It wasn’t that long ago when pregnant women had few options when it came to dressing their bump and they all looked something like this: a tent-like muumuu. These days many (women-led) brands offer fashionable maternity clothes that flatter your shape throughout your nine months of pregnancy. See our picks for the best maternity clothes for every budget, so you can celebrate your own maternity style as well as your blossoming baby bump.
Mother of four and maternity lifestyle expert Rosie Pope (remember Pregnant in Heels?) offers women upscale stylish maternity clothes and accessories that are both functional and fashionable. This maternity fashion brand also recently launched an activewear line.
Average price range: $50 to $250
Return policy: Any unwashed, unworn, items with the tags attached can be returned within 30 days of the purchase date. Just include the original packing slip and confirmation number in your package. If you’re simply swapping a size, the company will cover the cost.
Buy it: Rosiepope.com
This stylish maternity fashion collection, always with a finger on the pulse of the latest trends, was started by two moms who’d had it with frumpy maternity looks. You’ll find trendy jumpers and classic tent dresses in luxe fabrics that’ll be go-to staples long after you give birth.
Average price range: $125 to $400
Return policy: Hatch pays for returns. Just email your order number and the reason for the return; they’ll send you a FedEx return label. The brand must receive your package within 15 days after the return label has been issued and received.
Buy it: Hatchcollection.com
Known for its stretchy, bump-hugging styles that transition from casual to dressy, Séraphine's stylish maternity dresses have been worn by Princess Kate, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner and Kate Hudson.
Average price range: $100 to $400
Return policy: A full refund for items in their original packaging with labels attached within 15 days of delivery.
Buy it: Seraphine.com
Another celeb-adored brand (Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner and others have been seen wearing the label), the London-based company has a wide selection of stylish maternity fashion staples, including leggings and bump-hugging dresses.
Average price range: $100 to $200
Return policy: The return window is 14 days. If you call or email them within those 14 days, they’ll extend it to 28 days.
Buy it: Isabellaoliver.com
This well-known brand has its own collection of fashionable maternity clothes created just for its store from designers such as Splendid, 7 for All Mankind, J Brand, BCBG and Lavish by Heidi Klum.
Average price: Depends on the maternity brand.
Return policy: Returns are accepted in-store or by mail within 30 days of delivery.
Buy it: Apeainthepod.com
A favorite at Nordstrom and A Pea in the Pod, Pietro Brunelli's stylish maternity clothes are the epitome of elegance—think shift dresses with ruffled, rosebud sleeves and floral wrap dresses—perfect for special occasions.
Average price range: $150 to $250
Return policy: As listed above, returns are accepted in-store or by mail within 30 days of delivery.
Buy it: Apeainthepod.com
Many maternity fashion brands do jersey dresses, but none are doing them quite as stylishly as Rachel Pally, whose collection of figure-flattering maxi dresses are made primarily of modal, a breathable type of rayon that feels great against the skin.
Average price: $180 to $300
Return policy: Returns can be shipped back to Rachel Pally within 30 days of purchases, completely intact.
Buy it: Rachelpally.com
H&M MAMA offers well-tailored, everyday staples, like blazers, tanks, jeans and striped dresses, plus floaty tunics and loungewear too. The best part? The stylish maternity fashion found here won’t hurt your wallet.
Average price range: $15 to $60
Return policy: You have 30 days to decide if an item is right for you. H&M will refund or exchange an item, provided that it has not been damaged, soiled, washed, altered or worn and that all labels and tags are attached. For online purchases, your refund will be issued to the same credit card you used for the original purchase. Shipping and handling costs are not refundable.
Buy it: HM.com
Known for trendy pieces at low prices, ASOS Maternity is no different. Whether you’re looking for a jumpsuit, an asymmetrical swimsuit or a dress to wear to a summertime wedding, you’ll find on-trend, fashionable maternity clothes that you can wear and toss without guilt.
Average price range: $25 to $80 (with a few more expensive formal dresses)
Return policy: You can return any item for a refund within 28 days of receiving your original order, including sale items.
Buy it: Us.asos.com
Lauren Conrad launched a maternity line for Kohl’s that embodies her feminine, wearable style. The best part: This stylish maternity fashion collection features an array of separates and dresses with lace, floral and ruffle accents that’s very affordable.
Average price range: around $60 (though often cheaper with Kohl’s discounts)
Return policy: The quickest way to return a Kohl’s item is to take it back to the store, where you can get a refund.
Buy it: Kohls.com
For comfy, flirty basics on a budget, PinkBlush has a mix of stylish maternity clothes, from fitted florals, swinging maxi dresses, universally flattering wrap dresses and more—almost all styles come in plus-size options too.
Average price range: $25 to $95
Return policy: If you’re unhappy with your purchase, you may return it within 30 days from confirmed delivery date.
Buy it: Pinkblushmaternity.com
Updated July 2017