10 of the best maternity wedding guest dresses for summer

wedding guest dresses maternity

by Tara Lepore |
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Wedding season can be nothing short of stressful, especially when you've got a bump to contend with. But it doesn't have to be, it's a time for you to dress up just like everyone else and feel fabulous. We've searched up and down the high street for the best maternity wedding guest dresses so you don't have to, with some styles costing as little as £15.

So whether you're pregnant or looking for a breastfeeding dress for a wedding, these gorgeous maternity looks will ensure you and your growing belly will look suitably elegant come the big day.

How do you dress for a wedding when you're pregnant?

Just because you're expecting doesn't mean you have to sacrifice feeling stylish and, luckily, there are plenty of fashion brands out there that cater for soon-to-be-mums.

One thing we all fear when it comes to dressing our bump for special occasions is that we're going to feel a bit like a whale. Obviously, you can't escape the fact that you have another human being growing inside of you, but there are styles you can opt for that will flatter your bump and help you to feel confident in your blossoming body.

Floaty dresses are a great option, because not only are they incredibly comfy, but they'll hang beautifully over your bump too and there are plenty of stylish choices out there. However, that doesn't mean you need to shy away from bodycon styles either. There's nothing more beautiful than a growing baby bump, so if floaty dresses aren't your style and you want to show off your bump, do it! At the end of the day, it's all about what you feel most comfortable in.

The best maternity wedding guest dresses

Lightweight and breathable, this gorgeous dress is made in a soft viscose crepe that drapes beautifully over your growing bump. The empire waist is cleverly curved at the front to frame your fabulous bump and elasticated at the back for a flexible fit. We love that the full, tiered midi skirt means you have plenty of room to grow and it'll be flattering after baby arrives too.

Reviewed by Features & Reviews Editor Emily Gilbert: "Although this dress is more of a maxi dress fit thanks to my petite height, I absolutely adore it. It's so high-quality and flattering - and absolutely not see-through which can be a worry with light dresses. I'll be wearing this all summer for weddings and even my maternity photoshoot!"

This gorgeous orange maxi dress is made from breathable cotton, making it perfect for warmer weather and basically screams ‘summer’. It’s perfect for everyday wear too, but pair it with some striking accessories and you’re onto a wedding winner.

Queen Bee Maternity Satin Smock Dress
Price: £38 (was £55)


It's safe to say we're in love with this khaki animal jacquard smock dress. It has a frill detail on the sleeve, a round neck design, as well as a button-keyhole back. Perfect if you're looking to show some leg.

Proudly show off your growing bump in this pretty powder blue dress. This off-the-shoulder dress is made from smooth, stretchy material so you and your bump will feel comfortable and confident from day to night.

Whether you're attending a spring or summer wedding, you and your bump will look wonderful in this floral chiffon dress. With a ruffle detail and a light polka dot pattern, we can't think of a better option.

Who says you need to wear a flowy dress just because you're pregnant? Accentuate that bump with this beautiful lilac number for New Look. It features a sweetheart neckline and a gorgeous twist at the front, for that extra bit of oomph.

Stand out from the crowd in this gorgeous electric blue dress with satin material. The wrap design will complement your bump beautifully, and the long sleeves make this an appropriate choice for all seasons. Pair with an equally dazzling pair of shoes (we recommend yellow) and dance the night away.

MAMA Flounce-Trimmed Dress
Price: £39.99


H&M's maternity section MAMA is full of gorgeous everyday dresses for pregnant mamas, as well as more formal gowns such as this one. We love the frilled sleeves and dusty pink tone.

This navy floral dress from Jojo Maman Bebe is a must-have for your maternity wardrobe this summer. It's super soft, elegant, and has a waist tie to flatter your changing shape.

We are in love with this gorgeous wrap-around dress from Katie Piper's maternity collection, which will suit you during all stages of pregnancy. We are teaming ours with nude, barely-there heels and an oversized clutch bag.

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