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MOTHER OF THE BRIDE OUTFITS 2021

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 2021 and 2022 weddings too. A selection of styles can be found under each season helping you find the best colours to match your wedding theme.

Cross Front Midi Dress
Cross Front Midi Dress
Roman Originals

£50.00

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Floral Print Belted Midi Dress
Floral Print Belted Midi Dress
Roman Originals

£55.00

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Abstract Print Pleated Midi Dress
Abstract Print Pleated Midi Dress
Roman Originals

was: £65.00

£55.00

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Lace Detail Fit And Flare Dress
Lace Detail Fit And Flare Dress
Roman Originals

£45.00

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Cold Shoulder Floral Print Dress
Cold Shoulder Floral Print Dress
Roman Originals

£65.00

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Julianna Laser Cut A-Line Dress
Julianna Laser Cut A-Line Dress
Roman Originals

£60.00

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Lace Trim Bolero Shrug
Lace Trim Bolero Shrug
Roman Originals

£30.00

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Floral Pleated Swing Dress
Floral Pleated Swing Dress
Roman Originals

£65.00

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Floral Frill Hem Scuba Dress
Floral Frill Hem Scuba Dress
Roman Originals

£48.00

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Julianna Floral Print Chiffon Dress
Julianna Floral Print Chiffon Dress
Roman Originals

£48.00

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Julianna Floral Print Chiffon Shrug
Julianna Floral Print Chiffon Shrug
Roman Originals

£25.00

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Floral Print Scuba Dress
Floral Print Scuba Dress
Roman Originals

£48.00

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Roman Mother of the Bride occasionwear under £50

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.


Karrie 2 Piece Jacket And Dress
Karrie 2 Piece Jacket And Dress
Gina Bacconi

£250.00

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Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Gina Bacconi

£350.00

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Ivette Lace Jacket And Dress With Scallop Detail
Ivette Lace Jacket And Dress With Scallop Detail
Gina Bacconi

£270.00

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Velina Lace And Jersey Mock Jacket Dress
Velina Lace And Jersey Mock Jacket Dress
Gina Bacconi

£250.00

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Roslynn Sequin Jacket and Dress
Roslynn Sequin Jacket and Dress
Gina Bacconi

£270.00

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Winslet Sequin Lace Dress With Chiffon Jacket
Winslet Sequin Lace Dress With Chiffon Jacket
Gina Bacconi

£240.00

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2021 and 2022 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.

Gina Bacconi 2021 MOTB wedding outfits and party dresses


Matching Mother of the Bride Outfits – 2021

Studio 8 Ezra Lace Dress, Mineral Green
Studio 8 Ezra Lace Dress, Mineral Green
John Lewis & Partners

£165.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Isaline Floral Pencil Dress, Blue Peony Print
Fenn Wright Manson Isaline Floral Pencil Dress, Blue Peony Print
John Lewis & Partners

was: £249.00

£124.00

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Gina Bacconi Kayla Lace Jacket And Dress, Eggplant
Gina Bacconi Kayla Lace Jacket And Dress, Eggplant
John Lewis & Partners

£240.00

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Karrie 2 Piece Jacket And Dress
Karrie 2 Piece Jacket And Dress
Gina Bacconi

£250.00

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Gina Bacconi Aimee Embroidered Lace Jacket And Maxi Dress, Eggplant
Gina Bacconi Aimee Embroidered Lace Jacket And Maxi Dress, Eggplant
John Lewis & Partners

£270.00

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Gina Bacconi Marica Jacquard Jacket And Maxi Dress, Black/Taupe
Gina Bacconi Marica Jacquard Jacket And Maxi Dress, Black/Taupe
John Lewis & Partners

£280.00

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Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Gina Bacconi

£350.00

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Chesca Lace Cornelli Dress
Chesca Lace Cornelli Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£255.00

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Ivette Lace Jacket And Dress With Scallop Detail
Ivette Lace Jacket And Dress With Scallop Detail
Gina Bacconi

£270.00

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Occasion & Mother of the Bride/Groom Outfits

The event date is set and you have an idea of a colour the next step is finding where to buy the ideal Mother of the Bride outfit. You already know it is going to 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 dress and 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 plus 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 2021 and 2022. 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

Tenki Full Sleeve Brown Leopard Print Jacket
Tenki Full Sleeve Brown Leopard Print Jacket
Yumi

£55.00

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Monsoon Wool Blend Velvet Trim Tailored Coat, Berry
Monsoon Wool Blend Velvet Trim Tailored Coat, Berry
John Lewis & Partners

£165.00

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Perris Black Wool-Blend & Faux Fur Trim Coat, Black
Perris Black Wool-Blend & Faux Fur Trim Coat, Black
L.K. Bennett

was: £450.00

£300.00

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Helen McAlinden Monaco Velvet Collar Coat, Navy
Helen McAlinden Monaco Velvet Collar Coat, Navy
John Lewis & Partners

