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A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Maternity Clothes

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The Best Maternity Clothes You Can Buy Right Now: A Comprehensive Guide
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Like, I imagine, many people of the “Friends” generation, one of the first things I think of when I hear the phrase maternity clothes is Phoebe Buffay’s “pregnancy pants,” those stretchy sartorial marvels that looked something like what a court jester might wear to a Christmas party.

And while you can’t help but admire Phoebe for the complete lack of fucks she had to give in a city where judgmental once-overs are practically an official sport, not everyone wants to scrounge their pregnancy wardrobe from the costume bin.

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Fortunately, in 2016, there are some really, truly stylish options out there in the maternity category, no matter what your style or budget. There’s the hippie-Earth-mama route, involving flowy caftans, embroidered maxidresses, and roomy jumpsuits—or, conversely, the denim-and-stretchy-dresses avenue we see many cool moms-to-be take in NYC. And if you don’t want to drop a ton of cash on pieces you’ll wear only for a few months, some of your favorite fast-fashion stores—Zara, ASOS, H&M—have bump-friendly sections that’ll tide you over for a season or so.

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Ahead, shop the best maternity clothes you can find online right now, including jeans, workout leggings, bump-friendly tops, and more.

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