15 Places to Shop for the Best Maternity Clothes
When it comes to shopping for the best maternity clothes, the stylish variety available nowadays may surprise you. After all, it wasn’t that long ago that pregnant people had few options for maternity fashion (bar tent-like muumuus and overalls). Luckily, many brands now offer fashionable maternity clothes that serve up serious style throughout the nine+ months of pregnancy.
Of course, there’s a ton to consider when searching for the best maternity fashion. You’ll need to take sizing, budget, comfort and style into account. Most maternity stores recommend selecting your pre-pregnancy dress size, but it’s worth checking each individual brand’s sizing guideline and reading customer reviews before making a purchase. When it comes to practicality and comfort, you’ll want to opt for soft, stretchy items that will grow with your changing body. There are no limitations in terms of style, but classic A-line dresses, adjustable wrap tops and garments with ruching work particularly well during all three trimesters—and beyond. (For more tips on sourcing and selecting cute pregnancy outfits, check out our comprehensive guide to the best maternity clothing.).
Many pregnant people start to show toward the end of their first trimester or the beginning of their second, at which point you’ll want to ditch your regular clothes in favor of pieces specifically designed for pregnancy. Our top tip? Before you start shopping, draft a list of essential items you’ll need to create a capsule pregnancy wardrobe—like a staple pair of maternity jeans, leggings and a few trendy tops. Now it’s time to decide where to buy maternity clothes. Feeling overwhelmed with the various options? Read on to peruse the retailers and brands that offer the best maternity clothes for every need, every budget and every aesthetic—so you can celebrate your unique style and your blossoming bump.
This stylish maternity fashion collection was founded by two moms who were fed up with frumpy maternity looks. HATCH Collection always has a finger on the pulse of the latest trends and offers high-quality garments that can be worn during pregnancy and beyond. You’ll find soft cashmere knitwear, classic tent dresses, designer denim and more. Is it any wonder this brand was named the best maternity clothing brand in the Best of Pregnancy awards?
Price range: $24 to $398. Bonus: Get 10 percent off your first purchase with code BUMP10.
Return policy: HATCH returns are complimentary for customers exchanging an item for a different size or color. All other returns will have a $10 fee deducted from the refund or store credit to cover the cost of shipping. To return an item, simply email your order number and the reason for the return; they’ll send you a FedEx label. The brand must receive your package within seven calendar days after the return label has been issued and received.
PinkBlush is one of the best places to buy maternity clothes on a budget. The online store offers a mix of stylish maternity clothes, from statement dresses to coordinated sets. Better yet, this brand offers an extensive range of plus-size options for curvy mamas that like to stay on trend. With an ever-changing selection of cute maternity outfits, PinkBlush is the place to go for an affordable and fabulous wardrobe refresh.
Price range: $8 to $156
Return policy: PinkBlush accepts returns received within 21 days of the delivery date. US customers can avail of free return shipping if they choose store credit; however, if your item is shipped via a return bar or a pre-paid label a $5 to $7 fee will be deducted from your refund amount.
Practical workout gear is a must when it comes to pregnancy. Trust us, whether you’re hitting the gym or lounging at home, a comfy pair of leggings or sweats will be your new creature comfort. Beyond Yoga is our go-to for sporty maternity clothes online, so much so that the brand won a Best of Pregnancy award in 2022. There are tons of tanks, tees and pants on offer—many of which are made using the brand’s signature Spacedye fabric that’s buttery-soft, moisture-wicking and super-stretchy to boot.
Price range: $64 to $130
Return policy: Beyond Yoga’s return window is 30 days from the purchase date. You can receive a refund or an exchange on any item that is unworn, unwashed and unaltered.
A Pea in the Pod
Get the whole kit and caboodle at A Pea in the Pod. Whether you’re looking for comfy loungewear, cute babymoon outfits or a baby shower dress, this online maternity store has something to suit your unique style. Plus, the retailer is home to designer maternity clothes from beloved brands like Pietro Brunelli, 7 for All Mankind and the new collection Made with Liberty Fabric.
Price range: $38 to $328
Return policy: Returns are accepted in-store or by mail within 30 days of delivery. For online returns, a $12 shipping fee will be deducted from your total return amount.
Known for trendy pieces at low prices, ASOS is a great place to find affordable maternity clothes. The online store has a wide selection of brands like Mamalicious Maternity and Hope & Ivy—plus ASOS Maternity, their inhouse pregnancy collection. From everyday tees and expandable jeans to fancy occasion wear this online store has a plethora of picks to choose from.
Price range: $8 to $237
Return policy: ASOS offers free returns within 28 days of receiving your original order, including sale items, with no hidden fees.
H&M is home to some of the best maternity clothes out there. From well-tailored blazers and jackets to basic tanks and tees, this store covers all bases. The pieces may be affordable, but they certainly aren’t cheap—H&M uses quality fabrics like organic cotton, jersey and linen. Better yet, the brand is committed to sustainability, with a conscious collection containing garments made from a minimum of 50 percent recycled materials. Oh and did we mention that H&M received a Best of Pregnancy award for the top maternity jeans category in 2022?
Price range: $13 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 or worn. 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.
For some of the best maternity clothes favored by celebrities, head straight to Séraphine. Known for its stretchy, bump-hugging styles that transition from casual to dressy, the brand’s designs have been graced by Kate Middleton, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner and Kate Hudson (to name a few!). Aside from the red carpet allure, Séraphine’s clothing offers unparalleled comfort and discrete nursing access as standard. It’s also one of the few online maternity stores that carries bridal looks for pregnant women.
