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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
Midi Baby Shower Dresses
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.
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.
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.
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.
A flowy, tiered skirt and floral embroidery at the neckline and sleeves make this a boho-loving mama's perfect match.
Maxi Baby Shower Dresses
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.
Perfect for summer showers when the temps are off the charts, this floral maxi doubles as beachwear when the party ends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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