Outfit ideas to help you celebrate in style.
Baby showers are some of our favorite parties to go to. What could be better than celebrating the impending arrival of an adorable new little one? (Plus, they always have the best desserts.) And since these events have been put on hold for the past year, we're so ready to put on anything other than sweatpants for any and every occasion.
If you have a baby shower in your future—whether it's in person or virtual, for you or as a guest—here are outfit ideas to help you celebrate in style.
What to wear to a casual baby shower: Mama-to-be
Always been a jeans and T-shirt gal at heart? Embrace it! A flowy oversized cardigan over your favorite pair of maternity skinny jeans is the perfect look for your shower. Or, if want to mix it up a bit while still being comfy, swap the jeans for a jumper. Dress up the outfit with a pair of statement flats—or heels—if your ankles are up for it!
Romantic and etherial, this linen blend duster makes jeans and a T-shirt feel just special enough.
Hatch is known for making maternity pieces that really go the distance, sticking around long after baby arrives. The Walkabout Jumper is chic and comfy and easily adapts from casual to dressy.
Welcome to the club, mama! Your shower is the perfect place to rock your new title and what better way to display it than across your new favorite jacket. We love the way this one looks paired with everything from the Hatch Jumper above to a pair of cozy joggers.
Pregnant mamas swear by H & M's MAMA jeans which are available in a variety of washes at a reasonable price point.
What to wear to a casual baby shower: As a guest
We love that post-pandemic, "fancy joggers" are a thing that we can all agree on. Guests can stay stylish and comfy at a casual baby shower by pairing theirs with a structured blazer or jacket and a colorful pair of heels.
With their high waist and elastic waistband, looking runway-ready has never been so comfortable.
Farm Rio's bold and colorful pieces are always total showstoppers. We're loving these vibrant parrot print joggers that let you keep everything else simple.
Edgy and elegant, this stunner easily earns wardrobe staple status. Come for the asymmetrical zip, but stay for the subtle peplum back.
What to wear to a dressy baby shower: For the mama-to-be
Gone are the days of trying to "hide" the bump. For a dressier baby shower, moms-to-be can show off their new best accessory with a fitted sheath dress and a matching pair of kicks or a stunner of a maxi dress that makes you feel like a goddess.
Because you can never go wrong with an LBD. This gorgeous number from Hatch features rib detailing at the neck and arm opening to give an extra dash of visual interest.
With its absolutely stunning drape and belly accentuating empire waist, all eyes will be on you, you spectacular goddess. (As they should be!) This one comes in a variety of colors but for spring and summer showers, the etherial ivory feels just right.
With its form-fitting cut and sophisticated side tie, this stretchy sheath offers an elegant look that's secretly as comfy as pajamas.
What to wear to a dressy baby shower: As a guest
A flowy, floral maxi is the perfect pairing for guests attending a dressier baby shower. To avoid crowding a busy pattern, keep accessories simple and neutral.
The high/low hemline ups the interest in this pretty floral maxi.
Boden is a go-to for quality investment pieces that offer timeless, feminine style. The sweet flutter sleeves and figure-flattering waistband will make this one your go-to party number for years to come.
What to wear to a virtual baby shower: For the mama-to-be
After a year of adjusting to virtual milestone celebrations, hugs and IRL fêtes are finally on the horizon. But if that time isn't coming fast enough or your family and friends are far-flung, a Zoom shower can certainly make you and your babe feel loved and celebrated. Go ahead and get suitably fancy, with attention to your waist up (like WFH meetings, pants are up for debate). Gorgeous blouses with thoughtful details and interesting necklines paired with statement earrings or a chunky necklace will check all the boxes.
A fresh neckline and a beautifully flattering center pleat make this maternity blouse from Superkin a solid choice.
Sweet ruffles and a twisted keyhole neckline make this floral baby-doll top pop on camera.
This breezy kimono-style top easily elevates a simple tank or dress with soft pops of color and a romantic feel.
What to wear to a virtual baby shower: As a guest
You might be providing your own champagne toast, but hey, at least no one has to be subjected to those candy bar in the diaper games, right? Just like for the mamas-to-be, we recommend a fun and funky top whether it's colorful and bold or thoughtfully detailed in ways that pop.
With all-over color and trim details that draw the eye, we're loving this fresh and modern take on the peasant blouse.
Bold stripes and a sophisticated tie neck make this satin top appropriate for everything from Zoom baby showers to the board room.
What to wear to an outdoor baby shower: For the mama-to-be
Worried about the heat? A breezy floral number is the perfect solution to keeping cool while you're getting showered with love. (And wedges are a perfect compromise for swollen feet.)
We anxiously awaited Hatch Collection's Target collab—and it did not disappoint. This peachy floral frock seems as though it was made with baby showers in mind with its feminine flutter sleeves and deep but not daring neckline.
Effortless elegance in one pretty package. The empire waist wrap style showcases your bump while the maxi length offers breezy coverage.
Sheer and floaty, this gorgeous number is as delicate as a peony itself. With tiered ruffles that are cut from a divine textured silk + cotton blend, it's truly befitting of your special day.
What to wear to an outdoor baby shower: As a guest
Feeling bold? Pair a slightly cropped top with a matching skirt for a breezy, chic look perfect for an outdoor baby shower.
We love this simple set that suggests you may be jetting off to Bali when the party wraps.
- Beyond the Baby Shower - Motherly ›
- We threw an eco-friendly baby shower - Motherly ›
- Baby Shower Don't: Opening Gifts - Motherly ›
- Don't Forget Your Friend Whose Baby Shower Was Canceled ... ›
- Best Maternity Baby Shower Dresses 2021 ›
- Best Maternity Baby Shower Dresses 2021 ›