29.10.2020

Maternity style inspo from some of the world’s chicest pregnant women

Maternity style inspo from some of the world’s chicest pregnant women

She’s got the most-talked about baby bump in the entire world, but Meghan Markle is not letting the pressure put her off her style game. This chic Brandon Maxwell shift dress and Burberry trench is classic Markle elegance.

Maternity style inspo from some of the world’s chicest pregnant women

We love Lily Aldridge’s fierce cat-eye flick and leopard (AKA the print of the season) dress with a hint of sparkle. As you’d expect from a supermodel, she makes the whole pregnancy dressing thing look effortless.

US singer Carrie Underwood blinged up her bump in a blue sequin number on the red carpet of the CMT Artists of the Year awards in Nashville.

Pippa Middleton gave birth to her baby in October, but her pregnancy style is still worth appreciating. Luckily for her, she showed no signs of the struggles her sister Kate experienced during all three of her pregnancies. This Ralph Lauren wrap dress was the epitome of relaxed elegance.

Eva Longoria is killing maternity dressing right now – not an easy thing when you’re only 5″2′. We’re particularly into her full-length evening looks.

Chrissy Teigen is queen of absolutely nailing pregnancy looks, and this all-red ensemble really got us swooning over her wardrobe.

Behati Prinsloo, who welcomed her second child with Adam Levine in 2018, looked incredible in a silk Gucci mini dress at LACMA 2017.

We had no doubt Brooklyn Decker would nail maternity style. The actress turn entrepreneur is one of the masterminds behind the fashion platform ‘Finery’.

A heavily pregnant Jennifer Metcalfe opted for a white lace off-shoulder gown at the TV BAFTA Awards 2017.

A pregnant Rosie has been stretching her maternity style legs lately. First she wore a pretty pink gown and then she opted for an ultra chic one-sleeved gown for the premiere of beau Jason Statham’s new movie, The Fate Of The Furious. Who said you can’t be pregnant and rock a thigh split?

Adele Exarchopoulos

Adele Exarchopoulos
French actress Adele Exarchopoulos rocking maternity dressing, French-style, while pregnant with her first child in 2017. We love her chic black dress and killer red boots.

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
It’s her first baby but Rosie HW is maternity dressing with the same finesse as if she were on her fifth. We adore this floaty pink dress with her bump.

Natalie showed her blooming bump off at the Golden Globes 2017 and doesn’t she look gorgeous in a Prada dress and Tiffany jewellery.

What better way to show the world that you’re blooming than by swathing your bump in a gorgeous flower print? Molly Sims had the right idea with this £14.99 H&M dress.

Oh hey there, Natalie Portman. As a guest on the Jimmy Fallon show, the actress wowed in a white dress which perfectly concealed her growing bump. She looks positively glowing, doesn’t she?!

It’s not easy dressing a baby bump when it’s hot in the city, but Mila Kunis‘ loose-fitting maxi dress was a chic option.

Natalie Portman proved she’s got this pregnancy dressing thing down when she appeared on the Toronto Film Festival red carpet wearing this pastel green embellished gown. Stunning.

Such a pretty summer look from Blake Lively – the shape of her dress was super flattering and the floral print was colourful and young.

Behati Prinsloo‘s pregnancy style was impeccable. Just look at this metallic, shimmery maxi dress she wore while carrying her first child.

Another amaze pregnancy look from Blake Lively who wore a body-con dress with cut-out detailing while a few months pregnant.

Anne Hathaway in an embellished tunic dress for the Vanity Fair Oscars 2016 after-party.

15 out of 10 to Emily Blunt for choosing this beautiful Prada dress to the Oscars. The empire line shape flattered her bump perfectly.

Chrissy Teigen brought her pregnancy chic to the Oscars 2016 red carpet in an embroidered gown.

Chrissy Teigen‘s pregnancy was a style triumph. She quickly became our favourite stylish pregnant celeb, and showed off her bump with pride at every occasion. We love the grey midi dress and khaki jacket combo she has going on here!

Kim Kardashian stuck to neutral tones and casual shapes during her second pregnancy, and we think she looked great throughout.

At the Vogue Fetes 120 in LA, Jaime King showed she was the queen of the bump, dressed in a graphic mini and lace-up cage shoes.

Attending The Strokes gig in Hyde Park, Fearne Cotton dressed her blooming baby bumb in a pretty summer dress and studded cardi. This is how to pull off black in the summer time.

Woah. It’s safe to say, Coco Rocha maintained the rest of her figure while preggers. She looked totally gorgeous in a simple black dress during the Mad Men NY screening.

Glowing at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards in Los Angeles, mum-to-be Keira Knightley showed off her stylish bump in a beautiful floral mosaic dress.

For November 2014’s Royal Variety Performance, The Duchess of Cambridge chose to dress her petite bump (which was to become Princess Charlotte) in a figure-skimming Diane Von Furstenberg navy lace gown. Diamond drops and a low-slung up-do completed her regal ensemble.

