Six stylish maternity dresses for summer

July 8, 2015

This time last year I was 27 weeks pregnant and struggling to cope in the heat – it was making me very prickly – so I can’t imagine how everyone’s who’s expecting this summer is feeling. If you’re in serious need of a summer maternity dresses to help you cool down, here’s my pick of the best dresses from Jojo Maman Bebe:

Stylish summer maternity dresses

On-trend dungaree dress £29 / Stripes £29…and spots £39 / summer maxi £25 / the classic LBD £25 /  floral tea dress £19.

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Thanks to Jojo Maman Bebe for working with us on this post. Want to read more? Here’s all my pregnancy posts, things no-one ever tells you about being pregnant, and the first six months of motherhood.

191 Comments

  • Annie

    July 8, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Ooh – competition time! I am not at 27 weeks, but rapidly approaching what feels like a large 21 weeks with a limited wardrobe to cope! I love the stripey dress you picked out, which looks lovely and summery even if the weather has taken a bit of a dip. Fingers crossed! x

  • karen cowley

    July 8, 2015 at 4:01 pm

  • iain maciver

    July 8, 2015 at 4:24 pm

    number 3 in pictures

  • Bryony

    July 8, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    Man do I not miss pregnant summers! Maternity fashion seems to of come on leaps and bounds in the past few years x

  • susan younger

    July 8, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    The spot dress is my favourite. Looks very classy but comfortable

  • Rhiannon Hodge

    July 8, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    Love the dungaree dress

  • Tracy Nixon

    July 8, 2015 at 6:45 pm

    I love the Breton Stripe Maternity Mini Dress as it looks modern and not like a maternity dress x

  • Natalie Russell

    July 8, 2015 at 7:25 pm

    Dress number 4, light and breezy and long so you don’t need to worry about tights…or shaving your legs, lol!

  • Judith Luscombe

    July 8, 2015 at 7:40 pm

    I love this dress
    it is so flattering and a gorgeous design

  • winnie

    July 8, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    the On-trend dungaree dress! so cute

  • Jim Kerr

    July 8, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    This would be a suprise for my pregnant daughter, she’ll chose 1 2 or 3 I’d guess.

  • Susan Lloyd

    July 8, 2015 at 8:42 pm

    No 4 is gorgeous x

  • laura redburn

    July 8, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    perhaps fritha should get in on this 😛 all of these dresses are lovely!

  • Adele @ Circus Queen

    July 8, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    I love number 6! One regret I have is not making more of an effort with my wardrobe in either pregnancy. I ended up feeling quite frumpy both times. Second time around I was in Laurence’s jeans!!!

  • Shirley Evans

    July 8, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    love number 3

  • Martina Pichova

    July 8, 2015 at 9:45 pm

    Hard to chose – but I just love the tile print one!

  • Kirsty Fox

    July 8, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    I love the Blue Rose Print Maternity Skater Dress

  • Alice

    July 8, 2015 at 10:07 pm

    Spots… stripes… florals… excellent picks Mrs C! xx

  • cat culmer

    July 8, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    I love the floral tea dress

  • PAULINE HILL

    July 9, 2015 at 5:57 am

    No 5 looks classy

  • caroline walliss

    July 9, 2015 at 6:24 am

    No 2 is my favourite.x

  • Kelly glen

    July 9, 2015 at 6:24 am

    The spotty dress looks ideal for the summer.

  • claire

    July 9, 2015 at 7:30 am

    I love the navy stripes.

  • Lisa Evans

    July 9, 2015 at 7:36 am

    I like the stripey dress!

  • michelle noack

    July 9, 2015 at 7:54 am

    i would love this!

  • Nicki Evans

    July 9, 2015 at 8:33 am

    The navy and white stripy one.

  • claire blaney

    July 9, 2015 at 8:47 am

    I would buy the Breton Stripe Maternity Mini Dresses

  • Nichole Frerichs

    July 9, 2015 at 8:59 am

    I would buy the Navy Batik Maternity & Nursing Maxi Dress. It looks casual and comfortable and can also be worn after baby arrives!

  • Ashleigh Allan

    July 9, 2015 at 9:09 am

    I like the black maternity shift dress!

  • Lyndsey

    July 9, 2015 at 9:13 am

    5

  • Emily Hutchinson

    July 9, 2015 at 9:21 am

    I love the floral tea dress

  • Katie Aspden

    July 9, 2015 at 9:24 am

    I love the 2nd dress, the polka dot one 🙂

  • Ruth Harwood

    July 9, 2015 at 9:47 am

    Loving no. 6 xx

  • jodie crossley

    July 9, 2015 at 9:50 am

    love the stripey dress

  • EMMA WALTERS

    July 9, 2015 at 9:59 am

    i would pick number 3, great for summer & into autumn 🙂

  • Hekna

    July 9, 2015 at 10:26 am

    I like the Printed Tie Front Maternity & Nursing Dresses

  • Liam Bishop

    July 9, 2015 at 10:37 am

    My wife would love the stripes one!

