Special Occasion Maternity Dresses & Outfits

Approaching motherhood doesn’t mean you can’t wear fashionable formal clothing. Yes it’s a fact – maternity dresses can be sexy too! Pretty floral summer maternity dress for expectant mom

Whether you’re attending a wedding or are a guest at a special occasion, christening, ball or party,
finding the right formal or semi-formal is easier, with several top designers offering ranges of clothes &
maternity wear for pregnant women.

If you’re not feeling like going out shopping for maternity clothing, then why not arrange for the shopping to come to
you?!  Ordering online is so much easier, and with many stores offering free returns it’s easy to order
more than one size of maternity wear in several designs for a real choice.

With more women demanding formal fashions and wear during pregnancy, there’s a number of designers that have
created ranges especially for those special occasions, such as weddings, parties and holidays.

These include Tiffany Rose or Bjorn and Me, both based in the UK, offering a range of gowns and cocktail dress
styles for the expectant mom and Nicole Maternity who offer both two piece suits and formal maternity

Others, such as “Does My Tum Look Big In This” or Maternity Closet offer a rental or hire collection for that
one off special event where you need your choice of formal dresses.  Rental will allow you to wear expensive
designer names for a fraction of the usual price.

Your choice of appropriate maternity wear will depend on your budget, current wardrobe and personal style.

Fabulous Formal Plus Size Maternity Dresses

During the first few months of pregnancy, it may be possible to team existing stretchy tops with maternity clothing
to create a more formal outfit.

Accessorise regular maternity dresses for a special occasion feelAs your pregnancy continues and your bump grows, most expectant women still want to look great
when they’re invited out for any special event.

Several of the popular maternity clothing stores offer designs from petite dresses to plus size fashions. Online stores such as
Bella Blue and Sydneys Closet offer the latest fashions in maternity clothing in a
wide range of sizes.

Other stores include JC Penney, Plus Maternity with elegant designer evening dresses and other formal wear options available
at Peggy Lutz.

Or get creative – browse your local thrift, consignment or charity stores or consider adapting your existing
tops for your pregnancy.  You may even wish to try and sew your own maternity wear if you really can’t find anything
that you feel comfortable and happy in.

This is a time to get creative – find maternity clothing that works for your new shape and size, whilst at the same time
feeling confident and attractive.

Recommended Resources for Maternity Wear & More

What to Wear to a Wedding – for those early months
of pregancy, try something cut for a fuller figure before going right to the maternity dresses.

Mother of the Bride Plus Size Dresses – fabulous
formal wear & evening gowns.


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