The mother of the bride holds a highly esteemed position within the wedding party, and she should look the part. That's why we've assembled the best mother-of-the-bride dresses in prices under $250, and we've included plus size, tea length, long length and evening dresses so that your mom will look elegant on your big day. After all, she'll be the second most noticed woman in the room.
There are many bridal options available to moms as they shop for that moment-defining outfit. We've listed flattering mother-of-the-bride dresses that feature an array of tailored touches. Your mother can choose from dresses that include empire waists, flutter sleeves, draping, A-line skirts and strategically placed ruffles. Her attire can exude any mood, from casual to formal, and these styles can take her to any wedding, from oceanfront ceremonies to ballroom events. Shop our favorite finds below.
Every bride breathes in a deep sigh of relief on her wedding day. It may not go smoothly, and that's fine. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can't hurt to be physically fit. Sure, there's a lot of pressure on brides to look as good as possible in that wedding gown, and many women find themselves "shedding for the wedding." Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, simply want to stay toned or are trying to tame your inner Bridezilla with some stress-relieving yoga, we've found 20 high-tech performance leggings to wear in your pursuit of health and happiness. They'll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you'll look and feel fabulous on your special day.
Cyber Monday is a great day to stock up on discounted holiday gifts for family and friends, but it's also an opportunity to score stylish honeymoon necessities for yourself. And the online destination that should serve as your starting point to prep your for your first trip as newlyweds? Why Nordstrom, of course. The department store's sales are the stuff retail legends are made of, and the Cyber Monday sale is certainly no exception. Last year, Nordstrom offered online shoppers an additional 20% off select sale items — which means this time around you've got the potential to scoop up a whole bunch of essentials that make for a chic honeymoon (without having to overpack). From cozy plane-worthy pants to sunglasses you'll wear long after you return home, these are the deals we think are worth keeping an eye on (and adding to cart) this Cyber Monday.
Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
Celebrating one's nuptials by the sea provides ample opportunity to choose from an array of effortlessly chic bridal gowns. Luckily, there are nearly as many alternatives to the traditional ball gown as there are grains of sands on the beach. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills.
Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride.
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Cut From Lightweight Crepe In A Botanical Leaf Print This Versatile Dress Is A Fall Essential. The Feminine Silhouette Is Detailed... With A Deep V-Neck Ruffled Hem And Slightly Billowing Sleeves. Complete The Look With A Wide Belt To Cinch The Waist And... read more
Smooth And Faceted Stud Details Lend Opulent Appeal To This Georgette Dress While Fluttering Sleeves And A Ruffled Hem Complement ...The Fluid Silhouette. Finish It With Trainers For A Modern Pairing. read more
All you need is a floppy hat and the Faithfull the Brand Noemie Yellow Floral Print Ruffled Midi Dress for your perfect day in the... sun! Lightweight woven rayon, in a cream, yellow, and brown floral print, falls from ruffled tank straps into a matching... read more
This Chiffon Dress Balances Utilitarian Appeal With Feminine Styling. Rendered In A Camouflage-Inspired Butterfly Print Its Framed... With Ruffles And Features A Ruched Bust. Partner It With A Bomber Jacket And Sneakers On Casual Days. read more
Saloni Marissa Mini Dress - Self: 80% silk 20% lurexlining: 100% poly. Dry clean only. Fully lined. Metallic lurex thread detail. ...Ruffle trim. Hidden back zipper closure. read more
Saloni Marissa Mini Dress - Fabric: Flocked chiffon. Metallic threading. Ruffle trim. Stripe pattern. Mini dress cut. Mock neck. L...ong sleeves. Hidden zip at back. Button at back. Tie at waist. Lined. Shell: 80% silk/20% metallic. Lining: 100%... read more
Saloni Marissa Metallic Ruffle Dress - Fil coupe stripes of metallic threads add clinquant charm to a ruffled silk frock in a stri...king shade of sky blue. read more
Saloni Metallic Striped Gown - Candy pink metallic striped gown from Saloni featuring a crew neck, a concealed rear zip fastening,... long sleeves, a tie waist, a ruffle trimming, a flared skirt and a long length. Material:Polyester/Silk. read more