  • Isabell Whitenstall

    July 9, 2015 at 11:10 am

    My niece would suit the No. 6 dress.

  • stacy sorrell

    July 9, 2015 at 11:40 am

    I like my dresses quite casual, i love the Breton Gathered Maternity Dress x

  • Caroline H

    July 9, 2015 at 11:45 am

  • aaron broad

    July 9, 2015 at 11:47 am

    I like the number 2 dress, dotty ftw

  • Rhi P

    July 9, 2015 at 11:57 am

    The floral tea dress… just right for this weather with a cute vintage vibe!

  • Leanne moore

    July 9, 2015 at 11:59 am

    Number 3 live the style

  • Tammy Tudor

    July 9, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    The wonderful number 2 dress 🙂

  • Tracy

    July 9, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    I love the Black Floral Maternity Skater Dress

  • Sarah

    July 9, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Number 1, amazing dungaree dress 🙂

  • Denise Seddon

    July 9, 2015 at 3:29 pm

    Love all of the them but my favourite is number 6 very summery.

  • Isabel O’Brien

    July 9, 2015 at 4:42 pm

    I think I would buy the navy spot skater dress!

  • Lynsey Buchanan

    July 9, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    The floral tea dress

  • Jess @ Along Came Cherry

    July 9, 2015 at 5:57 pm

    I love number 6 . I spent the day with someone who is heavily pregnant the other day, I felt so sorry for her! x

  • Lisa Cotton

    July 9, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    I love number 2 in the pictures x

  • gemma clark

    July 9, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    I am 26 weeks pregnant and have my 30th birthday coming up next month so the blue rose print skater dress would be lovely!!

  • Natalie Crossan

    July 9, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    I like the spot dress 🙂

  • Jessica Powell

    July 9, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    I love that floral tea dress!

  • Kathryn (@KatGotTheCream)

    July 9, 2015 at 9:11 pm

    Love Jo Jo Maman bebe. I lived in their maternity jeans a couple of lovely dresses when I was pregnant. I think I’d try the denim dungaree dress these days (with leggings)!!

  • Corinne Henson

    July 9, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    Number three

  • Angela McDonald

    July 9, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    I Love the On Trend Dungaree Dress! It looks super comfy!

  • Stephanie Tsang

    July 9, 2015 at 10:56 pm

    I love the spotty dress.

  • Ayse

    July 9, 2015 at 11:21 pm

    These are such lovely outfits!!! I would wear then not pregnant too lol x

  • Lorraine Tinsley

    July 10, 2015 at 10:06 am

  • Rachel Butterworth

    July 10, 2015 at 10:20 am

    The Floral Tea Dress is perfect for holidays.

  • laura stewart

    July 10, 2015 at 11:13 am

    i like number 6 xx

  • kayleigh Bates

    July 10, 2015 at 1:53 pm

    The dungarees dress x

  • Josh

    July 10, 2015 at 5:26 pm

    I think my wife would look beautiful with her bump in dress 5

  • Clare H

    July 10, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    I LOVE THE FLORAL TEA DRESS

  • claire woods

    July 10, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Navy Spot Maternity Dress

  • Anna Ingram

    July 10, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    No. 6

  • Jess Howliston

    July 10, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    I would choose the printed wrap front maternity and nursing dress.

  • leigh boyle

    July 10, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    the navy and white striped one =) x

  • Amanda A

    July 10, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    My fave is the floral tea dress – so pretty!

  • Stephanie Boulton

    July 10, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    The Red Printed Tie Front Dress

  • gemma brown

    July 11, 2015 at 8:02 pm

    Blue Rose Print Maternity Skater Dress

  • Rachael G

    July 11, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    I love number 4, the Summer Maxi

  • Sarah Wyatt

    July 11, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    I love the summer maxi – number 4 on the list. I’m tall so I find the longer dresses more flattering.

  • Kristina Trick

    July 12, 2015 at 11:04 am

    I love the Spot Maternity & Nursing Wrap Dress

  • Laura Asplin

    July 12, 2015 at 12:57 pm

    I would buy the Patterned Maternity & Nursing Dress and I would still have a bit of change to buy something else!

  • Gina M

    July 12, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    I’d pick number 3 although I do love numer 6 too!

  • Mummy Fever

    July 12, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    I love the denim one 🙂

  • kayleigh white

    July 12, 2015 at 11:17 pm

    Breton stripe is lovely!

