Five Celebs Who Pulled Off Stylish Pregnancies
Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life but can also create unique styling challenges as body types change. Here are 5 celebrities that took these changes in stride and adapted their hot celebrity style while dressing for two.
1. Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon never gave up her all-American, classic approach to style during her third pregnancy. Wearing short tailored dresses, bright colors and even horizontal stripes, she never compromised on looking great both on and off of the red carpet. The versatile shift dress that was a staple in her pregnancy wardrobe can be worn with heels or flats, easily transitioning a maternity look from day to night. While showing off her bump on the beach, Witherspoon wore a traditional navy one piece swimsuit that hugged her curves in all of the right places.
2. Kate Middleton
A look fit for a queen, The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, was a picture of maternity elegance. Drop waist and empire waist short dresses were the highlight of her flawless pregnancy style. These simple, demure dress designs highlighted her pregnancy without hugging her new curves too tightly. Finishing off her look were classic, well tailed coats that she wore at her many public appearances. Just one day after the birth of her son George, Middleton made her first public appearance in a flowing blue polka dot dress that was created exclusively for her by Jenny Packham. While not for sale, the dress has inspired dozens of royal replica designs that you can add to your closet.
3. Halle Berry
Red carpet pregnancy style never looked better than on Halle Berry. Not afraid to show off her baby bump, the 47 year old actress wore form fitting dresses, flowing bohemian skirts and stylish designer maternity jeans with bump hugging tops. Daring and gorgeous on the red carpet at the movie premiere for “The Call”, Berry stepped out in a black Monique Lhuillier dress that incorporated several current trends such as cut outs, leather and lace.
4. Rachel Zoe
High end stylist Rachel Zoe didn't compromise her discerning tastes or designer labels while dressing for two. Oversize shift dresses worked well on her petite frame and her attention to detail and fabulous accessories kept her at the forefront of fashion. When it seems like nothing in your closet fits, your accessories still do! Take a page out of Zoe’s fashion book and don’t forget to wear them.
5. Jessica Simpson
Jessica Simpson didn't shy away from sky high heels during her pregnancies. Accentuating her ample curves, she wore well-fitting outfits topped with pops of leopard and patterns. Leggings and tunic tops were also a staple in her maternity wardrobe. Compression maternity leggings are a great maternity choice as they can help reduce pregnancy swelling and the stretchy, forgiving material will grow while you grow! Inspired by her own experiences, Simpson has recently launched a maternity line to make her pregnancy style accessible to everyone.
Whatever your personal style may be, these new celebrity moms prove that you don’t have compromise your look while dressing for two. Remember that comfort doesn't have to be compromised and unlike what was available to prior generations, there is now a huge selection of styles, fabrics and designers to choose from when dressing your fabulous baby.