Our 2017 style gallery has inspiration for every season highlighting some of the best looks from a range of wedding fashion brands. So whether it’s a wedding, race day or party time we hope you enjoy our collection of occasionwear. Discover fashionable wedding dresses, trouser suits, jumpsuits and modern Mother of the Bride outfits. Shop trendy styles at Reiss, Karen Millen, Coast and Phase Eight. For classic wedding styles including plus size fashion, there’s Jacques Vert, Chesca and Eastex. In addition occasion outfits from Hobbs, L.K. Bennett and Gina Bacconi are forever elegant.
MOTB Outfits & Occasionwear 2017
Precis petite blush pink complete wedding styles. Abra lace sleeveless shift dress features a sleeveless layered bodice, round neckline and falls elegantly to the knee. Also in pale blue. Team with Amelia boucle style crop jacket, pearl fascinator and heels.
Floral lace and multi print dresses. Spring Mother of the Bride wedding outfits: Pale blue dress and matching coat, co-ordinating bag, peep toe shoes and fascinator. Two piece dress turquoise crop jacket piped trim clutch and matching open toe shoes.
Special event dressing and Mother of the Bride summer 2017 wedding collection. Capture the moment whether it’s a day at the races, garden party or formal wedding. Find new style dresses with matching jackets, coats, hats, bags and shoes to complete.
Day to evening wedding guest dresses and Mother of the Bride outfits with matching accessories. Cool grey, pink and cream dresses with sleeves, jackets to match, monochrome lace skirt suits and Raceday hats, clutch bags, shoes and fascinators.
For head to toe outfits shop Jacques Vert occasionwwear. A flattering panel layers shift dress styled with crepe piped 3/4 sleeve jacket in neutral is perfect for autumn and winter weddings. Wear with matching pleat detail shoes, bag and flower disc fascinator.
Multi grey pink and purple autumn winter wedding outfits for Mother of the Bride Groom and guests. New season occasionwear include printed shift dresses with matching coats and longline jackets, slingback shoes, clutch bag and feather fascinator.
Jacques Vert striking multi print dresses come in vibrant blue and navy. The crepe contrast textured dress has cap sleeves and round neckline. The Shantung border dress has sweetheart neck with flattering gathers. Wear with bright blue bolero and pill box hat.
Jacques Vert mid grey and ivory occasionwear perfect for autumn Mother of the Bride outfit. Complete wedding styles including sleeveless printed shift dresses, edge to edge short coat, contrast lace top dress, scallop edge jacket, hats, shoes and bag to match.
Jacques Vert Magic in the Moment collection includes multi green, ivory and pale grey occasionwear. Flattering soft to touch fabric and unique styling with printed drape cape dresses and an embellished shift dress with hand painted design with subtle sparkle.
Jacques Vert multi grey and bright green floral and lace shift dresses with co-ordinating shoes, bag and fascinator. Complete looks for Mother of the Bride spring wedding outfit, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest. New petite collection and raceday outfits.
Jacques Vert pale grey and yellow lace occasion dresses. Spring and summer wedding styles, race day looks and MOTB complete outfits. Fit and flare mid grey lace top dress, fitted waist, round neckline and contrast bodice.
New wedding season outfits from Jacques Vert SS17 collection. Vibrant poppy prints, contrasting floral lace dresses with jackets to match. Two piece Mother of the Bride suits, navy chiffon skirts with coordinating peplum style tops, hats, shoes and bags.
Eastex stylish separates in new season shades of soft pink and pastel blue. Smart plain, floral and stripe jackets coordinating skirts and trousers. Peg leg tie belt dressy trousers, ivory lace tops and longline coats, fashionable culottes and trouser suits.
Jacques Vert navy spot jacquard longline jacket matching pencil skirt and cream jersey top. Mix and match styling to wear with dressy wide leg trousers, skirts or two tone dress with cross over bodice and sweetheart neckline. Finish with heels and navy clutch.
Jacques Vert plus size occasion trousers, lace longline jackets, printed edge to edge coats. Soft pink, grey, navy and multi cream shades create a sophisticated combination. Trendy alternative wedding looks a trouser suits for Mother of the Bride or Groom.
