Mother of the bride outfits that aren't drab or dreary are so much easier to find nowadays. Mother of the bride (and groom) style has since moved away from the 'royal family' look. You don't have to wear the classic hat, dress, dress coat, and sensible shoes anymore. We're seeing more and more stylish Mums opt for floor-length gowns, top and skirt combos, sequin dresses and even jumpsuits!

Without further adieu, here are some of our favourite mother of the bride outfits...

mother of the bride outfits Phase Eight Silver Malia Sequin Lace Dress, €325, debenhams.ie

 

mother of the bride outfits Style 1012, lacremeboutique.com

 

mother of the bride outfits RJR.John Rocha Pink Floral Crepe High Low Dress, €90, debenhams.ie

 

mother of the bride outfits Niamh O'Neill Iveagh Dress, €395, arnotts.ie

 

mother of the bride outfits Tiled Sequin Dress, €615, needleandthread.com

mother of the bride outfits Fely Campo Sequin Bodice Long Dress, Gold, and Yellow, €695, mcelhinneys.com

 

mother of the bride outfits Phase Eight White Stella Bow Detail Dress, €149, debenhams.ie

 

mother of the bride outfits Adrianna Papell Petite Flutter One Shoulder Jumpsuit in Raspberry, €247.50, johnlewis.com

 

mother of the bride outfits Aideen Bodkin Long Sleeve Pink Lace Dress, €134, arnotts.ie

Confetti's top tips:

  • Although you'll want to feel your best, try not to wear anything that may steal the limelight from the couple. And white is still an absolute no-go.
  • Liaise with the other Mum on outfit ideas. The last thing you want is to show up in a similar outfit. Awks!
  • You may want to keep your outfit within a similar tone of the wedding, but if you're a coat of many colours gal, then we say go for it!
  • Go get your glam on – we see no reason why you shouldn't feel like your best self as well.
  • Bring the flats just in case your heels start to betray you. We've all been there, sista!
  • Relax and have the best day ever – your son or daughter is getting married. Yay!

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