Walk on the right side of elegant when finding a mother-of-the-groom outfit …
It’s time to hit reset on mother-of-the-groom (or bride) dressing. No matter what side you lie on, bride or groom, there remains a pressure that you must conform to a certain kind of look rather than rely on a sense of personal style, or a piece that simply makes you feel amazing.
Be inspired by Linda Fargo, the Senior Vice President of the Fashion Office at Bergdorf Goodman who wears head-to-toe sequins that perfectly complement her glacial bob. Or 64-year-old Inès de la Fressange who rocks a bias-cut vintage look gown on the red carpet with ease (she, of course, opts for sandals rather than stilettos: something we can get on board with).
Glamour should be celebrated – take Victoria Beckham who recently wore a silver slip dress from her eponymous clothing range at son Brooklyn’s nuptials to Nicola Peltz in Miami. Meanwhile, French favourite and star of Emily In Paris, Philippine Leroy Beaulieu is a lesson in how to make black tie look daring rather than drab.
While Beckham’s 1940s inspired slip dress may not be to everyone’s taste, we’ve rounded up some exuberant options below.
Main image: Instagram @britishvogue.
Drape detail midi-dress, €1,050; www.victoriabeckham.com.
Floral crêpe dress, Erdem, €1,295; www.mytheresa.com.
Floral silk shirt dress, Max Mara, €510 at Brown Thomas.
Lace bodice maxi-dress, €103.20; www.coastfashion.com.
Butterfly print monochrome dress, Red Valentino, €760 at Harvey Nichols.
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