Maternity glamour: 6 lovely options when there’s a baby on board

Maternity smart: Glamorous options for bridesmaids with a baby on board
Master cool and glamorous baby on board wedding dressing with our pick of gowns from these maternity specialists. Verona lace gown by Tiffany Rose

Maternity wedding dressing can be super glamorous. Our top six from leading occasion specialists Tiffany Rose and Séraphine are perfect for bridesmaids and brides who want to dress in style and keep their cool with a bump on board

It can be a near impossible task to find a maternity dress that makes your mother-to-be bridesmaid look her radiant best while also flattering the other members of your crew. We suggest you avoid a ‘one dress for all approach’ – instead, celebrate the difference. Two great labels to try are Séraphine and Tiffany Rose.

Séraphine has been a great favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge (among other high-profile mamas to be), and its bridal and occasion ranges offer elegance with a fashion-forward twist. We’re particularly keen on its pale occasion gowns – event appropriate and super flattering to mother and bump.

British designed and made label Tiffany Rose also has a loyal celebrity following and has some great choices in lace, as well as patterns and florals. If in doubt, classic pale neutral gowns make a lovely choice for bridesmaids and you’ll find chic styles in both shorter and full length. Of course, all these dresses would also be a perfect romantic and event-appropriate option for any bride with a baby on board.

1. Grecian cool

Angelica is a Grecian-style ankle-length gown by Séraphine

 

In cool silk chiffon, Angelica is a multiway gown with Empire waist and discreet stretch panels. The silk shoulder sashes mean it can be worn with straps, or as a strapless or one-shoulder gown. It’s shown here in ivory, but is also available in other colourways. £255; seraphine.com  

2. Short and chic

Tiffany Rose Sienna is a chic short maternity gown

With a flattering boat neckline and on-trend three-quarter sleeve, Sienna is made of a fully lined soft Ponte Roma jersey for a flattering drape and fit. This would be perfect in combination with a cashmere wrap or short coat. £119; tiffanyrose.com

3. Jewel trim

Séraphine Delilah has jewel detailing

In a subtle mist grey, this Séraphine Delilah gown is made of chiffon and features hand-beaded embellishment at shoulders and bodice. £255; seraphine.com

4. Lace finery

Tiffany Rose Eden is in stretch lace

Eden is a full-length gown in stretch floral lace and features a flattering crossover neckline with lace scalloping and cap sleeves. A detachable sash comes with the dress and other colourways available in this style include blush. £269; tiffanyrose.com

5. Vintage elegance

Madeline from Séraphine is made of stretch lace with cutout back

The perfect little white maternity dress for a summer celebration, Madeline has a 1960s vibe with its neat cut and cocktail length. Made of stretch lace, and with transparent lace sleeves and cutout back, it features a detachable sash. £169; seraphine.com

6. Hollywood glamour

Verona has elbow-length sleeves and a flowing cut

As worn by Hollywood’s Julia Stiles on her wedding day, this romantic Verona gown from Tiffany Rose has elbow-length sleeves, eyelash lace overlay and a flowing cut. £199;  tiffanyrose.com

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