MOTB AW17 winter wedding outfits complete occasionwear, dresses matching bolero jackets, slingback shoes, clutch bags and hats. New season colours include bright green, deep pink, navy and neutral in lace, sequin and embroidered designs.
Phase Eight navy and ivory complete occasionwear for Mother of the Bride, Groom and Wedding Guest. 2017 arrivals include Daphne Tapework lace dress and layered pleated Evie dress. Style with Tabitha edge to edge jacket, heels, clutch and two tone large bow hat.
Phase Eight SS17 wedding outfits for guests and Mother of the Bride. Embroidered lace sleeveless dress and matching coat, floral print shift dresses with sleeves in pastel pink, blue and ivory. Coordinating jackets, fascinators, hats. shoes and bags to match.
Phase Eight autumn wedding styles in cameo pink and black. The fitted Candice dress features eye-catching detail on the waist, front and back. For a modern Mother of the Bride outfit wear with textured edge to edge cropped bolero jacket, heels and large hat.
Gina Bacconi MOTB winter wedding occasion outfits, eveningwear and vintage style party dresses. Multi black, beige and wine floral embroidered dress with sheer yoke and elbow length flared sleeves.The lace bodice dress in black and ivory features scalloped edges, crepe skirt and long sleeves. An on-trend velvet cape dress in black and ruby red is sleeveless and falls to the knee.
Laura Ashley partywear and winter occasionwear in time for the party season. Shop the new range of luxe styles in velvet, lace, embellished mesh and shimmering sequins. You’ll find cocktail knee and midi length occasion dresses faux fur scarves wraps, sequin cardigans and tops plus accessories to complete.
L.K.Bennett sequin, silk and floral partywear dresses from the new LKB X Preen collection. Ready to wear designer evening dresses perfect for Christmas parties are modern, romantic and ever elegant. The dark pink sequin dress comes with long sleeves high neck and fitted waist. Other occasion dresses feature bold prints, lace, ruffles and open shoulder wrap around styles ending just below the knee. Complete with velvet or patent party shoes and clutch bag.
Roman partywear dresses faux fur jackets and jacquard occasion coats. New season winter wedding outfits and dresses with matching jackets. Modern Mother of the Bride, Groom and guest occasionwear, evening trousers, jumpsuits and dress suits. View Latest Roman Originals collection and weddingwear.
East occasion dresses, jackets, coats and dressy evening trousers. Discover the new Shangri-La collection of opulent prints inspired by the Far East, silk velvet and beautifully embroidered designs. Find modern MOTB winter wedding outfits, partywear and accessories to complete your look.
Boden Occasionwear velvet lace midi party dresses with sheer sleeves. Modern MOTB outfits winter wedding coats evening reception outfits, coordinating jackets, dressy trousers, suits, embellished shoes and bags.
Chi Chi partywear midi dresses and winter wedding guest outfits in teal green, navy blue and deep red. AW17 occasionwear feature sequinned, embroidered, mesh overlay, crochet and lace designs. Full fit and flare tulle skirts, fitted waist, high neck, long and short sheer sleeves plus sleeveless styles perfect for special events. Cocktail, evening and bridal collections also available in Petite range too.
East occasion coats, longline and crop style embroidered jackets. Two piece dress suits perfect for Mother of the Bride wedding outfit. Smart linen wide leg trousers in dove grey and cream. Elegant collarless print coat and matching tailored shift dress.
Look and feel fabulous in one of Bruce by Bruce Oldfield Mother of the Bride occasion outfits. Summer arrivals include blue and pink floral placement shift dress matching jackets, lemon double layer bodice dresses, metallic jacquard coat and dress to match.
Reach for the season’s most wearable designs and shop Hobbs SS17 occasion collections. Find event-ready outfitting and tailored Mother of the Bride outfits including blue and lemon floral printed dresses coordinating crop jackets and plus ivory trouser suits
The Reiss Wedding Shop and occasion collection includes all you need to dress up in style this summer. Discover modern MOTB styles and occasion ready outfits. You’ll find low-back maxis, fit and flare, off the shoulder, lace top dresses, trouser suits and jumpsuits.
New summer wedding and occasionwear from Gina Bacconi. Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom two piece outfits in shimmering ivory. Metallic woven jacquard ivory beaded dress and matching edge to edge occasion coat.
