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MOTHER OF THE BRIDE OUTFITS 2024

We enjoy putting together modern Mother of the Bride outfits and Mother of the Groom dress suits each year. We look forward to doing the same for 2024 weddings too. A selection of styles can be found under each season, helping you find the best colours to match your wedding theme.

New Season Dresses For SPRING

Gina Bacconi Rona Midi Dress With Lace Bodice & Chiffon Skirt Colour: Green
Gina Bacconi Rona Midi Dress With Lace Bodice & Chiffon Skirt Colour: Green
Yumi

£167.44

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Roman Floral Pleated Halterneck Maxi Dress in Orange
Roman Floral Pleated Halterneck Maxi Dress in Orange
Roman Originals

£80.00

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Roman Floral Print Chiffon Bolero in Orange
Roman Floral Print Chiffon Bolero in Orange
Roman Originals

£26.00

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Gina Bacconi Arlene Midi-Length Lace & Jersey Cocktail Dress Colour: Blue
Gina Bacconi Arlene Midi-Length Lace & Jersey Cocktail Dress Colour: Blue
Yumi

£128.80

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Roman Scallop Edge Plain Shift Dress in Lilac
Roman Scallop Edge Plain Shift Dress in Lilac
Roman Originals

£50.00

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Roman Sleeveless Palm Print High Low Maxi Dress in Green
Roman Sleeveless Palm Print High Low Maxi Dress in Green
Roman Originals

£70.00

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Gina Bacconi Two Piece Outfits

Gina Bacconi Kayla Sequin Lace Midi Dress & Jacket, Champagne
Gina Bacconi Kayla Sequin Lace Midi Dress & Jacket, Champagne
John Lewis & Partners

£240.00

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Gina Bacconi Sofya Jacquard Sheath Dress and Bolero Jacket, Pink
Gina Bacconi Sofya Jacquard Sheath Dress and Bolero Jacket, Pink
John Lewis & Partners

£350.00

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Gina Bacconi Adriana Lace And Satin Dress And Jacket, Ink
Gina Bacconi Adriana Lace And Satin Dress And Jacket, Ink
John Lewis & Partners

£320.00

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Gina Bacconi Gemma Dress Jacquard Waterfall Jacket and Shift Dress
Gina Bacconi Gemma Dress Jacquard Waterfall Jacket and Shift Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£184.00

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Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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John Lewis Wedding Outfits and Occasion Dresses

Phase Eight Women's Daisy Lace Jacket
Phase Eight Women's Daisy Lace Jacket
Phase Eight

£179.00

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Phase Eight Women's Tallula Lace Coat
Phase Eight Women's Tallula Lace Coat
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Phase Eight Women's Daisy Lace Jacket
Phase Eight Women's Daisy Lace Jacket
Phase Eight

£179.00

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Modern Mother of the Bride Dresses

For figure-flattering knee-length dresses, trendy wide-leg jumpsuits and maxi gowns browse HotSquash occasionwear. Shop the latest collection at Closet London and for Mother of the Bride outfits under £100 shop the latest occasionwear at Yumi and Sosandar.


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Wedding Styles & Occasionwear Gallery

Browse our inspiration page for this year’s trends and previous MOTB collections along with bridesmaid and wedding guest dresses from much-loved designer brands.  John Lewis & Partners is a great place to start looking for a special occasion outfit and also for elegant wedding fashion.

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Matching Mother of the Bride Outfits – 2024

Champagne Rosé Crush Pleat Layered Dress
Champagne Rosé Crush Pleat Layered Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Azure Bias Cut Chiffon Dress
Azure Bias Cut Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£155.00

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Black Crush Pleat Satin & Chiffon Dress
Black Crush Pleat Satin & Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Violetta Multi Layered Chiffon Dress
Violetta Multi Layered Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Hobbs Women's Suzanna Tweed Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Women's Suzanna Tweed Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£199.00

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Hobbs Women's Chara Fit And Flare Dress - Pale Pink
Hobbs Women's Chara Fit And Flare Dress - Pale Pink
Hobbs Ltd

