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Summery Glow

You can find a beautiful silver or gold mother of the bride dress for year-round occasions. This long column dress features metallic embroidery and a simple silhouette. With its basic slip dress lining underneath and no sleeves to contend with, it's a great choice for summer.

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Art Deco Sophistication

The intricately pleated bodice of this glamorous mother of the bride dress is reminiscent of an Art Deco design. We love the neutral champagne hue and beaded neckline.

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Photo: Theia

Paisley Perfection

The paisley pattern on this gold mother of the bride dress is definitely a stunner! Wear this gorgeous ballgown during any season, and pair with a golden wrap on cooler evenings.

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Sparkling Sleeves

Our favorite dresses are the ones that have one striking statement detail. These silver foil sequined sleeves have a feathery texture and give this classic off-white sheath dress a modern kick!

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Subtle Metallic

Some mothers of the bride and groom might not feel comfortable in an ultra-sparkly metallic dress. But if the bride would prefer you wear something to blend in with her silver or gold palette, you do have more conservative options. Find a taupe or champagne dress with subtle silver and pearl beading. The effect will be more of an all-over "glow" than a sparkling sequins-fest.

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Dark Gold Shimmer

Particularly if you are a mother of the bride with a darker, richer skin tone, this sequined dress is an ideal option. Nude dresses are extremely flattering. Provided they are fit correctly, they can visually give you more height and a lengthened silhouette. Unfortunately, "nude" does not often come in a variety of skin tones. This deep gold dress is a great version of a nude dress for women of color.

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Silver Halter

When you are a mother of the bride with killer arms, you should definitely show them off! This bold silver sequined dress with halter neckline will accent your shoulders and enviable biceps. Mothers that would prefer to wear more coverage can pair this with a black satin wrap.

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Photo: Kay Unger NY

Iridescent Skirt

For such a conservative mother of the bride dress, this silver number really shines with modern details. The high waistline of the iridescent silver skirt is a thoroughly updated silhouette. And the v-neck bodice with 3/4 length sleeves will look great on every body type.

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Vibrant Silver & Gold

When you want a silver or gold mother of the bride dress that embraces their metallic hue, we love these light versions. On the left, this silvery Mon Cheri dress has a really classic silhouette, and because the silver shade is so powerful, doesn't even require much accessorizing. On the right, a bright gold lace overlay on this Nicole Miller makes it a dazzling choice for mothers of the bride with warm undertones to their skin.

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