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The term "maternity clothes" might bring to mind oversized T-shirts and loose-fitting pants.
But over the years, celebrities have shown that maternity fashion can also be glamorous.
Some of those stars include Jada Pinkett Smith, Ashley Graham, and Blake Lively.
Pauletta Washington rocked a yellow maternity dress on the red carpet in 1991.
Her off-the-shoulder dress had a sparkling neckline, which perfectly matched her gold kitten heels and short necklace.
Jada Pinkett Smith put a '90s spin on classic pregnancy attire.
Her red-carpet look included a strapless black dress, velvet boots, and a long-sleeved jacket made from silk.
In 2007, Jennifer Lopez glowed in a white, floor-length gown.
Her flowing dress had a single strap placed across her shoulder, as well as a pleated skirt.
Angelina Jolie looked stunning in green the following year.
Jolie wore a classic red-carpet gown, which featured a floor-length skirt, V-shaped neckline, and thin straps.
M.I.A. opted for a maternity minidress while attending the 2009 Grammy Awards.
Her blue-and-purple dress had rolled up sleeves and layers of fabric underneath its skirt. She completed the look with a yellow undershirt and bright-blue sneakers.
Hours before announcing her pregnancy, Beyoncé cradled her baby bump on the red carpet.
Her single-sleeved orange gown was designed by Lanvin. She later switched into a sparkling purple suit for a performance during MTV's Video Music Awards, and announced her pregnancy to the world by rubbing her belly onstage.
Kim Kardashian West chose a long-sleeved, floral-print gown for the 2013 Met Gala.
Though she looked stunning in the Givenchy maternity dress — which also had a thigh-high slit — many people weren't fans of the look. Some even turned the outfit into a meme, which made Kardashian West cry, according to the television star.
Kerry Washington experimented with cutouts at the 2016 Emmy Awards.
She donned a strapless black gown from Brandon Maxwell. It had two angled cutouts across the waist, and also featured a thin cape, which draped across Washington's back down to the floor.
In 2016, Chrissy Teigen walked the Oscars red carpet in a floral maternity gown from Marchesa.
Her updo hairstyle helped show-off the dress, which had sheer sleeves, a floor-length skirt, a short train, and a V-shaped neckline.
Anne Hathaway went with a shapeless, bedazzled dress for the event's after-party.
She looked radiant in the strapless Naeem Khan gown, which was covered by a sheer overlay. The outer garment also had short sleeves, and was covered from top to bottom with metallic sequins.
Beyoncé won two Grammy awards in a red maternity dress while pregnant with twins, Rumi and Sir.
From its ruffled shoulders to its skirt train, Beyoncé's long-sleeved gown was covered in red sparkles. The dress, designed by Peter Dundas, also had a square-shaped neckline that showcased her long jewel necklace.
Eva Longoria donned a more casual look at the Costume Designers Guild Awards in 2018.
She wore the silk maternity dress under a long coat made from another shiny material, and completed the look with see-through sandals.
Cardi B wore a showstopping Moschino ensemble to the 2018 Met Gala.
Her maternity gown was covered in jewels, from its scoop-style neckline to the bottom of its skirt. The dress also had a thigh-high slit, and was complimented by bedazzled gloves, an oversized headpiece, and a silk train attached to the waist.
Hilary Duff went for a more casual maternity style that year.
While in New York, she paired a red-and-blue minidress with velvet pink pumps. Duff also wore delicate jewelry, and let her hair hang loose around her face.
Though she wasn't in the movie, Blake Lively stole the show at the "Pokémon Detective Pikachu" premiere.
Her yellow sequined midi dress was designed by Retrofête, and had a daring slit on the right side of its skirt. A matching belt was also tied loosely above her baby bump.
Krysten Ritter rocked a red, ruffled dress at a screening of "Jessica Jones" in May 2019.
Her Rodarte x Universal Standard dress had a sweetheart neckline, ruched sleeves, and a ruffled skirt. She completed the look with shiny red pumps that had straps across each ankle.
Anne Hathaway walked the red carpet in August 2019 wearing a fuchsia maternity dress with daring cutouts.
Her sleeveless, high-neck dress was designed by Brandon Maxwell, who incorporated a nod to Hathaway's pregnancy in the fabric. He added a white tag that read "Anne + 1" inside her dress.