£199.00

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Occasion & Mother of the Bride/Groom Outfits

The event date is set, and you have an idea of colour; the next step is finding where to buy the ideal Mother of the Bride outfit. You already know it will be either a springsummerautumn or winter wedding all that’s required now is a little inspiration. We’ve chosen seasonal styles in rich, warm colours and pastel shades, including jacquard jackets, matching skirts, shift dresses, coat outfits, and matching accessories. There are lightweight skirts and Mother of the Bride dresses in chiffon, silk and jersey in plain, floral or print designs, flowing waterfall jackets and fit and flare skirts.

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You can discover complete Mother of the Bride, spring, summer, autumn and winter wedding outfits for 2024. Popular MOTB designer brands include Ariella, Hobbs, Adrianna Papell, Bruce by Bruce Oldfield,  L.K. Bennett, Gina Bacconi, Gerry Weber, Fenn Wright Manson, Eliza J, Coast, Phase Eight and Reiss. For vintage, occasionwear browse our collection of the 1940s 1950’s tea dresses, 1920’s flapper dresses and Art Deco sequin gowns.


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Mother of the Bride or Groom Wedding Day Coats

Fluid tailored occasion coats offer perfect layering for an effortlessly chic look for a Mother of the Bride. Team with matching dress for a fully co-ordinating ensemble. Seasonal styles to suit any occasion from garden parties, weddings and race day events. Laidback luxury in lace, tweed and embellished fabrics can be found from Jacques Vert, Shubette, Linea, Damsel in a Dress, Gina Bacconi and L.K. Bennett. These are known as frock coats, duster coats, lady coats and wedding coats.


Special Occasion Coats

Pale Aqua/Silver Floral Placement Edge to Edge Contrast Lined Satin Twill Coat
Pale Aqua/Silver Floral Placement Edge to Edge Contrast Lined Satin Twill Coat
Chesca

£195.00

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Black/White Scribble Print Longline Pleated Jacket
Black/White Scribble Print Longline Pleated Jacket
Chesca

£155.00

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Navy Flock Baroque Pleat Collar Reversible Raincoat
Navy Flock Baroque Pleat Collar Reversible Raincoat
Chesca

£295.00

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Black Stretch Velvet Long Coat with Contrast Chiffon Trim
Black Stretch Velvet Long Coat with Contrast Chiffon Trim
Chesca

£175.00

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Red Orchid/Multi Floral Print Shawl Collar Chiffon Coat
Red Orchid/Multi Floral Print Shawl Collar Chiffon Coat
Chesca

£195.00

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Navy Leopard Velvet Devoree Pixie Coat
Navy Leopard Velvet Devoree Pixie Coat
Chesca

£125.00

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Petite Mother of the Bride Outfits

Find the perfect fitting Mother of the Bride outfit for your next big event with new petite collections from Jacques Vert, Fenn Wright Manson, Jolie Moi and Adrianna Papell. Correctly proportioned, elegantly cut and tailored pieces designed to fit and flatter the 5′ 3” and underframe. A distinctive range featuring bold prints in striking shades of the season and shimmering fabrics for that extra special finish. New shapes and textures come in rich jewel colours ideal for a winter wedding. Discover modern dresses for the Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guests along with traditional two-piece styles including petite shift dress and matching bolero jacket outfits and frock coats with a detachable corsage.


