Maternity Style File: Mariah Carey

Maternity Style File: Mariah Carey

Magically, mommyhood has barely changed Mariah Carey’s style. While the sultry diva has adapted with modest touches like long sleeves, solid colors and oversized coats, she still finds creative ways to maintain her sexiness, even while pregnant. For this edition of Style File, get inspired by Mariah’s maternity gear… then check out amazing pieces that will help you maintain maintain your chic while becoming a mommy.

Draw Attention to Your Legs

Mariah modestly covers her body with a loose dress and long flowing jacket, but makes sure her legs are on full display. Opt for sultry stockings and sophisticated pumps to get the same look.

Get Mariah’s Look: Fishnet Tights

Black Fishnet Tights by DKNY, $15. Available now at

Get Mariah’s Look: Platform Heels

Gray platform heels by Luichiny, $65. Available now at

Go for Head-to-Toe Color

Black on black is hardly a crime when going for maternity chic. Mariah’s monochrome gives a slimming effect and draws attention to her overall beautiful shape.

Try Flirty Accents

A big bow, plunging neckline and ruffled mini-hem — all found on this black cocktail dress — adding fun and femininity to maternity clothes.

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Wear Interesting Cuts

A warm capelet, like this one worn by Mariah, is a great alternative to oversized, boxy coats during the winter.

Embrace Color

Dark colors can be slimming, but bright ones are equally flattering, as Mariah proves with this pink ruffled number.

Unleash Your Inner Fashionista

If you can dare to go there, then embrace fun shapes — like this long-skirted ballerina inspired dress Mariah wore to perform. Is it functional? No. But it makes maternity fashion that much more fun!

Take Shortcuts

Maternity doesn’t have to mean letting go of your favorite minis, as Mariah demonstrates in this short blue number.

Love Long Sleeves

Carey’s Santa inspired dress has one good element you can try any time of year: long sleeves, which balance out a materinity mini.

Layer with Leather

A chic leather jacket is the best complement to loose, flowing maternity tops and dresses.