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The Season’s Chicest Maternity Holiday Dresses for $100 or Less

Celebrate the holiday season in style—without breaking the bank. These fashion-forward maternity holiday dresses are all $100 or less.

With gifts to buy, plans to make and baby on the way, we know you have a lot on your plate this holiday season. And when you’re pressed for time and money—not to mention sporting a baby bump—getting dressed for holiday gatherings can feel totally overwhelming. Before you have a wardrobe meltdown, take a deep breath, light a soothing holiday candle and let us take the reins.

Best Maternity Holiday Dresses

Whether you’re celebrating with family, headed to an office party or hitting the town for New Year’s Eve, we’ve got you covered with a sparkling selection of festive maternity holiday dresses. Best of all, every stylish look costs less than $100—score!

Photo: Courtesy Sail to Sable

Tied with a Bow

You’re carrying the gift of life, so why not top your belly with a bow? Rent this joyfully red maternity Christmas dress for well below retail price. Consider it an early Christmas present.

Rent it: Sail to Sable Red Ruffle Maternity Dress, $45 for a 4-day rental,

Photo: Courtesy A Pea in the Pod

Going Green

We love this dress for its statement sleeves and sleek shape. Plus, the seasonal color makes it a great maternity Christmas dress option.

Buy it: A Pea in the Pod Side Ruched Maternity Dress, $88,

Photo: Courtesy H&M

Subtle Sparkle

You already have a pregnancy glow—now it’s time for some shine. This shimmering maternity holiday dress comes in a unique silhouette.

Buy it: H&M MAMA Glittery Dress, $50,

Photo: Courtesy Zara

Party Animal

Take a walk on the wild side in this animal print maternity dress. The turtleneck and midi skirt will keep you warm, plus the shade of red suits the season.

Buy it: Zara Mom Textured Weave Dress, $30,

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

Winter Formal

Have a more formal event to attend? Try this trendy maternity gown in a rich winter hue. The velvet top paired with the pleated skirt is stylishly unexpected.

Buy it: ASOS DESIGN Maternity Pleated Velvet Cowl Neck Maxi Dress, $87,

Photo: Courtesy FOR 2 by Ramy Brook

The Cold Shoulder

Want to show a little skin? Consider maternity holiday dresses in a cold shoulder style. Bonus: The flowy shape of this dress is chic and comfortable.

Rent it: FOR 2 by Ramy Brook Heather Maternity Dress, $75 for a 4-day rental,

Photo: Courtesy PinkBlush Maternity

Lovely Lace

You can’t go wrong with maternity holiday dresses sporting classic black lace. This number—available in plus sizes—gets a modern update thanks to sheer sleeves and a bohemian silhouette.

Buy it: PinkBlush Black Lace Mesh Overlay Plus Maternity Maxi Dress, $95,

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Cool as Ice

Icy hues make this long-sleeved maternity holiday dress an easy choice for winter. We also love the ruching around the waist.

Buy it: Motherhood Maternity Ruffled Line Detail Maternity Dress, $50,

Photo: Courtesy Zara

Show Your Stripes

Maternity holiday dresses festooned with sequins are fun, festive and formal—perfect for a New Year’s Eve party. Add stripes for an extra dose of style.

Buy it: Zara Mom Striped Sequin Dress, $100,

Photo: Courtesy A Pea in the Pod

So Smooth

Another fabric that goes hand-in-hand with the holidays? Velvet. We’re big fans of the keyhole neckline on this fit-and-flare maternity holiday dress.

Buy it: A Pea in the Pod A-line Maternity Dress, $90,

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

Winter Blues

We’re simply obsessed with the shape of this unique maternity holiday dress. The wintery color is just the icing on the cake.

Buy it: ASOS DESIGN maternity jacquard kimono midi dress, $92,

Photo: Courtesy Rachel Pally

Puffed Up

This maternity holiday dress has dramatic sleeves and a swingy skirt—what more could you want in terms of comfort and style?

Rent it: Rachel Pally Genevieve Maternity Dress, $45 for a 4-day rental,

Photo: Courtesy Zara

Mad About Plaid

A mock neck, houndstooth pattern and pockets make this dress effortlessly cool for the holidays.

Buy it: Zara Mom Midi Dress with Pockets, $36,

Photo: Courtesy ASOS

Fit and Flare

Dare to dazzle in this sparkly red number—it’s a bold, beautiful choice for a maternity Christmas dress this year.

Buy it: ASOS DESIGN Maternity wrap midi dress with all over sequin, $87,

Photo: Courtesy Ingrid & Isabel

That’s a Wrap

When in doubt, wear a timeless wrap dress. If you’re still not sold, know that this one doubles as a nursing dress, so it’s even practical post-baby.

Buy it: Ingrid & Isabel Flutter Sleeve Knit Wrap Maternity/Nursing Dress, $98,

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Published November 2018

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