Price range: $13 to $749
Return policy: The site offers free returns for US customers, but exchanges are not available online. All items must be returned in the original packaging with all tags and labels intact within 30 days of the delivery date.
Nordstrom offers a treasure trove of stylish maternity clothes. The department store has tons of top-rated brands, including high-end designs and more affordable options. Browse everything from workout gear to shapewear and nursing bras to dresses and blouses to round out your pregnancy wardrobe. Our personal favorites include Modern Eternity outerwear, Emilia George luxury knits and Kindred Bravely T-shirts.
Price range: $12 to $649
Return policy: Send your item back or bring it to a store. Nordstrom handles returns on a case-by-case basis, but has a longstanding reputation for making customers happy.
Regular maternity clothing sizes don’t suit every body type. Luckily, Motherhood Maternity offers petite and plus-size clothing for moms-to-be. The online store has gorgeous wrap dresses, nursing tops and jeans, as well as maternity bras, panties, shapers and more. Bonus: Motherhood Maternity has a perks program where you sign up for emails, complete a registration and then receive coupons, discounts, samples and exclusive offers.
Average price range: $10 to $168
Return policy: You can return unworn items via mail with the tags attached for a full refund within 30 days. A shipping fee of $10 will be deducted from the final refund amount.
Dependable basics are essential for creating comfy, put-together maternity outfits on a daily basis. Thankfully, Storq is devoted to fuss-free maternity clothes versatile enough to span all four trimesters. The limited collection includes button-up shirts, luxe joggers and a cozy cardigan that’ll take you anywhere. Another standout feature? Each item is available in inclusive sizes 0 through 4X. Plus, Storq replaced every single photo on its website with images of real women who are pregnant, postpartum or nursing—so you’ll get an actual representation of how their clothing fits real bodies.
Price range: $28 to $215
Return policy: You can return unworn items in their original packaging via mail for a full refund within 30 days, subject to a $8 shipping fee. Although drop-off returns, store credits and exchanges are always free.
Old Navy maternity
Old Navy is known for its affordable, casual basics—and the same can be said for its maternity line. There are plenty of trendy tops, layering tanks, pajamas and stretchy, comfy jeans to browse—or you can shop by trimester. Plus, Old Navy’s maternity denim collection comes in petite, regular and tall sizes to suit every mama. We’re also big fans of the brand’s supportive activewear collection —and we think you’ll love it too! Better yet, there’s always a worthwhile sale to check out. And, while you’re at it, you can even add some baby basics to your cart.
Price range: $7 to $90
Return policy: Returns and exchanges are free when you use the prepaid return shipping label or when you return in store. You have up to 45 days to return items.
Okay, so technically Rachel Pally isn’t a maternity fashion brand, but the designer does offer a range of pregnancy-friendly dresses that warrants a spot on this list. The collection includes easy-breezy styles made from organic cotton gauze, linen and sustainable knit fabric. Our top pick? The figure-flattering caftan dresses made primarily of modal, a breathable type of rayon that feels great against the skin.
Average price: $119 to $286
Return policy: Returns can be shipped back to Rachel Pally within 30 days of the order date, completely intact. A $10 shipping and handling fee will be deducted from the final refund amount.
Not a fan of fast fashion? Isabella Oliver is the online maternity store for you. The certified B-Corp brand is committed to caring for people and the planet through “slow” fashion. How does it work? Each item of clothing is made from at least 85 percent responsibly sourced materials and is designed to last, meaning you can wear it through multiple pregnancies. Plus, the timeless designs hit the mark in terms of style and have even been sported by A-list celebs like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Garner. From chic breton-stripe tops to dungarees and LBD’s, this retailer has options for day-to-day wear and formal events.
Price range: $45 to $195
Return policy: You have 21 days to notify Isabella Oliver of a return from the day you receive your item (14 days for sale items), plus another seven days to send the item back.
Rent the Runway
Rent the Runway is known for making high-end fashion accessible. Now, it’s become a go-to for scoring the best maternity clothes without actually having to buy them. Yes, that’s right, the site has pregnancy and nursing-friendly pieces in its rental repertoire. A stylist will even help recommend cute maternity outfits based on your unique taste and trimester.
Price range: $94 for 1 swap per month; $144 for 2 swaps per month; $193 for 3 swaps per month; or $235 for 4 swaps per month. Bonus: Get 40 percent off the eight-item plan for two months with code BUMP40.
Return policy: Rent the Runway members can choose when to return each item. Once you’re ready to swap something out, simply put your rentals back in the garment bag they arrived in and add the prepaid return label to the front pocket of the bag. Ship it back or return it to a drop-off location. One-time reserve renters can find the return date in the confirmation email. If it falls on a Sunday, you’ll have until noon on Monday to return your items.
Sign up: RentTheRunway.com
Ingrid + Isabel
The best maternity clothes take you right through pregnancy and into motherhood. Enter: Ingrid + Isabel, a brand that takes a less-is-more approach to pregnancy style. Each piece is designed to complement the items you already own, and is crafted from high-performance fabrics that stand the test of time. Plus, more than half of the new spring collection features eco-friendly materials to help reduce waste. Check out the brand’s innovative cooling bodysuit and signature crossover panel jeans, which both adapt to your changing shape.
Price range: $34 to $235
Return policy: Ingrid + Isabel accepts unworn returns within 30 days of the delivery date. Return shipping is free if you are returning something for store credit or exchanging an item for a different size or color. Returns for refund are subject to a $10 shipping and handling fee.
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