  • Lori

    July 12, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    OOh I love the cutesy floral dress, perfect for summer. x

  • Sue McCarthy

    July 13, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Maternity & Nursing Wrap Dress in Grape

  • katie skeoch

    July 14, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    I do like the floral tea dress!

  • Lynsey Ward

    July 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    I love the dungaree dress… always wanted one 😉

  • samantha scivier

    July 16, 2015 at 8:30 pm

    6. Summery and beautiful

  • Sharon Mclauchlan

    July 16, 2015 at 9:47 pm

  • Natalie D

    July 16, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    the floral tea dress

  • Janice Mackin

    July 16, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    I would get the spotty dress.

  • MichelleD

    July 17, 2015 at 11:24 am

    The stripey dress!

  • Lisa

    July 17, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    The floral tea dress. I’ve a wedding in September and I’m already worrying about what to wear. I should be 19 weeks by then but I get big (really big) quickly.

  • Kirsti

    July 18, 2015 at 12:18 am

    I would choose dress 3, the stripes are bang on trend and classical, the navy and white is also a classic look and I am a classic gal.

  • Lauren

    July 18, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Navy Spot Maternity Dress

  • Gemma Blaney

    July 18, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    I love the blue rose print maternity skater dress, so I’d definitely be getting that 🙂

  • kelly holden

    July 18, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    The light blue one with pink flowers

  • Mari

    July 19, 2015 at 9:08 am

    I’m 27 weeks and on the hunt for a lovely maxi dress just like this one!

  • Jenni – Odd Socks and Lollipops

    July 19, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    I love the cowl neck maternity dress in purple =)

  • Isabelle Smith

    July 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    wow number 6

  • Carolin

    July 19, 2015 at 7:38 pm

    I’m not pregnant at the moment, but I love the look of the Breton Gathered Dress – a real classic x

  • tracey grevatt

    July 19, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Love number 3

  • Jayne K

    July 20, 2015 at 1:57 am

    Not a dress. A pair of smart work trousers for my daughter

  • Caroline Cordery

    July 20, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    def number 6, while pegging out the washing

  • kristin burdsall

    July 20, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    I would normally go for a classic stripe but not while pregnant. Number 6 looks good for the summer 🙂

  • Bobbie minthull

    July 20, 2015 at 9:30 pm

    I like the long summer one

  • BECCI CLEARY

    July 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    The Navy Spot Maternity Skater Dress would be perfect for my 6 mnth (although I look over 9mnths) BabaBumpNo3 🙂

  • katrina walsh

    July 20, 2015 at 11:42 pm

    Navy Spot Maternity Skater Dress is perfect as im going thru a pola dot craze at the moment!

  • Rachel C

    July 21, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    Love the denim dungarees one

  • Julie Ward

    July 21, 2015 at 9:37 pm

    Black floral skater dress, but it would be for daughter in law

  • Matthew N

    July 21, 2015 at 11:02 pm

    spots

  • jen jackson

    July 22, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    I love number 6

  • Nora Saab

    July 22, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    I love no. 4

  • Diana

    July 23, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    Midnight Blue Beaded Maternity Dress

  • Lisa Jones

    July 23, 2015 at 11:28 pm

    The Navy Striped Dress is lovely x

  • Amy Beckett

    July 24, 2015 at 11:10 am

    Love the Spot Maternity & Nursing Wrap Dress

  • Abby Parish

    July 24, 2015 at 6:16 pm

    The polka dot dress!

  • Jo W

    July 24, 2015 at 6:20 pm

    I’d get the navy stripe dress

  • Chrissie Curtis

    July 24, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    I really like the Fan Print Maternity Tunic Dress

  • Jade Vine

    July 24, 2015 at 7:43 pm

    number 6

  • Clare W

    July 24, 2015 at 7:53 pm

    Number 3, I’m a sucker for stripes

  • Robyn Logan Clarke

    July 24, 2015 at 9:35 pm

    I love the dungaree dress.

  • Jane Middleton

    July 24, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    Floral Tube Maternity Dress

  • donna l jones

    July 24, 2015 at 10:55 pm

    Blue Rose Print Maternity Skater Dress

  • Katy Malkin

    July 24, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    The floral tunic is really nice 🙂

  • Rhian Cox

    July 25, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    No 2 i would like x

  • Doreen Mccarthy

    July 25, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    The Dungaree dress is lovely

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  • janine atkin

    July 25, 2015 at 4:11 pm

    id love number 1

  • katherine grieve

    July 25, 2015 at 7:23 pm

  • Vera Bahounkova

    July 25, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    Breton Stripe Knitted Maternity Dress

  • Cath Joyce

    July 25, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    The spotty dress is my favourite

  • emma Gough

    July 25, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    I really like dress number 6 🙂

  • Rich Tyler

    July 25, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    The Spotty Dress! 🙂

  • Jennifer I

    July 25, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    I love number 3!!!

