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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

Gina Bacconi Merna Sleeveless Moss Crepe Shift Dress
Gina Bacconi Merna Sleeveless Moss Crepe Shift Dress
John Lewis & Partners

£126.00

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BlancheFleur Dress
BlancheFleur Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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Bluebell  Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Lace
Bluebell Mock Wrap Chiffon 2 piece Dress With Lace "over-top"
Chesca

£225.00

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Gabrielle Dress
Gabrielle Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£174.00

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Dove Chiffon Dress
Dove Chiffon Dress
Chesca

£155.00

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Dove Grey/Rose Pink/Ivory Garland Border Detail Multi Layered Dress
Dove Grey/Rose Pink/Ivory Garland Border Detail Multi Layered Dress
Chesca

£225.00

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Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£64.00

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Floral Overlay Chiffon Dress
Floral Overlay Chiffon Dress
Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£28.80

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Dominique Dress
Dominique Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£189.00

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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

L.K.Bennett Rosamund Occasion Coat, Pale Blue
L.K.Bennett Rosamund Occasion Coat, Pale Blue
John Lewis & Partners

£147.00

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Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue
Gina Bacconi Marion Jacquard Coat, Blue
John Lewis & Partners

was: £290.00

£145.00

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Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue
Gina Bacconi Lorie Jacquard Coat, Blue
John Lewis & Partners

was: £240.00

£192.00

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Gina Bacconi Lacey Crepe Coat
Gina Bacconi Lacey Crepe Coat
John Lewis & Partners

was: £192.00

£120.00

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Gina Bacconi Tamina Lace Detail Crepe Coat
Gina Bacconi Tamina Lace Detail Crepe Coat
John Lewis & Partners

was: £192.00

£120.00

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L.K.Bennett Minnie Coat, White
L.K.Bennett Minnie Coat, White
John Lewis & Partners

£260.00

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Gina Bacconi Lacey Crepe Coat
Gina Bacconi Lacey Crepe Coat
John Lewis & Partners

was: £192.00

£120.00

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Fenn Wright Manson Chantal Coat
Fenn Wright Manson Chantal Coat
John Lewis & Partners

was: £160.00

£114.00

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Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Blend Belted Coat, Light Blue
Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Blend Belted Coat, Light Blue
John Lewis & Partners

was: £299.00

£149.50

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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 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

Renee Dress Petite
Renee Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£229.00

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Severine Dress Petite
Severine Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£249.00

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Mirabelle Dress Petite
Mirabelle Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£179.00

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Danette Dress Petite
Danette Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£249.00

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Petite Carly Floral Midi Dress Peony Pink
Petite Carly Floral Midi Dress Peony Pink
Hobbs Ltd

£169.00

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Nadiya Dress Petite
Nadiya Dress Petite
Fenn Wright Manson

£199.00

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John Zack Petite wrap front midi dress in green rose print-Multi
John Zack Petite wrap front midi dress in green rose print-Multi
ASOS

£34.80

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Chi Chi London Petite lace midi dress with pleated skirt in berry-Pink
Chi Chi London Petite lace midi dress with pleated skirt in berry-Pink
ASOS

£63.75

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Chi Chi London Petite Malin Dress - Red
Chi Chi London Petite Malin Dress - Red
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was: £75.00

£52.50

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Mother of the Bride Summer Wedding Outfits for 2020
As the temperatures begin to rise we can look forward to a new range for our summer wardrobe. SS20 trends focus on romantic florals, pretty pastels and statement prints. Chic longline jackets are back in vogue and look great with shift dresses, pencil skirts and dressy trousers. Blush pink, aqua blue, mint green and champagne are perfect spring and summer wedding colours. Look out for feminine prom style dresses from Chi Chi London and Ted Baker. Modern summer Mother of the Bride dress suits from Phase Eight, Fenn Wright Manson, Hobbs and L.K. Bennett. Complete plus size wedding styles from Gina Bacconi and Chesca include dress and jacket outfits, occasion coats, two and three-piece trouser suits, skirt suits, and jersey dresses.

Summer Mother of the Bride Dresses

Lynette Dress
Lynette Dress
Fenn Wright Manson

£229.00

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Adrianna Papell Cameron Sheath Dress, Sugar Coral
Adrianna Papell Cameron Sheath Dress, Sugar Coral
John Lewis & Partners

£150.00

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Lace Ruffle Dress
Lace Ruffle Dress
Roman Originals

was: £50.00

£38.50

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Ghost Margaux Midi Dress, Leslie Mini Leopard
Ghost Margaux Midi Dress, Leslie Mini Leopard
John Lewis & Partners

£149.00

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Floral Maxi Dress
Floral Maxi Dress
Yumi

£55.00

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Valeria Floral Dress Peony Multi
Valeria Floral Dress Peony Multi
Hobbs Ltd

was: £229.00

£149.00

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Chi Chi London Ariyah Floral Dress, Pink
Chi Chi London Ariyah Floral Dress, Pink
John Lewis & Partners

