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Emily Platt
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14 Red Maternity Dresses Perfect for Date Night

Elevate your pregnancy wardrobe with one (or more!) of these hot picks.

There’s nothing like the power of red to boost your pregnancy confidence. The color symbolizes romance, courage, energy and strength—honestly, all the stuff you could use now more than ever! Whether you’re celebrating your last pre-baby Valentine’s day, shopping for an outfit for another special event or want something to wear to work that makes you feel in charge, you can’t go wrong with a red maternity dress. Here, shop 14 of the cutest, trendiest and most versatile options on the market. These red maternity dresses are so good, you’ll be sad to put them away post-pregnancy!

Photo: Courtesy Maternal America

Simple Red Maternity Dress

Rock the puff-sleeve trend in this otherwise-simple frock. The red maternity dress will make a subtle statement wherever you wear it, whether that’s out to a nice dinner or just to the office. Bonus: It slips on over the head, so you don’t have to fumble with zippers. (Um, score!)

Buy it: Maternal America Balloon Sleeve Maternity Dress in Red, $96, Nordstrom.com

Photo: Courtesy Urban Bliss

Long Red Maternity Dress

Strut your stuff in this ribbed maxi, aka the perfect red maternity dress for fall or winter. The figure-hugging fit and side-split skirt balance out the length and higher neckline for a look that’s sultry but still sophisticated.

Buy it: Urban Bliss Maternity High Neck Fitted Maxi Dress with Side Splits in Powdered Red, $51, ASOS.com

Photo: Courtesy Blume Maternity

Red Lace Maternity Dress

We love bright red, but it’s not your only option. Try rich burgundy, which exudes elegance—especially when it’s rendered in lace. You may not be drinking wine, but you can still embrace the pretty shade!

Buy it: Blume Maternity Exclusive Lace Skater Dress in Wine, $56, ASOS.com

Photo: Courtesy Motherhood Maternity

Red Maternity Maxi Dress

Here’s another red maternity maxi dress we love. The fitted dress will show off your shape and the strapless neckline adds some extra spunk. It’s a good casual look for vacation and beyond.

Buy it: Motherhood Maternity Plus Size Off the Shoulder Rib Knit Maternity Maxi Dress in Red, $50, Motherhood.com

Photo: Courtesy Ingrid & Isabel

Red Long-Sleeve Maternity Dress

Did you know you can rent maternity clothes? Well, now you do! It’s a great option if you don’t want to hold onto (or spend big on!) items with limited wear potential. This red maternity dress can be styled in so many ways, and we’re all about the strategic pleating that’ll perfectly frame your bump.

Rent it: Ingrid & Isabel Crimson Pleated Maternity Dress, starting from $30 for a 4-day rental, RenttheRunway.com

Photo: Courtesy Pietro Brunelli Salisburgo

Red Cocktail Maternity Dress

Talk about statement sleeves! This gorgeous red cocktail maternity dress has floral embellishments on each shoulder to really wow. We’d call that an excellent Valentine’s Day option.

Buy it: Pietro Brunelli Salisburgo Maternity Dress in Red, starting from $168, Motherhood.com

Photo: Courtesy ASOS DESIGN

Red Velvet Maternity Dress

Super-soft fabric, a comfy smock-style silhouette and a twirly skirt—really, what’s not to like? This romantic long-sleeve mini dress was made for date night.

Buy it: ASOS DESIGN Maternity Long Sleeve Pleated Smock Mini Dress in Bordeaux Velvet, $56, ASOS.com

Photo: Courtesy Seraphine

Red V-Neck Maternity Dress

Searching for a red maternity dress fit for royalty? Seraphine sells styles favorited by Duchess Kate and supermodels alike. This dress is made from stretchy jersey and drapes beautifully over the bump. The classic shape—a V-neck, empire waist and three-quarter sleeves—makes it a truly regal choice.

Buy it: Seraphine Claret Red Knot Front Maternity Dress, $79, Seraphine.com

Photo: Courtesy Boohoo

Red Off-the-Shoulder Maternity Dress

Hello, smokeshow! This holiday party or going-out red maternity dress is all sorts of stunning. The wrap midi dress features an off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline that’ll give your partner (or your friends!) major heart eyes.

Buy it: Boohoo Maternity Off the Shoulder Wrap Midi Dress in Berry, $46, Boohoo.com

Photo: Courtesy PinkBlush Maternity

Red Cold-Shoulder Maternity Dress

The only thing cooler than off-the-shoulder sleeves? Cold-shoulder sleeves. Show a little skin in this mermaid-style mini with a flouncy hemline that’ll make you feel like a million bucks.

Buy it: PinkBlush Maternity Burgundy Cold Shoulder Ruffle Hem Maternity Mermaid Dress, $71, PinkBlushMaternity.com

Photo: Courtesy Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel

Red Maternity Wrap Dress

Yep, you can score a lovely red maternity dress at your favorite store: Target! This long, three-quarter-sleeve wrap dress works for any occasion, from the baby shower to a hot date. Plus, it’s pretty darn affordable.

Buy it: Isabel Maternity by Ingrid & Isabel Maternity ¾ Sleeve Knit Wrap Maxi Dress in Ruby, $35, Target.com

Photo: Courtesy ASOS DESIGN

Patterned Red Maternity Dress

More puff sleeves, please. This flowy red maternity dress will be a breeze to wear, but the fabric isn’t just awesome because it’s lightweight. It’s also chevron-patterned, which sets it apart from the pack in terms of style.

Buy it: ASOS DESIGN Maternity Pleated Trapeze Mini Dress with Puff Sleeves in Red Dobby, $56, ASOS.com

Photo: Courtesy PinkBlush Maternity

Red Maternity Mini Dress

Skip the sleeves and opt for this spaghetti-strap number instead. Wear this pleated piece for a night on the town and prepare for tons of compliments. Move over LBD, it’s time for the little red dress.

Buy it: PinkBlush Maternity Burgundy Pleated Layered Plus Maternity Dress, $58, PinkBlushMaternity.com

Photo: Courtesy PinkBlush Maternity

Ruffled Red Maternity Dress

What can we say? We love ruffles, and the trendiest mamas do too. This flirty red maternity dress is worthy of your favorite fashion influencer, which means it’s sure to be a hit on your own Instagram feed!

Buy it: PinkBlush Maternity Red Solid Ruffle Sleeve Maternity Plus Dress, $51, PinkBlushMaternity.com

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Published January 2020

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