12 showstopping mother of the bride outfits for AW16
05 Dec 2016
Mothers of the bride can make a seasonal statement this autumn/winter with a whole host of outfit options at their disposal
The midnight-blue Katy Embellished Maxi Dress is part of Monsoon's Limited Edition collection and has been reduced from £299 to £225.25. Ornamented with scores of lustrous gemstones, sequins and beads, the floor-length sweeping gown has a flattering illusion neckline, nipped-in waist and softly gathered skirt.
2. Gina Bacconi
This elegant and flattering corded mesh dress from Gina Bacconi features a detachable sheer cape, perfect for those who wish to cover their arms. In a soft cream shade, it’s the perfect go-to for the big day and can be re-worn for special occasions.
3. Phase Eight
This fitted woven Celia dress (£150) and matching jacket (£120) features a striking circle design on the front and a block colour panel at the back. The contrast detail on the waist and neckline give it flattering definition. The dress is fully lined and fastens with a concealed zip at the back. The cropped jacket is fully lined with wide sleeves and an open front to finish the look.
4. Molly Browns
If you want to brighten up your wedding ensemble for AW16, this John Charles outfit from Molly Browns in York is the perfect choice. Available in Coral or Crystal Blue, the dress and crop jacket combination work in perfect synergy for an effortless and elegant seasonal statement.
5. Joyce Young
This Audrey Hepburn inspired outfit offers a real statement and can be made to measure in your choice of colour and fabric. The Cobalt Blue variation is the newest shade in the 22-strong colour palette of silks already available to choose from. Ensuring a perfect fit, the bespoke style can be customised to suit your personal preferences.
6. Fab Frocks
Available from Fab Frocks in Westbourne, this stunning navy and cream outfit from Condici teams a showstopping shift dress with an organza frock coat. The structure of the dress works beautifully with the floaty jacket, showcasing how contrasting fabrics can work in perfect synergy.
7. Florentyna Dawn
This striking tailored trouser and camisole outfit with full length silk coat can be bespokely altered to suit your measurements. Available in 100 colours and from sizes 6 to 50, the outfit can be tried on in the Florentyna Dawn Cheshire store.
8. John Charles
High octane glamour from John Charles. This Old Hollywood-inspired stretch jacquard dress is defined by its exquisite shape which is classically feminine and fitted. The wide shoulder detail flatters elegantly, drawing the eye to the sheer, pearlised illusion neckline beneath. The wide brim hat complements the divine shoulder detailing for an unforgettable statement.
9. Lindy Bop
This 'Maybelle' Red Jacquard Twin Set features a pencil dress and cropped jacket for a dose of 1960s inspiration. The boat neck and V shaped back add flattering touches, while the cinched-in waist with bow detail delivers a feminine silhouette.
Achieve an elegant evening look with this floral print dress in a stunning, soft scuba fabric. Featuring a slot neckline, pleating at the waist and decorative zip detail, the dress has been cut to a demure knee length and is fully lined for seamless wearing. Priced at an affordable £54, the dress can be teamed with a colour block jacket to keep warm.
11. Jacques Vert
Offering a starting point which can be dressed up or down, this lace and crepe dress in contemporary grey transcends all the seasons for an all year round outfit option. The dress can be teamed with colour-contrasting accessories for a bold statement or kept classic with silver jewellery.
12. John Lewis
Look sensational in Steel Blue with this Adrianna Papell Lace Yoke Shimmer Dress And Duster Coat. Fully lined in stretch fabric, this sleeveless shift dress is crafted from shimmering fabric and comes accompanied with a tulle-lined duster jacket which features a delicate embroidered finish.