Rihanna at a Fenty Beauty event in Los Angeles, California, on February 11, 2022. She showed off her baby bump with a chain-style top at a Fenty Beauty event in 2022.
Her green, backless shirt, and purple ombré pants were designed by The Attico. Both pieces were see-through, and she paired them with a simple pair of sandals.
Kate Hudson walked the 2003 Venice Film Festival red carpet in a crop top that revealed her baby bump.
Kate Hudson at the Venice Film Festival on August 31, 2003. Her gray bralette was covered with a see-through halter that was decorated with silver sequins. Her gray skirt, which reached her knees, had the same effect. On top of the gray skirt was a sheer, bedazzled overlay that reached the floor.
In 2009, musician M.I.A. rocked a sheer minidress with polka-dot patches that covered her chest and stomach.
M.I.A. at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, on February 8, 2009. The rest of her outfit included white sneakers, an oversized necklace, and black sunglasses.
Kim Kardashian wore a formfitting, floral-print gown to the 2013 Met Gala.
Kim Kardashian attends the Met Gala in New York City on May 6, 2013. Her Givenchy look also had a high neckline, long gloved sleeves, and a thigh-high slit. She paired the outfit with heels of the same print. But not everyone was a fan of Kardashian’s daring maternity look. Instead, some turned her dress into a meme, which made the TV star cry, as she previously told Vogue.
Blake Lively looked glamorous in 2014 when she attended the Angel Ball wearing a pastel-yellow gown with a plunging neckline.
Blake Lively at the Angel Ball in New York on October 20, 2014. The formfitting dress also had long sleeves, a floor-length skirt, and a sparkling collar that wrapped around her neck.
Kardashian showed her maternity style once again in 2015 when she wore a see-through outfit made from lace.
Kim Kardashian at the LACMA 2015 Art+Film Gala on November 7, 2015. The two-piece Givenchy design included a black slip top with a low sweetheart neckline and matching pants lined with satin. On top, she wore a long black blazer that reached her ankles. To make the look even more daring, Kardashian added deep-red lipstick and a thick diamond choker.
Kerry Washington experimented with cutouts above her baby bump at the 2016 Emmy Awards.
Kerry Washington at the Emmys in Los Angeles, California, on September 18, 2016. Brandon Maxwell designed her black dress, which was strapless with two angled cutouts across the waist. The gown also featured a thin cape, which draped across Washington’s back down to the floor.
Beyoncé donned a dress with a deep, square neckline while pregnant at the Grammy Awards in 2017.
Beyoncé attends the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 12, 2017. Her long-sleeved dress, designed by Peter Dundas, was covered from top to bottom in red sequins. It also stood out thanks to its ruched cap sleeves and short skirt train.
Cardi B stole the show at the 2018 Met Gala in a Moschino maternity ensemble.
Cardi B attends the Met Gala in New York City on May 7, 2018. Her gold gown, which was covered in jewels, had both a thigh-high slit and a deep, scoop-style neckline. She complemented the dress with bedazzled gloves, an oversized headpiece, and a silk train attached to the waist of her skirt.
Ashley Graham was bold in 2019 when she wore a formfitting maternity dress made from red latex.
Ashley Graham attends the Fashion Media Awards in New York on September 5, 2019. The model said on Instagram at the time that her sleeveless dress was designed by Vex Clothing. To make her outfit even more daring, Graham added silver heeled sandals and styled her hair in a high ponytail.
A few days later, Graham returned to the red carpet in a sheer dress with a strapless bodysuit underneath.
Ashley Graham at a Savage X Fenty show in New York, on September 10, 2019. Graham also showcased her affinity for neon that day by wearing bright-yellow heels, matching makeup, and carrying a chartreuse clutch.
Katy Perry put a bright twist on maternity fashion with a neon minidress in March 2020.
Katy Perry attends the Fight On concert in Bright, Australia, on March 11, 2020. Her dress was designed by Maison Valentino, and cost $2,980 at the time. She also wore a $59 pair of bright-blue sneakers from her own footwear brand.
Months later, Emily Ratajkowski stepped out wearing a black dress with a major cutout.
Her Aya Muse dress had long sleeves, an ankle-length skirt, and a circular cutout across her stomach and chest — which was held together by a thin strap. She completed the look with a black face mask, matching sunglasses, thick gold cuffs, and a leather handbag. Ratajkowski also wore a red pair of crocodile-print boots that previously cost $795.
Ciara hit the red carpet wearing a Balmain version of the “no-pants” trend in 2020.
Ciara attends the NFL Honors event in Miami, Florida, on February 2, 2020. She wore a metallic blazer as a minidress, adding no pants or shirt underneath. She also wore strappy silver sandals, and seemingly honored the late Kobe and Gianna “Gigi” Bryant with diamond charm necklaces of their initials.
She then wore a see-through maternity gown at the Vanity Fair Oscars after-party a few days later.
Ciara at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in Beverly Hills, California, on February 10, 2020.
Her gray dress featured a structured, strapless bodysuit underneath a sparkling overlay, which wrapped around her right shoulder. It also featured a thigh-high slit. The gown was custom-made by Ralph & Russo.