1 Trend, 3 Ways: Colorblock Maternity Dresses

08/22/2012 at 10:00 AM ET

Color me bump! From full-on styles worn by Tamera Mowry-Housley (Aug. 2) and Camila McConaughey (in I.N.C. International Concepts on July 23) to the subtle touches of Anna Faris‘ green gown (June 21), star moms-to-be are dressing up their growing bellies in bright colorblock frocks.

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Whether you fully embrace this bold trend or play it safe, it’s a cool way to showcase (and shape) your burgeoning bump. Ready to shop? We’ve rounded up our top picks — for every budget — below.

Courtesy A Pea in the Pod


Talk about figure-friendly! Not only does A Pea in the Pod‘s Sleeveless Colorblock Maternity Dress‘ ($150) black blocking frame your best assets, but the chic belt and scoop neck are equally flattering.

Courtesy A Pea in the Pod


Love Mowry-Housley’s look? The mom-to-be is wearing A Pea in the Pod‘s curve-hugging Colorblock Maternity Dress ($50), which features side ruching and front draping.

Courtesy Motherhood

Bargain Buy

End the summer on a bright note with Motherhood Maternity‘s Sleeveless Stretch Maternity Dress ($20). The tie sash is so adorable!

— Anya Leon

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Na'eema on

I am really loving Tamera’s shoes!! Wish I could find a pair like that

@jobschildren.com on

That green one is just ‘Yuk”. We don’t need to that outward innie and the buldge. Too tight and revealing.

Amanda K on

Camila’s is nice but the other 2 look like something recycled from the 80s.