20 best mother-of-the-bride dresses for fall and winter weddings that aren't frumpy

models wearing evening dresses for fall and winter weddings, 20 best mother of the bride & groom dresses for fall/winter weddings (Photos via Anthropologie, Mango & RW&CO)
20 best mother of the bride & groom dresses for fall/winter weddings (Photos via Anthropologie, Mango & RW&CO)

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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 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 garden party 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 20 best mother of the bride and mother of the groom dresses for fall and winter weddings in 2022/2023. Or, if you would prefer to browse for yourself, check out our list of the best wedding attire shops at the bottom of the page.

Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $100

Rachel Rachel Roy Floral One-Shoulder Gown

model wearing black, red, green floral dress, Rachel Rachel Roy Floral One-Shoulder Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Rachel Rachel Roy Floral One-Shoulder Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Right now, Saks Off Fifth shoppers can snag this elegant one-shoulder gown for a whopping 66 per cent off.

$98 $291 at Saks Off Fifth

Such Sophistication Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress

brunette model wearing black heel sandals and red floral maxi dress, Such Sophistication Rust Red Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress (Photo via Lulus)
Such Sophistication Rust Red Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress (Photo via Lulus)

A Lulus shopper-favourite, this maxi dress is beyond pretty (and surprisingly affordable!). The style is available in three colours: Navy, yellow and red and in sizes XXS to XL.

$89 at Lulus

Julia Jordan Tie Maxi Dress

model in black strappy sandals and black Julia Jordan Tie Maxi Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Julia Jordan Tie Maxi Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This classy maxi dress features a pretty bow detail at the back and comes in sizes two to 16.

$98 $180 at Saks Off Fifth

Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress

plus size model with short hair wearing Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress in black (Photo via Eloquii)
Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress in black (Photo via Eloquii)

This elegant plus-size dress has a figure-flattering design and is available in three colours: Black, white and red.

$90 at Eloquii

Wait For Me Black Long Sleeve Maxi Dress

model wearing long sleeve black maxi dress, Wait For Me Black Long Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo via Lulus)
Wait For Me Black Long Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo via Lulus)

A true classic: This long-sleeve black maxi dress has earned rave reviews from Lulus shoppers who call the style "timeless, stunning and elegant."

$69 at Lulus

Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $200

Adrianna Papell Draped One Shoulder Gown

model wearing navy blue Adrianna Papell Draped One Shoulder Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Adrianna Papell Draped One Shoulder Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This draped jersey gown from Adrianna Papell elegantly accentuates your curves and has an eye-catching one-shoulder cut.

$139 $277 at Saks Off Fifth

The Somerset Maxi Dress

model wearing black boots and blue floral The Somerset Maxi Dress in sapphire (Photo via Anthropologie)
The Somerset Maxi Dress in sapphire (Photo via Anthropologie)

This Kate Middleton-inspired dress is a must-have pick for wedding season. The figure-flattering dress is available in a range of colourways and prints, including pink floral and black.

$168 at Anthropologie

Norma Kamali Long-Sleeve Tara Dress

model wearing black strappy sandals and black dress, Norma Kamali Long-Sleeve Tara Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Norma Kamali Long-Sleeve Tara Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

This elegant Norma Kamali midi dress is crafted from four-way stretch fabric and softly drapes your curves.

$155 at Anthropologie

BCBGMaxAzria Neck Tie Maxi Dress

model wearing dark teal blue dress, BCBGMaxAzria Neck Tie Maxi Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
BCBGMaxAzria Neck Tie Maxi Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This effortlessly chic and flattering maxi dress features a halter silhouette and waist-cinching smocked detailing. The dress is available in two colours: teal and black.

$181 $471 at Saks Off Fifth

Aidan by Aidan Mattox Mesh Fit & Flare Dress

Aidan by Aidan Mattox Mesh Fit & Flare Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Aidan by Aidan Mattox Mesh Fit & Flare Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This sophisticated yet fun fit-and-flare dress features cheeky mesh inserts and, right now, is 54 per cent off.

