When you're pregnant, finding clothes that not only fit but also flatter your body can be a daunting task. However, investing in dresses that are designed to accommodate a growing bump is always a smart move. But what about when you give birth? Will these dresses still be wearable or will they end up at the back of your closet? The good news is that there are plenty of dresses out there that can be worn both during maternity and beyond. In this blog post, we'll introduce you to the top 13 most popular dresses in our collection that will take you through pregnancy, postpartum and beyond. And the best part? You don't even have to buy them - our dress hire service has got you covered!
Let's talk about our Ultimate Maternity-to-Beyond Gown that's designed to accompany you through every stage of motherhood. Made from lightweight and breathable linen gauze, the elasticated waistline and elasticated shoulder ensure a flexible and flattering fit for all ladies.
As the name suggests, the real magic happens with the buttons! From top to bottom at the front, this gown features a row of buttons that can be easily opened up to showcase your growing bump.
This gown isn't just bump-friendly; it's also breastfeeding-friendly. It's not only perfect for maternity and newborn photoshoots but also flatters a mama's postpartum body beautifully, embracing your changing shape.
What's even better is that this gown is suitable for all shapes and sizes. Just take a look at how it has been used for an elopement photoshoot.
Dreamy maternity shoot captured by Renee Gosper Photographer at Magnolia House.
Gorgeous Skye at her elopement shoot captured by Vanessa Shambrook Photography.
Whether you're rocking that baby bump or settling into postpartum life, the Be Love gown has got your back (literally!). With the back tie and elasticated waistline at the back, you can easily customise the fit to your liking.
Not only is this dress a perfect choice for maternity and beyond, but it also is wedding-worthy.
The intricate lace design is what sets this gown apart and adds that extra touch of elegance. We've had a few clients who rented this gown for their wedding ceremonies.
Available for hire in One-Size-Fits-Most, in colour Nude Ivory.
Our gorgeous mama captured by Tiny Sparrow Photography.
Our gorgeous bride Jemma at their beautiful intimate homestead style wedding captured by Jody Louise Photography.
The elasticated shoulders and waist are game-changers, making this gown bump-friendly and an absolute confidence booster for pregnant ladies. It's all about embracing your ever-changing body and feeling stunning throughout your maternity journey.
But that's not all—this gown is perfect for capturing those precious newborn moments too. With its breastfeeding-friendly design, you can easily nurse your little bubs for an intimate breastfeeding session.
And here's the cherry on top—this gown is size-inclusive, celebrating the beauty of our curvy ladies. We believe that every body is beautiful, and this gown is designed to flatter and embrace all shapes and sizes.
The side split on the skirt adds a flirty touch that's perfect for elopement shoots, weddings, and self-love photoshoots. It's a little detail that adds a touch of playfulness and showcases your unique style.
Available for hire in One-Size-Fits-Most in Beige colour.
Our gorgeous Emma at her maternity shoot captured by Jayde Creative Co.
Our lovely Nicole with her cute little bubba captured by Jess Newell Photography.
Our motherhood mini session with Carolina Morgan Photography at a beautiful coastal home.
Now, let's talk about the incredible versatility of this three-piece gown. You have two different crop tops and a floor-length skirt at your disposal, giving you endless possibilities to create the perfect look for any occasion. Mix and match the pieces to suit your personal style and mood.
The first crop top is an off-the-shoulder design. With its elasticated bust line and waistline, it accommodates the changes your body goes through during pregnancy. And to add a touch of charm, there's a drawstring tie above the bust, allowing you to customize the fit even more.
The second crop top steals the show with its captivating V-neckline design. It also features an elasticated bust line and waistline, ensuring a snug and flattering fit. The attached strings provide further adjustability, allowing you to fine-tune the fit around the bust area to your liking.
Now, let's talk about the skirt piece—the true star of the ensemble. It's a wrap-style design with attached strings for easy adjustment, you have the power to create the perfect fit for your waistline. And here's the best part—part of the waistline is elasticated, providing ultimate comfort and flexibility for your ever-changing body.
