Q: I’m seven months pregnant. Where can I find stylish maternity clothes? —M.
Kim Kardashian, is that you? Kidding! Congrats to you—and excellent timing, because with the current pregnancies of tabloid magnets Kim and Kate, maternity style has suddenly taken a major leap to the fashion forefront.
While it’s tempting to simply buy a few serviceable empire-waist cotton dresses and blame your lack of fashion on the baby, pregnancy doesn’t have to mean nine months of style starvation—there’s a whole world of options that go far beyond shapeless tunics and blah wrap dresses. Read on for our top five sources for achieving pregnancy perfection:
Back when “shopping was called hunting,” Dave Barry once wrote, men had a ball because their mission was simple: Find a “large wad of meat” and kill it. Today, even if you have a simple mission—say, to find a new blazer—things are trickier. And men hate this.
But now, thanks to the Internet, people with great taste and access to great clothes can do your hunting for you through virtual styling (read more about that here). Here’s the idea: You fill out a few questions online, and a stylist looks over your responses, picks stuff that should work for you, and sends it to your door. You don’t pay for shipping or returns, and there’s no obligation to buy anything.