Never have we been quite so excited about a bump… Blake Lively made her first red carpet appearance after announcing her pregnancy in 2014 in a stunning tulle gown from the Michael Kors Resort 2015 collection.

Zoe Saldana looked utterly gorgeous in a peach and pink dress at a premiere in October 2014 – midway through her pregnancy with twins.

Rachel Bilson‘s pregnancy style was always top notch. The Hart Of Dixie star was snapped out and about in LA grabbing a juice with beau Hayden Christensen in this gorgeous cheese cloth smock dress.

Kimberley Walsh showed off her baby bump in this pretty mint and poppy printed tea dress, which she expertly accessorised with River Island strappy sandals.

Wearing a fitted black dress, Doutzen Kroes‘ maternity style was comfortable and super sexy.

Fabulous at the 2014 Oscars in Valentino, this is red-carpet maternity style at its finest. Well played Olivia Wilde.

A heavily pregnant Elsa Pataky wrapped up her bump beautifully in a bejewelled Elie Saab gown.

Russian supermodel Natalia Vodianova looked supremely elegant backstage at a Paris Fashion Week show. The 34-year-old model was pregnant with her fourth child at the time, and looked to be taking it all in her stride.

How beautiful did Kerry Washington and her bump look in this sculptural Balenciaga gown at the 2014 Golden Globes?

On the red carpet, we say embrace your bump like Kate Winslet – the actress was positively glowing in this red hot Jenny Packham gown at premiere for Labor Day.

The supermodel way to introduce your baby bump to the world? In a red dress, on the red carpet, darling. Lara Stone causes a paparazzi scrum in Calvin Klein at the Gotham Independent Film Awards just days announcing her first pregnancy.

For those planning to take their bump on a sunshine break, remember to pack a jersey tube dress – Gisele, who was expecting baby no. 2, made it a beach style must!

Reese Witherspoon was still keeping tight-lipped about her pregnancy when she attended the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner – although the bump in her beautiful Monique Lhuillier gown was saying otherwise!

What do you wear if you’re a pregnant Natalie Portman? A fitted white Azzaro column dress to the SAGs…

An auspicious first appearance by Harper Seven Beckham – as a bump swathed in a navy Victoria Beckham dress and topped off by a bespoke Philip Treacy hat at the Royal Wedding.

Maggie Gyllenhaal hadn’t even announced that she was pregnant when she took to the red carpet for a screening for new film Hysteria at the end of October 2011, but we spotted the baby bump she was hiding under there in a flash. She was about five months along with baby number two at the time – an older sibling for her firstborn, Ramona, with husband Peter Sarsgaard.

Holly Willoughby ensured that her baby bump took centre stage on the red carpet at the National Television Awards 2011 in a custom-made Suzanne Neville gown, which featured a jewel-encrusted band to accentuate it. She landed her own fashion line for Very shortly afterwards.

Was this the most stylish debut of a baby bump ever? It’s certainly up there. Beyoncé’s happy announcement at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards broke a Twitter record – and we’d love to give her a style gong for that juicy Lanvin gown, too.

It was a case of another day, another well-styled bump for Jennifer Garner when she attended this social event in Hollywood in September 2011. We love her flattering, jewel-red dress, from the draped one-shoulder to the ruched hemline.

For the 2011 Met Ball, Kate Hudson dressed her lucky bump in Stella McCartney and gorgeously coordinated her gown with a gem-encrusted hairpiece.

Looking back it’s hard to believe it, but Angelina Jolie still hadn’t confirmed her pregnancy (with twins Knox and Vivienne) when she set out on the promo trail for Kung Fu Panda at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008. But there was no hiding her bump in this apple green empire line gown – a classically flattering shape for mums-to-be – by Max Azria Atelier.

Angelina Jolie wore this printed white shift dress at a Kung Fu Panda photocall in 2008 – you may remember that she and co-star Jack Black later famously bumped bumps for the cameras when he inadvertently let her terribly-kept pregnancy secret out of the bag.

Grecian draping is a classic way to dress a baby bump for a formal occasion – as J-Lo demonstrated perfectly in 2007, when she wore this asymmetric white gown to a Hollywood party whilst pregnant with twins Max and Emme. Those tumbling locks just add to the drama of it all.

We love how Isla Fisher played on her curves in this pink cocktail dress when she was pregnant with daughter Olive in 2007; those exaggerated shoulders create a striking silhouette with that bump in the mix.

Gwyneth Paltrow proudly made her bump (which was to become daughter Apple) centre stage in a black body-con dress in 2004 as she attended a party in Las Vegas with fellow star Jude Law.

Spot the bump! Sex and the City bosses weren’t prepared to write Sarah Jessica Parker’s pregnancy into their scripts, so series 5 of the cult drama saw her character Carrie Bradshaw wear many a smock – and be shot above the waist only wherever possible. This easy, breezy summer look was one of our all-time faves.

Pregnant with son James Wilke in 2002, SJP – able to celebrate her bump off camera – lost none of her sartorial flair. For Sex And The City’s series 5 premiere, she opted for this ultra-flattering, empire line cocktail dress accessorised with a touch of sparkle.

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