Your daughter’s wedding day is a big milestone in your life as it is in hers. It is the day when everything should be perfect, ranging from decoration and flowers to the protocol, dresses, and makeup. That is why you should arrange some things for the big day. One of those things is choosing and buying the mother of the bride dress.
First of all, you should talk to your daughter, and ask her if she has something special for you to wear, or you are free to choose whatever you want. Some brides already have in mind what they want their family members and bridesmaids to wear.
Before you go shopping, there are some rules that you should know. The mother of the bride dress should never be the same shade as the wedding dress. You should also consider some bright colors, instead of going in all-black outfits. Make sure that your dress is made of good quality fabrics. After all the weddings can last all day long.
How to Pick the Right Dress?
You should plan your shopping in advance to avoid the stress and to have some time to take a close look at the variety of dresses viable for this event. If your daughter said that she has no special wishes for the cut and color of the dress, then you can buy whatever you please.
The first and the most important is to buy the dress that is flattering to your body. You will be moving around so be careful when you are choosing the long length dresses.
For this fashion season, the designers recommend wearing a lot of sequins and a beautiful lace.
Let’s see some of the models that you can wear.
Long Lace and Sequin Mother of the Bride Dresses
This is amazing baby pink dress with the beautiful lace all over it. It is great option if you like this color shade and this model of the dress.
Dark shade of blue color can look very luxe and posh. If you add a little bit of a lace to this, you will have one beautiful and long mother of the bride dress.
This beige long lace dress with the side detail is perfect if you want to stay in neutral colors, but still look fabulous and elegant.
Short Lace and Sequin Mother of the Bride Dresses
This is a great midi length dress with the beautiful and romantic lace. The main color is beige, with the silver lace details so you can easily pair modern silver strap sandals with this outfit combination.
Great color and cut of this mother of the bride dress will make you look glamorous. The bodice is all in lace and the rest of the dress is left looking very classy and elegant.
The great combination of two different materials, satin and lace, is looking beautiful on this mother of the bride dress. The soft pink color and the flower detail under the bodice is making it appear very elegant and delightfully romantic.
How to Pick the Right Color for Your Dress + Outfits
You have to find out whether your daughter has planned something special for the wedding day. If she would like all her members to be in some special color, it is important to follow through that wish.
But on the other hand, if she said that you can wear whatever you wish, then you should proceed carefully to choosing the colors. Think about wearing champagne or silver in place of white, or midnight blue instead of black.
You can also wear soft pink, burgundy or beige if you prefer that kind of shades.
I’ve picked some of the best colors for you.
Champagne/Beige Mother Of The Bride Dresses
This is a great combination of the beige-champagne color with the silver details on it. It has a modern cut and it has off-the-one-shoulder neckline. For those mothers who want to look modern, this can be a right choice.
This year is is all about sequins. This dress is made of them, and it looks great! Very elegant beige sequin dress will definitely make you shine.
You will look wonderful in this champagne shade long dress. It seems like it is custom-tailored for the mother of the bride, with the bell sleeves and flared bodice. A perfect option for summer and fall weddings.
Midnight Blue and Emerald Green Mother Of The Bride Dresses
This is a great long dress in the twilight color. It has handmade embroidered sequin flowers and tulle bodice. Great dress when you want to feel very elegant and glamorous.
Velvet is one of the most elegant materials. It will make even the most casual dress look very posh. This is a very beautiful midnight-blue mother of the bride dress, with the off-the-one shoulder neckline and a slit on the back.
This is very sophisticated and classy mother of the bride dress. The emerald green color is just beautiful and it will make you feel gorgeous.
This dress has a fitted v-neck bodice with a draped shawl collar for added glamour. A beaded ribbon tie accents the natural waist. This formal mother of the bride dress also has convenient pockets.
Soft Pink Mother of the Bride Dresses
This dress has the short sleeves, v-neck and v-back and it is long and flowy. The soft pink color is making it very elegant, and the delicate sequins will give you the right amount of glamorous vibe.
Rose gold is very modern and it looks very luxurious. You will show off your glamour side and definitely shine in this long cowl back mother of the bride dress.
If you are not into long dresses, try wearing this knee length mother of the bride dress. It is in blush pink color, with a beautiful lace all over it. If you wish to highlight your waist you can put an elegant strap belt, like in the photo above.
Whatever cut and color for the mother of the bride dress you choose, consult your daughter and the mother of the groom. You can also go shopping all together, so plan your activities few weeks before the wedding.
Make sure to also take the weather and cultural or religious customs into the account when finding your perfect dress. Whatever kind of wedding it is, you can never go wrong with the elegant and appropriate long or short dresses in any of the colors I’ve mentioned above.