Top Dresses for the Mother of the Bride and Groom

The mother of the bride is one of the most special “guests” of the wedding day. The mother of the bride with beautiful dresses will be in so many pictures on their children’s wedding day. They will also be the official wedding greeters and will be speaking with almost every guest who attends the special day. Sometimes the mothers of the bride will be involved in the wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, family photos, and receptions; which means moms will be photographed quite a bit and also have so much interaction with everyone during the wedding. The Mother of the bride should feel and look her best on such a busy and special day. Here is a quick rundown of the top trends for any mother of the bride. Jasmine Bridal offers quite a huge selection of figure flattering Mother of the bride and groom styles that are special ordered in any size from 0 to 34 in a wide range of colors and fabrics that are available.




Plus Size / Curvy Mother of the Bride Gowns

Of course, mother of the brides come in all shapes and sizes. To give our mother of the bride customers a more tailored look, the Jasmine designers have created traditional mother of the bride gowns that have exquisite arm, chest and stomach coverage for the conservative mother and they have created romantic and body hugging gowns for mother of the bride. All of these traditional and sensual mothers of the bride dresses were designed with mom in mind which means they have options for proper body coverage, or they can choose gowns for mother of the bride that show off their arms, legs, chest and bodies. All of the mother of the groom and bride dresses from Jasmine Bridal which includes Jade Couture, Jade and Jasmine Black Label are available in size 0 to 34 with custom changes and custom measurements available upon request.


Tea Length Mother of the Groom & Bride Dresses

A great choice for a mother of the bride that is not accustom in wearing a floor length mother of the bride gown can choose a tea length mother of the bride dress. A tea length dress can give a very formal wedding day look while also being more comfortable for the mother. Most of the mother of the bride wear from Jasmine Bridal can be ordered in three different lengths which are Floor Length, Tea Length or Knee Length.

Floor Length is great because this style will give a great shape to any mother of the bride because when a woman wears mother of the bride dress with the right silhouette and superb fit then she will appear longer and leaner. A floor length mother of the bride dress is not limited to a formal wedding venue. Since there are so many different dress styles, details, and color options this style of dress can be worn to any type of event. We have seen beautiful floor length gowns at backyard weddings, garden weddings, destination weddings, to weddings in an intricate mansion, ballroom. The dress length to be catered to the specific mother of the bride wearing the dress. If the mother of the bride looks and feels her absolute best then her dress will be photographed well and perceived by the wedding guests as beautiful.




Mother of the Bride Pant suits / Jump suits

Recently, mother of the bride and grooms have requested pant suits and jump suits for their children’s’ weddings. There is a wide variety in styles for this. A mother of the bride may be looking for a more traditional pantsuit which is generally a wide leg chiffon pant with an elastic waistband with a separate top and matching chiffon jacket. We have seen this type of pant suits for many years and it is still being requested today due to its comfortability. A new trend is for the mothers to wear pant suits. This is a growing trend due to the popularity of jumpsuits in ready to wear clothing. Jumpsuits can be very comfortable, flattering and Jasmine Bridal has now made them available to custom order in different styles, colors and fabrics.




Long Mother of the Groom & Bride Dresses

Mother of the Brides generally look for a long mother of the bride dress. Generally speaking the bride will wear a floor length bridal gown making any type of wedding a bit on the formal side. This means, that mothers assume their dress should be floor length. Although, a beautiful floor length dress has been the norm for the past 40 years, this is not always the case. Jade Couture, Jade and Jasmine Black Label dresses come in a variety in lengths from Knee Length, Tea Length and Floor Length. Most of their dresses can be ordered with a “custom” length. For example, if you have fallen in love with a long mother of the bride dress from an Authorized Jasmine Retailer, you may request this gown be ordered with the skirt length cut to tea or knee length.



Lace Mother of the Groom & Bride Dresses

When it comes to planning your wedding attire, lace has been viewed as the go to fabric for the wedding industry. It’s classic, timeless, soft, elegant and has been reimagined in many modern dress styles. Jasmine Bridal changed the way colored lace mother of the bride garment can be ordered because Jasmine offers their lace dresses in such a wide variety in colors. The dresses are dyed to match the perfect color shade for your children’s wedding which makes lace mother of the bride clothing such an easy and perfect choice to wear on your children’s wedding day.




Formal Mother of the Bride Apparel

Formal mother of the bride wear has become the traditional and classic look for a wedding. Formal does not necessarily mean floor length any longer. The formality of a gown can be determined in the details, the color, or the fit of the mother of the bride dress. A modern way to think about a formal mother of the bride dress is to choose a fabric that is made of quality, a color that is in sync with your children’s wedding day colors, and details that fit and flatter your body.


