Every mother wants to look elegant at her child’s wedding. The best way is to keep things simple and timeless with some of your own style mixed in. 

This doesn’t mean you have to go super traditional, far from it!

The old-style dress, jacket, and hat really aren’t for most mothers and wouldn’t suit them.

Feeling confident in what you are wearing is key to feeling elegant also. Pick an outfit style you would wear to a special occasion but go that extra special with it. 

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The most elegant mother of the bride and groom dresses 

1. Off the shoulder- Amsale

I just love the green shade of this dress. They do it in a few other colors though.

The off-the-shoulder shape with the minimal maxi silhouette is so elegant.

Size: 0 – 24 | Fabric: Satin


2. EMBROIDERED dress – Monsoon

This dress is so pretty and romantic!

The silver color would work for any season but how gorgeous would this be at a garden party style wedding? 

Size: 6 – 24 | Fabric: Satin


3. Elegant wrap dress – Zimmermann

This dress comes in a few colors so you can find the perfect shade.

It is so stylish and elegant and will suit all shapes and sizes. 

Size: 0 – 3  | Fabric: Satin


4. Black tie dress – Tadashi Shoji

This is a stunning dress perfect for a formal wedding day. 

Size: 0 – 18  | Fabric: Sequin 


5. Elegant Velvet dress  – Oscar De La Renta

This is the perfect mother of the bride or groom winter wedding dress. Image this is in snowy photos! 

Size: US0 – 16 | Fabric: Velvet


6. Red elegant mother of the bride dress – Self-Portrait

This dress is so pretty. It would make the perfect festive wedding outfit for the mother of the bride or groom. 

Size: UK4 – 14 | Fabric: Chiffon


7. Elegant Sequin dress – Adrianna Papell

This navy dress is really dark and looks a little black.

I think it can be hard to get a sequin dress that is also elegant but this does it beautifully. 

Size: 0 – 24 | Fabric: Sequin


8. Best Lace Dress – Coast

Perfect for any season. This really is the perfect elegant dress. Stylish, modest and romantic.

Size: 8 – 18 | Fabric: Lace 


9. best with cape – Monsoon

Capes are not just for brides! The sequin floral detailing on this dress is so beautiful. 

Size: 6 – 24 | Fabric: Tulle 


10. For a summer wedding- Monsoon 

Pretty in pink! Gorgeous mother of the bride dress for a summer wedding. 

Size: 8 – 24 | Fabric: Tulle 


11. Best Black – Coast

Black is an elegant color choice. A little controversial for some to wear black to a wedding but it can be a stylish choice if done right. 

Size: 8 – 24 | Fabric: Lace


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