Pregos in a pinch: Rentable chic

Pregos in a pinch: Rentable chic
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“I haven’t met a prego yet who has made it to term without being invited to some kind of special event. I know I sure couldn’t avoid it. During my first pregnancy I experienced an event trifecta. In one week alone, during my seventh month, I had a baby shower thrown in my honor, I was the maid of honor in my best friend’s wedding and I had my 20-year high school reunion to attend. Even if you aren’t in for a full-blown event trifecta, your bump will likely be invited to at least one event you will have to get gussied-up for. The good news is that when that invitation arrives you don’t have to decline because you have nothing to wear. Not when you have go-to-sites like Rent the Runway (RTR). RTR has oodles of bump friendly cocktail dresses and gowns in all shapes, lengths, cuts, patterns and sizes and at reasonable rental prices.”

Here are some of my RTR bump friendly springtime favorites (and their equally rentable


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Cedric Charlie

– Retail, $1980/Rental, $275

Kenneth Jay Lane – Retail, $125/Rental, $5
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Badgley Mischka

– Retail, $790/Rental, $70

Oscar de la Renta – Retail, $195/Rental, $30
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IssaRetail $725/Rental, $150 

Badgley Mischka – Retail, $325/Rental, $45


Excerpt from Fashion Dues & Duen’ts, a Stylist’s Guide to Fashionably Embracing your Baby Bump (Know Act Be Books)