Cocktail Mother of the Bride attire




Sometimes a mother of the bride will want to wear a cocktail style dress, which has grown in popularity with the wedding industry trend of DIY weddings, rustic weddings, bohemian weddings; and also with the brides choosing a more casual wedding venue like botanical gardens, backyard/outdoor or beach side wedding celebration. There are so many cocktail mothers of the bride dresses in the market, however Jasmine Bridal offers an exclusive cocktail themed line named Jasmine Black Label. The Jasmine Black Label dress is made of quality specialty fabrics and details designed to create a very elegant, flattering and beautiful cocktail mother of the bride dress. These dresses are made to mimic the look and fit of a ready to wear mother of the bride dress but still allows for the mother to choose the best color and allows for custom changes to make the dress a one of a kind!


Short Mother of the Bride Gown

The majority of mother of the brides will choose a floor length tea length dress, however, some mothers will choose a knee length mother of the bride dress. This is a great option for mother of the bride wear as some venues do not allow for a long flowing skirt. Even if the choice to wear a short mother of the bride dress is not for practicality and only style preference, then this is still a great idea! Some mothers do not feel comfortable in a floor length dress or they prefer to show their legs off and wear a suited jacket with a knee length skirt. We have seen this type of styling from royal weddings to backyard barbecues. Short dresses are very nice and when they are chosen in a good color, they can still be considered formal and/or fancy depending on the style chosen by the mother of the bride.




Affordable Mother of the Bride Wear

A mother of the bride is not only a guest of honor at their children’s weddings, they are a lot of times the person in charge of funding the wedding. With that being said, a mother of the bride may want to find an affordable mother of the bride dress. Affordable does not mean cheap, affordable means that it is within the mother’s means. Jasmine Bridal offers three separate mother of the bride product lines which start around $250 and up to $600. A mother of the bride must remember that buying a cheap dress can result in a cheap or ill-fitting gown with very low-quality fabric, details and construction. When you purchase a dress from Jasmine Bridal you can rely on the company to supply you with a very high-end quality piece of clothing in a color that has been selected by the mother of the bride and dyed to your exact color preference.


Flattering Mother of the Bride Attire

Although we should not generalize that all mother of the brides have concerns about their bodies when trying on a mother of the bride dress we can say that this is pretty standard. Jasmine Bridal has designed their three mother of the bride lines to give mothers options to highlight their most beautiful assets and minimize any concerning areas. It is very important that she finds a mother of the bride dress that looks and feels great on her. Jasmine has not only designed specific dresses for the mother of the bride has also created a ‘special service’ in which sleeves can be lengthened or shortened, petite and plus size charts, allowing the mother to raise the neckline, cancel details or add details, adding sleeves and/or adjusting the sleeve length and custom measurements for a more exact fit on all of the mother of the bride gown.




Custom Mother of the Bride Gown

This brings us to our next trend which is a custom mother of the bride dress. In fact, Jasmine Bridal mother of the bride attire are all considered custom couture. Each dress is chosen by trying on a sample dress. Once the mother of the bride chooses a sample dress she loves, then their style consultant will assist them in selecting the perfect color, adjusting any custom changes as mentioned above, choosing the correct size or ordering the dress with custom measurements. Then, after the selection process, the retailer orders the mother of the bride dress with Jasmine Bridal. Then, the order is sent to the Jasmine Bridal factory in which the fabric is dyed to the color selection, the material is hand cut and graded to the correct size. Then, the dress is sewn together by expert seamstresses. Any special beadwork will be hand sewn onto the gown completing the look with a little sparkle! Then, the dress is shipped to Jasmine Bridal’s corporate office, and shipped to the authorized retailer. Each dress is made to order making each gown a totally custom and couture dress.




Mother of the Bride Jackets & Shawls

The most convenient and easy way to add some coverage to any mother of the bride dress is to order a matching shawl or jacket. When you order any mother of the bride apparel from Jasmine Bridal, the mother will have the option to add on a matching shawl or jacket. Jasmine has several styles in shawls and jackets that are available in exact matching fabrics as all the mother of the bride wear or you can go for a different fabric style to coordinate with your mother of the bride dress.


Navy Mother of the Bride Gown

A big trend in mother of the bride attire is the color navy. Navy is an amazing mother of the bride dress color because it is very flexible. Depending on the dress style and fabric, navy can become very formal or very casual. It is also a darker shade than most and is usually very flattering. Navy works very much like a black dress does, however sometimes brides do not want their mothers wearing black to their wedding.




