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MOTHER OF THE BRIDE OUTFITS 2020

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 2020 weddings too! A selection of styles can be found under each season helping you find the best colours to match your wedding theme.

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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 – 2020

Chantal Dress
Chantal Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£179.00

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Berenie Dress
Berenie Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£249.00

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Grape Mock Layer Daisy Chain Trim Crush Pleat Mesh Dress
Grape Mock Layer Daisy Chain Trim Crush Pleat Mesh Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Amelie Dress Blue Multi
Amelie Dress Blue Multi
Hobbs Ltd

was: £149.00

£109.00

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Gina Bacconi Trish Embroidered Floral Dress and Jacket, Butter Cream/Navy
Gina Bacconi Trish Embroidered Floral Dress and Jacket, Butter Cream/Navy
John Lewis & Partners

was: £370.00

£259.00

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Navy/Ivory Ombre Cornelli Emb Lace Dress
Navy/Ivory Ombre Cornelli Emb Lace Dress
Chesca

£275.00

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Iris/Navy Scallop Emb Mesh Bodice & Crepe Dress
Iris/Navy Scallop Emb Mesh Bodice & Crepe Dress
Chesca

£195.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£60.00

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Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Roman Originals

£80.00

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Occasion & Mother of the Bride/Groom Outfits 
The event date is set and you have an idea on 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 outfits for spring summer and autumn winter 2020 weddings. 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

Chantal Coat
Chantal Coat
Fenn Wright Manson

£229.00

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Bethany Coat Toffee
Bethany Coat Toffee
Hobbs Ltd

was: £199.00

£129.00

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Joseph Ribkoff Oatmeal Faux Fur Trim Wrap
Joseph Ribkoff Oatmeal Faux Fur Trim Wrap
Chesca

£270.00

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Grape Suedette Crush Pleat Coat
Grape Suedette Crush Pleat Coat
Chesca

£195.00

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Paulette Coat
Paulette Coat
Fenn Wright Manson

£299.00

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Paulette Coat Petite
Paulette Coat Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£299.00

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Francoise Jacket
Francoise Jacket
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Short Mink Fur Jacket for Women in Brown & Black
Short Mink Fur Jacket for Women in Brown & Black
Coes

£150.00

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chesca Cornelli Embroidered Mesh Coat, Pewter
chesca Cornelli Embroidered Mesh Coat, Pewter
John Lewis & Partners

£195.00

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Modern Mother of the Bride Wedding Outfits

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 guest 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 2020 Wedding Outfits

Leonie Dress Petite
Leonie Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Georgine Dress Petite
Georgine Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£229.00

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Fantine Dress Petite
Fantine Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£299.00

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Little Mistress Petite Shimmer Midi Dress - Blue
Little Mistress Petite Shimmer Midi Dress - Blue
very.co.uk

£80.00

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Womens **Showcase Petite Dark Grey 'Tina' Maxi Dress, Grey
Womens **Showcase Petite Dark Grey 'Tina' Maxi Dress, Grey
Dorothy Perkins

was: £89.00

£67.64

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Petite Aida Dress Black Camel
Petite Aida Dress Black Camel
Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£109.00

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M&S Collection PETITE Jersey Bodycon Midi Dress
M&S Collection PETITE Jersey Bodycon Midi Dress
Marks and Spencer

£29.50

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Petite Leah Dress Black Pink
Petite Leah Dress Black Pink
Hobbs Ltd

was: £159.00

£99.00

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Lourdes Dress Petite
Lourdes Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Mother of the Bride Autumn Wedding Outfits for 2020
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 2020 collections. Sequin party dresses, evening reception and Mother of the Bride outfits for an autumn and 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, 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.

Winter Mother of the Bride Dresses

Germaine Dress
Germaine Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Emmanuelle Dress
Emmanuelle Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£179.00

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Isla Dress Burnt Orange
Isla Dress Burnt Orange
Hobbs Ltd

£189.00

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M&S Collection Satin Snakeskin Print Waisted Midi Dress
M&S Collection Satin Snakeskin Print Waisted Midi Dress
Marks and Spencer

£49.50

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Bryony Lace Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy
Bryony Lace Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy
Boden

was: £180.00

£126.00

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Rose Print Diamante Trim Chiffon Overlay Dress
Rose Print Diamante Trim Chiffon Overlay Dress
Roman Originals

£60.00

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Gina Bacconi Jette Floral Jacquard Dress, Black/Red
Gina Bacconi Jette Floral Jacquard Dress, Black/Red
John Lewis & Partners

£240.00

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Rosie Connolly Puff One Shoulder Sequin Midi Dress in Gold
Rosie Connolly Puff One Shoulder Sequin Midi Dress in Gold
Lavish Alice

£120.00

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Michaela Louisa Printed chiffon wrap dress with frill detail
Michaela Louisa Printed chiffon wrap dress with frill detail
Chesca

£160.00

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Winter Wedding Outfits


2020 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 co-ordinating mix an 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

