Q. I admire the maternity clothes worn by Kelli Williams, the actress who plays Lindsay Dole on the TV show "The Practice." Were they the creation of a talented costume designer, or are they from a designer or store to which I would have access? I would love to have some of those outfits in my maternity wardrobe.
A. You're in luck. Williams' maternity clothes were from the M by Lauren Sara line, available online and by catalog.
Designer Lauren Sara is no stranger to dressing celebrities during their pregnancies. Her clients have included movie stars Annette Bening, Jodie Foster and Uma Thurman, and TV celebs Maria Shriver, Katie Couric, Lisa Kudrow, Julia Louis Dreyfus and Melina Kanakaredes.
This season, she also is dressed Alex Kingston (Dr. Elizabeth Corday on "ER") and Jane Leeves (Daphne Moon on "Frasier.")
To order clothes from the M by Lauren Sara line, check the Web sitehttp://laurensara.com/or call (888) 233-7226 for a catalog.
Another line popular with the Hollywood set is Liz Lange Maternity, which focuses on simple, elegant, form-fitting styles in luxurious fabrics for daytime and evening wear. The maternity wear is available in the Liz Lange stores in New York and Beverly Hills and also by mail. For a catalog call (888) 616-5777, or order online at http://lizlange.com/
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