Ayanna
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Mother of the Bride Dress, Sexy & Sleek?

Ayanna, on February 7, 2021 at 11:54 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 1 20
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Hi y’all. So I’m getting married Sept.2021 and I’m looking to help my mom find a pretty and somewhat sexy mother of the bride dress. I want her to stand out because my wedding is formal and aside from me, she needs to be the next beautiful lol. She still will look like a mom but many of these sites have “mother of the bride” and it feels more like grandma of the bride. Any suggestions?

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Latest activity by Germaine, on October 18, 2021 at 12:26 AM
  • Hannah
    Master July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    I agree that mother of the bride dresses tend to be a bit matronly. I would instead just look at department stores for formal evening gowns. My mom found a gorgeous mermaid-style evening gown at Lord & Taylor for my formal wedding.
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  • A
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    Ashley ·
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    Azazie has some good options! She could also get an evening gown or even a bridesmaid dress.
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  • Ayanna
    Just Said Yes September 2021
    Ayanna ·
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    Thank you! I’ll check it out 💗
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  • Ayanna
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    Ayanna ·
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    Yes, I’ve started looking into just bridesmaid dresses. Lol thank you!
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    Judith ·
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    On Morilee.com, Madeline Gardner Mother of the bride dresses are well tailored, and about one in three is either body hugging or off the shoulders, or otherwise figure revealing. Otherwise, you will do as well with evening gowns.
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  • Rebelle Fleur
    Rockstar July 2021
    Rebelle Fleur ·
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    I would have her go to a departmental store or look online for evening gowns. Macy’s, Saks, Nordstrom etc. Asos has pretty dresses as well.
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  • Daniella
    Dedicated July 2021
    Daniella ·
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    Neiman's, couturecandy, years ago I found really nice gowns on Bluefly. Bluefly is more on the designer side. However, they may have fallen off but you try them you will have to search their inventory is big.
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  • Michelle
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    Michelle ·
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    So many great ideas! If you look online again don’t put mother of the bride!
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  • Samantha
    Rockstar October 2022
    Samantha ·
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    I love that you want her to wear something flattering, what a great daughter!
    I know my girls will be the same way. They see some of my work clothes and tell me I don’t have to dress like a grandma yet LOL
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  • Mrs. Spring
    Master April 2021
    Mrs. Spring ·
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    I recommend you look for simply formal gowns from Macy's and Nordstrom
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  • Caitlin
    Devoted May 2021
    Caitlin ·
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    Just look for regular evening dresses. Mother of the bride dresses tend to be either conservative and matures them more thsn they want. I had the same thing happen with my mom. I had her try on like 20 dresses and she just asked for some type of sleeve and some blind. Its an open shoulder gown and still youthful. So she doesnt need to wear a 2 piece. She got it at jc pennys and davids had the same one for like 150 more. Macys, pennys , Dillardsllards, or Nordstrom rack.
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  • Ava
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    Ava ·
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    Following for suggestions. I have found mother of the bride dresses to be very plain and matronly as well.
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  • Molly
    Expert May 2022
    Molly ·
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    Same thing with my mom! Most of the dresses we looked at seem like old grandma style dresses. She wanted something cute with a v neck and a slit, so we looked at some bridesmaids dresses and special occasion dresses instead.

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  • Izzykern
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    Izzykern ·
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    Hi there! My mom and I struggled with finding her a sexy, beautiful dress because all the online “MOB” dresses were pretty boring/matronly. We went to local bridal boutiques and ended up finding a a bridesmaids dress that she LOVES.we are adding a slit to it! Mother of the Bride Dress, Sexy & Sleek? 1
    Mother of the Bride Dress, Sexy & Sleek? 2

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  • Ayanna
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    Ayanna ·
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    Thank you! Yes. I want her to enjoy your good genes lol
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  • Ayanna
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    Ayanna ·
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    Love this!
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  • Ayanna
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    Ayanna ·
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    Thank you. Yes I want her to enjoy her good genes!
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  • Ayanna
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    Ayanna ·
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    Thank you!!
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  • Julie
    VIP February 2020
    Julie ·
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    Mother of the Bride Dress, Sexy & Sleek? 3
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    We picked out a black ballgown. My mother giving me advice is the first one, the full length is her and my best friend/bridesmaid in white

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    Germaine ·
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    I'm a mom of the bride, and found a gorgeous evening gown at Rent the Runway [I purchased it]. I agree that it's better to look at formal/evening gowns. Mine had also been sold at Nieman Marcus but was sold out. Both my daughter and I absolutely love my dress and it definitely has a 'red carpet' vibe.

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