What To Wear: Mother of The Bride


“Let your dress speak for itself and try not to overshadow its splendor with unnecessary jewelry. “

Wedding Season is officially upon us which means it’s time to start thinking about dresses. Although the bride and bridesmaid’s dresses are typically the first order of business when it comes to wedding planning, the Mother of The Bride shouldn’t be left out of the mix.

Finding the perfect style for your child’s special day can be tricky but thanks to Terani Couture, we’ve got tons of options that are timelessly elegant for women of all shapes and sizes. Today we’re covering four of our current favorite styles.

Although the bride and bridesmaid’s dresses are typically the first order of business when it comes to wedding planning, the Mother of The Bride shouldn’t be left out of the mix. ”

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Mother of the Bride Sweetheart off Shoulder Neckline with a Tail – 1921M0472

The first style we’re sharing has a gorgeous sweetheart neckline. It complements the collarbone without exposing too much of your chest. We know that many women prefer to cover their upper arms; this elegant off the shoulder detail beautifully conceals this area without sacrificing style. The delicately beaded bodice steals the show with its intricate placement. This style hugs the hips and flares out at the bottom, revealing a gorgeous train. An up do would look stunning with this gown to show off the neckline. A pair of statement earrings would be the perfect bold accessory.

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Mother of the Bride Two Tone Mikado off Shoulder Ball Gown – 1921M0505

Mother of the Bride Two Tone Mikado off Shoulder Ball Gown - 1921M0505
Mother of the Bride Two Tone Mikado off Shoulder Ball Gown - 1921M0505

Looking for something that will suit any color scheme? This dress comes in a wide variety of colors that will complement just about any wedding party. This stunning, two toned Mikado dress is a ball gown style that will leave you feeling like a princess! There is an off the shoulder cuff that, similar to the first style, shows off the collarbone. A simple pendant necklace would pair perfectly with this. The beaded leaf waist design perfectly accentuates the waist, sucking you in at your smallest point. Grab a pair of earrings and heels that match the beaded design and you’re good to go.

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Draped off Shoulder Stretch Jacquard Gown – 1921M0726

Draped off Shoulder Stretch Jacquard Gown - 1921M0726
Draped off Shoulder Stretch Jacquard Gown - 1921M0726

Talk about the most elegant dress for a wedding! You’re sure to be a favorite when wearing this lace gown. This comes in blush, champagne, and powder blue making it the perfect option if you’re looking to make a little more of a statement. This comes with a draped off shoulder stole that can be layered over top the simple gown. This is the perfect style if you’re looking for something to cover a little more of your upper body. Wear it for the ceremony and then leave it off as you dance the night away at the reception! The beaded belt accentuates the waist as the rest of the dress perfectly hugs your hips. A simple yet elegant train is perfect for both photos and practicality.

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Sequin Quarter Sleeve Bodice Boat Neck Flowing Dress — 1922M0529

Front Dress image of 1922M0529
Back dress image of 1922M0529

This gown is perfect if you’re looking for something a little less extravagant. The three-quarter length sleeves are perfect if you’re attending a fall wedding or if you prefer to hide your arms! The ornate sequin design lies over a boat neck bodice that is timelessly elegant. This gathers right along the waistline before flaring out into a soft skirt. This style makes for a simple fit. This dress only comes in black but it’s bound to be sliming! Wear your hair down in loose curls or in a pretty up do to complement fun earrings for a pop of color.

Whether you’re looking for something simple or trendy, Terani has it all. Be sure to browse some of our other styles to find the perfect Mother of The Bride fit for you!

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TERANI COUTURE SIZE CHARTS

EVENING / PAGEANT / MOB / PROM / COCKTAIL / HOMECOMING

Size Specifications

US 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
FR/SP 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58
DE 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54
IT 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60
RU 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62
UK 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28

Inches

00* 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
BUST 31,5” 32,5” 33,5” 34,5” 35,5” 36,5” 38” 39,5” 41,5” 43,5” 46,5” 49,5” 51,5” 53,5”
WAIST 24” 25” 26” 27” 28” 29” 30,5” 32” 34” 36” 39” 42” 44” 46”
HIPS 34,5” 35,5” 36,5” 37,5” 38,5” 39,5” 41” 42,5” 44,5” 46,5” 49,5” 52,5” 54,5” 56,5”

Centimeters

0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
BUST 83 85 88 90 93 97 100 105 110 118 126 131 136
WAIST 64 66 69 71 74 77 81 86 91 99 109 112 142
HIPS 90 93 95 98 100 104 108 113 118 126 133 138 144

*Size 00 only available on select styles

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TERANI COUTURE SIZE CHARTS

EVENING / PAGEANT / MOB / PROM / COCKTAIL / HOMECOMING

Size Specifications

US 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
FR/SP 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58
DE 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54
IT 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60
RU 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 58 60 62
UK 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28

Inches

00* 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
BUST 31,5” 32,5” 33,5” 34,5” 35,5” 36,5” 38” 39,5” 41,5” 43,5” 46,5” 49,5” 51,5” 53,5”
WAIST 24” 25” 26” 27” 28” 29” 30,5” 32” 34” 36” 39” 42” 44” 46”
HIPS 34,5” 35,5” 36,5” 37,5” 38,5” 39,5” 41” 42,5” 44,5” 46,5” 49,5” 52,5” 54,5” 56,5”

Centimeters

0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24
BUST 83 85 88 90 93 97 100 105 110 118 126 131 136
WAIST 64 66 69 71 74 77 81 86 91 99 109 112 142
HIPS 90 93 95 98 100 104 108 113 118 126 133 138 144

*Size 00 only available on select styles

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