Hobbs adult bridesmaid dresses and wedding occasionwear. Short and maxi length chiffon dress with short sleeves, sleeveless, high necklines, sweetheart neck, sheer bodice, layered top. In pastel pink, mint green, pale blue, navy, pink and multi ivory prints.
Bruce by Bruce Oldfield elegant designer dress and coat outfits, dresses with matching jackets for wedding guest, Mother of the Bride and Groom. Spring and summer 2017 occasion outfits in pale blue, light gold, multi navy print and monochrome.
Hobbs new 2017 occasionwear. The oyster shaded Viv dress and matching silk jacket with peter pan collar perfect for summer occasions. Modern looks for Mother of the Bride and wedding guest. Dress features a white flora lace bodice and bow at the waist.
Tahari Mother of the Bride outfits 2017 dress skirt and trouser suits, pink blue satin bridesmaid dresses with portrait neckline. Sequin evening gowns, silver midi dress with envelope brooch collar, tailored separates, short topper coats and longline jackets.
Coast Mother of the Bride and Mother of the Groom summer wedding outfits. Latest 2017 occasionwear collection. Guests and bridesmaid dresses, cover up jackets, lace coats and accessories. New high low skirts, occasion jumpsuits and eveningwear.
Wedding Fashion for Every Season
East wedding guest styles in pretty cornflower blue and green. Mix and match pieces to suit any occasion. Cool linen cream coloured trousers, tops, crinkle pleated fit and flare dresses in beautiful floral prints with coordinating cover ups to complete your look.
Fenn Wright Manson two piece spring occasion outfits. Dress suits for Mother of the Bride, Groom and wedding guest. Pastel blue, pink, peach and ivory floral, lace, high neck and knee length dresses with co-ordinating chiffon shrug and edge to edge jackets.
Damsel in a Dress blush pink peplum dresses with waist shaping detail and pencil skirt. Beautiful printed occasion shift dresses with V neckline, short sleeves, grosgrain belt and contrast panels. For spring wedding outfit cover up with lightweight trench style drape coat.
Reiss lace and embroidered occasion dresses: slim fitting knee length dress with capped sleeves, and scalloped edges in midnight navy and sage green. Soft mint dress has lace overlay and high neckline. The blue black dress is a flared design with contrast top.
Chesca aqua blue cornelli embroidered lace dress and matching jacket. Plus size Mother of the Bride spring wedding dresses with flared hem, oval neckline and curved seems for flattering fit. One button bolero style jacket and pearl necklace completes the look.
Hobbs two piece Viv dress and jacket for Mother of the Bride or Mother of the Groom. Shift dress has floral lace bodice and waist bow. Matching silk jacket features a peter pan collar in shimmery oyster. Style with coordinating shoes, bag and fascinator.
Ted Baker pastel occasion dresses perfect for a spring or summer wedding. The powder blue Roshi midi length sleeveless dress features a burnout jacquard finish and two concealed pockets. The Limie layered floral lace dress has a full skirt and short sleeves.
Damsel in a Dress floral graphic print occasion dresses for spring Mother of the Bride or wedding guest outfit. Jodee and Mixed Daisy ivory shift dress feature abstract florals and 3/4 length sleeves style with coordinating Nahia textured collarless jacket.
Karen Millen occasionwear, race day dresses, wedding guest and summer Mother of the Bride outfits. Complete styles including matching shoes and bags and accessories. Tailored trouser suits culottes, jumpsuits and pencil, bodycon lace dresses.
Chi Chi London summer wedding, eveningwear and occasion outfits. Catwalk inspired fashion includes: fit and flare prom styles, off the shoulder, high and low hemlines and all over lace cocktail dresses. Chi Chi curve offers glamorous clothing in plus sizes.
Boden summer occasion styles and modest wedding wear. Midi and knee length dresses in floral prints, stripes and spots. Yellow, orange, red and navy coordinating pieces, tailored jackets and blazers, cardigans and cover ups plus shoes bags and slim belts.
Opt for the texture of lace to your next wedding event. Gorgeous Gina Bacconi embroidered corded dresses come in summer green, blue and spring pink. New shift styles are cut to a demure knee length with short sleeves, round neckline, scalloped hem and cuffs.
