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Pierre Dress

Who says mother of the bride dresses always look frumpy? Surprise guests with this elegant, lace dress. Its crocheted vine detail, sheer sleeves, and scalloped hemline offer an alluring look. Available in rose gold blush or vintage silver, this classy look is sure to stun. ($350; bhldn.com

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Embroidered Lace Gown

Be careful, this gown has the potential to show up the bride. This intricate lace formal dress strikes the perfect combination of glamour and sophistication with its empire waist belt, sequin embroidery, and sheer yoke and cap sleeves. ($219; nordstrom.com)

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V-Neck Color Block Lace Dress

This elegant dress looks poised and polished with its two-toned color block waist. But, its above-the-knee, scalloped hemline combined with its V neck and back give it a sophisticated sexiness that you don't see in most mother of the bride dresses. ($308; bloomingdales.com

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Plus-Size Lace Peasant Dress

This bold, peasant dress is both fun and flirty. Sheer, lace sleeves and a knee-length hemline redefine what a mother of the bride looks like. Available in black or white, this exquisite number will fit in with any wedding colors. ($80; macys.com)

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Embellished Tulle Blouson Gown

Still looking for something blue? Let this navy gown claim that title. Rich with embroidered details and sequin embellishing, this show-stopper will literally make the mother of the bride shine. ($508; neimanmarcus.com)

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Tonya Dress

If you're a fan of the tea-length hem, you'll love this black and ivory dress. The graphic lace design is hip without being over the top, and its fit and flare look gives it an even balance of practicality and fun. ($260; bhldn.com)

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Yoke Lace Sheath Dress

This exquisite, sheath dress keeps it simple yet sophisticated. Its fitted style and symmetrical, ivory lace creates a stunning silhouette, and it's available in misses and petite sizes. Add a stunning pair of shoes to this gorgeous dress to complete the look. ($398; nordstrom.com

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Embroidered Lace & Satin Gown

This dress shimmers with the right balance of textures and layers. Its embroidered lace, sequined bodice meets the mock wrap, satin skirt at the stitched-down pleated waist to create a completely polished look for any mother of the bride. ($416; bloomingdales.com)

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Sequined Lace Midi Dress & Jacket

This jacket and dress combo is the best of both worlds. It looks dignified for the wedding ceremony, but it's comfortable enough to shake it on the dance floor. With sparkly sequins and a flowy skirt, you can't get more ready to party. ($129: macys.com)

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Black Embroidered Lace Gown

The epitome of sophistication, this evening gown's sheer lace bodice is perfectly off-set with its floor length skirt. Call it romantic, call it timeless, but it's certainly one thing: beautiful. ($428; nordstrom.com)