Maternity Style Tips You Can Learn from Kim Kardashian

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Kim Kardashian won raves in our office for her look at Sunday night's MTV Movie Awards (above far right). From her tousled layers to her eye-catching statement necklace, the reality star hit all the marks. But anyone who looks at the Internet knows this isn't always the case for the mom-to-be—especially since she clearly hasn't let her first pregnancy derail her fondness for tight clothes and stilettos. Still, not every one of her maternity looks has been a miss! We rounded up her best bump-baring ensembles and the style lessons any expectant mom can learn from them. Take a look.MORE:
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01 of 16

Red Hot Mama-to-Be

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Kardashian looked curvaceous and sexy showing off her burgeoning belly in a tight maxi dress. (And look-flats!) Follow her comfort cue by choosing a similar style in a bright color.

02 of 16

Point It Out

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It seems Kardashian's necklace is almost pointing to her belly (as if the world didn't already know it was there)! This eye-catching detail helps elongate her look and ensures that her figure doesn't get lost in this all-black ensemble.

03 of 16

Long and Lean

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Kardashian looked casual yet chic in black skinny jeans and a long neutral coat. Follow her lead and use longer silhouettes to help balance out your bump.

04 of 16


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Who says pregnant women can't-or shouldn't-look sexy? Certainly not Kim! Take a cue from her cutouts that reveal just enough skin and a length that keeps the look demure.

05 of 16

One and Done

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Sometimes, all it takes is one piece to look stylish. Here, a feminine yet structured blazer helps Kardashian look put together in an otherwise basic black outfit.

06 of 16

Eyes Here, Please

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Kardashian shifts the focus from her bump to her bosom while still managing to keep the look refined. Glamorous embellishments draw the eye up, while a slim fit elongates her torso.

07 of 16

Fun and Flirty

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Kardashian doesn't let a pregnancy slow down her style, and neither should you! Try incorporating fun and flirty details into your outfit like Kardashian did with a lace top and leather leggings.

08 of 16

Stay Cutting Edge

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If you like style with a bit more risk, don't let a growing belly intimidate you. Even impending motherhood doesn't keep Kardashian from showing some edge with details like leather and cutouts.

09 of 16

Details, Details

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High-end elements like a cape, elbow-high gloves and sleek shoes keep Kardashian on-trend, proving that a stylish maternity look is all in the details.

10 of 16

Put Peplum to Work

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Here she puts peplum to work for her changing body, and so can you: The cinched waist accentuates curves, while the peplum conceals a burgeoning bump beneath it.

11 of 16

Play the Contrast Game

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Walking hand-in-hand with boyfriend Kanye West (not pictured), Kardashian looks modern and ladylike. Try on her contrasting look of a slim pencil skirt paired with a top that's long and full.

12 of 16

Menswear Makes It

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Put on a pair of tuxedo pants with boyfriend blazer and you'll be just as sleek and minimalist as Kardashian is in a black-and-white menswear-inspired jacket and pants.

13 of 16

Go Deep

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Leggings may be a pregnant girl's best friend, but that doesn't mean what you wear up top has to be as relaxed. Here, Kardashian's belted waist defines her bump while lace and a deep v-neck adds some sex appeal.

14 of 16

Head for Cover

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You can't go wrong with a LBD to accentuate the curves created by your LBB (little baby bump). With her body-hugging black sheath, Kardashian proves you can still look sexy while-almost-completely covered up.

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No sign of frumpy maternity wear on this mom-to-be. Streamlined separates keep Kardashian looking effortlessly on-trend.

16 of 16

Block Party

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The reality star looks comfortable and cool-two must-haves for someone who's pregnant!-while wearing a trendy colorblock sheath. Colorblocking is a hot trend, so pulling off a similar look should be as easy as taking candy from a baby!

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