$139 $307 at Saks Off Fifth

Eloquii Knot Front Pleated Skirt Dress

plus size model with long brown hair in navy blue Eloquii Knot Front Pleated Skirt Dress (Photo via Eloquii)
Eloquii Knot Front Pleated Skirt Dress (Photo via Eloquii)

This elegant Kate Middleton-inspired knee-length dress is available in five colours and sizes 14 to 32.

$110 at Eloquii

RW&CO Sleeveless V-Neck Crinkle Chiffon Gown

black bald woman model in burgundy coloured Sleeveless V-Neck Crinkle Chiffon Gown (Photo via RW&CO)
Sleeveless V-Neck Crinkle Chiffon Gown (Photo via RW&CO)

Get ready to dance the night away in this crinkle chiffon fit and flare gown. The online-exclusive style is available in two colours: wine and black, and sizes 00 to 14.

$172 $230 at RW&CO

Mango Long Asymmetric Dress

model with brown slicked back hair and white and black floral dress, Mango Long Asymmetric Dress (Photo via Mango)
Mango Long Asymmetric Dress (Photo via Mango)

This seriously chic asymmetrical dress is crafted from a flowy, satin fabric and comes with a fun bow at the back.

$180 at Mango

Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress

plus size model wearing pink high heels and long sleeved Satin Maxi Dress in black (Photo via Eloquii)
Satin Maxi Dress in black (Photo via Eloquii)

This top-rated satin maxi dress is available in seven colours, including sky blue and mauve, and in sizes 14 to 32.

$140 undefined at Eloquii

Best mother of the bride & groom dresses under $600

Geisha Designs Off-The-Shoulder Floral Appliqué Dress

model wearing teal and purple dress, Geisha Designs Off-The-Shoulder Floral Appliqué Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Geisha Designs Off-The-Shoulder Floral Appliqué Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

Give the day the pizazz it deserves in this stunning printed maxi dress. The eye-catching off-the-shoulder style is available in sizes XXS to XL.

$360 at Anthropologie

Aidan Mattox Beaded Column Gown

model wearing dark navy blue and sequinned Aidan Mattox Beaded Column Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Aidan Mattox Beaded Column Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This showstopper of a dress features a stunning combination of beadwork and sequins across a V-neck column silhouette and semi-bedazzled sheer sleeves.

$348 $766 at Saks Off Fifth

Mac Duggal Floral Tiered Gown

model wearing black floral long sleeve dress, Mac Duggal Floral Tiered Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Mac Duggal Floral Tiered Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Make a splash this wedding season in this elegant Mac Duggal floral dress. The romantic floral-printed gown has a tiered silhouette and long puffed sleeves.

$348 $555 at Saks Off Fifth

Boden Deep Smocked Waist Midi Dress

model in black boots and green star dress Boden Deep Smocked Waist Midi Dress (Photo via Boden)
Boden Deep Smocked Waist Midi Dress (Photo via Boden)

This funky star-pattern dress will keep well after wedding season, being a versatile pick for holiday parties, evenings out, and more.

$225 at Boden

Amsale Pryce Off-the-Shoulder Column Dress

red head model in long dress, Amsale Pryce Off-the-Shoulder Column Dress in Dark Green (Photo via Anthropologie)
Amsale Pryce Off-the-Shoulder Column Dress in Dark Green (Photo via Anthropologie)

This elegant off-the-shoulder gown evokes elegance while offering easy movement. The style is also available in navy (shop here) and champagne (shop here).

$495 at Anthropologie

Rene Ruiz Collection Sequin Striped Column Gown

model wearing shiny pink blush dress, Rene Ruiz Collection Sequin Striped Column Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Rene Ruiz Collection Sequin Striped Column Gown (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

You won't want to take this shimmering gown off at the end of the night. The Rene Ruiz Collection column gown features a flattering form-fitting silhouette and a side slit hem.

$557 $1,804 at Saks Off Fifth

Best wedding attire shops in 2022

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