Petite Mother of the Bride 2024 Wedding Outfits

Petite Frill Hem Midi Dress in Black
Petite Frill Hem Midi Dress in Black
Roman Originals

£70.00

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Petite Abstract Print Pleated Midi Dress in Red
Petite Abstract Print Pleated Midi Dress in Red
Roman Originals

£65.00

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Petite Tiered Tropical Print Midi Dress in Lime
Petite Tiered Tropical Print Midi Dress in Lime
Roman Originals

£65.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Juliet Floral Silk Dress - Navy Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Juliet Floral Silk Dress - Navy Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£369.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Asher Silk Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Asher Silk Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£349.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Skye Floral Silk Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Skye Floral Silk Dress - Ivory Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£349.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Bronwyn Silk Dress - Green Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Bronwyn Silk Dress - Green Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£329.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Freya Silk Midi Dress - Navy Pink Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Freya Silk Midi Dress - Navy Pink Multi
Hobbs Ltd

£329.00

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Hobbs Women's Petite Lisette Silk Dress - Pale Pink Multi
Hobbs Women's Petite Lisette Silk Dress - Pale Pink Multi
Hobbs Ltd

was: £329.00

£239.00

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Mother of the Bride WINTER Wedding Outfits

As the sunny rays of summer fade, we can look forward to a new range of autumn and winter occasionwear. Russet shades and vibrant hues match the season bringing warmth to exciting 2024 collections. Sequin party dresses, evening reception and Mother of the Bride outfits for a winter wedding come in rich shimmery textures and colours. Latest arrivals include shift dress and jacket outfits, two and three-piece trouser and skirt suits, jersey dresses and occasion coats. Find complete coordinating outfits from Chesca and Gina Bacconi, fashionable Mother of the Bride dresses from Ted Baker, Phase Eight, Coast and Helen McAlinden plus beautiful silk dresses from L.K. Bennett and Hobbs.

Winter Mother of the Bride Outfits

Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
Gina Bacconi Karyn Firework Sequin Jacket and Midi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Phase Eight Women's Aurora Lace Dress
Phase Eight Women's Aurora Lace Dress
Phase Eight

£149.00

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Bardot Midi Dress In Stripe Organza - Mono
Bardot Midi Dress In Stripe Organza - Mono
Coast UK & IE

was: £179.00

£125.30

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Petite Bardot Twist Top 2 In 1 Twill Dress - Mono
Petite Bardot Twist Top 2 In 1 Twill Dress - Mono
Coast UK & IE

was: £129.00

£77.40

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Wrap Bardot Jacquard Skirt Midi Dress - Blue
Wrap Bardot Jacquard Skirt Midi Dress - Blue
Coast UK & IE

was: £159.00

£80.00

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Gina Bacconi Miley Floral Print Bardot Dress, Multi
Gina Bacconi Miley Floral Print Bardot Dress, Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£170.00

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Winter Wedding Outfits


2024 Mother of the Bride/Groom Trouser Suits

Discover the elegance of wearing a tailored two and three-piece trouser suit to your next wedding event. Find plus size and petite fit clothing, dressy wide-leg palazzo pants, straight and slim-fitting trousers and fashionable jumpsuits. From Coast, Reiss and Phase Eight. Elegant occasion trousers with matching coats, jackets and longline shrugs are a smart alternative to the traditional dress and jacket for the Mother of the Bride or Groom. Chesca and Jacques Vert offer complete wedding looks including coordinating mix and match pieces, hats, fascinators, shoes and bags. For more refined tailoring look to Hobbs, Damsel in a Dress, Eastex and Fenn Wright Manson for a selection of classic two-piece trouser suits.


Mother of the Bride Trouser Suits & Evening Trousers

Phase Eight Women's Mariposa Lace Jumpsuit
Phase Eight Women's Mariposa Lace Jumpsuit
Phase Eight

£199.00

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Phase Eight Women's Larissa Pleated Jumpsuit
Phase Eight Women's Larissa Pleated Jumpsuit
Phase Eight

£299.00

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Phase Eight Women's Ulrica Straight Leg Trousers
Phase Eight Women's Ulrica Straight Leg Trousers
Phase Eight

was: £85.00

£60.00

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Phase Eight Women's Ulrica Green Blazer
Phase Eight Women's Ulrica Green Blazer
Phase Eight

was: £119.00

£85.00

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Phase Eight Women's Alexis Pleat Waistband Suit Trouser
Phase Eight Women's Alexis Pleat Waistband Suit Trouser
Phase Eight

