Mother of the Groom Dresses for Every Dress Code

Choosing a dress to wear for your son’s wedding is exciting but with so much choice out there it can also be slightly daunting. Therefore, wedding dress codes are a great way to refine your search for a mother of the groom's dress. As well as this the season of the wedding can also help indicate the fabric, length and colour of the dress to choose. After that it is all about working out what styles work for your body shape and what colours work with the mother of the bride’s dress and the bridesmaids colour scheme. Find the perfect mother of the groom dress suitable for the wedding dress codes below.

Wedding dress codes are primarily the choice of the bride and groom therefore, talk to couple to gain inspiration and ensure your gown abides by their desired dress code. Three of the most popular wedding dress codes this wedding season include formal black-tie, semi-formal micro wedding, and cocktail destination wedding. Mother of the grooms dresses can simultaneously embody both opulence and simplicity. 


Formal Black Tie Code

Black tie attire calls for a full-length gown or a chic long-sleeved jumpsuit. Black tie dress code for the mother of the groom is all about elegance and class. When it comes to the silhouette of the gown, think of your body type and how to accentuate your best features. This can be achieved with sleeve details that draw the eye upwards. Flutter as well as rosette sleeve details add a charm of sophistication as you stand beside your son on his special day.


Semi-formal Code

A Garden wedding calls for more of a semi-formal mother of the groom dress, that is breezy and comfortable but can still be dressed up for the special occasion.  For a smaller wedding, it would be perfectly acceptable to wear a semi-formal midi dress as the mother of the groom. The dress can be paired with flats and earrings for more of a laid-back look or can be dressed up with some drop earrings and kitten heels for a semi-formal look that you will be comfortable in from ceremony to reception.

Destination Cocktail Code 

Beach destination weddings call for a cocktail dress code attire. Mother of the groom dresses for summer destination weddings should include the following features, comfortable lightweight flowy material such as chiffon. Chiffon dresses are high breathable and drape beautifully, perfect along the seaside. A wrap style dress can also be worn for more casual beach weddings. Search for cocktail knee length dresses that strikes a balance between elegance and comfort.

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Updated on 24/05/2024

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