17 gorgeous maternity dresses that are perfect for your baby shower

Short, long or in between, we've got the goods to dress that bump.

17 gorgeous maternity dresses that are perfect for your baby shower

Whether you've planned a small backyard gathering or a celebration of epic proportions, your baby shower is an important mama milestone. Not only is it the perfect opportunity for everyone to love up on your bump, it's also a lovely way to honor this amazing journey before the next exciting chapter begins. For such a special occasion (and the guaranteed deluge of photos) you want to look like the radiant guest of honor you are.

When it comes to the perfect baby shower dress, not just any dress will do. You want a maternity baby shower dress that feels worthy of such a special day. One that hugs your bump just right and maybe even lasts beyond the arrival of that precious baby.

Whether you're looking for something laid-back and casual or something more fancy and refined, we've rounded up the best short, midi and maxi maternity baby shower dresses that fit all kinds of occasions.


Short Baby Shower Dresses

A Pea in the Pod Pietro Brunelli Salisburgo Maternity Dress

A Pea in the Pod Pietro Brunelli Salisburgo Maternity Dress

This sophisticated sheath dress features an extra flourish of femininity—a rose shoulder detail we absolutely adore. The Italian-made design comes in four gorgeous colors (pink, navy, white and black) which feel appropriate in any season.

$118

Bump Biddy Rylee Ruffle Sleeve Dress

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Of course your bump is the star of the show, but those shoulders are pretty stunning too. We love this bright and bold off-the-shoulder ruffle sleeve dress which leaves no question as to who the guest of honor is.

$64

nom Maternity Marianna Shift Dress

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We ❤️ the gorgeous drape of this caftan-style dress which works with a bump or without. Dolman sleeves and a just-long-enough hemline keep it breezy and comfortable until the final guest departs.

$108

Emilia George Elizabeth Dress

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A spluge, yes. But the dresses from Emilia George are as luxe as they come. The silk Betty Draper-inspired Elizabeth dress features thoughtful details like a full lining made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles, ties at the shoulders and a discreet zipper that provides access for nursing later on.

$385

ASOS DESIGN Maternity Mini Swing Dress

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With short puff sleeves, sweet cutwork detail and a playful hemline, this ASOS steal brings all the 60's mod vibes and we are here for it.

$40

Midi Baby Shower Dresses

Ingrid & Isabel Flutter Sleeve Maternity Midi Dress

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This striped tiered midi dress from Ingrid & Isabel is a beautiful as it is versatile. The flutter sleeves and smock detailing allow for it to be worn on or off the shoulder and the fresh stripe print pairs with everything from strappy heeled sandals to crisp white sneakers.

$118

Seraphine Blush and Ivory Sunray Pleat Dress

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With its pleated skirt and geometric lace top, we could easily envision Charlotte York donning this stunning frock at her baby shower for Rose (SATC fans, where you at?). Empire waists were basically made for bumps which means this elegant number is a no-brainer if you share that classic and pretty style. Even better? It's finished with a pure silk lining to dial the femininity up to 11.

$229

Ingrid & Isabel One Shoulder Ruffle Maternity Dress

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We love a good LBD, even as baby shower attire. (I mean, when can't you wear one?) This bump-hugging version with its one-shoulder ruffle feels special without being too fussy and can easily be worn postpartum as well.

$98

Hatch Riviera Dress

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There's only one word for the woman who wears this dress. GODDESS. Hatch is known for creating stunning and versatile pieces that last through pregnancy and beyond—and this luxurious caftan-style dress is no exception. The removable sash allows you to style it loose or more defined and it comes in three striking colors (marigold, papaya and navy) that make it impossible to choose a favorite.

$348

Pink Blush Ivory Floral Embroidered Maternity Midi Dress

Ivory Floral Embroidered Maternity Midi Dress

A flowy, tiered skirt and floral embroidery at the neckline and sleeves make this a boho-loving mama's perfect match.

$72

Maxi Baby Shower Dresses

Pink Blush Pink Floral Puff Sleeve Maternity Maxi Dress

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Prairie-style, but make it pretty. We're feeling the puffed sleeves and smocking details which make this floral frock a comfortable and cool option for garden showers.

$85

A Pea in the Pod Tiered Maxi Maternity Dress

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Perfect for summer showers when the temps are off the charts, this floral maxi doubles as beachwear when the party ends.

$118

Hatch Neema Caftan

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Ok, we admit it. We're a little caftan-crazy this season. (Or always.) It's the perfect cut for mamas-to-be, elegantly skimming your bump and keeping you cool even on the hottest days. The Neema Caftan from Hatch is one of our faves for its sweet details like side ties and a full lining.

$298

Seraphine Malia Jersey Wrap Nursing Gown

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If fancy is the name of your game, we recommend this navy stunner from Seraphine. The uber-flattering silhouette effortlessly wraps your curves and transitions to a postpartum style with easy nursing access once baby is born.

$139

Sealed With A Kiss Morgan Maxi Dress

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Whether you wear it as a u-neck, off the shoulder or as a tube dress, you're certain to stun in this versatile maxi. A modest side slit makes it easy to move around and pose for all. the. photos.

$60.99

Xpenyo Maxi Wrap Maternity Dress

Xpenyo Maxi Wrap Maternity Dress

This soft and stretchy maxi comes in a color or pattern to suit any mama's style. Even better? The solid Amazon reviews, a budget-friendly price tag and sizing up to 3X.

$36.99

Nothing Fits But Momoka Dress

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If the soft gingham, dreamy cut and long-lasting style of the Momoka dress isn't enough to make you fall in love, how about a matching onesie or romper for that baby-to-be?

$99

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