Is a tight dress easier to pull off when pregnant? Camila Alves is latest A-list mom-to-be to step out in unforgiving look

Is a tight dress easier to pull off when pregnant Camila Alves is latest A-list mom-to-be to step out in unforgiving look

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21:26 GMT, 24 July 2012

Figure-hugging dresses are one of the most unforgiving wardrobe choices out there.

Made even more famous in the mass market through Herve Leger's famously skin-tight bandage dress, such designs leave little to the imagination when seen on the many celebrities who often wear them.

But as Camila Alves, the pregnant Brazilian model wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, showed last night in New York, an extremely tight fit might be better worn as a maternity dress.

Camila Alves

Camila Alves

Bold: Camila Alves, the wife of Matthew McConaughey, wore a skin-tight bandage dress to her husband's film premiere in New York. She joins a growing league of pregnant celebrities wearing tight forms while pregnant

An unforgiving blue and green geometric print dress from Macy's private label I.N.C. International Concepts, was spotted on the 30-year-old as she attended the premiere of her husband's upcoming film Killer Joe.

As she let her growing bump show through, there was clearly no need for any type of body-contouring undergarments which are commonly worn under such snug designs.

Adriana Lima

Jessica Simpson

Beyonce

Proud: The Brazilian model joins a celebrity mothers including Jessica Simpson (middle) and Beyonce (right) who are embracing their bumps. Currently pregnant Adriana Lima (left) is also a fan of tight maternity wear

The bandage dress served as a
flattering red-carpet selection that revealed the brunette beauty's
swollen belly while providing solid support in other places.

Flattering Kim Kardashian wore a tight dress to an event in Miami on July 20

Flattering Kim Kardashian wore a tight dress to an event in Miami on July 20

And
Ms Alves, who is pregnant with the couple's third child, is not the
only celebrity mother-to-be swapping loose-fitting maternity wear for
the body-accentuating design.

She is part of a
growing league of famous women who are taking advantage of the style during their pregnancies.

Jessica Simpson was seen in a tight-fitted black sequin bandage-style dress during her pregnancy.

The bubbly blonde gave birth to daughter Maxwell Drew
Johnson on May.

She told Us Weekly: 'I like wearing things more fitted.
You want to show off your bump! It's just so fun.

'You don't want to wear
muumuus so you can moo around town.'

Beyonce is another proven fan.

She was seen in an equally-snug blue and black mini-dress while she was pregnant with Blue Ivy, her first child with singer Jay Z.

Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima opted for an extremely tight black mini-dress in New York in
April.

She is of course currently
pregnant with her second child to her Serbian NBA player husband Marco
Jaric.

Siena Miller, who gave birth to baby daughter Marlowe earlier this month, had also been seen in snug dresses during her pregnancy such as a grey jersey dress worn during a night out in London in May.