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Well, here you are — you’ve (almost) made it to the finish line! You’ve registered for about a gazillion onesies and swaddles and researched all the best strollers. You’ve dropped endless hints to your BFFs about baby shower themes, invites, and favors. And now, there’s just one thing left on your list to obsess over before your baby shower arrives: OMG, WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO WEAR?
Now that you’re closing in on the end of your third trimester, the number of things you love in your closet has understandably dwindled, making the quest to find the perfect baby shower dress — you know, one that’s both stylish and comfy — trickier than you might imagine. But deep breaths, mama: We’ve got you.
1. Ingrid & Isabel Boatneck Lace Dress
This long-sleeve bodycon maternity dress combines a stunning floral lace with an ultra-soft lining that looks good and feels great.
2. My Bump Woman’s Side Bow Dress
This pretty floral dress is sweet and flattering in all the right ways. Plus, it’s ideal for a spring or summer shower, when you’re looking for something feminine, light, and airy.
3. Jessica Simpson Flutter Sleeve Dress
Turns out, Jessica Simpson can design more than just a killer pair of heels. This chic flutter-sleeve dress is simple and sweet, while still making a bit of a statement. (You might want to also check it out in green — which might have you torn.)
4. Rachel Pally Back Interest Dress from A Pea in the Pod
Okay, okay; I know what you’re thinking: This one’s a bit of a splurge. But come on — just look at it! It’s GORGE.
5. Expected by Lilac Maternity Lace V-Neck Nursing Dress
Speaking of dresses that are made to go from pregnancy and beyond, this sweet lace and pink maternity dress doubles as a nursing dress after the baby arrives, so you can re-wear it to future events. But here’s what you’ll really love about it: It has POCKETS!
6. Ingrid & Isabel 3/4 Length Black Dress
This flattering LBD comes in a soft knit modal, and can be dressed up or down and worn a million times. If you’re going for something versatile and easy to wear, you’ve found it.
7. Old Navy Floral Swing Dress
This dress just makes you feel all sorts of happy, doesn’t it? Sweet, comfy, and pretty in bloom, this pintucked tie-belt dress is the perfect fit for any shower.
8. Ingrid & Isabel Women’s Maternity Long-Sleeved Dress
This dress is all about the ruching, which creates that smooth silhouette you want around your growing bump. Plus, it’s comfy AF.
9. Pietro Brunelli Ruffle-Shoulder Dress
Um, hello. Love the vibrant blue. Love those ruffled sleeves. Love. Love. Love!
10. Off-the-Shoulder Maternity Maxi Dress
If neutral palettes are more your thing, this olive-colored maxi dress might be your best bet. Plus, just look at how the skirt on this thing moves.
11. Maternity Floral Hanky Hem Dress by Finn and Rose
Let’s be real: You’re already headed to Target anyway this week, and this dress is pretty major. It’s basically a no-brainer.
12. Ripe Off the Shoulder Maternity & Nursing Dress
Just because it’s your baby shower doesn’t mean you have to totally match the theme by wearing pinks, blues, or florals. This classic black maxi is super comfy, but also has enough added style to make it pop. Just pair it with a pair of comfy wedges and a necklace — and you’re good to go!
13. Pink Blush Ivy Floral Wrap Maxi Dress
… Okay, I take back the florals comment. Because this dress is e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.