28 Silk Mother-of-the-Bride and-Groom Dresses
If the first thing you think of when you hear "silk dress" is a slinky slip with thin straps, it's time to think again. Sure, sexy silk dresses are in style right now, but that doesn't mean they're the only option available in the material. In fact, there's a silk gown out there for every type of woman, including your mom or future mother-in-law. If the mothers of the bride or groom are in the market for a sophisticated, elegant dress, we encourage them to consider silk.
There's no denying that silk is one of the most luxurious fabrics out there, which makes it an especially fitting choice an event as special as a wedding. If your mom isn't crazy about the idea of a flowing sheath, it's important to note that this popular style is far from the only option when it comes to wearing silk. Draped-silhouettes, classic A-lines, and modified trumpet silhouettes are just some of the many options available to the mothers of the bride and groom who favor this soft fabric. Designers like Maria Lucia Hohan and Tufi Duek offer stunning layered styles bound to flow with your mom's every movement on the dance floor while classic styles like Teri Jon's silk gazaar gown and Badgley Mishka's gorgeous silk organza shirt dress will appeal to the traditionalists.
Best of all, silk mother-of-the-bride and-groom dresses are surprisingly versatile. Whether you're throwing a backyard wedding or a black-tie bash, there's a silk dress that's perfect for the occasion. If you and your mom (or future mother-in-law) are on the hunt for a trendy silk style, click through to see some of our favorite dresses for the mothers of the bride and groom.
Diane Von Furstenberg
Diane Von Furstenberg Sleeveless Silk Midi Dress, $998,
Oscar de la Renta
Oscar de la Renta "Scarlet" Bow-Back Silk Gown, $7,290,
Hobbs London "Lila" Floral Silk Gown, $775,
Nicholas Silk Tie Neck Maxi Dress, $695,
Raquel Diniz "Dalia" Button-Front Dress, $1,317,