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5 Elegant Mother of the Bride Dresses to Give You Inspiration

With weddings back in full swing in the new normal, here are several elegant mother of the bride dresses to give you some inspiration.

Weddings are a beautiful affair that celebrate so much love between two people. And while the spotlight is first and foremost on the bride and groom, there are roles that play a significant part—such as the mother of the bride. Not only can she help execute certain wedding details on the day itself. More often than not, she acts as a point person for family members, guests, and suppliers as well. This is why it’s important that she’s also dressed up in a gown she loves and feels confident in. So, here are several elegant mother of the bride dresses to take inspiration from!

Elegant Mother of the Bride Dresses

1. Party in Pink

elegant mother of the bride dresses

First up is this dazzling display by fashion designer Rosenthal Tee who shows off the mother of the bride in her pomelo pink serpentine gown. It’s embellished with Swarovski crystal, pearls, and soft ostrich feathers in a pale pink hue. In addition, the cape detail is ideal for moms who are a bit conscious about their arms.

2. Modern Minimalist

elegant mother of the bride dresses

Sometimes, less is more. And Kayzel Cabrera‘s take on modern minimalist involves a cape gown as well—only without beads, lace, or other embellishments. This gown’s style and color look absolutely classic. It allows mothers of brides to play up their jewelry or accessories without going overboard.

3. Classic Filipiniana

elegant mother of the bride dresses

Another classic look would be a Filipiniana—just like this Carina Canlas design. Moreover, the color and style are neutral enough that mothers of brides can wear this to other formal occasions; or other weddings where they’re invited as a principal sponsor!

4. Bloom Like a Flower

Rosenthal Tee definitely has a knack for designing elegant mother of the bride dresses. And this unique orchid-motif gown in mauve brings out a fresh glow while retaining sophistication.

5. Scene Stealer

Some brides want to share the spotlight with their moms. And it was evident with Dr. Amier Lopez-Caritat who chose a scene-stealing embroidered green gown for her mom, Racky Lopez. Francis Libiran, who designed both the bride’s and mother’s gowns, even shared, “Contrary to what most may think, she [the bride] was actually the one who chose the design for her mother.”

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