Rochelle Jacket
Rochelle Jacket
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Michaela Louisa Cream Lace and Jersey Colour Block Jumpsuit
Michaela Louisa Cream Lace and Jersey Colour Block Jumpsuit
Chesca

£235.00

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Floral Print Overlay Jumpsuit
Floral Print Overlay Jumpsuit
Roman Originals

£60.00

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Fleuretta Blouse
Fleuretta Blouse
Fenn Wright Manson

£129.00

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Giselle Trouser
Giselle Trouser
Fenn Wright Manson

£109.00

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Giselle Jacket
Giselle Jacket
Fenn Wright Manson

£179.00

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Chi Chi London Aisling Jumpsuit, Black/Multi
Chi Chi London Aisling Jumpsuit, Black/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£75.00

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Westbourne Sparkler Jumpsuit
Westbourne Sparkler Jumpsuit
Laura Ashley

was: £110.00

£55.00

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Side Split Trousers
Side Split Trousers
Roman Originals

£40.00

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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

Evening Reception Dresses

Frederique Dress
Frederique Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£229.00

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L.K.Bennett Fitzgerald Sequin Dress, Multi
L.K.Bennett Fitzgerald Sequin Dress, Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£412.00

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Sawyer Sequin Dress Black
Sawyer Sequin Dress Black
Hobbs Ltd

was: £199.00

£139.00

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Metallic One Shoulder Draped Midi Dress
Metallic One Shoulder Draped Midi Dress
Ted Baker

£199.00

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Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Hem Dress, Red
Damsel in a Dress Lulu Lace Hem Dress, Red
John Lewis & Partners

was: £189.00

£139.00

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Sequin Flute Hem Belted Midi Dress
Sequin Flute Hem Belted Midi Dress
Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£50.00

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Metallic One Shoulder Draped Midi Dress
Metallic One Shoulder Draped Midi Dress
Ted Baker

£199.00

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VNeck Pleated Long Gold Dress
VNeck Pleated Long Gold Dress
Laura Ashley

was: £90.00

£45.00

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Rixo Tyra Sequin-Embellished Midi Dress
Rixo Tyra Sequin-Embellished Midi Dress
Selfridges

£385.00

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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

Red/Black Large Crin Hatinator With Flower & Feathers
Red/Black Large Crin Hatinator With Flower & Feathers
Chesca

£195.00

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Phase Eight Kalia Wide Brim Hat, Red, Hat
Phase Eight Kalia Wide Brim Hat, Red, Hat
Phase Eight

was: £110.00

£55.00

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Navy Pillbox With Mesh, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Navy Pillbox With Mesh, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Chesca

£95.00

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Sequin Pillbox Fascinator
Sequin Pillbox Fascinator
Roman Originals

was: £30.00

£20.00

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John Lewis & Partners Lucy Flower Pillbox Fascinator, Navy/White
John Lewis & Partners Lucy Flower Pillbox Fascinator, Navy/White
John Lewis & Partners

£120.00

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Ivory/Black Lace Grand Hatinator
Ivory/Black Lace Grand Hatinator
Chesca

£120.00

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Silver Pillbox With Diamante, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Silver Pillbox With Diamante, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Chesca

£110.00

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John Lewis & Partners Hillary Flower Detail Disc Occasion Hat, Chalk Pink
John Lewis & Partners Hillary Flower Detail Disc Occasion Hat, Chalk Pink
John Lewis & Partners

£105.00

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Navy Large Hatinator With Flower, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Navy Large Hatinator With Flower, Crin, Feathers & Curls
Chesca

£220.00

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Hats and Fascinators


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

Adrianna Papell Beaded Ruffle Dress, Gold/Black
Adrianna Papell Beaded Ruffle Dress, Gold/Black
John Lewis & Partners

£310.00

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Colour Block Pleated Midi Dress
Colour Block Pleated Midi Dress
Ted Baker

£189.00

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Hugo Kirana Colour Block Pleated Dress - Pink
Hugo Kirana Colour Block Pleated Dress - Pink
very.co.uk

was: £220.00

£127.00

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Celia Ottoman Dress Red Women Boden, Pink
Celia Ottoman Dress Red Women Boden, Pink
Boden

was: £85.00

£42.50

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Damsel in a Dress Finola Colour Block Tailored Dress, Black/White
Damsel in a Dress Finola Colour Block Tailored Dress, Black/White
John Lewis & Partners

£199.00

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Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress
Lorissa Jersey Colour Block Dress
GinaBacconi.com

was: £180.00

£90.00

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Damsel in a Dress Cliona Dress, Multi
Damsel in a Dress Cliona Dress, Multi
John Lewis & Partners

was: £169.00

£118.30

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L.K.Bennett Hanbury Silk Colour Block Dress, Multi
L.K.Bennett Hanbury Silk Colour Block Dress, Multi
John Lewis & Partners

£296.00

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Finery Gracie Colour Block Flared Midi Dress
Finery Gracie Colour Block Flared Midi Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£129.00

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Mother of the Bride Two Piece Outfits – 2020 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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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. 2020 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 2020 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.