Top 5 Tips: How to Pick the Right Maternity Dress for Your Photo Shoot

Choosing the perfect maternity dress for your photo shoot doesn't have to be a daunting task. With the right guidance and a selection of flattering dresses from Yewen Dress, you can find a gown that not only complements your glowing figure but also fits the aesthetic of your shoot. Here, we explore various styles and considerations to help you select the best dress, featuring exclusive pieces from Yewen Dress. 

Understanding Maternity Dress Styles 

Empire Waist Dresses 

The empire-style waist is one of the popular picks for maternity photo shoots. This fashion trend's maternity wear incorporates a raised waistline that sits just above the breast and delicately falls around the belly, highlighting the baby bump and providing comfort. 

  • Pros: Highlights the bump without constriction; offers comfort and elegance. 
  • Cons: It might seem too traditional for some modern tastes. 

Shop the Look: Check out our Empire Waist Maternity Dress Collection for elegant options. 

Bohemian Dresses 

Bohemian dresses are a necessity because they offer the relaxed and sophisticated exhilaration that they offer. These dresses can mostly be found in soft and flowing materials that can possibly be decorated with lace, crochet, or floral patterns. 

  • Pros: Perfect for outdoor shoots; versatile for various themes. 
  • Cons: It may overwhelm petite frames if they are too voluminous. 

Shop the Look: Explore our Bohemian Maternity Dresses that blend comfort with chic boho styles. 

Selecting the Right Fabric and Color 

Fabric Choices 

Making the right choice of a fabric is as much important as comfortable and beautiful appearance. From chiffon, lace and even soft jersey fabrics these choices can profoundly affect the look of the shoot and how the dress feels while the pictures are being taken. 

  • Table 1: Fabric Properties 



Best For 


Light, airy, elegant 

Outdoor and summer shoots 


Delicate, textured, romantic 

Vintage and romantic settings 


Stretchy, soft, comfortable 

Any season, versatile settings 

Color Palette 

Color selection matters a lot in terms of skin tone and environmental conditions, which are two very significant factors that may eventually boost the quality of your photos. 

List of Recommended Colors: 

  • Pastels (soft pink, baby blue) for a gentle look 
  • Deep hues (navy, burgundy) for dramatic effects 
  • Neutral tones (white, beige) for timeless elegance 

Where to Shop: Yewen Dress Collections 

Featured Collection: Lace Maternity Gowns 

Lace maternity gowns—with their timeless beauty and elegance—are just the right way to convey the special meaning of this memorable occasion. Discover the Lace Maternity Gowns Collection, which features dresses that combine elegance and comfort for future mothers-to-be. 

Featured Collection: Floral Maternity Dresses 

If you like bold and joyful patterns, we have a Maternity Dress Collection with floral images of various colors. These looks will perfectly combine with spring and summer sceneries. 

How to Accessorize Your Maternity Dress 

Choosing the Right Accessories 

Accessories can either make or break your photoshoot look. Opt for subtle pieces that enhance rather than detract from your dress and figure. 

List of Accessories: 

  • Delicate jewelry (thin necklaces, simple bracelets) 
  • Flower crowns for a natural, earthy look 
  • Elegant shawls or scarves for a bit of warmth and style 

Shoes and Footwear 

Comfort should be your priority, especially if you'll be standing for a for a long . Consider stylish flats or barefoot sandals for an effortless and chic appearance. 

Planning Your Photo Shoot: Location, Timing, and Themes 

Choosing the Right Location 

Your shoot location can dictate the dress style and color you choose. Whether it’s an exotic garden, a city skyline, or indoors, your dress should harmonize with the background. 

Best Time for Maternity Shoots 

The golden hour—just after sunrise or before sunset—provides beautiful, soft lighting that can make your maternity shoot truly magical. 

Photo Shoot Themes 

Think about the theme of your shoot, as it will guide many of your decisions regarding the dress and accessories. 

  • Table 2: Popular Photo Shoot Themes 



Ideal Dress Style 


Casual, serene, natural 

Bohemian, flowing dresses 


Edgy, modern, sophisticated 

Structured, bold-colored gowns 


Earthy, simple, organic 

Lace, neutral-toned dresses 

Final Thoughts and Tips 

Choosing the right maternity dress involves considering your personal style, the shoot setting, and what feels most comfortable to you. By browsing the curated collections at Yewen Dress, you can easily find a gown that meets your needs and enhances your maternity glow. 


  • Fit and comfort are as important as style. Ensure the dress accommodates your growing bump throughout the shoot. 
  • Consider the longevity of the style. Choose a dress that you feel timeless in, as these photos will be cherished for years to come. 

Explore our Complete Maternity Dress Collection to find the perfect gown for your unforgettable maternity photo shoot. 

Are you wondering where to begin your search for the perfect bump-friendly dress? How about checking out my favorite places to find maternity dresses tailored to comfort and style? For more tips on what to wear and plenty of inspiration, check out (and follow) my Instagram profile, @yewendress. 

Keep planning for your maternity session with more helpful tips from our blog. If you have any questions or need personalized advice, please email us at or on WhatsApp at +12817453752. We are here to help make your maternity photo shoot as beautiful and memorable as possible!