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Hot Designer Maternity Fashions
CBS 2 News this Morning
October 8, 2007
NEW YORK (CBS) ― With so many celebrities expecting this year, there have been high demands for great looks by actresses Halle Berry, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Isla Fisher and singer Christina Aguilera.
This fall, designer maternity clothes echo fashion trends while remaining wearable even after you’ve had the baby. CBS 2 Trend Tracker Shaye Strager brings you some of the finest in maternity fashions and accessories.
Look # 1
Due Maternity: This sweater is great whether you are pregnant or not with kimono-style sleeves and a belted waist for a flattering cut. It is perfect for layering over casual tees or dresses.
Cost: sweater $132
Bravado Designs: This easy and comfortable tank adds amazing support when nursing but is still stylish enough to wear out of the house. The 100% cotton tank and bra are stretchy enough to accommodate a pregnant belly while retaining its shape after washings; allowing it to act as a maternity and post-partum garment.
Cost: tank $45
Belly Dance Maternity: Featured here is a figure flattering pencil skirt that comes in either black or sand with an adjustable waistband and over-the-belly fit. Great to wear to the office and still feel comfortable all day.
Cost: skirt $88
Look # 2
Olian Maternity: Olian’s twist front matte jersey dress in olive creates a slim silhouette that compliments the body and stretches back to its original shape after continual wear.
Cost: dress $88
Available: Nordstrom and A New View Maternity
Look # 3
Isabella Oliver: The Grace Coat is a fabulous option for outerwear; the silhouette allows it to easily be worn during pregnancy as well as post-pregnancy.
Cost: coat $420
Available: IsabellaOliver.com 1-866-614-9387
Look # 4
Oopa Baby: Grey is the new black, so pick the “Oopa Baby” carrier, it provides a stylish and comfortable way to carry your baby. They come in several different styles such as cashmere, silk charmuse, chambray and Italian-pique and colors like chocolate, peacock, fuchsia, kiwi and white.
Cost: carrier $79-$375
Available: OopaBaby.com, FortyWeeks.com and other maternity stores
Look # 5
Nest Whipstitch Leather Diaper Bag: The Nest Whipstitch diaper bag has been seen on the arms of many celebrity moms, including Heidi Klum. It puts a trendy twist on a typically dowdy necessity with all the convenience of other bags and comes in three studded leather colors of black, platinum or bronze.
Cost: bag $285
Available: Blissliving.com and other maternity stores