One of Ashley Graham's first maternity looks was a form-fitting dress made from red latex.
According to an Instagram post from the model, her dress was designed by Vex Clothing. To complete her look, Graham also wore silver sandals and styled her hair in a high ponytail.
Christina Milian showcased her baby bump with a neon minidress in September 2019.
Her long-sleeved, high-neck dress matched her rainbow heels perfectly. Milian also wore her hair in a high ponytail, which placed more emphasis on her stunning maternity look.
Model Iskra Lawrence then stole the show at the "Bad Boys For Life" premiere in January 2020.
For the red-carpet event, she wore sparkling pants with a matching blazer and V-neck shirt underneath. She also donned strappy sandals and a layered necklace that night.
Ciara hit the red carpet wearing Balmain just days after announcing her third pregnancy.
She wore a metallic maternity blazer as a minidress, as well as strappy silver sandals, while attending the NFL Honors event in Miami, Florida. The musician also seemingly honored the late Kobe and Gianna "Gigi" Bryant with diamond charm necklaces.
She also wore a stunning sheer gown at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party a few days later.
Her see-through dress featured a structured, strapless bodysuit underneath a sparkling overlay, which wrapped around her right shoulder. It also featured a thigh-high slit. The gown was custom-made by Ralph & Russo.
America Ferrera cradled her baby bump at the same event.
She also wore the red gown with bow-style sleeves at the 2020 Oscars. On Instagram, the actress said her dress and gold headpiece were inspired by her ancestors, the indigenous Lenca tribe of Honduras.
Katy Perry put a maternity twist on her quirky style after announcing her 2020 pregnancy.
While attending a media event in Melbourne, Australia, in March, the "Never Worn White" musician was photographed wearing a form-fitting dress designed by Mara Hoffman.
It retailed for $995, and is made from "seam-stitched panels of color-blocked 'popcorn' modal," according to the brand's website.
While on that same trip, Perry also wore a neon-yellow dress with bright sneakers.
Her $2,980 minidress was designed by Maison Valentino, and her $59 sneakers came from her own footwear brand.
Emma Roberts took mirror selfies while wearing a polka-dot minidress and platform heels.
She shared most of the photos on her Instagram story but also posted one selfie showing her sitting in front of a mirror while wearing the outfit on her page. In her caption, she wrote: "Baby-doll dress has a whole new meaning 🎀."
The $450 dress seen in her pictures was designed by New York-based brand Batsheva. It has a high neckline, elbow-length bell sleeves, and fringe across the hem of its skirt.
Gigi Hadid showed her casual maternity style while pregnant in September of that year.
She said in her caption that she had taken the selfie — where she's seen wearing a bucket hat, black crop top, and sweatpants — approximately 27 weeks into her pregnancy.
"🥺💙 time flew," she added.
Ashley Tisdale looked pretty in polka dots during her gender-reveal party.
Though she didn't share the results of her reveal on Instagram, Tisdale did post a photo of herself and her husband Christopher French as they found out their baby's gender by cutting a cake.
Ashlee Simpson Ross took inspiration from the '60s for one of her best maternity looks.
During her baby shower, the musician wore a long-sleeved, high-neck midi dress covered in an orange, floral print. For accessories, she donned gold hoop earrings and white sandals with yellow heels.
Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix wore coordinated maternity gowns for the 2021 BRIT Awards.
Edwards walked the red carpet in an off-the-shoulder, long-sleeved David Koma dress with a tiered skirt and sheer panel across her waist. Pinnock chose a sleeveless, semi-sheer Maison Margiela gown with a white stripe design.
Their bandmate Jade Thirlwall also made sure to coordinate in a white dress. She wore a strapless Vivienne Westwood gown with light ruching from top to bottom.
Cardi B revealed she's pregnant at the 2021 BET Awards. She wore a bedazzled jumpsuit with a sheer panel onstage.
Her black, sleeveless look had a scooped neckline and was encrusted with large crystals from top to bottom. Cardi B also donned matching boots, and wore her hair in a straight and long style.
Jennifer Lawrence returned to the red carpet in a golden Dior gown with cape-style sleeves.
Her tan gown was covered in sparkling fringe, while its cream-colored sleeves were semi-sheer.
The look was styled by Kate Young, who added Tiffany & Co. jewels to complete the outfit.
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