Nicole Richie's Hippie-Chic Maternity Style

From flowing dresses, skinny jeans and piles of jewels, take a look back at how the new mom kept us her fashionista status while expecting her son

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GOLDEN TOUCH

GOLDEN TOUCH
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It's all about the accessories! At an event in March to promote her jewelry line House of Harlow 1960, Richie keeps her growing bump hidden by piling on her creations – including a golden headband!

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FLOWER POWER

FLOWER POWER
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That same month, Richie keeps her bump under wraps in a plunging floral-printed gown complete with a sweeping back and hem for a night out with boyfriend Joel Madden (not pictured).

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BLUE JEAN BABY

BLUE JEAN BABY
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Her bump may be getting bigger, but the mom-to-be sticks to her skinny jeans and tight tee topped with a ruffled silk cardigan for the What Come Around Goes Around party in Los Angeles on March 18.

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GLAMOUR GIRL

GLAMOUR GIRL
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While covering up her tummy, Richie gives the cold shoulder in an asymmetrical, scarf-printed dress and vintage clutch at the Evening of 20th Century Glamour in Los Angeles on March 19.

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SCARLET FEVER

SCARLET FEVER
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Richie finds the perfect style to flatter her burgeoning bump with this tie-dyed Momo Falana halter gown paired with House of Harlow jewels for the Sony Cierge and Richie-Madden Children's Foundation-hosted World Water event supporting UNICEF on March 23.

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BARELY THERE

BARELY THERE
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What bump? Richie shows off her still-tiny waist in a flouncy peplum-skirted

vintage dress, black tights and printed Pucci scarf at the Rachel Zoe and

Decadestwo Charity Benefit on March 26.

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WORKING GIRL

WORKING GIRL
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Pregnancy isn't slowing her down! For April, Richie takes her maternity

style on the road, going glam in her own jewels, a shimmering Bally tunic and black tights while stopping in Toronto to promote House of Harlow 1960.

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TOUCH-UP

TOUCH-UP
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Back in L.A., Richie starts a major summer trend by pairing her pink-and-blue paisley maxidress with a

Paige denim jacket for a trip to the hair salon on April 29.

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GOING SOUTH

GOING SOUTH
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The jewelry designer beats the Miami heat in a bubble Etro maxidress,

sky-high Christian Louboutin heels and House of Harlow 1960 jewels for an

appearance on Regis and Kelly to promote her line on May 5.

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GUEST OF HONOR

GUEST OF HONOR
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For her Miami launch party at the Fontainebleu on May 6, Richie sticks to her favorite halter cut in a printed empire waist Issa gown to hide her bump and play up her toned arms.

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GREEN THUMB

GREEN THUMB
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Richie does good while looking good in her frilly, printed minidress and

peep-toe booties at a gardening event for the Environmental Media

Association and the L.A. Unified School District on May 9.

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STYLISH DUO

STYLISH DUO
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The parents-to-be are perfectly in sync with their matching blonde locks,

long chain necklaces and chic attire – a sleek suit for him and a LOVE Tanjane

tie-dyed maxi for her – while backstage at American Idol on

May 20.

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WITH THE BAND

WITH THE BAND
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Talk about a lullaby! With baby on board, Richie hits the May 28 Fleetwood Mac

concert showing off her signature hippie-chic style, topping her all-black look with a flowing cardigan and a cross-body Thomas Wylde fringe handbag.

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HAT ATTACK

HAT ATTACK
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She may be almost five months pregnant, but Richie manages to pull off a pair of skinny destroyed denim at the May 31 Third Annual Kidstock Music and Arts Festival in Los Angeles. The star finishes the look with layered tank tops, a black felt hat and a Thomas Wylde bag.

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HEIGHT OF STYLE

HEIGHT OF STYLE
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She's not giving up her heels! Despite her impending due date, the designer

adds some serious height to her all-black look with strappy Christian Louboutin heels for a joint runway show on June 4, featuring her House of Harlow 1960 jewels and Pete Wentz's Clandestine Industries clothing line in Hollywood.

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MOMMY-AND-ME

MOMMY-AND-ME
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For a shopping trip in late June with her firstborn, 17-month-old daughter Harlow, Richie goes boho chic in her ripped denim, breezy cardigan and printed bag.

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