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Goop Belly Dance Maternity and NOM Collection featured by Gwyneth Paltrow as brands she likes most for pregnancy View (April, 2012)
Amy Poehler Amy Poehler in NOM by Belly Dance Maternity.
Jennifer Garner Jennifer Garner in NOM by Belly Dance Maternity.
Travel & Leisure Best of Chicago activities View
The View Belly Dance fashions featured on The View. Perfect J Brand jeans for date night. (November 19th, 2010)
Los Angeles Times The birth of fashionable maternity wear - Belly Dance fashions featured. (May 30th, 2010)
iVillage Belly Dance fashions featured on how to steal the look of Glee's adorable pregnant fashionista. View (May 26th, 2010)
Gilt Groupe Maternity Sale Belly Dance hosts first maternity sale at Gilt Groupe. Featured by Urban Baby,, and many more. (May, 2010)
CBS Early Show - How To Perfect Pregnancy Fashion Expectant Moms Share Clothing Woes; Style Expert Amy Koch Offers Advice on Belly Bump Beauty, Gives Stunning Makeovers Watch Now (April 16th, 2010)
Bethenny Frankel Via Twitter "Just found a great maternity place @BDMaternity and it's right in my neighborhood! woo hoo!." . (March 24th, 2010)
ABC News Chicago Amy Tara Koch features Belly Dance and NOM fashions to promote her new book Bump It Up - Watch Now. (March, 2010)
People Magazine Online Belly Dance fashions featured in "1 Trend, 3 Ways: Stylish Maternity Maxi Dresses!". (March, 2010)
Chicago Magazine Belly Dance featured in cover story "Where The Experts Shop." . (March, 2010)
KIRO TV Seattle Newscaster Jenni Hogan wears Belly Dance fashions, wins viewer nominated Fashion Friday For A Cause contest raising money for American Heart Association. (February, 2010)
Online Video About Nursing Style, Better TV Watch Now (December, 2009)
Liz Lange Interviewing owner Jennifer Strom Simonte, Better TV Watch Now. (Octobe, 2009)
In Style Magazine Voted top 20 online shopping site on the web. (Spring, 2008)
Urban Baby Buzz Featuring Ingrid & Isabel new Essentials Collection at Belly Dance. Read (October 13, 2008)
Daily Candy Kids Bump and Find Spring 2008 Maternity Guide. Read (April 14, 2008)
Today Show Belly Dance fashions featured on lingerie for red-hot mamas segment. Watch Video (April 11, 2008)
USA Today Owner Jennifer Strom Simonte featured about celebrity maternity style. Watch Video (March, 2008)
Today Show Belly Dance fashions featured on celebrity style segment - Watch Video (March 6, 2008)
Urban Baby “Voting For Two” NOM political tanks featured. (March 7, 2008)
WWD "Maternity Wear Prepares To Reclaim Its Turf" Owner Jennifer Strom Simonte quoted and Belly Dance store pictures featured. (February 27, 2008)
WCBS TV Designer Maternity Fashion Trends - Watch Video (October, 2007)
Julia Roberts wearing NOM by Belly DanceJulia Roberts Pictured wearing NOM by Belly Dance Madonna Combo Pant. . (June, 2007)
Naomi Watts wearing NOM by Belly DanceNaomi Watts Pictured wearing NOM by Belly Dance Best Wrap Dress. Featured on Celebrity Babies. (July, 2007)
Discovery HealthRunway Moms Belly Dance Maternity's photo shoot featured on Runway Moms . (April, 2007)
The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet Belly Dance Maternity featured in a pregnancy fashion makeover led by Rock Star Momma author Skye Hoppus. (August, 2007)
Chicago Magazine 94 Boutiqes We LoveChicago Magazine - 94 Boutiques We Love "Designer-driven maternity wear and a complete selection of goods…" (March, 2007)
What Not To Wear Belly Dance Maternity featured on the maternity special. (August, 2006)
North Shore Magazine Highland Park, IL store voted Best Of 2006. "Jennifer Simonte has built her stores keeping in mind the one thing expectant women can't get enough of: comfort. Pregnant women today don't have to look like their mothers. (Belly Dance has) what they are looking for....fashionable frocks, a little personal attention, and a dab of guidance." (May, 2006)
Live with Regis and Kelly Belly Dance fashions featured. (April, 2006)
US Weekly "Hollywood's Maternity Styles. A bump doesn't mean frump!" Belly Dance Maternity fashions featured in Star Style (March, 2006)
Daily Candy Featuring Chip & Pepper Jeans as a maternity must-have at Belly Dance Maternity. (March, 2006)
