Mother of the Bride Dresses – Style & Elegance

Written by    Last updated: October 23, 2012

After the newlyweds, the mothers of the bride and groom rank among the most important guests at any wedding. It’s only right that they should be dressed to impress on this happy occasion! These days, the mothers will find a choice of gorgeous colours, patterns, and styles, from high street glamour to designer creations!

On the high street, John Lewis offers stylish fashionable outfits, in patterns and fabrics that flatter and can be worn to all occasions.

John Lewis Mother of the Bride Collection

All items above from the John Lewis Mother of the Bride collection

Another great high street selection of occasion wear perfect for Mother of the Bride/Groom is available at House of Fraser, with a choice of dresses, tops, skirts, jackets and all the accessories.

House of Fraser Mother of the Bride/Groom Range

Above, all images from the Mother of the Bride House of Fraser collection

In July 2012 Ian Stuart unveiled his new Mother of the Bride collection for 2013 at the Grosvenor Hotel in London. The previews show an abundant use of ruffles, gathering, and layers to create flattering silhouettes. Little jackets and boleros were present with almost every outfit, and embellishments included large fabric flowers and bows.

Ian Stuart 2013 Collection Preview

Images above courtesy of Brides magazine

Favourbrook uses luxury fabrics like vibrantly coloured linen, silk and organza to design and craft a limited number of pieces every season in London.

Favourbrook Mother of the Bride Dresses

Above, Mother of the Bride/Groom dresses by Favourbrook

Favourbrook Mother of the Bride Coats

Above, Mother of the Bride/Groom coats by Favourbrook

Alexia Designs offers a great selection of special occasion wear, with a choice of long and short dresses and gowns with jackets and accessories.

Alexia Special Occasion Designs

Above, dresses from the Alexia Special Occasion collection

For the flamboyant Mother of the Bride/Groom, Pronovias has something special in their Cocktail dresses collection for 2013. Bright vivid colours and lots of floaty fabrics make this collection different from the usual Mother of the Bride designs.

Pronovias Mother of the Bride Cocktail Dresses 2013

Above, Mother of the Bride 2013 Cocktail collection by Pronovias

There are more fashion choices than ever for the Mother of the Bride/Groom – these days, she is glamorous, elegant and sophisticated. It’s a milestone in her life too, and she deserves to look great in those wedding photos for years to come!

Get more inspiration in our Fashion pages and discuss this topic and more in the Confetti forums!

Also, the Confetti shop has a wonderful selection of gifts that are perfect for mothers of the bride and groom.

Gifts for the mother of the bride and groomAbove: Amore Silver and Gold Bead Charm Bracelet for the Mother of the Bride and the Mother of the Groom | “With Love” Pink Soaps Box Pack

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