How can you choose the perfect mother of the bride dress or mother of the groom gown?
Theme & Season
You should choose a mother of the bride or groom dress based on
the timing, weather and formality
of the wedding.
The Bride’s Preferences & Esthetics
You will look good if your dress complements the wedding theme and bridal party.
Fashion and Fit
The most flattering dress style will be based on your body type, personal preferences and comfort level.
Flattering Silhouette & Functionality
You probably know the best silhouettes for your body type that highlights your best features. However, we always recommend trying several styles. Sometimes, styles made of various fabrics will drape and work differently for the same body type. There are three popular silhouettes of the mother of the bride dresses and mother of the groom gowns to consider.
Fitted or Fit-and-Flare will look fabulous on pear-shape or hourglass figures. A mother of the bride or groom dress with this silhouette draws attention to your bodice and is often purchased for very formal affairs.
A-shaped is the best silhouette to hide your waist and hips. Mother of the bride dresses with an A-line silhouette will also reduce bulkiness around the bust. It is one of the most practical and comfortable styles.
Sheath mother of the bride and groom dresses look incredibly flattering on almost any body type. For example, if you are not curvy naturally, it will create the illusion of curves for a great look.
Make sure to do research online and only visit places that fit your taste and budget.
We hope that you will feel relaxed and confident shopping for the mother of the bride dresses and mother of the groom gowns. The ideal dress for your daughter’s or son’s wedding should fit the wedding theme, look flattering, and be comfortable. Please browse through our lookbooks of evening gowns and cocktail dresses to get inspired and find the one that will help you to shine brightly on such a special day in your life.