Fabric: Flocked chiffon Metallic threading Ruffle trim Stripe pattern Mini dress cut Mock neck Long sleeves Hidden zip at back But...ton at back Tie at waist Lined Shell: 80% silk/20% metallic Lining: 100% polyester Dry clean Imported, China Measurements Measurements from size 4 Length: 33in / 84cm, from shoulder read more
Fabric: Flocked chiffon Metallic threading Ruffle trim Print pattern Mini dress cut Mock neck Long sleeves Hidden zip at back Butt...on at back Tie at waist Lined Shell: 80% silk/20% metallic Lining: 100% polyester Dry clean Imported, China Measurements Measurements from size 4 Length: 33.5in / 85cm, from shoulder read more
Fil coupe stripes of metallic threads add clinquant charm to a ruffled silk frock in a striking shade of sky blue. Style Name: Sal...oni Marissa Metallic Ruffle Dress. Style Number: 5748336. Available in stores. read more
Saloni Marissa Sequin Patch Mini Dress - Multicoloured silk blend Marissa sequin patch mini dress from Saloni featuring a ruffled ...neck, a tie waist, long sheer sleeves, a short length, sequin embroidery and a ruffle trimming. 20% Lurex; 80% Silk.... read more
Saloni Lily Stripe Dress - Fabric: Silk charmeuse. Balloon sleeves. Stripe pattern. One-shoulder neckline. Hidden zip at side. Lin...ed. Shell: 100% silk. Lining: 100% polyester. Dry clean. Style #SALON30330. Length: 62.5in / 159cm, from shoulder. read more
Multicoloured silk blend Marissa sequin patch mini dress from Saloni featuring a ruffled neck, a tie waist, long sheer sleeves, a ...short length, sequin embroidery and a ruffle trimming. read more
Saloni Marissa Fil Coupé Silk Blend Georgette Dress - Saloni - saloni's knack for making opulence feel natural is apparent in the ...linear silver and gold fil-coupé accents that punctuate this black silk-blend georgette marissa dress. Exclusive to... read more
Ruffle-trimmed mini dress with sheer sleeves and iridescent lurex pattern. Ruffle highneck Three-quarter bell sleeves Concealed ba...ck zip Self-tie belt Asymmetric hem Silk/lurex/polyester Dry clean Imported SIZE & FIT About 33.5" from shoulder to hem Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) and wearing US size 4. Contemporary Sp - Contemporary Collections. Saloni. Color: Noir Japonica. Size: 10. read more
Saloni Fara Short Dress In Poppy Stripe - Vintage in essence but with a distinctly modern feel, the Fara dress is perfect for warm... weather wardrobes. Crafted from a crisp poppy-printed cotton with stretch for added comfort, this easy-wearing mini dress... read more
Saloni Ashley Dress In Optic Stripe - A brand new style for this season, our Ashley dress is the perfect accompaniment to vacation... wardrobes. Crafted from a crisp cotton in a timeless ticking stripe, this trapeze-cut mini dress features a gathered,... read more
Saloni Bianca Dress In Pink Rosette Small - 100% Silk. A short sleeve dress featuring a midi length, puff sleeves, fitted bodice, ...gathered detail at the waist, and concealed back zip closure. 100% Silk. read more
Saloni Long Dress - Crepe, no appliqués, solid color, wide neckline, sleeveless, no pockets, fully lined, no fastening, flared sty...le. 100% Polyester. read more
Ruffle-trimmed mini dress with sheer sleeves and iridescent lurex pattern. Ruffle highneck Three-quarter bell sleeves Concealed ba...ck zip Self-tie belt Asymmetric hem Silk/lurex/polyester Dry clean Imported SIZE & FIT About 33.5" from shoulder to hem Model shown is 5'10" (177cm) and wearing US size 4. Contemporary Sp - Contemporary Collections. Saloni. Color: Noir Japonica. Size: 8. read more
Saloni Long Dress - Jacquard. Crepe. Belt. Two-tone. Round collar. Sleeveless. No pockets. Fully lined. Rear closure. Hook-and-eye... closure. Dress. 100% Polyester. read more
Saloni Tilly Ruffle Dress In Pink Rosette Large - 100% Polyester. The Tilly mini dress is one of Saloni's signature shapes. It fea...tures a soft ruffle cascade at neck and a slightly oversized bodice. The vibrant floral print makes this dress a must-have... read more
Saloni Long Dress - Crepe, no appliqués, multicolor pattern, v-neck, sleeveless, no pockets, rear closure, unlined, dress. 100% Vi...scose. read more
SALONI Long dresses. velvet, crêpe, solid color, v-neckline, long sleeves, contrasting applications, no pockets, front slit, lined... interior, side closure, zip closure, dress. 80% Rayon, 20% Silk read more
Saloni Becky Dress - Fabric: Silk chiffon. Button detailing at front. Floral print. A-line silhouette. Maxi length. Long sleeves w...ith elastic cuffs. Invisible zip at back. Button keyhole at neckline. Partially lined. Shell: 100% silk. Lining: 100%... read more