But that's not all that makes this gown a winner. It's also perfect for capturing those precious newborn moments. With its breastfeeding-friendly design, you can nurse your little one with ease while looking effortlessly chic. It's all about embracing motherhood while feeling confident and beautiful in your postpartum body.
Get ready to be utterly bewitched by the enchanting 'Bewitched By Boho' Gown—a masterpiece handcrafted with vintage lace. This dress is not only perfect for your maternity journey but also a stunning choice for non-maternity occasions.
First things first—vintage lace. The elegant details make it perfect for weddings, elopement sessions and any boho-themed photo shoots! The tassel sleeves add a playful touch, and make you feel like a free-spirited goddess.
The adjustable back tie and elasticated waistline makes it super bump-friendly and breastfeeding-friendly. Plus it is size inclusive too, fits all the way up to Aus 20.
Imagine walking barefoot on a sandy beach, the sun setting behind you, and the soft lace of the 'Bewitched By Boho' Gown gently swaying with each step. This gown captures the essence of boho style, creating a breathtaking and unforgettable moment in your life.
Gorgeous maternity session by Emma Eyre Photography.
A magical styled shoot put together by Tiffany Alexandria Photography.
This versatile gown is made of luxurious linen gauze, and its incredible features are designed to adapt and flatter your changing body throughout your motherhood journey.
The elasticated waistline ensures a comfortable and flattering fit around your growing baby bump during pregnancy. It's the perfect way to embrace your beautiful curves while feeling supported and at ease. And let's not forget about the charming buttons that adorn the front of the gown. From top to bottom, they allow you to open up the gown and proudly showcase your beautiful baby bump.
The Reclamation 'Dreams Like These' Gown is more than just a maternity dress—it's a versatile piece that adapts to your changing body and beyond. Whether for your maternity shoot, newborn or family photoshoot, or a vow renewal ceremony (see below).
Available for hire in One-Size-Fits-Most, fits Aus 6-18.
Lovely Amanda and her husband Donovan at their vow renewal ceremony captured by Maddelyn Grace Photography.
Our beautiful mama at her maternity shoot captured by Last Light Images.
With it's bump-friendly fit, this empire waist maxi dress is designed to sit comfortably above your baby bump, creating a flattering silhouette that showcases your growing belly. The loose, flowing fabric allows for easy movement, making it a breeze to strike some stunning poses without feeling restricted.
With a high waistline that cinches just below the bust, it creates a visually elongated torso. This not only flatters your figure but also gives a slimming effect. It is the ideal gown for your family photoshoot or for attending a wedding as a wedding guest as well.
Here are our ladies in different stages of their lives from pregnancy to beyond, captured by the amazing Kelsey of Olive Lane Photography.
The generous, soft fabric of this gown beautifully drape over your baby bump, accentuating your curves and creating a soft, feminine silhouette.
Perfect for non-maternity too, with it's elasticated neckline, you can wear it over or off-the-shoulder, to highlight your collarbones and neck, creating a visually appealing frame for your face. To accentuate your figure, the dress also comes with a matching removable waist tie. This gives you the option to cinch in the waist and create a more defined silhouette, or wear it loose and flowy for a relaxed and effortless vibe.
It's a One-Size-Fits-Most gown, available for hire in 4 colours, Cinnamon, Sage, Toasted Peach and White.
Our gorgeous mama at her maternity shoot captured by Hazel Louise Photography.
Gorgeous Skye at her elopement shoot captured by Vanessa Shambrook Photography.
Made of linen gauze, this gown set is not only comfortable but also stylish. The fabric is breathable, making it perfect for outdoor photoshoots. The top piece features an elasticated bustline and waistline, providing ample support for the growing bump and mama's ever changing postpartum body. It's also adjustable, so you can customize the fit as per your preferences.
The skirt piece has an elasticated waistline, which ensures a comfortable fit throughout the photoshoot. Either place it above the bump for a conservative look or place it below the belly to reveal your pregnant curves. It also has two side slits, adding a flirty touch to the outfit. The slits not only make it easy to move around but also provide an opportunity to showcase your beautiful legs.
It's a One-Size-Fits-Most gown, making sure it's a dress for everyone!
Our stunning mama-to-be is taking our breath away captured by Hannah of Tallow and Co.
