Working out what the f*ck is going on with your bod’ during pregnancy is hard enough, let alone figuring out how to dress your changing physique and the beautiful bump you’re growing!
It’s times like this that call for a little, let’s say, outward reflection. And what do we mean by this? Pure, unadulterated celebrity stalking! Yes, we’re talking about hitting the ‘Gram, firing up your Pinterest and opening up TikTok to see how celebrity mums have dressed their bumps and tackled maternity style in the most fashionable ways.
To help you on your way (because we know you’re also trying to plan for birth, figure out how to prepare your baby’s nursery and decipher what essentials you actually need for a newborn), we’ve done the hard yards for you; here are 24 celebrity-approved pregnancy styles to copy.
Think that professional dressing and trendy maternity clothes don’t go hand in hand? Think again, friend. Take inspiration from these mamas who are getting it done.
TV presenter Edwina Bartholomew cleverly pairs a loose Bianca Spender shirt with jeans from Ripe Maternity for a chic professional look.
Source: Edwina Bartholomew Instagram, 2021
The Bachelor Australia star and influencer Snezana Wood zooms through her fourth pregnancy in style, tackling the workday in a stunning pair of Camilla pants and sheer white long sleeve top.
Source: Snezana Wood Instagram, 2021
French babe Jeanne Damas’ ecru knit dress, black ballet flats, and chocolate brown croc bag make for a perfect (and comfy!) office-ready look.
Source: Jeanne Damas Instagram, 2020
A lil’ bit cute
Sometimes, we all like to look a little fancy, even during pregnancy. Here’s how some of the world’s best actresses approach casual-chic maternity clothes.
Blake Lively serves up 90s vibes in a floral fringed slip dress that flawlessly skims over her baby bump.
Source: Blake Lively Instagram, 2019
Emma Roberts is elegance and comfort embodied in this gorgeous Daily Sleeper off-shoulder smocked dress.
Source: Emma Roberts Instagram, 2020
Mandy Moore’s vintage-inspired dress from US-brand, The Great, makes for fabulous celebrity maternity style fodder.
Source: Mandy Moore Instagram, 2020
Hittin’ the pool (or beach)
Hitting the pool or beach while you’re pregnant is a must; it’s relaxing as sh*t (which you deserve, mama-to-be) and can help you keep cool if you’re pregnant during summer. Here’s what to wear while doing so.
We love Aussie entrepreneur Keira Rumble’s take on beachy maternity clothes; everything from her cutout one piece to her perfectly placed pareo and her classy AF woven visor is divine.
Source: Keira Rumble Instagram, 2021
Country music sensation Maren Morris lounges poolside in a stunning purple bikini… though it’s the Hermes scarf tied around her hair and the oversized sunglasses adorning her face that we’re obsessed with.
Source: Maren Morris Instagram, 2019
Rocky Barnes, a model and designer, sports a black bikini covered with a rainbow crochet dress from French brand Rose Carmine on the beach in Los Cabos.
Source: Rocky Barnes Instagram, 2019
Events, like weddings, dinners and even goddamn awards shows (if you’re a celebrity, that is) don’t stop just because you’re pregnant. Here’s how celebrities glam it up with a bump in tow.
Eleanor Pendleton, the founder of Aussie beauty publication, Gritty Pretty, rips up a Sydney harbourside event in a striking Bec & Bridge slip dress.
Source: Eleanor Pendleton Instagram, 2019
Gorgeous Aussie singer Dami Im, stuns in this bump-grazing gown from Melbourne designer Cappellazzo Couture.
Source: Dami Im Instagram, 2021
All of Emily Ratajaowski’s celebrity pregnancy photos serve major looks, but this one-shoulder red dress is pure fire.
Source: Emily Ratajowski Instagram, 2021
Pregnancy calls for loungewear, plain and simple; comfort is a must during those nine months, no matter if you’re chilling at home or heading to brunch (because YOLO). Here are three celebrities’ takes on the matter.
Eva Chen, Instagram’s Head of Fashion and an author, wins celebrity pregnancy style with this outfit: a cosy oversized sweater, black leggings and black ballet flats.
Source: Eva Chen Instagram, 2021
Actress, director, and all-around LOL-queen Ilana Glazer is pregnancy comfort goals in this matching hot pink knit set from Hanifa.
Source: Ilana Glazer Instagram, 2021
Ashley Tisdale – yes, the actress and singer-turned entrepreneur – knocks loungewear maternity clothes out of the park in a Calvin Klein crop and cream sweatpants.
Source: Ashley Tisdale Instagram, 2021
Gettin’ your sweat on
Co-Founder of fitness app Keep It Cleaner Stephanie Miller gets her steps up in a kicka*s Adidas crop top and tights set.
Source: Steph Claire Smith Instagram, 2021
Fitness powerhouse Emily Skye trains hard with her beautiful bump in this sky blue crop top and tights set from Women’s Best.
Source: Emily Skye Instagram, 2020
Holistic health influencer Sarah Stevenson (you’ll likely know her as Sarah’s Day) is athleisure at its finest in a pair of over-bump bike shorts and a teeny tiny crop.
Source: Sarah’s Day Instagram, 2022
Dressing a baby bump in summer is easy; a body con tank dress here, a bikini there. But what if you’re pregnant in winter? Here’s how to do winter maternity clothes like a celebrity (hint: monochrome dressing is your friend).
Singer Kelly Rowland’s peach-hued belted two-piece knit set is classy as hell. (And damn, it looks cozy too.)
Source: Kelly Rowland Instagram, 2020
Model Elsa Hosk goes about a chilly, drizzly day in a chic as sh*t black-toned ensemble of knee-high boots, leggings and a turtleneck, tied together with a dramatic coat cinched just over her bump. (Wow.)
Source: Elsa Hosk Instagram, 2020
Stylist and creative director Pernille Teisbaek delivers pared-back elegance in tan boots, a cream sweatsuit set, a camel-coloured coat and a chunky cream beanie. She looks warm and stylish (a win in our books).
Source: Pernille Teisbaek Instagram, 2020
A whole damn vibe
We can’t talk about celebrity pregnancy style without taking in some of the more outrageous looks from a-list mamas. Because you never know when you might find yourself on a red carpet, in front of the paparazzi or jetting off to somewhere fabulous!
Rihanna’s celebrity pregnancy announcement is iconic; she dials up maternity clothes to a new level. The jewels, the jeans, the parka!
Source: Rihanna Instagram, 2022
Model Ashley Graham has never shied away when it comes to maternity style. This Fendi one-piece perfectly accentuates her gorgeous twin-baby bump. (And the long-line leather jacket and Hermes Birkin add a little pizazz too.)
Source: Ashley Graham Instagram, 2022
Singer Halsey’s mixing of prints and colours results in some seriously trendy maternity clothes. Love, love, love!
Source: Halsey Instagram, 2021