Non-Maternity Clothes are All the Rage!

Christine Coppa
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Photo by DesignerSalwarKameez.com

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 DesignerSalwarKameez.com

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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