Colourful and bright summer dresses, pleated skirts, tops, trousers and cover ups. New holiday, special occasion and wedding outfits. Beautifully embroidered and hand printed in cool cotton and linen, knee and midi length styles plus statement bags and accessories.
Tahari ASL Mother of the Bride wedding suits and co-ordinating summer 2017 occasionwear. Shop classic dress, skirt and trouser suits for faultless put together combinations. Evening gowns shimmer with sequins while feminine florals are perfect for day time events.
Reiss summer occasion dressing in beautiful sorbet shades, pretty pastels and palm prints. Modern Mother of the Bride, Bridesmaid and wedding guest outfits include fit and flare, knee length styles lace dresses and maxi gowns in blue, green, blush pink and grey.
Michaela Louisa Mother of the Bride outfits, wedding and evening wear. New 2017 occasionwear include a vibrant pink dress and bolero, poppy red cropped jackets with floral summer dresses to match plus longer maxi length gowns in modern monochrome.
Coast modern wedding outfits for Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and wedding guest. Summer 2017 occasionwear include the Minerva floral fit and flare dress and Orsay high low midi dress. Cover up with the Eidewen short cropped jacket in pastel pink.
Feminine knee length dresses from Jolie Moi at John Lewis. Pink or white floral print occasion dresses in stretch cotton, fully lined with ruching detail for a body defining fit and fashionable bardot neckline. Team with heels and clutch for a summer wedding.
Chesca plus size Mother of the Bride or Groom summer occasion outfits. Coral and silver grey chiffon coat and matching sleeveless floral bias cut dress. For an alternative wedding look or evening outfit team with palazzo trousers and layered camisole.
Bruce by Bruce Oldfield elegant designer occasionwear for modern Mother of the bride or Groom. Autumn wedding outfits and colours in silver grey, navy, cream, striped tweed and deep pink. Knee and maxi length dresses matching jackets and dresses with sleeves.
Ted Baker AW17 occasion collection. New peplum dresses and matching jackets, tailored dress suits and co-ordinating floral court shoes and clutch chain bags. Autumn wedding outfits for modern Mother of the Bride, Groom and guests. Zip through short jacket and shift dress with sleeves in pale pink, maroon and grey.
Chesca autumn wedding outfits. Plus size clothing for Mother of the Bride, Groom and guests, dressy three piece trouser suits, dress and coat outfits and wide leg trousers. Hyacinth chiffon silk mix and match pieces, winter wedding and special occasionwear.
L.K. Bennett autumn wedding outfits for Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and guests. AW17 occasionwear includes flowing midi skirts, silk blouses and embellished party dresses featuring beautiful designs in green, navy blue, monochrome and blush.
East floral print and polka dot cotton linen dresses, colour block red and navy stripe skirts and cover ups. Dressy separates to mix and match and finishing touches to complete each outfit. Colourful tote and clutch bags, statement jewellery,luxurious silk and embroidered range of scarves.
Coast AW17 occasionwear perfect for a modern Mother of the Bride wedding outfit. Elegance floral, printed lace knee length shift dresses, neutral cover ups cropped jackets and coats in ivory, blush and champagne with matching hats shoes and bags.
Reiss new season bare shoulder glamour for all your special events. Knee length bodycon dresses and elegant jumpsuits feature off the shoulder necklines and slim fitting designs. Colours include: peacock blue, black, soft apricot, off white, pale green, navy.
Hobbs 2017 occasion dresses include the Bella fit and flare dress with panelled navy bodice, full structured turquoise stripe skirt. A party dress worn on its own with matching slingbacks or complete Mother of the Bride outfit with coordinating bolero jacket.
New season plus size navy wedding guest and Mother of the Bride outfits from Chesca. Embellished mesh and chiffon dress with short sleeves, semi sheer bodice and scalloped hem. Dark navy bead trim layered dress, matching shawl, shoes, bag and hatinator.
Hobbs Mother of the Bride outfits, wedding and occasionwear in neutral tones, lace and pretty florals in pink and green. Knee length and flattering midi dresses come with coordinating cropped bolero jacket, peep toe shoes, chain clutch and fascinator.
Chesca winter wedding outfits and Mother of the Bride two piece outfits include embroidered Cornelli lace dresses and matching jacket, dark and silver grey embellished gowns and long dress with sparkling beaded shawl.
