie dress to provide stylish post-partum clothing with functionality, longevity, class and comfort. These staple pieces simplify women’s lives as professionals, stay-at-home moms, or momtrepreneurs. Being a mom should not hinder your professional life.

Nursing moms struggle to find functional, stylish, and comfortable clothing. As a new mom, I faced that reality – the lack of nursing-friendly attire. Like most moms, I had to return to work outside the home soon after the birth of my daughter. I searched the market for clothing that will cater to the nursing mom’s most pressing need, enable her to breastfeed conveniently, and simultaneously flatter her post-partum body. The clothes I found resulted in either stretched necklines or extra fabric on my baby’s face.

Reward Tiers

$1: We thank you for your support

$5: A hand-written thank you card

$10: A hand written thank you card & a pen

$25: A Le Regard T-Shirt

$50: La Cherie Lace piece or personalized notebook

$100: La Cherie Dress without the Lace

$115: La Cherie Dress with the Lace  

$125: The Lucie Dress (nursing or non-nursing)

$200: The Lucie Dress & La Cherie Dress (Early Bird Special)

$225: One Emery pants or skirt suit in black or navy blue

$275: 3-piece Emery pants and skirt suit in black or navy blue

$500: Le Regard Collection: One 3-piece suit, a Lucie& La Cherie & name listed in our “Founding Supporter” webpage

$1000+:  Le Regard Collection, get a dress named after you or a loved one. A thank you page on our website for one month, & a special shout-out on our social media pages.

 What makes Le Regard unique? 

  • No more stretched necklines

  • Apparel created for all seasons

  • Fashionable & Comfortable

  • Flatters the post-partum body

  • No more fighting fabric

LOOKBOOK

Wear Le Regard Apparel to work, dinner, church, and for special occasions.

The Emery Suit  

The Emery suit is made for the professional mom. There is no suit like the Emery on the market that provides this utility, style and confidence to the modern mom. Whether a mom, boss lady, corporate executive, or momtrepreneur, fulfill your many duties discreetly and at ease. The buttons on the suit open from the shoulders to the waist, and the bodice drops at the waist to allow for nursing and pumping on the go. You no longer need to worry about difficulty pumping at work. You can also feed your child immediately after getting home. The peplum detail conveniently flatters the post-partum belly. The pants are flowy and widen towards the bottom.

 

The Emery Suit
The Emery Suit

 

The Emery Suit opens to conveniently breastfeed & pump!
The Emery Suit opens to conveniently breastfeed & pump!

The Lucie Dress  

The Lucie dress is designed to enable the modern mom to breastfeed in public and in style! It is made from a soft, stretchy fabric that is flattering to all body types. Invisible zippers at the bust area allow for discreet breastfeeding. The Lucie dress is a piece of clothing that is made to last through nursing and post-partum. It is a versatile dress that women can turn to anytime they want to look and feel fabulous.

The non-nursing Lucie Dress w/o zippers
The non-nursing Lucie Dress w/o zippers

 

The Lucie Dress with invisible zippers at the seam
The Lucie Dress with invisible zippers at the seam

 

The Lucie Dress has pockets!
The Lucie Dress has pockets!

 

Madi was able to conveniently breastfeed her baby.
Madi was able to conveniently breastfeed her baby.

 

My daughter opening my Lucie Dress
My daughter opening my Lucie Dress

 

The Lucie Dress
The Lucie Dress

 

The Lucie dress with invisible zippers at the seam in Pink
The Lucie dress with invisible zippers at the seam in Pink

 

The Lucie Dress in Fuscia
The Lucie Dress in Fuscia

 

La Cherie Dress 

La Cherie dress gives you a modest fitted look without sacrificing class. Sexy never looked this well! Le Regard designs embody confidence and modesty. The brand embraces all body types and ensures that women who wear it are not self-conscious.

La Cherie dress in candy pink
La Cherie dress in candy pink

 

Add this beautiful lace to your La Cherie dress
Add this beautiful lace to your La Cherie dress

 

La Cherie Can be worn without the lace piece
La Cherie Can be worn without the lace piece

As an added bonus, we will be making the non-nursing Lucie dress for all of our supporters who may not be nursing. 

