Modern MOB/MOG Styles to Wow on the Big Day

Written by Madeline's Boutique


Posted on May 13 2023

As a mother of the bride or groom, finding the perfect dress for your child's wedding is a momentous task. It's your opportunity to shine and make a lasting impression. In this blog post, we will explore the latest trends in mother of the bride and groom dresses, providing you with inspiration and guidance to help you step up your style game for the big day.
Pictured: Jovani: Style 63994

Captivating Lace

Lace has always been synonymous with timeless elegance, and it continues to be a popular choice for modern mothers. The intricate details and delicate patterns add sophistication and a touch of romance to any dress. Whether you opt for lace sleeves, beautiful lace appliques, or an overlay with lace motifs, incorporating lace into your ensemble will ensure you exude an air of grace and class.

Pictured: Alexander By Daymor: Style 1769



Chic Jumpsuits

If you're looking to break away from tradition and make a bold fashion statement, consider ditching the traditional dress in favor of a chic jumpsuit. Jumpsuits offer a modern and sophisticated alternative, allowing you to showcase your personal style with confidence. With various necklines, cuts, and embellishments available, you can find a jumpsuit that flatters your figure and ensures you look stunning as you celebrate your child's special day.

Pictured: Greta Constantine: Style Name - Rancesca



Statement Sleeves

Make a statement with your sleeves! Dramatic sleeves are a trend that continues to captivate fashion enthusiasts. Voluminous bell sleeves, flutter sleeves, or off-the-shoulder designs add a touch of flair and elegance to mother of the bride or groom dresses. These eye-catching details draw attention to your arms and create a stunning visual impact as you glide through the wedding festivities.

 Pictured: Terani Couture: 1911E9128



Metallic Magic

Shine bright like a star with metallic fabrics and embellishments. Incorporating gold, silver, or rose gold accents into your dress adds a touch of glamour and ensures you'll stand out. From subtle metallic embroidery to all-over shimmer, these glistening elements will make you the center of attention while exuding a sense of opulence and style.

 Pictured: John Paul Atakar: 3530 - Strapless Mermaid Gown




Modern Floral Prints

Step away from traditional solid colors and embrace modern floral prints. These contemporary patterns offer a fresh and vibrant twist to mother of the bride and groom dresses. Floral prints allow you to showcase your unique style and personality while adding a touch of playfulness and sophistication to your ensemble. Choose from bold blooms or subtle floral motifs to complement the wedding theme and create a memorable look.


Pictured: Frascara Couture:


Sheer Sophistication

For an ethereal and sophisticated look, consider incorporating sheer elements into your dress. Sheer fabrics tastefully reveal glimpses of skin, adding an alluring touch to your attire. Whether it's a sheer neckline, sleeves, or overlays, this trend creates a sense of elegance and allure, allowing you to showcase your femininity with grace and sophistication.


Pictured: Terani Couture: 2021E2878 - Black Evening Dress With Sheer Embellished Bodice


Sleek Silhouettes

Clean lines and sleek silhouettes are timeless choices for modern mothers. Fitted or tailored dresses accentuate your figure, providing a polished and sophisticated look. Whether you opt for a classic sheath dress, an A-line silhouette, or a tailored pantsuit, these sleek styles exude confidence and ensure you look effortlessly chic as you celebrate this joyous occasion.

Pictured: Audrey+Brooks: Style Number 6331





Hopefully the trends showcased in this blog post helped to inspire and provide insight on how to stay on-trend allowing you to make a lasting impression and feel confident on your child's wedding day. 

Visit our boutique in Toronto, Canada, or Boca Raton, Florida, where our highly skilled stylists will happily help you find the perfect dress to wear on your your son's or daughters big day!