£529.00

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Karen Millen Signature Snow Leopard Notch Neck Short Coat, Multi
Karen Millen Signature Snow Leopard Notch Neck Short Coat, Multi
Karen Millen

was: £459.00

£367.20

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Osborne Black and White Tweed Coat, Black Mix
Osborne Black and White Tweed Coat, Black Mix
L.K. Bennett

£559.00

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Ava Green Wool-Blend Faux Fur Collar Coat, Green
Ava Green Wool-Blend Faux Fur Collar Coat, Green
L.K. Bennett

£459.00

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Monsoon Rosalee Tipped Trim Coat, Blue
Monsoon Rosalee Tipped Trim Coat, Blue
John Lewis & Partners

£165.00

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Yumi Teal Crombie Coat
Yumi Teal Crombie Coat
Yumi

£85.00

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Winter Wedding Outfits and Occasion Dresses

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 2021 Wedding Outfits

Fenn Wright Manson Petite Severine Silk Floral Dress, Champagne
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Severine Silk Floral Dress, Champagne
John Lewis & Partners

was: £249.00

£124.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Petite Virginie Floral Print Midi Dress, Botanical Leaf
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Virginie Floral Print Midi Dress, Botanical Leaf
John Lewis & Partners

was: £249.00

£124.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Petite Angelique Blossom Midi Dress, Navy/Multi
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Angelique Blossom Midi Dress, Navy/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

was: £229.00

£114.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Petite Renee Dress, Raspberry
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Renee Dress, Raspberry
John Lewis & Partners

was: £160.00

£114.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Petite Ninette Spotted Midi Dress, Black/Ivory
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Ninette Spotted Midi Dress, Black/Ivory
John Lewis & Partners

was: £199.00

£99.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Petite Anette Spotted Midi Dress, Ivory Black Spot
Fenn Wright Manson Petite Anette Spotted Midi Dress, Ivory Black Spot
John Lewis & Partners

was: £199.00

£99.00

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Petite Red Sketch Floral Cape Sleeve Dress
Petite Red Sketch Floral Cape Sleeve Dress
Wallis

£89.00

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Petite Neutral Metallic Animal Tiered Dress
Petite Neutral Metallic Animal Tiered Dress
Wallis

£89.00

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Petite Teal Metallic Spot Cape Sleeve Dress
Petite Teal Metallic Spot Cape Sleeve Dress
Wallis

£89.00

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Mother of the Bride Autumn Wedding Outfits for 2021
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 2021/2022 collections. Look out for sequin party dresses, evening Mother of the Bride outfits that come in rich shimmery textures and colours for a winter wedding. 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, Fenn Wright Manson, and Gina Bacconi, fashionable Mother of the Bride dresses from Ted Baker, Phase Eight, Karen Millen and Helen McAlinden plus beautiful silk dresses from L.K. Bennett and Hobbs.

Autumn Mother of the Bride Outfits

Yumi Navy Dobby Spot Kimono Midi Dress
Yumi Navy Dobby Spot Kimono Midi Dress
Yumi

£60.00

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Yoko Pink and Black Toile Print Silk Dress, Pink
Yoko Pink and Black Toile Print Silk Dress, Pink
L.K. Bennett

£359.00

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HotSquash Square Neck Dress
HotSquash Square Neck Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£119.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Adelphe Floral Print Midi Dress, Black/Ivory
Fenn Wright Manson Adelphe Floral Print Midi Dress, Black/Ivory
John Lewis & Partners

was: £249.00

£124.00

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Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Bianna Moss Crepe Dress And Jacket
Gina Bacconi

£350.00

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Julianna Burnout Stripe Print Dress
Julianna Burnout Stripe Print Dress
Roman Originals

£50.00

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Hobbs Women Cecilia Shift Dress
Hobbs Women Cecilia Shift Dress
Hobbs Ltd

was: £229.00

£169.00

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Green Ruffle Wrap Midi Dress
Green Ruffle Wrap Midi Dress
Yumi

£45.00

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Evalina Midnight Dress, Midnight
Evalina Midnight Dress, Midnight
L.K. Bennett

was: £250.00

£165.00

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Autumn Wedding Outfits


2021 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 a 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

Diamante Embellished Side Split Chiffon Trousers
Diamante Embellished Side Split Chiffon Trousers
Roman Originals

£40.00

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Metallic Lace Cropped Jacket
Metallic Lace Cropped Jacket
Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£32.00

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Anna Rose Chiffon Overlay Trousers - BLACK
Anna Rose Chiffon Overlay Trousers - BLACK
Klass

£26.00

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Shimmer Black Sequin Trousers, Black
Shimmer Black Sequin Trousers, Black
L.K. Bennett

£229.00

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Shimmer Black Sequin Jacket, Black
Shimmer Black Sequin Jacket, Black
L.K. Bennett

