Tori Spelling Pulls Off a No Maternity Clothes Pregnancy!

03/13/2007 at 12:30 PM ET

Chalk it up to tent dresses, oversize tunics, empire waists and the other voluminous fashion trends of this year, but Tori Spelling has made it almost to the end of her pregnancy without switching to maternity wear. We’ve gotten the giggles over her endless fashion faceoffs with non-pregnant stars (like Mena Suvari and Molly Sims), but it is remarkable! Sure, Tori started out as a tiny size two so she had a few sizes to expand into, but she can’t be alone in her decision to skip the maternity section. Will other pregnant stars like Naomi Watts and Salma Hayek follow her lead? Will the rest of us be mistaken for being pregnant in our billowing sundresses?

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Dawn on

And Tori looked horrible most of the time. She did not do any of those clothes justice.

j on

i’m undecided on this style. molly looks great in her version, though.

Michelle on

I seriously doubt Naomi Watts or Salma Hayek will follow Tori Spelling’s fashion faux pas during their pregnancies. They’re too classy for that.

LKD on

She pulled it all off! now is the time to not have to wear maternity clothing, with everything being long and so cute! When is she going to pop though???!! She has been preggers forever!



SP on

Tori needs to fire her stylist or maybe her wierd hudband pick out this horrible outfit. Tori should be thinking about being classy and not trashy, she is about to be a mother, HELLO…..

Elda on

i like Tori the best, just because you are pregnant doesn’t mean you can’t be sexy at the same time!! i think the dress is cute and i love the color blue!!

Ashley on

What does Tori have against maternity wear? There are some cute thing out there – if you know where to shop. I think she looks horrible! And I totally agree with Michelle and Renee on this one…

May on

Tori Spelling is just hidious. Pregnancy is supposed to be a beautiful thing and she makes it look trashy. I believe Britney Spears looked better then her at times when she was pregnant.

BC on

I think Tori looks the best and she is preggers…..that says something.

Kate on

I was pregnant last year and barely wore any maternity clothes, it’s not so unusual. When you are already supersized do you really want to wear supersized clothing?! The only problem is now I don’t want to wear empire shirts because I think I still look pregnant!

Crystal on

Speaking from a mom-to-be I think Tori looks a bit trashy and not very comfortable in this picture. The blue dress is a Great color on her, but the dress is way too short on her, because the belly raises everything. She can stop the pig-tail hair too. Other then that I think most of the time she looks good

wildflower on

I have never been a huge Tori fan, not sure of what she has done aside from 90210 and we all know her daddy was the producer for that, but I have to say that pregnancy has suited her well. I think she has looked her best while pregnant and I wish her the best with her new bundle of joy.

elle on

She’s young, she’s in love, and she is proud to be pregnant. I think she is beautiful! Way to go Tori!

Betsy on

I am pregnant as well and the tunic and longer shirts have kept me away from the ribbons and flowers of some maturnity wear. Yuck! Anthropologie had been great in that way as well as TopShop.

LKD on

I just read else where that tori is at the hospital NOW giving birth!! They had a picture of her going in…

Candi on

I think she looks cute. I’m pregnant too and I hope to goodness that I don’t have to wear maternity wear. Sure, it may look good on some of you, but she is young and so am I and any way that I can make my bump look trendy, I’m going to. I think some of her choices could have been just a tad bit longer but I think she looks beautiful.

Go Tori…

haylie on

she’s no heidi klum when it comes to pregnancy….. i certainly wouldnt mind if she didnt show us those swollen ankles and bludged out arms

alice on

Some off Tori’s looks in the Fashion Face-Off are cute but I’m not liking this dress on her.

May on

To Candi and Betsy,

Congratulations to the both of you!! Is this the first baby? Oh its such a joy to be mother. It has its ups and downs, but its the best feeling to be mom!!

Krissy on

I think Tori looks cute. Being pregnant does not mean you have to look like a frump.

rachel b. on

Not very cute and too showy for carrying a pregnancy.

KC on

With the exception of the blue Alice + Olive sequined top dress ( shown) Tori has pulled off a pregnancy look that is way better than anything she’s wore before. I’m not sure if she got a new stylist for her pregnancy, but she needs to keep them…her style has never looked better.

