Maternity wear in India has really taken a style of its own thanks to celebs who’ve continued to flaunt their fashionable clothes even during pregnancy. Be it, Kareena Kapoor or Genelia D’Souza, these celebs have really upped the pregnancy wear game by showing us how to look chic during those nine magical months. Pregnancy clothes no longer need to be ill-fitted, loose and boring, if you are looking for ideas to rock your pregnancy look, we have some amazing styles to choose from a la celebs who love to flaunt their baby bump. These celebs have shown us how a natural dewy glow, with contemporary cuts and styles, flattering silhouettes, and comfortable yet chic fabrics can be stylish. From kurtas and Anarkali to tunics and maxi dresses, here are clothes that are not only comfortable but stylish as well. Take a cue from these ladies and incorporate these 12 looks in your maternity wear. We bet you’ll look your glowing best in these cute and chic outfits. (ALSO READ: Whoa! 12 times Deepika Padukone reminded us why Black is the new Black!) Also Read - Genelia D'Souza Deshmukh Tests COVID-19 Negative After Testing Positive 3 Weeks Back, Says 'It Was Challenging'
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“When in doubt, don a Maxi dress.” That’s right! Maxi dresses the cardinal rule of breezy and comfortable-chic dressing work at all times. Apart from the comfort factor, these can be your go-to outfit throughout the pregnancy. With a plethora of options available, maxi dresses can be fitted or flowy and you can also experiment with colors and prints, going floral or solid and strapless or off-shouldered. Kareena donned a navy blue Maxi dress and floored us with the neat look while Shveta astounded us in a black printed maxi dress with that amazing baby bump. (ALSO READ: Manish Malhotra’s 50th birthday bash photos: Bollywood stars up the style quotient at this gold and velvet affair!)
2. Stripe it out
Donning horizontal stripes as the maternity wear shows off the belly in a rather cute way. On her recent outing with her girl squad, Kareena wowed is in a horizontal striped oversized top with loose palazzos while Shveta ravished us in a striped fitted dress with those chic nude heels.
3. Ethnic tadka with Palazzos
Lend your ethnic appearances a comfortable vibe by donning dressy palazzo pants with your kurtas. Take a cue from mommy of two sons, Genelia D’Souza Deshmukh who upped the Indian wear during her pregnancy with bright-hued kurtas and palazzos. (ALSO READ: Steal these Christmas and New Year’s party outfit ideas from style queens Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut and Katrina Kaif!)
4. Save the day with Anarkalis
Ditch those sarees and don floor length Anarkali for traditional occasions. Genelia wowed us with her Anarkali ensembles during her pregnancy. The flowy look is not just trendy but comfortable too.
5. Shirt Up
That’s right! Shut up naysayers with your shirt dresses and flaunt the baby bump in style. Genelia D’Souza Deshmukh and Kareena Kapoor give us some serious style vibes with their vibrant and chic shirt dresses.
6. The Naughty Shorties
There’s isn’t a single reason why you should refrain from donning those sexy stashed away denim shorts or hot pants. Showing us just the perfect way to pull off the denim shorts when preggers is Shveta Salve who donned a pair of hot denim shorts with an ochre colored tunic and a fringed bag.
7. Check it right
Checkered outfits lend a comfortable vibe, pregnant or not! Play with those checks and don some cool checkered styles in shirts, tops or dresses. Comfort is the key to stylish maternity wear and checkered clothes with a pair of cool sneakers will accentuate your pregnancy glow! Kareena shows us how a classic checkered ensemble can work wonders! (ALSO READ: Kareena Kapoor Khan looks stunning on Grazia cover: 8 pictures of Bebo’s stylish pregnancy that gave us all major maternity fashion goals!)
8. Layer it up
While all of us aren’t comfortable showing off the baby bump, layered tops come to the rescue. Mira Rajput donned blue layered top and teamed it with denim and nude wedges, needless to say, she looked amazing.
9. Play with colors
Dressing up and donning a myriad of colors in those 9 months can be fun too. When you are not experimenting with your clothes, we suggest you don some colorful accessories, statement necklaces, and footwear, just like Genelia and Shveta. While swollen feet can be upsetting, playing it up with some quirky sandals can be cheerful!
10. Shrug it Off
Longer silhouettes help balance out the baby bump. A style hack to maternity wear is the eternal shrug or long jacket, as decoded from Kareena Kapoor Khan and Roshni Chopra. Kareena donned a long coat while Shveta, a long white shrug, and Roshni, a red jacket instantly accentuated their ensembles. (ALSO READ: Khulke Dhulke’s Vaani Kapoor gives this wedding season’s major #Badass Bride Goals!)
11. Tunic is in
Tunics, the quintessential comfort clothing, and a wardrobe staple can be played with during pregnancy. Swath a circle scarf and team your favorite tunic with stretchy yoga pants and sneakers. Genelia D’Souza Deshmukh shows us just the right way to don the denim tunic with sporty sneakers in pregnancy.
12. Go the Afghani Way
Don those much in vogue loose Afghani pants and tees or tank tops for a relaxed Sunday brunch. You can team your breezy ensemble with a long shrug and sashay stylishly!
The key to stylish maternity dressing is the comfort, in addition to experimentation and confidence. As your belly gets bigger with each trimester, so should the edginess to your ensembles and flaunt your maternity style with aplomb!