Life & Style Magazine Belly Dance Maternity featured as the perfect fashions for Gwyneth Paltrow while expecting. (February, 2006)
The New York Times "Sweltering temperatures are bad enough when you're not pregnant… Luckily, this season maternity designers and maternity-friendly brands are offering rafts of chic, heat-beating essentials... Toss them on, and soldiering through that second or third trimester might just get a little breezier. (July, 2005)
Urban Baby "It may have been true at one time, but being pregnant today doesn't mean you have to relinquish your sense of style for forty weeks…New York's newest bump-friendly boutique opens today, as a matter of fact. After several successful years in the windy city, and being voted best maternity store by Chicago Magazine, Belly Dance is setting up its first Manhattan location in the West Village…" (June, 2005)
Chicago Magazine Voted Best Maternity 2004 "...Belly Dance takes a no sacrifice, boutique approach to big belly fashion." (August, 2004) "No stretchy panels or "baby on board" T-shirts at this upscale maternity store. Instead, owner Jennifer Strom Simonte focuses on helping moms-to-be dress just as they did pre-pregnancy..." "Maternity clothes are getting so chic these days, it almost makes one wish to be pregnant." (Fall, 2002)
Las Vegas Review "Clothing is more form ftting and women feel better about their bodies. One of the nice things about being pregnant is you don't have to feel like you have to hold in your stomach and you have a fuller bust, and a lot of the clothing (these days) really accentuates those things. So a lot of women feel sexier than they did before because they can really showcase their bodies," said Strom Simonte. (January, 2006)
Daily News West Village Baby Boom-Belly Dance Maternity featured as representative of the baby boom in the changing West Village, New York neighborhood. (March, 2005)
NBC News Barbara Glass fashion segment (January, 2005) Amy Tara Koch Trend Talk (Jun, 2004) Barbara Glass fashion segment (December, 2002)
Chicago Social Magazine "Bucktown's hippest new addition is Belly Dance Maternity, a full-scale boutique offering an exciting collection of eclectic apparel, accessories, and specialized skincare for your nine month journey...Upscale but affordably priced..." (June 2003)
Lucky Magazine December, 2005 February, 2003
Glamour Italia " sportivi, divertenti, di gran moda." "...sporty, fun, and extremely fashionable." (March, 2003)
ePregnancy Fashion Spreads
Pregnancy Magazine "What a great idea! Called Belly Dance, this Chicago-based retail store offers a lot more than great clothes for moms-to-be. Even better, it's staffed with a corps of highly qualified sales people with a common goal: exceptional customer service." (June, 2003)
Women's Wear Daily Jennifer Strom Simonte quoted on maternity trends as related to ready-to-wear. (August, 2006) "Fortunately, a woman doesn't have to be famous to look like a star throughout her pregnancy. 'Women who care about a sense of style, insist on dressing well before, during and after their pregnancies,' says Jennifer Strom Simonte..." (July, 2005) "In addition to stocking fashions flattering to moms-to-be, a successful maternity shop should operate with a higher level of customer service...'You have to know the product...You have to be sensitive and a good listener,' says owner Jennifer Strom Simonte." (March, 2003)
Chicago Tribune "Belly Bar featured at Belly Dance Maternity." (March, 2006) "Habitual, Earl Jean, and Bella Dahl featured as the best maternity denim at Belly Dance Maternity." (February 2006) "'The clothes have kind of a European feel - you feel stylish and not really pregnant'." "As a customer bought a dress, pants, an eggplant top and a black A-line skirt at Belly Dance, she said she hadn't found a store like it in New York, where she lives." (November 24th, 2002)
ABC  190 North January, 2003
Fox News Fashion Feature July, 2003
The Baby Channel (maternity clothing segment)
Dallas Morning News "Jeans and cargo pants by Bella Dahl and Citizens of Humanity and flirty tops, skirts and dresses by West Coast company Chiarakruza make this site a go-to for hip maternity wear."