Heidi Klum on Her Michael Kors Dress: "I'm a Shortener"

06/16/2009 at 12:30 PM ET


Klum to Kors design: Snip, snip. Auf Wiedersehen hemlength. On Project Runway, Heidi Klum and Michael Kors decide the fate of young designers, who know they are either “in or you’re out.” But in real life, the good friends collaborated on a super-short shimmering maternity dress for Heidi, whose bump was on display at last night’s CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall in New York. Heidi’s input? “I shortened it a little bit, because I shorten everything,” she tells PEOPLE. “I’m a shortener.” Not that Kors was surprised. “I knew she’d shorten it,” says the designer. “I can look at clothes on a hanger and know exactly how it’s going to fit, who it is right for. I’ve been doing this for years. I’m only 26, so I can’t say how long I’ve known her, but I know what works for her, what she likes, and I knew she’d cut it off.” And for his part, Kors loves that Heidi isn’t afraid to bare a little while expecting. “It’s a different kind of maternity,” he says. “Everyone thinks, ‘Oh, when you’re pregnant you should hide in the background. But it’s really all about shimmer and glamour and showing skin and confidence.” And Klum is anything but shy about feeling sexy while expecting. “I feel fantastic,” says Klum of her pregnancy. “Are you looking at my boobs?” she jokes. “I’m already two cup sizes bigger than normal.” Tell us: What do you think of Heidi’s sexy maternity style? — Jeffrey Slonim

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Elizabeth on

You can see that bump!

Rachel on

She looks gorgeous, as usual!

Dominique on

She looks absolutely amazing in that dress.

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