The date is already set, but as the mother of the bride, you are still pondering where to shop for fabulous gowns in plus-sizes. Just in case locating the perfect dress for your body type is a cause of concern, countless online retailers offer fashionable options in a diverse range of sizes and styles. Regardless of the kind of gown you are seeking — a-line, embellished, full skirt, three-quarter sleeve or anything else — a beautiful dress is available and it can easily be shipped to your local area.
If you are wondering what styles are currently in vogue for mother of the bride apparel — check out a sampling of our favorite plus size dresses at David’s Bridal and Nordstrom.
Adrianna Papell Gathered Gown & Pillow Collar Bolero
Featuring a dramatic bolero with ruffled collar, this taffeta gown does not disappoint. It may be your daughter’s wedding day, but you certainly do not have to dress as a “Plain Jane.” Ideal for winter, the figure flattering design by Adrianna Papell represents a must-have item this season. Sizes 14W-22W. Available in merlot. Nordstrom, $278.00.
Taffeta Mock Two Piece Dress
Craving a comfortable garment for the wedding that still affords smart style? David’s Bridal offers a striking design with portrait collar, side-ruching and brooch detail along the waist. The sophisticated dress is highlighted by a lengthy skirt. Sizes 14W-24W. Available in pewter and sapphire. David’s Bridal, $188.00.
Beaded Chiffon Jacket Dress
Why do we love this particular ensemble? A beautiful creation that does not scream “mother of the bride,” this outfit is versatile enough to wear to numerous special occasions throughout the year. Presented in 5 different colors, you can easily complement the tones worn by the wedding party. Sizes 14W-24W. Available in black, chocolate, eggplant, moss and navy. David’s Bridal, $79.99-$218.00.