  • Helen Craigs

    July 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm

    The spotty dress is really pretty so if I only had to pick one, it would be this one 🙂

  • Leanne Bell

    July 26, 2015 at 12:39 am

    I love the Midnight Blue Beaded Maternity Dress 🙂 x

  • Rebecca Phillips

    July 26, 2015 at 1:51 am

    i love the floral skater one!

  • emma kinsey

    July 26, 2015 at 8:12 am

    number 5 in pictures

  • Kelly Ellen Hirst

    July 26, 2015 at 9:32 am

    I really love them all but the floral tea dress wins

  • Kelly Summerfield

    July 26, 2015 at 9:48 am

    Number 6 , its beautiful! x

  • Sheila Hodgson

    July 26, 2015 at 10:19 am

    I think the black tailored maternity dress would be a very useful winter staple for smart occasions and could be accessorized with chunky necklaces and bright scarves for

  • Laura Pritchard

    July 26, 2015 at 10:47 am

    I’d buy the pink Summer Maxi, it’s so pretty!

  • Lindy Hine

    July 26, 2015 at 11:11 am

    I love the Floral Tea dress – lovely style and such a pretty print

  • Hazel Rush

    July 26, 2015 at 11:14 am

    I love dress number 5! Very versatile! I’m currently 27weeks with my 2nd!

  • kerry lethbridge

    July 26, 2015 at 11:50 am

    Number 4 is beautiful really timeless

  • Laura

    July 26, 2015 at 12:53 pm

    I love number 3 in the pictures above . I really like the french / navy look 🙂

  • Jamie Millard

    July 26, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    Sarah likes 6

  • Kim Styles

    July 26, 2015 at 1:43 pm

  • Ceri Kay

    July 26, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    I would buy the stripy No3 dress, I love the maternity dresses that also will double up for nursing later on. I am currently 25 weeks.

  • sarah

    July 26, 2015 at 2:59 pm

    number 6 or 1, but i cant find them on the site itself.

  • liz ferguson

    July 26, 2015 at 3:01 pm

    floraltea dress

  • Allan Fullarton

    July 26, 2015 at 3:30 pm

  • Donna

    July 26, 2015 at 3:33 pm

    The floral tea dress would be lovely for a summer wedding.

  • Minnie15

    July 26, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    I love the dungaree dress – so stylish! 🙂 x

  • Fiona K

    July 26, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    I like number 4

  • Rachel B

    July 26, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    I love the Dungaree Dress. It would be great into the autumn months too as you could wear it with thick tights and ankle boots.

  • Jenny Jones

    July 26, 2015 at 4:46 pm

    I love number 6 it is so pretty

  • simon hardy

    July 26, 2015 at 5:03 pm

    Navy Lace maternity shift dress

  • Sarah Collins

    July 26, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    I’d definitely go for the polkadot dress 🙂

  • Laura Vitty

    July 26, 2015 at 5:44 pm

    The dungaree dress is my favourite 🙂

  • Rebecca Powell

    July 26, 2015 at 6:08 pm

    I love the blue rose print maternity skater dress

  • Alisa Moore

    July 26, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    The LBD

  • DAWN ADAMS

    July 26, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    The Stripey One, very Nautical

  • Emma Fox

    July 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm

    I like the floral dress – it is very pretty

  • mrs sharron page

    July 26, 2015 at 7:26 pm

    I love the skater dress

  • Clare Hubbard

    July 26, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    I love dress no 2, absolutely adore polka dots 🙂

  • Kay

    July 26, 2015 at 8:41 pm

    I love the stripy dress!! It’s adorable! X

  • Purmala Shrestha

    July 26, 2015 at 8:49 pm

    I would buy number 5 . 🙂

  • Cerys John

    July 26, 2015 at 8:59 pm

    Classic LBD 🙂

  • Emma

    July 26, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    I would give the voucher to my pregnant friend.

  • olivia Kirby

    July 26, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    Number 6 is my style!

  • Caroline Signey

    July 26, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    I really like the cowl neck tunic dress

  • Katie

    July 26, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    I like the Floral Maternity Skater Dress 🙂

  • Keshia Esgate

    July 26, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    Navy Lace Maternity Shift Dress

  • Sarah B

    July 26, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Number 1’s fab!

  • Jaynealicia

    July 26, 2015 at 11:58 pm

    No 6 is really rather nice

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