20 Cap-Sleeved Mother-of-Bride Dresses
There's a reason why women have loved cap-sleeved dresses for decades: They're the perfect in-between option for those moments when you want to show a little some skin while still retaining a bit of coverage. Stylish, comfortable, and totally versatile (especially for an event taking place during the warmer months!), a dress with cap sleeves will help any woman feel her best. That's why they're an especially popular wedding attire choices for the mothers of the bride and groom. For moms looking for the perfect combination of fun and demure, a cap-sleeved dress could be just what you're after. To help make your search for the perfect big-day dress a little easier, we pulled together some of our favorite cap-sleeved mother-of-the-bride and-groom dresses.
Cap-sleeved dresses offer plenty of fashion freedom. If you'd prefer to tale the classic route, considered a dress in a neutral hue, like the beige number from BHLDN with geometric beading or a black sheath with gold embellishments from Monique Lhuillier. Want a dress that's just a little bit sexy? Adrianna Papell and Rachel Zoe both offer cap-sleeved dresses with leg slits that are just right for a mom. And for all the glamorous women out there, know that cap-sleeved dresses can offer plenty of sparkle and shine: Just look at Rachel Gilbert's metallic beaded dress. You can still achieve a modern look with a cap sleeve, too. Jason Wu's bold scarlet cap-sleeve taffeta high-low gown is architectural and striking.
No matter which she chooses, the mother of the bride (or groom!) is bound to look stunning in a cap-sleeved dress. Click through to see our current favorites.
Monique Lhuillier Draped Sheath Dress, $2,995,
Max Mara Midi Dress with Cap Sleeves, $1,050,
Monique Lhuillier Metallic Lace Flounce Dress, $2,995,