While it feels like only yesterday that your child was walking around in diapers, time has played a trick on you, and suddenly, they're due to walk down the aisle — and you're the mother of the bride (or groom!). Unsurprisingly, the wedding of your son or daughter can bring up a lot of emotions. And while the day should revolve around the happy couple, guests will inevitably be turning to you as one of the day's standout figures. So, with (at least some of) the spotlight headed your way, you'll want to look and feel your best as you send your child off into their new stage of life. Luckily, the world is your oyster when it comes to wedding attire. From brewery to black tie, this season's roster of mother-of-the-bride and groom dresses is something to behold. With prices starting at less than $100, scroll down to shop the 24 best mother-of-the-bride and mother-of-the-groom dresses for spring and summer weddings in 2024.
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Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $100
Fuss-free and flattering, shop this pleated dress in three colours.
This pretty fit and flare knee-length dress has a chiffon skirt and an embroidered mesh top.
This elegant (and affordable!) floral maxi dress is versatile enough to wear to the office or a party.
Red-hot mama! Shop this off-the-shoulder puff-sleeve dress in two colours.
Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $200
This flared-sleeve satin dress comes in a gorgeous shade of pink, purple and green.
You can never go wrong with Anthropologie's best-selling, best-reviewed dress. Shop the Somerset in eight colourways.
Vow to wow in this show-stopping mermaid gown. Shop the figure-skimming dress in three colours.
This figure-flattering ruffle dress is a stylish pick for casual weddings.
This stretchy, medium-weight crepe gown is beloved by Lulus reviewers who call the dress "absolutely stunning" and promise it's "comfortable" and "flattering."
Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $300
Give the day the pizazz it deserves in this stunning A-line gown. The eye-catching flutter sleeve style is available in 10 colours and standard and plus sizes.
How good is this? Free People reviewers say this lace midi dress is "totally flattering."
Don't walk to get this dress — run! This figure-flatting two-piece set comes in plus and petite sizes.
You're going to want to keep this long-sleeve column gown in rotation far beyond wedding season. The backless beauty comes in six colours, including classic black.
Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $1,000
This oh-so-chic tropical maxi is crafted from eco-responsible fibres.
Combine the comfort of a jumpsuit with the elegance of evening wear in this unique two-piece set.
Dazzle your (child's) wedding guests in this elegant tea-length dress from Oleg Cassini.
This one-of-a-kind maxi would be perfect for destination weddings.
Be the talk of the town in this one-shoulder belted gown.
This V-neck ultramarine gown is the definition of elegance. Simple yet stunning, you'll love its ruching and fishtail silhouette.
For wedding guests, bridesmaids and mothers of the bride, LilySilk's Mock Neck Silk Midi is a dress you'll actually want to wear again.
Make a splash this wedding season in this elegant Melanie Lyne off-the-shoulder gown.
Oleg Cassini's elegant V-neck mermaid dress is worth a celebration unto itself.
This glamorous floor-length dress has a flattering fit and romantic flutter sleeves.
After wedding season has wrapped up, this gorgeous maxi will remain a staple in your vacation wardrobe.