This piece is seriously next-level when it comes to photoshoots. It's got all the drama- tons of fabric and ruffles, and a beautiful train that's just cherry on top. It's a real showstopper that'll make you feel like a million dollars.
The delicate and airy nature of tulle fabric creates a soft and dreamy look, allows for a graceful flow of the fabric and accentuating your baby bump. This style of robe enables you to create both intimate and captivating shots, highlighting the beauty of your pregnancy and capturing the essence of this magical time in your life.
The open front and waistband tie offer flexibility, giving you the chance to display your growing belly or even use the waistband tie for non-maternity sessions such as motherhood, breastfeeding, boudoir even during your wedding preparations!
A One-Size-Fits-Most robe for everyone, fits Aus 8-18.
Gorgeous Lilly at 34 weeks captured by Amber of Saige Photography.
A beautiful motherhood session of gorgeous mama Kelsey captured by Jess of Wild Love Phototgraphy.
This two-piece set, featuring a textured top and a ruffled maxi skirt, is a versatile and stunning choice for both boho-themed maternity and non-maternity photoshoots.
For maternity photoshoots, this dress is a dream come true. Its elastic neckline and waistline gently hug your growing baby bump, providing comfort and accentuating your beautiful pregnancy curves. The ruffled maxi skirt adds an enchanting touch, draping over your belly. Whether you choose to pull up the skirt to cover the belly for a subtle look or pull it down to expose and celebrate your beautiful bump in all its glory.
While perfect for maternity photoshoots, the Wild Heart transcends pregnancy and suits non-maternity shoots just as well. With its elastic neckline and waistline, it effortlessly embraces and flatters various body shapes and sizes, making it an ideal choice too for newborn, breastfeeding, and motherhood sessions.
Available for hire in One-Size-Fits-Most, fits XS to Large, Aus 6-14.
Our lovely mama in a dreamy maternity session captured by Hannah of Tallow and Co.
A lovely motherhood session behind Kaity Lara's lens.
Its empire gown style is specifically designed to accentuate your baby bump, making it the perfect choice for maternity photoshoots. The adjustable waistline and back-tie ensure a comfortable and bump-friendly fit, accommodating the ever-changing curves of every pregnant ladies.
With its intricate lace design and full lining, this gown is not only stunning for maternity sessions but also ideal for family, newborn, motherhood, elopement sessions, and even weddings!
Available for hire in 2 sizes, XS-XL and M-XXL, making it size inclusive too, perfect for your gorgeous curvy ladies!
A lovely mother-daughter motherhood session captured by Brooke Patrice Photography.
Our lovely mama plus-size mama Kereru captured by Karen Sadek Photography.
Are we saving the best for last? Here's the stunning Wonderment and Awe gown in a beautiful beige colour with a touch of pink. This soft pleated chiffon gown is simply breathtaking, with a delicate shimmer that adds a touch of magic. Its deep V-neckline and V-backline create an alluring and elegant look, perfect for capturing those special moments. The best part? This gown is incredibly versatile, having been rented by our clients for weddings, newborn sessions, family shoots, and motherhood session.
One of the standout features of this gown is its adjustable drawstring waistline. We know how important it is for our expecting mamas to feel comfortable and supported, which is why this gown is bump-friendly and fully adjustable. The drawstring allows you to create the perfect fit, accommodating the ever-changing curves of your beautiful pregnant body. And for added convenience, there's a back strap for easy adjustments, ensuring a seamless and flattering look.
The Wonderment and Awe gown is available for hire in One-Size-Fits-Most, ranging from Aus 6 to 16.
Breathtaking self-love and maternity shoot beautifully captured by Rosie of Willow and Rose Photography.
Mama Rentals offers a solution to the ever-changing needs of women's wardrobe. Our gowns are designed to accommodate women during pregnancy and beyond, making it a cost-effective and sustainable option for all occasions.
We understand that every woman wants to feel beautiful and confident during all stages of motherhood, and we are here to make that happen with our wide range of styles and sizes. Renting also helps reduce the environmental impact caused by fast fashion, making it a more sustainable choice as well.
Browse through our collection today and step out feeling beautiful in our gowns.