Bruce By Bruce Oldfield winter wedding outfits occasion dresses and eveningwear. New AW17 dress collection includes satin, jacquard, shimmer knee and maxi length styles. Flattering pleated layered tops and skirts, flared cuffs and collared shirt dresses in navy, black, dark pink and forest green.
Bruce by Bruce Oldfield designer Mother of the Bride outfits partywear and occasion dresses. Winter 2017 wedding styles and eveningwear embellished sleeveless black fit and flare styles, lace and velvet dresses with sleeves.
L.K. Bennett occasionwear and winter wedding outfits 2017 collection in emerald green and navy blue. New arrivals: long silk dresses with sleeves, high neck blouses with scoop necklines and crepe and satin panel midi skirts. Style with matching shoes and bag.
Add some rich magenta tones to your winter wardrobe. Hobbs occasion dresses in deep pink include: Tabitha flared midi dress with over-lay top and pleated skirt, Florentine jacquard print sleeveless dress with boat neck, Vanessa lace evening dress with bell sleeves.
East occasionwear includes this navy lace tailored shift dress and matching Jacket. Perfect Winter Wedding Style and Evening look. Features elegant cut out design and scalloped edging. The smart linen dress is sleeveless and fully lined for a streamline finish. Great worn alone with embroidered clutch and statement accessories or paired with cropped cover up. For modern styling wear the lace jacket with slim trousers and camisole.
Elegant two piece occasion-wear from Coast. Winter wedding outfits in black and white include the classic monochrome Esme shift dress with wide V neckline and fitted body shape. Complete with the Arabella cape jacket for a tailored finish and bow clutch.
Chesca two and three piece trouser suits. Coordinating plus size occasionwear in pale blue and navy. Mix and match wide leg trousers matching camisole and silk mix Ombre Devoree coat. The 3/4 sleeve unlined cover up has a cocoon hemline and one button fastening.
Coast trousers and jumpsuits for weddings and special occasions. Ade silver grey wide leg jumpsuit with embroidered sequin bodice. Raisa green tailored jumpsuit with V neckline and wrap over bow front. Bolina jacquard top cropped pleated leg jumpsuit in metallic gold.
L. K. Bennett new autumn winter smart trouser suits. Anthea navy blue fluid crepe wide leg trousers with high waist. Cover up with matching double breasted collarless jacket featuring gunmetal shiny buttons, top pocket and nipped in waist with side splits.
Boden party dresses are effortlessly elegant falling just below the knee in a range of styles to suit all your occasions.Velvet, chiffon and silk evening dresses feature fit and flare skirts, lace bodice, sheer sleeves, sweetheart necklines and frills. Kimono dress styles in purple and black velvet come with detachable grosgrain belt and finish just mid calf.
Boden wedding occasion coats and smart jackets to wear with your favourite dresses, trousers and skirts. Make a bold statement in a collarless fitted coat or tailored jacket crafted from luxurious Italian fabric. You’ll find animal print and navy spot designs, pink, blue and post box red along with yellow and purple. Coats with detachable faux-fur collars come in bright green or black.
Boden dresses for weddings and special occasions. Luxe lace, velvet and floaty midi dresses with sleeves offer flattering shapes in a range of seasonal shades. Eye-catching prints, vintage inspired designs and feminine finishes gives your going out wardrobe an instant update. Find short and below the knee dresses with high neckline, full length sheer bell shape sleeves and matching accessories.
Boden velvet and printed party ready evening trousers. Find your perfect pair of occasion trousers and prepare to make an entrance. New arrivals include straight and wide leg lengths along with figure sculpting crop styles. Stretch cotton, soft tweed and silk velvet covers all your options simply finish a matching jacket or sequin blouse and heels.
Race Day, Party and Occasion Dresses
Collections include modest dress lengths with cinched waists adding a bygone charm to special event dressing. While lace dresses, pencil skirts, jacquard coats and suited separates offer day to night elegance wherever you go. Finishing touches such as wide brim hats, fascinators, matching shoes and bags are available too. Spring pastels, summer brights along with autumn and winter hues bring a kaleidoscope of colour throughout the year. Dressing up promises to be so much fun especially with inspirational styles helping you find that perfect look.
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.