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

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20 best mother of the bride & groom dresses for summer weddings (Photos via Anthropologie, Reformation, Eloquii & 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 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 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

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 61 per cent on this pretty Tommy Hilfiger wrap dress. The easy day-to-night dress can be easily styled down for an office-appropriate look.

$67 $174 at Saks Off Fifth

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

The Gap V-Neck Maxi Dress

model with afro in black sandals and neon green V-Neck Maxi Dress (Photo via The Gap)
V-Neck Maxi Dress (Photo via The Gap)

Perfect for a casual summer wedding, this mid-range maxi dress is available in three eye-catching colours and prints.

$118 at The Gap

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.

$189 $396 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

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.

$135 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.

$115 $361 at Saks Off Fifth

Halogen Twist Front Long Sleeve Shirtdress (Shop in Canada)

Halogen Twist Front Long Sleeve Shirtdress (Shop in the U.S.)

model in long sleeve black dress, Halogen Twist Front Long Sleeve Shirtdress (Photo via Nordstrom)
Halogen Twist Front Long Sleeve Shirtdress (Photo via Nordstrom)

$115 at Nordstrom Canada

From $69 at Nordstrom U.S.

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

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 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

Roopa Pemmaraju Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress

black model with afro in blue printed Roopa Pemmaraju Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Roopa Pemmaraju Long-Sleeve Maxi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

Give the day the pizazz it deserves in this stunning printed maxi dress. Best of all? You can be the bride's something blue!

$220 at Anthropologie

Mac Duggal Angelica Midi Dress

asian model in light pink and floral Mac Duggal Angelica Midi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Mac Duggal Angelica Midi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

This showstopper of a dress features a stunning combination of beadwork and sequins across a printed floral bodice and semi-bedazzled sheer sleeves.

$598 at Anthropologie

Reformation Emmeline Dress

model in white and blue floral Emmeline Dress in Clarita (Photo via Reformation)
Emmeline Dress in Clarita (Photo via Reformation)

Make a splash this wedding season in this elegant vintage-inspired midi dress. The fully-lined dress features a cowl neckline and fitted waist.

$378 at Reformation

Especia Margaret Maxi Dress

brunette model in long sleeve flora printed dress, Especia Margaret Maxi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)
Especia Margaret Maxi Dress (Photo via Anthropologie)

This eye-catching maxi dress features a gorgeous floral motif and a semi-open back design.

$310 at Anthropologie

Reformation Tien Linen Dress

model wearing belted black dress against blue background, Tien Linen Dress (Photo via Reformation)
Tien Linen Dress (Photo via Reformation)

Reformation's Tien dress features short puff sleeves and a sweetheart neckline. Its fitted waist comes with a belt for a little extra shape.

$378 at Reformation

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.

$120 $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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