Posted: Jul 30, 2013 9:00 AM
 
When you're pregnant, keeping cool during hot summer months doesn't mean you have to give up your sense of chic. Give these summer 2013 pregnancy fashions a try — from high-low maxi maternity dresses to lacy pregnancy tops, they will let you bypass your grandma's maternity clothes and look hot.

High-low hem dress

PRICE: $28
Liz Lange (for Target Maternity) High/Low Hem Colorblock Knit Dress

Sheer button blouse

PRICE: $30
Maternity Lace-Yoke Chiffon Blouse from Old Navy

High-low hemlines are hot, hot, hot in the fashion world, and just because you're sporting a bump doesn't mean you have to miss out on this popular summer dress phase. Maternity dresses that don a hemline higher in the front than in the back will keep you fashion forward while you're waiting for your pea in the pod to make her grand entrance into the world.

TRY^Liz Lange for Target Maternity High/Low Hem Colorblock Knit Dress

With the perfect combo of cool and covered up, sheer button-down blouses are hot on the summer maternity runway. Pair it with your favorite maternity tank and floral cropped leggings for a look that's as comfortable as it is cute!

TRY^Maternity Lace-Yoke Chiffon Blouse from Old Navy

Cropped pants

PRICE: $15
MAMA 3/4-Length Pants from H&M

Maternity maxi dress

PRICE: $75
Printed Strappy Maxi Dress from Gap

In case you haven't heard, your favorite retailer, H&M, is now carrying maternity fashions at the same affordable prices as its usual line! Be sure to swing in for a pair of three-quarter-length pants made of jersey knit to keep you from sweating your bump off.

TRY^MAMA 3/4-Length Pants from H&M

Keeping comfortable without looking sloppy is effortless when you snatch up pregnancy fashions that are loose yet trendy, like maternity maxi dresses. The best part about a maxi dress is that you can wear it through your entire pregnancy — and beyond!

TRY^Printed Strappy Maxi Dress from Gap

Maternity maxi skirt

PRICE: $48
Chevron Maternity Maxi Skirt by Pink Blush Maternity

Maternity bathing suit

PRICE: $175
L*Space/Maio Halter Maternity One-Piece Swimsuit from A Pea in the Pod

Whether you're wearing them under or over your belly, maxi-skirt pregnancy fashions can be an expectant mom's best friend. Comfy yet cute, this fold-over summer maternity skirt will go the distance during the hottest months of your pregnancy.

TRY^Chevron Maternity Maxi Skirt by Pink Blush Maternity

It's not summer without a maternity bathing suit that shows off all of your best assets! Be sure to include a swimsuit with a deep-plunge top in your summer maternity clothes lineup — chances are you'll be dying to take a dip once the mercury starts rising!

TRY^L*Space/Maio Halter Maternity One-Piece Swimsuit from A Pea in the Pod

Body-conscious dress

PRICE: $42
ASOS Maternity Midi Bodycon Dress in Spot Floral

Lace tops

PRICE: $35
Sleeveless Empire-Waist Maternity Blouse from Motherhood Maternity

Show off all of your pregnancy curves with confidence when you slip into a body-contouring dress in this season's favorite pattern: floral! Pair it with a cropped denim jacket and some loose-fitting jewelry to balance out this sexy ensemble.

TRY^ASOS Maternity Midi Bodycon Dress in Spot Floral

Sexy-yet-shy lace tops should be in every mama-to-be's closet, especially during the summer. This look can be taken from day to night in a snap when an open cardigan is swapped for a cute clutch.

TRY^Sleeveless Empire-Waist Maternity Blouse from Motherhood Maternity

Share with us!^ What are you dressing your bump in this summer? Leave us a comment below!

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