The chicest Mother of the Bride outfits

Happy Mother’s Day!

Whether you’re the bride or her mum, you’re going to want to look amazing on this special day. We’ve rounded up our favourite, most chic Mother of the Bride outfits for you to feast your eyes on this Mothering Sunday.

This midi column dress from ASOS is the perfect blend of spring brights, featuring neon panels and classic lace. The beautiful scalloped neckline adds a feminine touch, while the length makes it age appropriate.

Premium Midi Column Dress - ASOS

Premium Midi Column Dress, found on ASOS.

If you’re after a feminine, figure-flattering look, this mint and mocha shift dress is a dream. Its delicate three-quarter sleeves mean you can wear it pretty much all year-round, while the lace overlay mimics the style found on many bridal gowns.

Mint and Mocha Shift Dress - Linea Raffaelli

Mint and Mocha Shift Dress by Linea Raffaelli.

Whoever said Mother of the Brides needed to look matronly? This stunning red gown packs some Jessica Rabbit va-va-voom with its spaghetti straps, off-the-shoulder sleeves sweetheart neckline and sculpted mermaid countours.

Off the Shoulder Jersey Mermaid Gown - Adrianna Papell

Jersey Mermaid Gown by Adrianna Papell.

Designed in scuba and complete with lace sequined panels, this flattering dress adds curves in all the right places while still leaving you room to breathe, eat and enjoy the day! Plus, you just can’t go wrong with classic navy for an English country wedding.

Scuba and Lace Dress - Gina Bacconi

Scuba and Lace Dress by Gina Bacconi.

Midi dress and two pieces are everywhere this season. However, if you’re not quite comfortable with baring your midriff – which, let’s face it, may not be appropriate for your daughter’s wedding day – why not cheat the look with this dress from Coast? The cropped jacquard overlay creates the illusion of a two-piece, while extra drama comes from the full pleated skirt with tulle petticoat.

Harven Midi Dress - Coast

Harven Midi Dress, found on Coast.

If you want to go a bit simpler, try this lovely tea rose dress from Hobbs. High-necked, knee-length and sweet, its a summer classic and just crying out to be paired with a lightweight jacket and fascinator.

Tea Rose Dress - Hobbs

Tea Rose Dress, found on Hobbs.

Want to embody Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady? Who doesn’t! This timelessly chic, monochrome striped outfit tricks the eye with its zig-zag panels and floral ruffles at the shoulder. And with matching hat, you’ll be good to go for a day at the races (well, a wedding). Vintage occasion-wear at its best.

Black and White Stripe Dress - Ian Stuart

Black and White Stripe Dress by Ian Stuart.

Turn heads in this ombre-effect blue sequined gown from Phase Eight – it’s so sparkly you’ll be lighting up the dancefloor! Perfect for a winter wedding.

Charlie Sequined Full Length Dress - Phase Eight

Charlie Sequined Full Length Dress, found on Phase Eight.

BHLDN, Anthropologie’s wedding brand, is a US-based shop filled with tonnes of wedding inspiration. This golden, glimmering gown is an old Hollywood-style showstopper.

Odette Gold Dress - BHLDN

Odette Gold Dress, found on BHLDN.

Another jacquard design, this dress features a stunning bejewlled neckline and sleeves, for that effortless day-to-night look.

Jacquard Dress with Jewelled Neck - John Charles

Jacquard Dress with Jewelled Neck by John Charles.

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