£119.00

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Phase Eight Women's Alexis Shawl Collar Suit Jacket
Phase Eight Women's Alexis Shawl Collar Suit Jacket
Phase Eight

£169.00

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Mother of the Bride Evening Gowns and Partywear

Lavish embellishment, lace and sequins are all it takes to get you noticed. Eye-catching gowns for the Mother of the Bride or Groom come with after dark glimmer and sparkle. Perfect dresses for the cocktail hour along with flowing evening gowns add sweeping elegance for dancing the night away. Find ultra-glamorous maxi dresses with exquisite beading and whisper layers of soft lace and chiffon from occasionwear specialists and designers: Jacques Vert, Gina Bacconi, Chesca and Vera Mont. MOTB fashion-focussed trends can be found from Karen Millen, Phase Eight, Hobbs and Reiss


Eveningwear & Party Dresses

Double Second Lace Wrap Front Midi Dress Colour: Green
Double Second Lace Wrap Front Midi Dress Colour: Green
Yumi

£72.00

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Adrianna Papell Satin Cowl Neck Midi Dress
Adrianna Papell Satin Cowl Neck Midi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£179.00

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Roman Sequin Wrap Stretch Maxi Dress in Emerald
Roman Sequin Wrap Stretch Maxi Dress in Emerald
Roman Originals

£90.00

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Gina Bacconi Jeselle Floral Sequin Evening Dress, Navy
Gina Bacconi Jeselle Floral Sequin Evening Dress, Navy
John Lewis & Partners

£399.00

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Adrianna Papell Blouson Beaded Evening Maxi Dress
Adrianna Papell Blouson Beaded Evening Maxi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£175.20

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Roman Sequin Fringe Hem Flapper Dress in Forest
Roman Sequin Fringe Hem Flapper Dress in Forest
Roman Originals

£75.00

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Evening Gowns


Mother of the Bride Occasion Hats & Fascinators

Get ready to stand out in the crowd with a gorgeous feather trim wedding hat, headband or fascinator. Find an extensive range of Mother of the Bride hats and fascinators from Jacques Vert, Chesca, Gina Bacconi, Phase Eight, Debenhams, John Lewis, and House of Fraser. As the wedding season fast approaches you’ll find department and online stores like these have an even greater selection of elegant hats and fascinators for you to choose from. Depending on your preference there is a style to suit every outfit from flamboyant wide brim creations to chic feather spray fascinators.


Wedding Hats & Fascinators

Pink/Pearl Small Hatinator with Beaded Feather Flower & Sinamay Curls
Pink/Pearl Small Hatinator with Beaded Feather Flower & Sinamay Curls
Chesca

£135.00

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Two Tone Twirl And Feather Wide Brim Fascinator - Pink
Two Tone Twirl And Feather Wide Brim Fascinator - Pink
Coast UK & IE

£129.00

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John Lewis Sofia Wide Brim Bow Hat
John Lewis Sofia Wide Brim Bow Hat
John Lewis & Partners

£125.00

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Accessorize  Rhea Large Fascinator - Navy, Navy
Accessorize Rhea Large Fascinator - Navy, Navy
very.co.uk

£37.50

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Roman Lace Overlay Disc Fascinator in Black
Roman Lace Overlay Disc Fascinator in Black
Roman Originals

£26.00

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Roman Loop and Feather Band Fascinator in Coral
Roman Loop and Feather Band Fascinator in Coral
Roman Originals

£22.00

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Illusion Colourblock Dresses

For a go-to modern look, the illusion dress ticks all the boxes for a fashionable Mother of the Bride outfit. The clever slimming design not only flatters the figure it adds a contemporary edge to your event ready wardrobe. New wedding guest collections from Karen Millen include lace panelled pencil dresses, bandage and ottoman shirt dresses along with trendy stripe colour-block fitted dresses. Elegant evening gowns, bodycon jersey and shift style dresses from Gina Bacconi and Chesca feature lace sequin panel sides, contrast layering and waist shaping detail. Kaliko, Gerry Weber, French Connection, Boden, L.K. Bennett, Coast and Phase Eight also have a range of stunning bright colour block dresses.


