Non-traditional Mother of the Bride Dresses? Is this too much?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
3032 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

That’s beautiful, the MOB shapeless dress and matching bolero isn’t my thing.

Post # 4
171 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@ccantics:  I think its beautiful… my mom said she would not wear a long dress, which was fine, i pick my battles and this one wasn’t one i needed to win… she found a great find at Macy’s…basically a sheath dress with lace overlay… she looked great and i don’t think it was a “traditional” MOB dress.  


Post # 5
2915 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

Its really cute. Don’t see anything wrong with it.

Post # 6
1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Oooh I like that!  I’m planning to just go shopping with my mom next summer and help her pick out a flattering sundress. 

Post # 7
1259 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I like it too! It sounds perfect. Hopefully she likes it too. I will definately be helping my mom find something too 🙂

Post # 8
3265 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I hate traditional MOB dresses too! They can look so matronly. My mom will be wearing a beautiful knee-length dress with sparkly lace sleeves.

Post # 9
3756 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I love that dress!! I think it’s perfect for a May wedding with a 20’s ish theme!!

Post # 10
3016 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014 - Prague

I think that’s gorgeous!

Post # 11
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@ccantics:  OMG that’s a gorgeous dress!  I think I want to show my mom now…

Post # 13
9859 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

it’s gorgeous – I’m kind of wishing my mom was wearing something like that – I’m worried she’s getting too dressed up!

Post # 14
679 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

I think that is gorgeous! Your mom will look great!

Post # 15
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

my mom is wearing a long chiffon gown that probably could be for a BM… she’s 58 and looks great and she’s so happy in her dress!!! I think it’s really the mom’s personal style 

Post # 16
59 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I think it’s really pretty! It’ll be prefect for your wedding theme and season! My mom really doesn’t like the traditional MOB dress. She’ll be wearing a flowy tea length sundress. 

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