£379.00

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Phase Eight Women Florentine Wide Leg Co-ord Trousers
Phase Eight Women Florentine Wide Leg Co-ord Trousers
Phase Eight

£85.00

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Phase Eight Women Florentine Wrap Co-ord Top
Phase Eight Women Florentine Wrap Co-ord Top
Phase Eight

£79.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Dominique Jacket, Blush Tweed
Fenn Wright Manson Dominique Jacket, Blush Tweed
John Lewis & Partners

was: £139.00

£99.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Corinne Trousers, Black
Fenn Wright Manson Corinne Trousers, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£129.00

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Mother of the Bride Evening Gowns Partywear and Cocktail Dresses

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

Gish Gold Lame Tie Neck Dress, Gold
Gish Gold Lame Tie Neck Dress, Gold
L.K. Bennett

£299.00

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Lienna Dress With Chiffon Cape
Lienna Dress With Chiffon Cape
Gina Bacconi

£330.00

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Adrianna Papell Floral Bardot Dip Hem Gown, Silver/Blush
Adrianna Papell Floral Bardot Dip Hem Gown, Silver/Blush
John Lewis & Partners

was: £255.00

£127.50

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Goddiva Long Sleeve Sequin Party Midi Dress - Wine
Goddiva Long Sleeve Sequin Party Midi Dress - Wine
Yumi

£75.00

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Kitt Green Sequin Bow Detail Dress, Forest
Kitt Green Sequin Bow Detail Dress, Forest
L.K. Bennett

was: £395.00

£260.00

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Floral Pleated Swing Dress
Floral Pleated Swing Dress
Roman Originals

£65.00

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Ladies floral tiered midi dress  - Pink
Ladies floral tiered midi dress - Pink
M&Co

£62.30

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Coranne Sequin Cape Dress
Coranne Sequin Cape Dress
Gina Bacconi

£330.00

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Hobbs Women Skye Silk Floral Printed Dress
Hobbs Women Skye Silk Floral Printed Dress
Hobbs Ltd

was: £299.00

£229.00

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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

John Lewis & Partners Rosie Flower Detail Side Disc Occasion Hat, Bluebell
John Lewis & Partners Rosie Flower Detail Side Disc Occasion Hat, Bluebell
John Lewis & Partners

£95.00

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Phase Eight Women Trudy Large Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight Women Trudy Large Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight

£99.00

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Phase Eight Women Roseville Twist Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight Women Roseville Twist Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight

was: £69.00

£39.00

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Coast Premium Bow Detail Hat Fascinator -, Navy
Coast Premium Bow Detail Hat Fascinator -, Navy
Coast

was: £89.00

£71.20

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John Lewis & Partners Irina Rose Veil Fascinator
John Lewis & Partners Irina Rose Veil Fascinator
John Lewis & Partners

£60.00

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Hobbs Women Charlotte Fascinator
Hobbs Women Charlotte Fascinator
Hobbs Ltd

£85.00

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Damsel in a Dress Women Small Disc Fascinator
Damsel in a Dress Women Small Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight

£55.00

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John Lewis & Partners Carrie Flower and Crystal Detail Occasion Hat, Black
John Lewis & Partners Carrie Flower and Crystal Detail Occasion Hat, Black
John Lewis & Partners

£145.00

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Phase Eight Women Lesi Underbrim Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight Women Lesi Underbrim Disc Fascinator
Phase Eight

£65.00

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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

HotSquash Princess Seam Swing Dress
HotSquash Princess Seam Swing Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£110.00

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Chi Chi London Davina Colour Block Pleated Midi Dress, Navy
Chi Chi London Davina Colour Block Pleated Midi Dress, Navy
John Lewis & Partners

£70.00

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Ribbon Stripe Sleeveless Dress - BLACK/PINK
Ribbon Stripe Sleeveless Dress - BLACK/PINK
Klass

£45.00

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Closet London Pink High-Low Wrap Print Dress
Closet London Pink High-Low Wrap Print Dress
Closet London

£80.00

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Hobbs Women Lila V Neck Midi Dress
Hobbs Women Lila V Neck Midi Dress
Hobbs Ltd

£179.00

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James Lakeland Poppy Print Panel Dress
James Lakeland Poppy Print Panel Dress
House of Fraser

was: £159.00

£80.00

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Damsel in a Dress Ethel Colour Block Knee Length Dress
Damsel in a Dress Ethel Colour Block Knee Length Dress
John Lewis & Partners

was: £169.00

£79.00

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HotSquash Frill Detail Bodycon Dress
HotSquash Frill Detail Bodycon Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£115.00

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Closet London Green Gathered Kimono Print Dress
Closet London Green Gathered Kimono Print Dress
Closet London

£95.00

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Mother of the Bride Two Piece Outfits – 2021 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. 2021 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 2021 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.