Choosing The Best Mother of the Bride Dress For Her Style on Green Wedding Shoes

While searching for a wedding dress can be stressful for the bride, searching for a Mother of the Bride (or Mother of the Groom) dress can be equally as stressful for Moms! Finding dresses that are flattering to shape, personal style + the wedding formality is key. Our incredible vendor team put together an incredibly helpful (+ stylish) guide to finding the perfect dress for the MOB/MOG. She is, after all, very important – and will need something to accent her glowing pride come wedding day!

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Here are four, fabulous women of different shapes, sizes and ages, giving their advice + insight on finding the perfect dress:


Tall + Modern for a DTLA Wedding

african american woman in yellow dress

Monique has played a huge roll in her niece’s life and is representing her family as Aunt of the Bride at their DTLA museum wedding. She required a modern and sculpted look that was both elegant and fit her tall, curvy shape.

african american woman in yellow dress

Monique’s take on the dress: The yellow color popped off my skin tone and I felt like a star!

the lodge at malibou lake styled shoot

Proof that a mother (or in this cause a super cool aunt) can still be on-trend with fashion; as well as stand out in the crowd without taking attention away from the real stars of the day!


Petite + Destination Beach Wedding

Asian women in pink dress

A casual destination beach wedding in Mexico requires a mother of the bride dress that is fun, flirty + breathable in the hot, summer sun. Claudia’s off-shoulder, hot pink, lace dress was perfect for a ceremony on the beach. No shoes required!

asian woman in pink dress

Claudia’s take on the dress: Color was key for me. The wedding dress code specifically called for bright colors, and this off-the-shoulder number didn’t overwhelm my petite frame.

asian woman in pink dress


Elegant + Old Hollywood Glam Wedding

Mother in green dress

Faith is a professional ballroom dancer and is used to wearing dresses that are long and form-fitting, showing off her dancer’s body. This emerald green, satin dress had both the elegant Old Hollywood vibe and movement she craved.

mother in green dress

Faith’s take on the dress: My inner film star personality emerged and I was ready for lights, camera, and action!

mature woman in green dress

Faith also happens to be the mother of Aurelia D’Amore Photography


Mature + Traditional Church Wedding

This was one of my favorite styled shoots to plan and design to date because it featured my very own mother, Trilby!

mature woman wearing blue dress

Trilby’s take on the dress: As a mature woman, I do not like to show my arms at all. I didn’t want to have to find a dress that would require me to wear a sweater or shrug…that would make me feel matronly. So, a dress with long, lace sleeves was a wonderful compromise that made me feel covered and confident!

mature woman in blue dress the lodge at malibou lake
mature woman wearing blue

For Trilby’s son’s church wedding, she required a more traditional and conservative look that was demure and modest, but still easy, light to move in and fashionable!

As you can imagine this Mothers Day styled shoot was a huge team effort. I want to thank all the amazing vendors who worked tirelessly behind the camera to make this all possible.

Vendor Credits:

Photography: Aurelia D’Amore Photography // Venue: The Lodge at Malibou Lake, Los Angeles, California, USA // Event Design: Anything But Gray Events // Planning: Anything But Gray Events // Florals: Smith and Lily Floral Design // Accessories: Julie Harris Designs // Hair: Dominique Hair Design // Beauty: Betsy diFrancesca // Gowns: Lili Bridals

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  • the lodge at malibou lake fireplace
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Happy Mother’s Day to all your mothers! Whether they are human children, four-legged children, or your chosen children, we appreciate all the mothers out there on this special day!

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