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Mother of the Bride Wedding Outfit Guide

Rosette Special Occasion Mature Women's Dress | Mother of the Bride Collection

Rosette Gown

A regal look in radiant sequined lace. Soutache detailing creates one of a kind elegance. Light goring at the skirt adds lovely finesse and flow. With short sleeves and a V neckline at back.

Draper's & Damon's

Your daughter's wedding - it's a moment you'll always remember. But to make the day truly magical, you'll want to wear something you'll never forget. But is that look a special occasions dress or a formal gown or suit? Let us put your worries at ease with our Mother Of The Bride Dressing Guide. Our guide is also designed to help the grandmother of the bride or groom find the perfect outfit for the special day! From gorgeous fabrics to timeless designs to flawless silhouettes, you'll learn everything you need to know about creating your perfect wedding day outfit.

What Should a Mother of The Bride Wear?

Special Occasion Styles Defined: Your ideal down-the-aisle-style is simply defined, with explanations of our most popular mother of the bride fashions. Find your perfect wedding day look when you select a formal jacket dress, twin set, dress or suit.

Radiant Lace Twin Set & Chiffon Pants | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Radiant Lace Twin Set & Chiffon Pants

Big events can be so stuffy. Keep the mood fun and breezy with this look of light formality. Designed by Alex Evenings, the Radiant Lace Twin Set shimmer with silver sequins and shines with scallop edging. The Chiffon Pants are cut to beautifully flatter.

Special Occasion Tiered Two-Piece Dress | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Bias Tiered Two-Piece Dress

Dreamy drifts of georgette form the two-layered top. Graceful bias skirt is lined and has an elastic waist.

Special Occasion Luxurious Shantung Suit | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Luxurious Shantung Suit

Shimmer-rich shantung pairs with brilliant crystal buttons for an exquisite look of classic elegance. Jacket includes long sleeves, princess seaming, and a peplum hem for flattery. Skirt is styled with a back walking slit and a back zip entry. Both pieces are lined.

Jacket Dress

Fabulous, feminine and wonderfully figure-flattering, our special occasion jacket dresses make the most of any celebration. Specially designed with mothers of the bride in mind, our formal jacket dress collection offers both modern glamour as well as timeless appeal with graceful silhouettes that both shape and conceal.


When it comes to unforgettable entrances, our special occasion suits put you at the center of attention. Designed for stylish statements as well as graceful ease, our women's suits will have you posing, dancing and greeting guests with confidence and comfort. Ranging in styles from formal to casually elegant, our special event suits for women will have you looking your very best for the big day.

Twin Sets

Timeless and tasteful, our special occasion twin sets capture the moment with beautiful versatility. The perfect partner with dressy pants, floor length skirts and more, our women's twin sets let you easily create the wedding outfit of your dreams with lavish lace, spectacular shimmer, classic charm, and sensational color.


You're ready for moments both magical and memorable when you're wearing the irresistible charm of our mother of the bride dresses. Precisely designed for the day's many events, our collection of special occasion dresses will have you looking perfectly beautiful while feeling perfectly comfortable in luxury fabrics and designer details.

What Are The Best Fabrics for Mother of The Bride Dresses, Suits, & More?

The Right Materials: Whether the wedding is a casual or elegant affair, we offer a variety of special occasion fabrics to perfectly match the mood. From lavish lace to luxury knits to flowing georgette, you'll look and feel you best in the fabrics that were made to create the most beautiful mother of the bride outfits.

Parisian Lace Jacket Dress | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Parisian Lace Jacket Dress

This ensemble lights up the night with twinkling sequins and a radiant stretch glitter lace.

Radiant Georgette and Chiffon Jacket Dress | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Radiant Georgette Jacket Dress

Sentimental and striking, this airy ensemble enchants with a double-layer popover jacket.

Gilded Floral Blouse & Chiffon Pants | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Gilded Floral Blouse & Chiffon Pants

Getting picture-perfect ready for any event is an art form. The Gilded Floral Blouse is the ideal place to start with its elaborate detailing and feminine flattery.

Glitter Knit

Styled for divine shimmer and shine, our glitter knit fabrics make the most of our mother of the bride dresses, suits, jacket dresses and twin sets. Designed with a helpful touch of stretch, this formal fabric offers lovely grace, comfort and ease.


What could be lovelier than timeless lace? This classic formal fabric transforms you into the most beautiful mother of the bride with upscale elegance. Especially with the brilliance of sequins. When it comes to the most alluring styles in women's special occasion dresses, twin sets and more, always look to lace.

Georgette and Chiffon

Beloved for the way it makes mothers of the bride look flowing and fabulous, georgette and chiffon are among the most popular of wedding day fabrics. Our collection of special event dresses, formal pants and flowing skirts always include a selection of georgette and chiffon pieces for the stunning way they make any moment magic. Our mothers of the brides also adore the endless versatility of georgette and chiffon fashions as they can be worn at a variety of formal events throughout the year.


Although not a true formal fabric, sequins is the special detail that makes mother of the bride fashions look absolutely brilliant. Dazzling and dramatic, sequins livens the look of special event dresses and formal twin sets with a particular pizzazz that's impossible to ignore. When it comes to selecting a women's wedding day outfit with sensational style, sequins never fails to charm.

Essential Jacket Dresses for Mother's of The Bride

The Must Have Styles: Your ideal mother of the bride outfit is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Choose from one of our many special occasion jacket dresses, pair it with one of our exquisite jewelry collections, and voila! Draper's & Damon's makes it so simple to be a beautiful mother of the bride.

Soft Spring Jacquard Knit Jacket Dress | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Soft Spring Jacquard Knit Jacket Dress

Incredibly illuminating, the jacket and matching bodice bring the spotlight to your every move with a textured pattern on a sparkle jacquard knit.

Floral Sparkle Jacket Dress | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Floral Sparkle Jacket Dress

Incredible embroidered floral art, drenched in sparkling sequins, makes this jacket dress a forever treasure. Bolero is shaped with princess seaming, and includes embellished art at open front and cuffs. Empire waist dress features art at straps and bust.

Scallop Lace Jacket Gown | Mother of the Bride Clothing Collection

Scallop Lace Jacket Gown

For all your enchanted evenings, this sequined-lace gown is a fashion fairy-tale come true.

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