Long mother of the bride or groom dresses have traditionally been associated with American wedding ceremonies which are typically more formal in their dress code. However, as British brides have incorporated many American aspects into their weddings so too have their mums. Long dresses can be a particularly elegant option for a mother of the bride or groom and are suited to weddings at any time of the year if they fit the dress code. If you're mother of the bride or groom in search of a long dress for your son's or daughter's wedding, look no further. We’ve selected a few of our favourite long styles from our latest collection to give you some inspiration.
A sophisticated and stylish long gown, style 991841 is the perfect option for mothers of the bride looking for an elegant dress. The fitted silhouette is complemented with modest ¾ length sleeves and a high neckline. The plain and classic dress is elevated with delicate beading on the neckline, sleeves and waist belt, giving a sense of understated glamour to the look. Available in six colour options to suit a variety of skin tones, this dress is a firm favourite among mothers of the brides and grooms.
The floor-length, fitted style of 991876L is a great choice for mothers attending formal and black-tie wedding celebrations. The striking ruched detail on the waist is bound to turn heads and will be flattering on a variety of body types. Long cape sleeves provide an unusual and unique detail, allowing you to stand out among the other wedding guests. The look is completed with a fabulous v-neckline. Available in three bold colours, Coral, Magenta and Royal Blue, this style is particularly suited to fashion-forward mothers looking to make a statement.
A long, fitted dress, style 991869L is another great option for formal and black-tie weddings that is more subtle than the previous style. A modest and sophisticated high cowl neckline and delicate cap sleeves make it a perfect dress for a stylish yet classic mother of the bride. A statement drape that runs from the waist to the end of the dress hem creates a structured silhouette and adds detail to the otherwise traditional gown. The dress is available in three colours, helping you to coordinate with the theme of the wedding.
If you’re looking for a feminine and floral dress, look no further than style 991883. The chiffon, floaty fabric material and A-line silhouette on this style gives great movement, which is complemented with beautiful, fluted sleeves. Waist tie detailing gives you the opportunity to cinches in the dress, giving you the opportunity to customise the style to your desired silhouette and fit. Available in two colours, Paolo Azul Amarillo and Navy, which is are suited to both spring/summer and autumn/winter weddings alike.
The long, fishtail silhouette of style 991884L is also a great dress for a formal wedding celebration. The dramatic off-the-shoulder neckline is artistically lined with 3D floral detailing, making a bold and stylish statement that's perfect for the confident and fashion-forward mother of the bride or groom. The plain crepe fabric and ¾ length sleeves help to keep the look classic, timeless, and aligned with traditional mother of the bride looks.
If you’re a mother of the bride looking for a unique and lavish gown, style 991891L is the dress for you. A long fit and flare long dress that's exquisitely beaded with sequins to create a show-stopping look. Finished with a dramatic v-neckline and ¾ length sleeves this dress oozes timeless elegance. Available in three subtle pastel colours – Pale Blue, Silver and Vintage Rose.