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Photo: Allure

Wrapped in Purple

Purple mother of the bride dresses come in all shades. This elegant royal purple wrap bodice ballgown is a beautiful choice for an evening wedding.

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Photo: R&M Richard

Lavender & Lace

This just-below-the-knee lavender dress features a lace overlay and matching jacket that falls right above the hip. Wear this to a garden wedding. You'll feel beautiful with the scalloped detailing and lightweight fabric.

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Sparkling Grape

This vivid purple dress is heavily sequined for an overall sparkling effect. The flared column silhouette skims over your hips and the short sleeves are a cute, modern detail.

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Ruched Bodice

This plum-hued one-shoulder with ruched georgette bodice is stunningly elegant. The bodice tips down at a diagonal angle and follows the length of the gown, which flatters and lengthens your figure.

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Photo: La Femme

Gathered & Belted

Purple mother of the bride dresses like this deeply hued gown looks gorgeous on cool-toned skin. And with its gathering throughout the dress and the skinny belt at the waist, it's a pretty choice for several body types.

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Photo: Hayley Paige

Soft & Muted

If you have golden undertones, you will dazzle your friends and family in this muted soft plum gown with relaxed styling. It looks great with a simple wrap once the evening cools down.

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Vintage Style

This sophisticated mother of the bride dress features vintage details reminscent of early 20th century design. With its delicate beaded neckline and empire waist, it's a dress perfect for more conservative moms.

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Light Floral Pattern

Your daughter has chosen a purple palette for her wedding, and it's not your favorite shade. You can still blend in with the bridal party when you wear a floral patterned gown in shades of lilac and lavender.

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Photo: Vera Wang

Dark & Glamorous

Okay, so this gown is a wee bit heavy from the sequins, but we guarantee it's worth the ooh's and aah's you'll get later. Totally glamourous, this black and purple Vera Wang is a fitting choice for an evening wedding.

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Photo: Eliza J

Large Scale Pattern

Fabric with large scale patterns create cool mother of the bride dresses. This gray and lavender gown has a modern feel, but the silhouette is classic and conservative. This is great for a MOB or MOG that wants something a little unique without being revealing.