22 best mother of the bride & groom dresses for summer weddings in 2022

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22 best mother of the bride & groom dresses for summer weddings (Photos via Anthropologie, Lulus, David's Bridal & Eloquii)

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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 22 best mother of the bride and mother of the groom dresses for summer weddings in 2022. 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

Such Sophistication Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress

blonde model in Such Sophistication Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress in Navy (Photo via Lulus)
Such Sophistication Floral Print Pleated Maxi Dress in Navy (Photo via Lulus)

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

$89 at Lulus

Tommy Hilfiger Floral-Print Belted Wrap Dress

model in blue long sleeved floral dress Tommy Hilfiger Floral-Print Belted Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Tommy Hilfiger Floral-Print Belted Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Right now, Saks Off Fifth shoppers can save 45 per cent on this pretty Tommy Hilfiger wrap dress. The easy day-to-night look is available in sizes two to 16.

$94 $173 at Saks Off Fifth

Loved By You Floral Print Pleated Chiffon Maxi Dress

blonde model in red maxi dress, Loved By You Floral Print Pleated Chiffon Maxi Dress in Red/Orange (Photo via Lulus)
Loved By You Floral Print Pleated Chiffon Maxi Dress in Red/Orange (Photo via Lulus)

What a dream! This pleated chiffon maxi dress is available in four colourways and has earned rave reviews from Lulus shoppers.

$92 at Lulus

Floral Dressed Up Floral Print Midi Dress

plus size model with afro in green floral dress, Floral Dressed Up Floral Print Midi Dress in Green (Photo via Lulus)
Floral Dressed Up Floral Print Midi Dress in Green (Photo via Lulus)

This classy floral knee-length dress is available in sizes XXS to 3X and is available in five colours, including red and dusty blue.

$72 at Lulus

Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress

plus size model with afro in green, Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress in Emerald (Photo via Eloquii)
Flare Sleeve Scuba Dress in Emerald (Photo via Eloquii)

This elegant plus-size dress has a figure-flattering design and is available in six colours, including black, red and white.

$100 at Eloquii

Best Mother of the Bride & Groom Dresses Under $200

The Somerset Maxi Dress

brunette model in white sandals and blue and white floral The Somerset Maxi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
The Somerset Maxi Dress (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

Aidan Mattox Long Sleeve Wrap Dress

model in pink long sleeve dress, Aidan Mattox Long Sleeve Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
Aidan Mattox Long Sleeve Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

This Aidan Mattox dress screams summer wedding, especially when combined with a sandal or strappy heel. Right now, the style is 52 per cent off for Saks Off Fifth shoppers.

$188 $396 at Saks Off Fifth

Charles Henry Floral Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress (Shop in Canada)

Charles Henry Floral Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress (Shop in U.S.)

Charles Henry Floral Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress in pink floral (Photo via Nordstrom)
Charles Henry Floral Print Faux Wrap Midi Dress (Photo via Nordstrom)

This romantic long-sleeved midi dress has a flattering faux-wrap silhouette and is available in sizes extra-small to extra-large.

$160 at Nordstrom Canada $128 at Nordstrom U.S.

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 three colours and sizes 14 to 28.

$115 at Eloquii

Donna Karan Check Sleeveless Tie A-Line Dress

model in black and white check dress, ​Donna Karan Check Sleeveless Tie A-Line Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
​Donna Karan Check Sleeveless Tie A-Line Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

Elegant and flattering, this A-line Donna Karan dress is available in sizes zero to 14.

$134 at Saks Off Fifth

BCBG Max Azria Asymmetric-Hem Maxi Wrap Dress

model in orange long-sleeve dress, BCBG Max Azria Asymmetric-Hem Maxi Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)
BCBG Max Azria Asymmetric-Hem Maxi Wrap Dress (Photo via Saks Off Fifth)

While great for wedding day festivities, this vibrant mandarin midi dress can easily be re-worn to other summer outings, weddings and even the office.

