A while ago one of our lovely brides-to-be dropped us a line asking for ideas for finding a great Mother of the Bride outfit. Now of course there are tonnes of specific “After 5” stores that sell all sorts of outfits, but in my humble opinion I would never want my mother dressed in any of those in a pink fit (so many designs are more nanna of the bride!). Now don’t get me wrong, for some ladies they are just perfect, but for the purpose of this post I’m sharing ideas that are dresses that my own mother would seriously consider wearing.
I’m a huge fan of Anthea Crawford for classy ladies wear. The price can be a little hefty for those watching their budget, but I can’t help but think that a daughter/sons wedding day is a really special day and I truly believe it’s worth the splurge… perhaps all of your siblings could pitch in and buy it for mum as a birthday / christmas present?
Here are some really suitable Anthea Crawford dresses from their current Spring/Summer collection:
Tempest scallop lace and taffeta dress – $449
Pearl sequin lace and stretch satin dress – $599
Twilight lurex lace and stretch satin dress with waist detail – $599
Onyx sequin lace dress with empire waist band – $599
Atlantis all over sequin mesh dress – $499
Antique sequin lace dress with waist motif detail – $599
Azure stretch taffeta dress with waist motif – $499
Storm stretch jersey asymmetrical neck long gown – $499
Jade all over guipure lace dress – $499
Shadow guipure lace scallop hem dress – $499