Modern Living: Just Swell

One of the odd notes in Paris fashions this spring is the maternity-style top —for women without child. It has a loose, comfortable style that was born of the peasant blouses still available in the bazaars of Europe. If that isn't enough to give the nonpregnant pause, two young Manhattan women have designed and are selling the Pregnancy Puff—an egg-shaped, beige satin pillow that ties on round the middle with pink and blue satin ribbons. It has just one function: worn under clothing, it makes a woman look pregnant.

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