Where to shop the chicest and most comfortable maternity wear for mamas-to-be.
During pregnancy, your body goes through an incredible transformation and finding clothes that fit your changing body shape, but still make you look and feel amazing can be a challenge. But just because we have to pack away our pre-baby clothes for now, it doesn’t mean that our personal style needs to compromise. We’ve put together a list of our go-to’s for maternity wear here in the city (and worldwide that deliver) so that all you mama’s-to-be out there can find something to show off that beautiful baby bump in whatever makes you feel your best. There’s also some non-maternity wear options that can be worn before, during and after baby is born as well.
Read more: Where To Buy Nursing Bras In Hong Kong
Maternity Wear In Hong Kong And Online Stores That Deliver
NOTHING FITS BUT is a premium lifestyle label from South Korea crafting relaxed and refined clothing for contemporary motherhood. If you’re looking for unique, dreamy designs in comfortable and cool fabrics like organic cottons, and luxurious linens, look no further! Free Express delivery on orders over $100, delivery between 4-7 business days.
This Australian brand focuses on bringing longevity to maternity and nursing wear, with a highly edited collection of ethically produced designs that are so stylish you’ll definitely want to rock them post bump. Free shipping for orders over $300 AUD, delivery between 2-10 business days.
A range of contemporary designer labels is available at Shopbop including luxurious but functional nursing lingerie by Cosabella, ultra-comfortable denim from Madewell, flattering leggings from SPANX and effortlessly chic styles from HATCH. Delivery is free for orders over $100 USD, delivery within 2-4 business days.
H&M is a high street favourite where you can find the basic essentials and staples in your standard neutrals, plus the latest trends in a selection of seasonal colours and prints. You can find a limited maternity range available at the Festival Walk store, but we recommend checking out its large maternity collection online to find the best selection. Shipping is $39.90, with delivery between 3-5 business days.
You’re not going to wear your maternity wear forever, so if you’re looking for a more sustainable (and cost-effective) option, RETYKLE could just be the answer! Stocking pre-loved, quality maternity wear with brands such as Ingrid & Isabelle, Made and Mothers En Vogue to name just a few. All items are checked and verified by the team to make sure they are good quality and genuine before they make their way onto the website. Sizes can be limited so we recommend ensuring you’ve filtered by size before getting too carried away with your shopping spree! Standard delivery costs HK$50, free for orders over HK$400, delivery between 2-5 business days.
If you prefer to try before you buy MotherCourt stocks a small selection of best-selling pieces in-store from quality maternity brands such as Seraphine and Isabella Oliver. You can find a small selection of essential styles like nursing tops, maternity leggings and wrap dresses.
The go-to for easy-to-wear everyday pieces, Marks and Spencer offers a very small maternity collection including leggings, jeans and nursing bras available at the Central store, or online, in stretchy fabrics for optimal comfort. Standard delivery for online orders costs $50, or free for orders over $500 between 7-9 working days.
Ever a reliable store for regular essentials, Uniqlo stocks a small selection of comfortable basics, such as leggings, jeans and underwear available online and in-store at Flagship Lee Gardens Store.
Singaporean brand Love, Bonito is all about clothes with the perfect fit, and you can tell that has not been forgotten with its maternity range. Whether you’re looking for something special for an event or some sophisticated workwear Love, Bonito has a selection of flattering options available in its small but stylish maternity collection. Order online with free shipping for orders over $350 and delivery between 4-8 business days.
Whether you’re looking for comfy denim, cosy loungewear or something more formal for the office next has you covered. The extensive next maternity collection includes a huge range of easy-to-wear styles available in sizes 8-22, and you’ll find other brands such as River Island, Bravado, Reebok and Adidas also available. Delivery is free for orders over HK$250.
Well-known maternity brand Seraphine is a one-stop-shop for everything from activewear and swimwear, to coats, evening wear and accessories. The brand has been a favourite for the likes of The Duchess of Cambridge and Gwen Stefani and with such a large range and even maternity styling tips available on the site, you can be sure to find something to suit all your needs.
Isabella Oliver is a London-based maternity brand looking to create maternity wear offering timeless, carefully crafted clothes to empower women on their motherhood journey. This brand focuses on using sustainable fabrics to create classic pieces that are worth the investment and can last during pregnancy and beyond. It also has a pre-loved selection. Shipping costs $15 USD and delivery is between 5-10 business days.
For a fresh take on maternity wear that follows the trends and doesn’t break the bank check out ASOS. With regular ASOS styles offered in maternity sizing, you can show off your bump and maintain your usual style. The ASOS Maternity collection includes everything from bump-flattering swimwear in fun prints to floaty smocks and cool athleisure, the collection comes in a wide range of sizes and prices. Free shipping on orders over HK$350 with delivery within 7 business days.
Online retailer Zalora’s maternity range includes a wide range of affordable high-street brands such as Dorothy Perkins and Mango, plus maternity-specific brands such as 9Months Maternity, Mama.licious and LC Waikiki. Free shipping on orders over $299, delivery between 3-14 days.
There’s no need to sacrifice style during pregnancy, especially with trendy designer brands such as J Brand, PAIGE and Isabelle & Ingrid available at Bloomingdales. From fit-like-a-glove denim to cute jumpsuits and casual maternity tops, the large Bloomingdales maternity selection offers something to suit all your needs and lifestyle. Free standard shipping on orders over $1,200 with delivery between 7-15 days.
A Pea In The Pod is a US-based store that offers a great mix of maternity lines from contemporary designers such as 7 For All Mankind, Monrow, and other big maternity names. It also has a good selection of nursing clothing as well. Offering competitive prices shown in local currency, international Economy Shipping to Hong Kong is free for orders over $1,050.00.
A Pea In The Pod, www.apeainthepod.com
Non-Maternity Wear Options
This local brand is best known for its handcrafted collection for babies and children, but they also have a small selection of light and airy cotton kaftans which could be perfect for the Hong Kong heat! Available online with deliveries between 1-3 business days.
Beam Bold is a fashion brand for colour lovers of all sizes. This sustainably conscious brand ensures all pieces are made to last using 100% natural fibres and designed with extra seam allowance so you can adjust each piece for long-term use. You can certainly make a statement in the floaty dress range which comes in a selection of vibrant colours (who says maternity style has to be dull!).
This Australian brand offers a stylish selection of bump-friendly dresses, with elasticated waists, flowy bodices and shirred details creating figure-flattering looks for mama’s to be. We would recommend checking out their Instagram page here, for regular inspiration of real mama’s wearing the collection.
Petal & Pup, www.petalandpup.com
Editor’s note: This article was originally published in September 2016 by Dervla Louli and updated in April 2021 by Elle Noble.