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2008 BEST Maternity Clothing



Refreshingly chic silhouettes from Olian, Ripe, Paper Denim, and Inca Mama are enough to recommend Helena’s. So are the racks of nonmaternity styles, which include tees by Johnny Was and trapeze tops by Tulle that can be repurposed by those… read more»

2007 BEST Maternity Clothing

9 Months


Think the rise of mommy chic is rooted in the Hollywood baby boom? A swing through 9 Months will change your mind. Here you’ll find the real force behind the phenomenon: seriously great fashion, as in sexy silk cocktail dresses… read more»

2006 BEST Maternity Clothing



This tucked-away kaleidoscope of a boutique takes mommy chic seriously. Owner Patricia Marks-Martinovich sells richly patterned Diane von Furstenberg dresses and trim Chaiken pants, and seeks out new and hard to find lines such as La Robe Bleue and HommeMummy…. read more»

2005 BEST Maternity Clothing

9 Months


Style and comfort: two concepts once forsaken by expectant moms. That is, until Katie Tagliavia’s new shop gave a maternity-sized shout-out to pregnant women everywhere. Tagliavia’s boutique, with ample couch space and a toddler play area, stocks stylin’ sweaters, designer… read more»

1993 BEST Maternity Clothing, Deal

Mothers Work outlet


Who wants to spend big money on clothes that they won’t be able to stand the sight of after nine months? This outlet stocks surprisingly stylish seconds at terrific prices. read more»

1990 BEST Maternity Clothing

From Here to Maternity

Cambridge and Newton Center

A good selection of sophisticated maternity dresses—even some with sequins. read more»

1989 BEST Maternity Clothing

Veronique Delachaux


A French fashion-magazine editor’s answer to frumpy maternity boutiques. From trendy sportswear to baby-power business suits. read more»

1989 BEST Maternity Clothing, Rental

From Here to Maternity


Step out in style in one of this store’s two dozen formal dresses—about $50 for three days worth of revelry. read more»

1988 BEST Maternity Clothing

From Here to Maternity


Good play and work clothes that don’t look like cow covers. read more»

1987 BEST Maternity Clothing

The Studio


The maternity section is tiny, but the saleswomen fit you with “regular” clothes that will look smart postpartum. read more»