$161 $360 at Saks Off Fifth

Oleg Cassini Knee Length Crepe Dress with Cascade

plus size blonde model in Oleg Cassini Knee Length Crepe Dress with Cascade in Chianti (Photo via David's Bridal)
Oleg Cassini Knee Length Crepe Dress with Cascade in Chianti (Photo via David's Bridal)

An elegant wedding guest dress you'll actually wear again, this Oleg Cassini sheath dress features a deep V-neckline and delicate cascade ruffle at the waist.

$107 $187 at David's Bridal

Oleg Cassini Knee-Length Long Sleeve Dress with Embellishment

older woman model in long sleeve blue dress, Knee-Length Long Sleeve Dress with Embellishment (Photo via David's Bridal)
Knee-Length Long Sleeve Dress with Embellishment (Photo via David's Bridal)

This long-sleeve blue cocktail dress is perfect for summer wedding festivities. The dress is available in sizes two to 16.

$140 $175 at David's Bridal

Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress

plus size model with long black hair in pink satin Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress (Photo via Eloquii)
Eloquii Satin Maxi Dress (Photo via Eloquii)

This top-rated satin maxi dress is available in five colours, including sky blue and mauve, and in sizes 14 to 28.

$150 undefined at Eloquii

Best Mother of the Bride & Groom Dresses Under $500

Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Crepe Gown with Illusion Sleeves

brunette model wearing dark navy blue Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Crepe Gown with Illusion Sleeves (Photo via David's Bridal)
Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Crepe Gown with Illusion Sleeves (Photo via David's Bridal)

Give the day the pizazz it deserves in this stunning off-the-shoulder crepe gown from Oleg Cassini, exclusive to David's Bridal.

$255 at David's Bridal

BOSS Emaura Cap Sleeve Dress (Shop in Canada)

BOSS Emaura Cap Sleeve Dress (Shop in the U.S.)

BOSS Emaura Cap Sleeve Dress in pink with pink belt (Photo via Nordstrom)
BOSS Emaura Cap Sleeve Dress (Photo via Nordstrom)

$398 at Nordstrom Canada

$348 at Nordstrom U.S.

La Femme Portrait Neck Lace Gown

woman in dark navy La Femme Portrait Neck Lace Gown in Navy (Photo via Nordstrom)
La Femme Portrait Neck Lace Gown in Navy (Photo via Nordstrom)

Make a splash this wedding season in this elegant lace gown. The floor-length style is available in three colours: navy, platinum and cocoa.

$469 at Nordstrom

Oleg Cassini Metallic Brocade Off-the-Shoulder High-Low Gown

brunette model in white and black floral dress, Oleg Cassini Metallic Brocade Off-the-Shoulder High-Low Gown (Photo via David's Bridal)
Oleg Cassini Metallic Brocade Off-the-Shoulder High-Low Gown (Photo via David's Bridal)

Hello, gorgeous! This metallic brocade high-low gown is a dream to wear and features an off-the-shoulder sweetheart neckline.

$256 at David's Bridal

Adrianna Papell Petaluma Sequin Dress

black model with short hair wearing light grey Adrianna Papell Petaluma Sequin Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Adrianna Papell Petaluma Sequin Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

This eye-catching knee-length dress is coated in crystals, sequins and intricate beading and is available in a handful of colours, including black (shop here), Sedona orange (shop here), navy blue (shop here) and biscotti beige (shop here).

$250 at Anthropologie

Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Sparkle Sheath Gown

older model in dark mauve pink Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Sparkle Sheath Plus Size Gown (Photo via David's Bridal)
Oleg Cassini Off-the-Shoulder Sparkle Sheath Plus Size Gown (Photo via David's Bridal)

"It's perfect!" Writes one David's Bridal shopper. "This dress is gorgeous in person! The detailing and the style is so perfect. It fit true to size."

$202 $336 at David's Bridal

BHLDN Amsale Crane Cape Dress

model model in grey BHLDN Amsale Crane Cape Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
BHLDN Amsale Crane Cape Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

Did someone say black-tie wedding? An airy, semi-sheer cape overlay makes this sleek gown a glamorous statement piece.

$240 $495 at Anthropologie

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), champagne (shop here), light green (shop here) and mauve (shop here).

$495 at Anthropologie

Best Wedding Attire Shops in 2022

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