Slimming Illusion Dresses

Phase Eight Women's Rosalee One Shoulder Maxi
Phase Eight Women's Rosalee One Shoulder Maxi
Phase Eight

was: £159.00

£95.00

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Phase Eight Women's Simara Ombre Pleated Midi Dress
Phase Eight Women's Simara Ombre Pleated Midi Dress
Phase Eight

£149.00

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HotSquash Pleated Polka Dot Midi Dress, Navy
HotSquash Pleated Polka Dot Midi Dress, Navy
John Lewis & Partners

£119.00

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HotSquash Pleated Floral Midi Dress, Black/White
HotSquash Pleated Floral Midi Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£119.00

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Hobbs Women's Lila V Neck Midi Dress - Navy Yellow
Hobbs Women's Lila V Neck Midi Dress - Navy Yellow
Hobbs Ltd

was: £179.00

£139.00

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Womens Contrast Pleat Skirt Wrap Midi Dress
Womens Contrast Pleat Skirt Wrap Midi Dress
Wallis UK

was: £95.00

£24.00

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Mother of the Bride Two Piece Outfits – 2024 Collection

Create impact with a Mother of the Bride complete two-piece outfit from Hobbs, Chesca, Jaeger, Gina Bacconi, Adrianna Papell and many more fabulous designers. Shimmer dresses with matching cropped jackets are great for weddings and for a luxe evening look there’s lovely lace boleros and occasion coats. The classic shift dress with coordinating jacquard frock coat is a perfect duo for a Mother of the Bride outfit. Chesca offers an alternative look with three-piece outfits, softly flowing bias-cut skirts matching camisoles and crepe jackets. There is a range of feminine loose flowing dresses and co-ordinating waterfall shrugs that drape over the body for a flattering finish.


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Designer Mother of the Bride Groom Wedding Outfits

Some of the best designer collections and most popular styles for the Mother of the Bride or Groom can be found in specialist wedding shops online or in-store. Find the nearest wedding shop in your area and stockists of much-loved labels for Mother of the Bride dresses, dress and bolero jacket outfits and trouser suits.

Michaela Louisa elegant dress styles for Modern Mother of the Bride. 2024 wedding outfits include knee-length jersey dresses in royal blue and multicoloured prints For evening receptions and party looks there are sequin and lace dresses with mesh sleeves in wine, red, black and ivory. Wedding occasionwear inspiration and Mother of the Bride outfit ideas for a 2024 wedding.

Enjoy the exquisite outfits for weddings and for all your special events from Black Tie and Gala evenings to a Day at the Races. Leading fashion houses including Cabotine, Condici, John Charles, Ann Balon, Presen, Ispirato, Carina, Mireia, Linea Raffaelli, Dress Code by Veromia, Ian Stuart, Paule Vasseur, Vera Mont, Sonia Pena, Ronald Joyce, Maria Coca, Marcelino, Pomodoro, Medici, Anoushka G, Ispirato, Juno Morelli, David Fielden.

Race Day Outfits and Dresses

When it comes to women’s race day outfits, it’s all about balancing class, comfort, and style. From the chic hats, to the elegant frocks, to the strappy heels, your attire for the day needs to be on point. It’s not just about looking fabulous – it’s about feeling it too! Now, we all know that a day at the races isn’t just about watching horses gallop around a track, it’s a prime opportunity to showcase your impeccable style and taste.

So, whether you’re a regular on the grandstand or it’s your first time at the starting gate, our top tips on ladies day are going to ensure you’re both chic and comfortable. Think feathered hats, fabulous frocks, and fancy footwear that’ll have everyone at the post admiring your winning look.

Author Debra Binns
Curated by Debra Binns

Debra Binns is the co-founder of MotherOfTheBrideOutfits.org.uk. Debra has been creating and sharing relevant content about women's occasionwear since 2009, bringing together fabulous fashion from the high street and online stores for that special occasion.

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