mother of the bride

10 mother of the bride and groom outfits for summer 2017

06 Jun 2017

Mothers of the bride or groom still searching for the perfect summer outfit - here are 10 inspirational ideas

1. Phase Eight

A stunning occasion dress in a fitted style and striking chinoiserie print. Featuring a V-neckline and a flattering waist panel, this piece is fully lined and fastened with a concealed zip. RRP: £130.

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www.phase-eight.com 

2. Monsoon

The Ada maxi dress is guaranteed to steal the spotlight with its colourful floral print. Romantic ruffles cascade down its flattering tied halter neckline, and it nips in at the waist above its beautifully flared maxi skirt for a slimming silhouette. RRP: £119. 

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http://uk.monsoon.co.uk/

3. John Charles

With an illusion neckline and pearlised detailing, this style is a real new addition which visibly benefits from John Charles’ more than 50 years of craftsmanship. The wide cut flatters every silhouette and with immaculate pleating from the waist, the shape is perfectly feminine. Style with a statement, coordinated hat. Check retailers for pricing.

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www.johncharles.co.uk

4. Kaleidoscope

Stand out from the crowd in this pretty lace top sleeveless dress, updated in this season's key fabrication comb lace and scuba. With a peplum style, round neck and floral skirt you can be sure to attract all the attention. Wear with nude stilettos, a red lip and a glamorous up-do to tick all the right boxes. The dress is fully lined with concealed back zip fastening. RRP: £89.

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www.kaleidoscope.co.uk

5. Molly Browns

One of this year’s most desirable dresses from Yorkshire based boutique, Molly Browns, is John Charles 26222B. This stunning and elegant dress with its luxurious champagne colouring and intricate shoulder beading is the ideal outfit for any proud mum on the big day. RRP: £499.99.

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www.mollybrowns.co.uk

6. Fab Frocks

This gorgeous dress by Cabotine features beautiful lace detailing and clever ruching to flatter your tummy. In this stunning aqua colour, it is perfect for a summer wedding. Available from the Bournemouth store; RRP: £499.

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www.fabfrocks.co.uk

7. Catherine Walker & Co

Available from the Chelsea boutique, the Geneva coatdress is a popular choice with the mother of the bride and groom. It is tailored in a luxurious Venetian wool and seen here in a soft silver blue. The collar is handmade from multiple rows of silk satin covered cords and beautifully shaped into a '50s retro style. The luminescence of the satin silk softly reflects light towards the face.

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www.catherinewalker.com

8. John Lewis

This sleeveless metallic squares dress from the Bruce by Bruce Oldfield range for John Lewis can be paired with a matching cropped jacket. A subtle sparkle in the fabric adds an understand glamour while not overshadowing the bride. Dress: £129, jacket: £129. 

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www.johnlewis.com

9. Jaques Vert

This gorgeous dress comes in a statement pink shade for an extra dose of summer sparkle. With a floral placement print, this is perfect for any special summer occasion. RRP: £159.

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www.jacques-vert.co.uk

10. Karen Millen

This lace pencil dress is available in black or blue and is adorned with delicate floral embroidery, hand-drawn by Karen Millen's in-house designers. The dress is all about the detail, with a cut-out back and lace covered buttons at the nape of the neck. RRP: £255. 

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www.karenmillen.com