The Season’s Chicest Maternity Holiday Dresses for $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.
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!
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, RenttheRunway.com
We love this super-affordable sheath for its delicate lace detailing and body-cod silhouette. Plus, the seasonal color makes it a great maternity Christmas dress.
Buy it: PattyBoutik Mama Crewneck Crocheted Lace Sheath Dress, $40, Amazon.com We love this dress for its statement sleeves and sleek shape. Plus, the seasonal color makes it a great maternity Christmas dress option.
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, HM.com
We can’t get enough of this wintry white sweater dress. The clean lines and monochrome color make for an utterly chic look, while the shoulder buttons and ribbed fabric lend a little texture. Round out this impeccable maternity Christmas dress with statement earrings and ankle boots and you’ll be celebration-ready.
Buy it: Zara Buttoned Sheath Dress, $50, Zara.com
You’ll simply shimmer in this finely pleated midi dress. The eye-catching fabric, accent waist tie and wintry blue hue make this a great maternity holiday dress choice.
Buy it: ASOS Design Maternity Bardot Midi Dress, $56, asos.com
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, RenttheRunway.com
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, PinkBlush.com
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, Motherhood.com
Add a pop of holiday cheer with this berry-red maternity Christmas dress. (Need a New Year’s outfit too? This can easily double.) It offers a comfy fit that’ll keep pace with your growing belly, thanks to the stretch-lace cotton, and the velvet waistband is ultra-flattering.
Buy it: Kimi and Kai Nancy Stretch Lace Maternity Dress, $88, Nordstrom.com
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, Amazon.com
We’ve found you the perfect maternity holiday dress for whatever holiday you happen to celebrate. The creamy white color is universally appropriate, while the pleating and eyelet lace detailing (reminiscent of snowflakes) make this frock extra-festive. Plus, the high neck and mid length help keep the winter chill at bay.
Buy it: ASOS Design Maternity Pleated Dress with Lace Inserts, $76, asos.com
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, RenttheRunway.com
This pick takes the classic little black dress to the next level, with its one shoulder design and wide ruffled top. The curve-hugging silhouette and knee-hitting legnth add the right amount of sex appeal, without sacrificing on comfort. Side-ruching and ultra-soft, stretchy fabric easily accommodate your growing belly.
Buy it: $98, IngridandIsabel.com
Add some sparkle to the holidays with this festive look. The classic scoop neck and sleeveless design keep things simple and chic, while the rose gold sequins amp up the volume. (Rose gold not your color? It also comes in black.)
Buy it: PinkBlush Maternity Rose Gold Sequin Fitted Maternity Dress, $78, PinkBlushMaternity.com
Of course, you don’t need to stick to thematic colors when shopping for a maternity holiday dress. We love this on-trend leopard print dress, with its twist-tie front and three-quarter sleeves. Just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean you’re not a party animal!
Buy it: Jessica Simpson Twist Front Leopard Print Maternity Dress, $70, DestinationMaternity.com Updated November 2019