... on

i don’t think you have to wear maternity clothes just because your pregnant but if you are going to wear clothes that arent made for pregnant people be classy about it and choose the right styles, lengths, and colours that will help emphasize your belly in a positive way

Trinity on

I went for most of my pregnancy without wearing maternity clothes, but towards the end they were just so much more comfortable… who wants something too tight or too short? She looks like she is expressing her style well though…

Elsa on

I am all for abandoning the kittens and bows that adorn maternity wear…I have struggled against that silly stuff twice now, but, this dress?

Too short, hon. Crowning babies should be a private affair.

Katie on

I would have to disagree with a lot of you, I don’t think that Tori has looked trashy during her pregnancy. She’s been proud of her pregnancy and has wanted to show off that baby bump. So what if her outfits haven’t been maternity? Is there a rule saying that a pregnant woman must wear only maternity clothes? I think her outfits have been cute, sexy, and/or fun. I don’t understand why people are so down on her. Now BRITNEY was trashy during her pregnancy, yikes!

Annie F. on

I don’t like this outfit, but have to give her some praise. Many maternity clothes are not made for women with style (at least not in central IL). I made it the whole time without maternity clothes also!

Gingou on

I think that Tori looked terrible. Maternity clothes are cut with the expanding stomach in mind–in other words, longer in the front. Tori just looked poured into everything and cheap.

mallory on

You all are just jealous that you probably couldn’t even consider wearing something like that when you were pregnant. Props to the girl for being 9 months pregnant and looking like that.

Autumn on

I think she looks good. I am 5 1/2 months pregnant and if it was warm enough were I live I would be wearing cute dresses maybe not that short though. I am proud of my belly and it does not mean I have to look frumpy just because I am pregnant.

laie on

she has a gorgeous body and looks great….FROM THE NECK DOWN! she has an ugly face and big head. She better not get fat or she will be done for because her face alone cannot shout out PRETTY.

Kaitlin on

I say good for her! She’s 8 and a half moths, and she still looks adorable! I think the dress was a little short, but other than that, great job!

night on

Pregnancy suited Tori. I think she looks good for the first time in her life. I do question her fashion choices, but hey, she is the one wearing these outfits not me. All in all she never looked better.

BO on


Steph on

I think the real story here is the fact that the style right now for women is – in essence – maternity clothes. I see so many women walking around with dresses and shirts that make them look 6 months pregnant! It’s ridiculous. Why would people want to wear something that makes them look huge??? That’s not “covering up” it’s adding 30 pounds! And to answer the question in the post – yes, you do look pregnant in those sun dresses! Buy something else.

BLM on

Tori looks like a huge blue balloon, the dress is too short and makes her look a bit trashy.

arlet on

I think that Tori looked great throughout her entire pregnancy. I have enjoyed looking at the different outfits. She looked great happy and in love and that,s all that matters. She is one of the feww stats to pull off a beautiful pregnancy and I should know I went through three ofg them!!!KUDOS TO YOU TORI.

Bethy on

i think her clothes are very fashionable and far from “trashy”..trashy is what i see all over the streets of L.A. and Santa Cruz…girls who are pregnant and wearing their “normal” clothes such as pants unbuttoned with t’s with their belly hanging out…or visions of Britney Spears and her pregnancy comes to mind. Tori looks adorable and REAL…. WTG TORI!! YOUR A STAR!! So smart on taking advantage of the current fashion trend!

vicky on

i think tori had some great outfits u no u cant be miss perfet all the time u cant always be wearing the best things maybe she just wanted to change up the style for a change i think she is a beautiful person and she looked adorable when she was pregnant pregnancy is a beauty to be able to see and just because shes not a size 2 like she was after 90210 doesnt mean that she is looking trashy she is showing off her bump and its adorable

Alyssa on

When you’re not pregnant you can wear the stylish babydoll dresses or the super slimming dresses, but when you are pregnant you have to realize: Your’e somach is growing and theres nothing you can do to stop it. So just wear comfortaqbe clothing and relax.

Lucy on

I’d wear it if I was pregnant. Why not live a little.

shoppingsmart on

Amazing! And with heels and all!
I don’t feel good in that kind of babydoll dress, and wouldn’t wear it for the world. But I did buy some empire-line tops when I was pregnant, and I still love wearing those.

Be sure to take a look at my web site, it’s about online shopping.

shoppingsmart on

Amazing! And with heels and all!
I don’t feel good in that kind of babydoll dress, and wouldn’t wear it for the world. But I did buy some empire-line tops when I was pregnant, and I still love wearing those.

Be sure to take a look at my web site, it’s about online shopping.

Taylor on

Mena looks great!

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