Bewitching Mother of the Bride Dresses for That Special Day

A mother of the bride has many dress style choices to consider for her daughter’s special day, such as trends for the wedding’s season, which often goes hand in hand with dress length and color choices. Also, a mother of the bride wants to look graceful, slender and sophisticated.While a seemingly daunting task, we’ve gathered not only the best new mother of the bride dress styles, but a mix of modern and classic looks for bewitching mother of the bride dresses for that special day.

Bewitching Mother of the Bride Short Dress Styles

For a late spring or summer wedding, an off the shoulder look has proven the hottest new look for a mother of the bride. A favorite is the Off the Shoulder Ruched Stretch Tafetta Dress style, which appears sleek, as it highlights the neck and shoulders, while all over ruching flatters any physique. While guests will prove bewitched by this style, which also features a center brooch for added sparkle, no one will guess at how comfortable you feel in the stretch taffeta fabric.

Many mothers of the bride prefer an elegant and timeless style for their daughter’s special day and feel naturally drawn to the Portrait Collar Knit Dress with Lace Skirt style dress. A perfect choice for any shape and size, this dress features the lovely portrait collar, which squares off in the front and back, extending as far as the shoulder seams. Combining elegance and comfort, many mothers of the bride love this dress because of the comfortable knit bodice, a perfect contrast to the slim beaded lace skirt.

For more sleeve length without a having to wear a jacket, the best dress style to consider is the Short Sleeve Dress with Jeweled Button Detail. A modern spin on an Audrey Hepburn look, this chic style offers an elegant portrait collar for added sophistication and waist detail accented with a gorgeous tie bow and beautiful jeweled button detail, all in satin fabric that shimmers in any light. A particularly bewitching color is foxy gold.

For a mother of the bride who prefers the option of a jacket, a brand new style is the Hammered Shimmer Jacket Dress with Tiered Skirt style. Under its 3/4 sleeve jacket, this tank style dress features the popular empire waist, embellished with jewel and sequin detail and a flattering, tiered knee-length skirt. Also consider the Short Iridescent Taffeta Jacket Dress style, a modern look featuring a cap sleeve and brooch detail on the jacket. This dress is known for slimming any shape and size with side ruching, which hides even the slightest flaws.

Bewitching Mother of the Bride Long Dress Styles

A mother of the bride may opt for a longer dress style, which is traditionally common for an evening or winter wedding. For the cooler months couched around the winter season, many mothers of the bride choose a longer dress style with shorter sleeves. A perfect example, the Long Iridescent Taffeta Mock Two-piece Dress style will show off your neckline and shoulders with its portrait collar. This dress then flares out to a long, full skirt, adding the perfect touch of elegance for any occasion.

For the more daring mother of the bride, the One Shoulder Mesh Dress with Ruched Waist dress style will certainly bewitch your daughter’s wedding guests. A one shoulder dress exudes style and sophistication, and its ruched waist slims any mid-section, while the full skirt adds length. In addition, this dress, fully lined, feels lightweight with comfortable mesh fabric.

For a formal wedding, a top choice among mothers of the bride is the Fit and Flare Iridescent Taffeta Dress with Jacket style, a modern and elegant look. While this dress offers a touch of formality with its chic jacket, the dress underneath will provide a mother of the bride with a fashion-forward look through the flattering ruching in the waist and shimmering brooch detail. A mother of the bride looking for a formal but more conservative look, a top dress pick is the Hammered Shimmer Mock Two-Piece Jacket Dress style. This luxurious hammered shimmer jacket dress features a soutache ribbon lace trim, which is a narrow, decorative braid, adding the perfect amount of detail for a most demure look.

Bewitching Plus Size Mother of the Bride Dress Styles

Many mothers of the bride with a plus size figure have a hard time finding the right dress for that special day. However, there now exists a large selection of plus size dresses that not only offer comfort, but style and sophistication.

If searching for a shorter length dress with short sleeves, look no further than the Metallic Brocade Sheath Dress. This fun and fabulous dress offers a mother of the bride that gorgeous shape with flattering lines and is available in sizes 8-18. For a longer length dress with short sleeves, a new style is the One Piece Metallic Chiffon Halter Dress with Scarf. This daring one piece modern halter dress comes with a ruched waist band accented with a beautiful beaded buckle detail, which will slim any waist line. The scarf can be worn as added coverage.

Many plus size mothers of the bride just feel more comfortable in a pant suit, and many designers have responded. A perfect example is the Three Piece Jersey Pant Suit, made of jersey fabric, allowing a mother of the bride to dance the night away! This suit comes with a tunic top with beaded detail at the neckline, a cinched waist for the ultimate slimming effect and a glamorous jacket.

Enjoy your bewitching mother of the bride dress for that special day and of course, congratulations!

John Johnson is a freelance writer who writes about weddings and specific products such as mother of the bride dresses.

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