£65.00

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Sleeveless Floral Midi Dress
Sleeveless Floral Midi Dress
Ted Baker

£249.00

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Botanical Mirror Printed Ruched Jersey Dress
Botanical Mirror Printed Ruched Jersey Dress
Yumi

£45.00

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Summer 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 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

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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Juliana Belted Trousers
Juliana Belted Trousers
Roman Originals

was: £48.00

£29.95

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

was: £40.00

£33.60

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Juliana Animal Print Twin Set
Juliana Animal Print Twin Set
Roman Originals

£45.00

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Juliana Mixed Print Jacket
Juliana Mixed Print Jacket
Roman Originals

£40.00

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Side Split Trousers
Side Split Trousers
Roman Originals

was: £40.00

£29.20

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Gina Bacconi Cream/Lilac Beaded camisole and matching jacket
Gina Bacconi Cream/Lilac Beaded camisole and matching jacket
Chesca

£300.00

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Ivory Chiffon Trouser
Ivory Chiffon Trouser
Chesca

£125.00

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Silver Grey Satin Trim Chiffon Trouser
Silver Grey Satin Trim Chiffon Trouser
Chesca

£125.00

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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

Adrianna Papell Cold Shoulder Satin Dress, Dark Scarlet
Adrianna Papell Cold Shoulder Satin Dress, Dark Scarlet
John Lewis & Partners

was: £245.00

£122.50

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Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Gold Jacquard Rose Gown Dress
Roman Originals

was: £80.00

£64.00

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Coast Full Skirt Midi Dress, Multi
Coast Full Skirt Midi Dress, Multi
Coast

was: £169.00

£85.00

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Mila Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Blue
Mila Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Blue
Boden

£140.00

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Ukulele Chloe Floral Midi Dress - Black
Ukulele Chloe Floral Midi Dress - Black
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was: £180.00

£90.00

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Fiona Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow
Fiona Midi Dress Yellow Women Boden, Yellow
Boden

was: £140.00

£98.00

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Gina Bacconi Rya Crepe Dress With Lace Overtop
Gina Bacconi Rya Crepe Dress With Lace Overtop
John Lewis & Partners

was: £340.00

£272.00

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Sleeveless Floral Midi Dress
Sleeveless Floral Midi Dress
Ted Baker

£249.00

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Chi Chi London Oti High Low Lace Detail Dress, Red
Chi Chi London Oti High Low Lace Detail Dress, Red
John Lewis & Partners

£70.00

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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

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

£195.00

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Feather Detail Metallic Veil Fascinator
Feather Detail Metallic Veil Fascinator
Roman Originals

was: £30.00

£23.10

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Contrast Large Bow Fascinator
Contrast Large Bow Fascinator
Jaeger

£70.00

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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 Roseville Twist Disc Fascinator, Purple, Hat
Phase Eight Roseville Twist Disc Fascinator, Purple, Hat
Phase Eight

£69.00

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Jacques Vert Women's Flower Mesh Disc Headband, Multicoloured, One Size
Jacques Vert Women's Flower Mesh Disc Headband, Multicoloured, One Size
Amazon

£43.08

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Twist Detail Mesh Disc Fascinator
Twist Detail Mesh Disc Fascinator
Roman Originals

was: £30.00

£20.40

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John Lewis & Partners Sammi Side Disc Bow Fascinator, Metallic Oyster
John Lewis & Partners Sammi Side Disc Bow Fascinator, Metallic Oyster
John Lewis & Partners

£125.00

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John Lewis & Partners Irene Floral Feather Occasion Hat
John Lewis & Partners Irene Floral Feather Occasion Hat
John Lewis & Partners

£60.00

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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

Elise Ponte Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy
Elise Ponte Dress Navy Women Boden, Navy
Boden

was: £110.00

£55.00

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Mila Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Blue
Mila Midi Dress Multi Women Boden, Blue
Boden

£140.00

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Pleated Stripe Fit and Flare Midi Dress
Pleated Stripe Fit and Flare Midi Dress
Roman Originals

was: £55.00

£35.75

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Contrast Fit and Flare Dress with Belt
Contrast Fit and Flare Dress with Belt
Roman Originals

was: £70.00

£21.00

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Finery Gracie Colour Block Flared Midi Dress, Yellow/Multi
Finery Gracie Colour Block Flared Midi Dress, Yellow/Multi
John Lewis & Partners

was: £129.00

£64.00

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Hugo Kirana Colour Block Pleated Dress - Pink
Hugo Kirana Colour Block Pleated Dress - Pink
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was: £220.00

£127.00

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navabi Colour block panel pencil dress
navabi Colour block panel pencil dress
Navabi

£138.00

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Lyla Colourblock Fit And Flare Dress Navy Multi
Lyla Colourblock Fit And Flare Dress Navy Multi
Hobbs Ltd

was: £189.00

£89.00

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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

was: £199.00

£139.00

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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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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. 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.