Le Regard means "the look" in French. Women can go for this look at anytime! 

Le Regard Sizing 

We are currently planning to mass produce Small, Medium, large, & XL but plus sizes will be available on demand.

US Sizing Chart
US Sizing Chart

Your Contribution

I have taken this idea from concept to product with several prototypes. I have already laid the ground-work with a USA manufacturer. With your contribution, I will have the financial resources to manufacture clothing that empowers women to continue to strive as professionals without compromising motherhood. Backing this Kickstarter campaign, will allow me to contract with wholesale fabric suppliers to make our first production for fall 2017. Your contribution will also make it possible to hire other women in producing and managing the line.

REWARD FULFILLMENT

 May to June: Kickstarter Campaign 

July to August: Production Run 

August to September: Ship Dresses and suits 

SHIPPING FEES

Shipping fees are set per reward tier. Please add shipping cost in your pledge.

FOLLOW US

Email: pr@leregardapparel.com

leregard.lr@gmail.com 

Website: www.leregardapparel.com

Facebook: Le Regard Apparel  

Instagram: @leregard.lr  

THANK YOU

I want to thank my husband for being by my side every step of the way. I could not execute this dream without his support, and keen sense of fashion. 

Ashley Workman my Social Media Specialist,  I cannot thank you enough. You and Michael personalized my vision and took it to another level all on your own. Ashley you worked tirelessly to create a worthy campaign!

Romane Armand and Zina thanks for being such great friends and for coaching me!

Raissa, you have taken this journey with me from the very beginning, and encouraged me continuously to believe in my dreams.  

Diamond Ohemeng, Public Relations, I thank you for your amazing work ethic, and for creating that amazing website.

Tatum Allen, thanks so much for capturing our story for the world to see. Grateful for my models, Natalie, Madi, Alyssa, & Rous who portrayed the beauty of Le Regard dresses.

Thank you Ashley, Amanda & Frances for taking such beautiful photos! 

Many thanks to my family and friends for supporting and believing in me. And finally, you! I thank you so much for being on this journey with me from the very beginning.

Risks and challenges

The risks and challenges we anticipate are in relation to getting on our manufacturer's production calendar in time to deliver everything by Fall 2017. Also, we hope that third party reward items such as T-shirts, pens, and notebooks, will be shipped in a timely fashion for us to customize and send your order in time.

We have also sourced the fabric, but worry that we would not have continuation of our previously chosen fabric. Midway through the Kickstarter we intend to contact and secure the fabric and trims.

Shipping is another uncontrollable part of this process. However, we are currently trying several mail delivery service to ensure the best and fastest delivery method.

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    A Hand Written Thank you Note!

    We know you want to support us, and we appreciate any amount you can afford. We will write you a thank you note!

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    Customized Le Regard Pen

    A customized Le Regard Logo Pen.

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    A Le Regard T-shirt

    White T-shirt with our LR logo

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    La Cherie Lace Piece or a Notebook

    La cherie dress can be worn with or without the lace piece. You will get the lace piece in the colors provided and mix-match as you please with any La Cherie dress.
    You can also opt for a Notebook with your name on it!

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    La Cherie Dress without the Lace

    The dress comes in several colors. You can choose the color and size you want by email.

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    La Cherie Dress with the removable Lace

    Your dress comes with the lace and you are free to remove and interchange with another color dress.

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    A Lucie Dress (Nursing or Non-nursing)

    You do not have to be a mom to own a Lucie dress! Pick from the available colors and sizing via email.

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    The Emery pants or pencil skirt suit

    You can choose a pants suits or a pencil skirt suit.

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    A Lucie Dress & La Cherie Dress

    Early Bird Special! You can have both dresses for a limited time offer!

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    The Emery Pants & Skirt suit set

    Get a pair of pants, a pencil skirt, and a nursing-friendly suit jacket that you can wear even if you are not nursing!

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    Le Regard Breastfeeding Collection

    One 3-piece suit with the Lucie & a shout-out on our sponsor page.

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    Le Regard Collection & more

    You will receive two 3-piece suit sets in black or navy blue, a Lucie Dress, La Cherie dress, a page on our website for one month, & get a dress named after you or a loved one in our next collection.

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