Non-Maternity Clothes are All the Rage!

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Kell on Earth reality star Kelly Cutrone is one fashionable mama. Cutrone reveals exactly how she felt about (ick!) maternity clothes when she was pregnant with her now 7-year-old daughter, Ava in her best-selling book, If You Have to Cry, Go Outside: And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You.


She admitted Pea in the Pod made her "want to die." Lucky for her, she had a Vogue editor friend on speed dial who gave her a fashionable and comfy solution: Indian Punjabi outfits. Don't laugh, she's on to something. The flowy dress-length tops and roomy, but tailored pants offer comfort and an effortless put-together look. Shop for a Punjabi outfit at

I too wore non-maternity clothes when I was pregnant. It was the summer of 2007 and Urban Outfitters was selling fantastic sheer tunics. Instead of buying my "normal" XS size, I purchased several in a size medium. Summers later, those oversize tops make chic bathing suit cover-ups -- everyone wins!

This season the funky store is selling a Kimchi Blue Printed Empire Halter Tank -- the flowy design will fit fabulously on a pregnant physique. Another smashing example is the versatile maxi dress (Target has them for under $25). The long A-line piece offers lots of room for your growing baby bump, while the stretchy, strapless design fits comfortably over your breasts.

Are you wearing non-maternity clothing during your pregnancy? What kinds of pieces?

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