Teal Mother of the Bride attire

In the past few years, the color teal has become a very popular color choice for mothers of the bride. The reason teal is so popular is that it is a very rich and luxurious color without being too overwhelming or bright. The color works very nicely with a variety in skin tones and is very beautiful in wedding photography. Teal also looks lovely with navy or blush bridesmaid dresses creating a wonderful wedding party look.




Blush Mother of the Bride Dresses

As the bridesmaid dress trend gravitates towards soft pastel toned dresses, blush mother of the bride gown has been growing in popularity. The softness of a blush dress works so well with other pastels, looks beautiful against any floral arrangement and compliments a beautiful bride in her white or ivory wedding dress. There are so many shades of blush that is has become very easy to find a blush tone dress that highlights the mother of the bride’s skin tones, hair color and eye color.


Romantic Mother of the Bride wear

As brides and bridal parties alike are searching for a romantic wedding dress or bridesmaid dress, mother of the brides are requesting romantic mother of the bride apparel. The details in the mother of the bride wearing are what can make the dress romantic. Here are few examples of what makes a dress romantic. The lace details or fabric, the crystal beading, the chiffon details or fabric, the color of the dress, the silhouette of the dress, and the neckline shape are all contributing factors in creating romantic mother of the bride gown.


Simple Mother of the Bride Dresses

Mother of the brides may want a dress that has intricate details from beading, lace and appliques or they may prefer a simple mother of the bride dress. Simple mother of the bride attire can be very stunning when selected in the perfect color and silhouette for the mom. Whether the dress is simple or very details, the mother of the bride should be happy and comfortable. Simple dresses can be fitting in any type of venue whether it be a rustic barn wedding or black-tie affair.


Sequins Mother of the Bride Dresses



As many brides have chosen to have sequin bridesmaid dresses, their mothers are choosing the same fabric for their wedding day looks. With the expansion of Jasmine Bridal’s sequin fabrics, mothers and bridesmaids have so many options to select the perfect sequin shade. Sequin fabric has been an industry trend starting as table décor, and quickly was requested in the apparel selections. Sequin dresses can accommodate a wedding of many types as it can be very subtle and romantic making it perfect for a casual or formal setting.


Sophisticated Mother of the Bride Dresses

When choosing mother of the bride garment, a lot of women will tell their consultant they would like to look sophisticated. As the guests and hosts of honor, the mother of the bride does not want to look cheap or immature. Sophistication is the perfect adjective to describe the mother of the bride gown available within Jasmine Bridal’s three mother of the bride dress lines.


Fashionable Mother of the Bride Dresses

Mother of the brides are the most amazing women in a bride and grooms’ lives, and they should look and feel like the best versions of themselves on their wedding day. In the past, mother of the bride dresses had a negative tone to it, as most fashionable mother of the brides felt this term meant old fashioned or something an old woman would wear. However, mother of the bride apparel at Jasmine Bridal are the opposite. They are beautiful, trendy and fashionable dresses that are designed with a mother in mind.




Popular Mother of the Bride Skirt Shapes

Mother of the bride dresses come in every variety of styles including many different skirt shapes and silhouettes. The most popular skirt is A line, mermaid and full A line skirts. The A line skirt shape is popular because it is generally fitted on the bodice and waist and will flow out in the shape of the letter A from the waist to the floor.


Sleeved Mother of the Bride Dresses

Mother of the bride dresses have been created with so many sleeve options because the sleeve is very important and unique to each mother of the bride. A lot of mothers will prefer a ¾ length sleeve or even long sleeve to give her the most comfort. Jasmine Bridal creates so many mother of the bride dresses with long sleeves, ¾ sleeves, short sleeves, sleeveless and even strapless. The great part about Jasmine Bridal is that the mother may add sleeves to any style (excluding strapless) for a nominal fee. When choosing a custom sleeve length, the mothers may choose exactly where the sleeve ends ensuring it will cover their arms exactly how they prefer. This service will give an added satisfaction to ordering mother of the bride dresses from Jasmine Bridal.




There are so many options when it comes to the neckline shapes in mother of the bride gowns. The most popular is the V neckline, bateau, and portrait necklines for the dresses of mother of the bride from Jasmine Bridal. The added service for Jasmine Bridal mother of the bride dresses is that on any V neckline, the customer may choose to raise the neckline up to two inches to ensure the perfect coverage. This is also very helpful if the mother of the bride is busty to assist in perfect coverage for the wedding day.

With so many mother of the bride dresses to choose from it can become quite overwhelming for mothers. The best advice for mothers that are shopping for their children’s special days are to give themselves enough time! Do not wait to start shopping until the last minute. When you give yourself enough time to special order the mother of the bride dress of your dreams, you will be so much happier than if you choose to wait until the last minute.