Mother of the Bride Dresses with House of Fraser | UK WEDDING BLOG

By Laura

Raise your hands if your mother’s opinion sways the decision you make on what dress you wear on your big day? You secretly want your mum to burst into tears as you step out onto the platform in the gown you’re going to get married in and it will probably be her who does up the final button on the day too. She has an important role to play and she is going to be there every step of the way so don’t you think she should also feel beautiful in her Mother-Of-The-Bride outfit? Today, we have partnered up with House of Fraser to bring you a little peek into a selection of floral dresses they have on offer in their online Wedding Boutique. We’ll give you little styling pointers so that you can curate the perfect outfit for your lovely mums.


House of Fraser have got some fabulous brands in their Mother-of-the-Bride section of the Wedding Boutique such as Coast, Phase Eight and Karen Millen, offering MOB’s a great selection to choose from. A floral dress is a staple of many women’s wardrobes so why not incorporate this into the perfect outfit for them to wear on your wedding day? Florals are always impressive but can be quite difficult to style as they are often very colourful and bold in pattern. Luckily, House of Fraser have some subtle options as well as those more striking pieces, ensuring that you will find the dress that matches your mother’s personality.

The Phase Eight Nika Dress is oozing with ‘Amalfi Coast’ glamour whilst also being age and occasion appropriate. The classic florals paired with its shift dress shape and short sleeves would look wonderful on those taller mothers. Add a pair of nude court shoes and a cream fascinator and your mum is going to look sensational. It’s cinched in at the waist which is uber flattering, so she won’t be worried about the amount of photos that are bound to be taken that day! Some typical Mother-of-the-Bride dresses can be a bit old-fashioned and dare I say it, boring but the Nika Dress will keep your mum looking super stylish.


If you’re like me, and you have a mum who is a bit self-conscious of her arms, House of Fraser have got this gorgeous long sleeved wrap dress called the Marina Floral Dress by Phase Eight. Its sumptuous navy blue base compliments so many different colours of accessory that she won’t have to stress about her shoes and handbag not matching. This dress is really easy to dress up or down so if heels aren’t really her thing it’s not a problem, as some sophisticated flats would work well too. The classic V-neck and wrapped waist will mean she won’t spend a fortune on buying the tightest spandex she can find. It’s a seriously chic dress that will have her looking anything but ‘mumsy’!


A dress and blazer is the usual Mother-of-the-Bride go-to, but she might want to opt for something a little less predictable. I love this floral jacquard tiered dress by Coast; it’s floaty and a true head-turner guaranteeing your mum will be the best dressed guest at your wedding. Teaming this with some ‘barely-there’ heels and a clutch will complete the outfit. This particular dress is a bit more dramatic than the other two, but I’m a massive fan of the chiffon as it keeps it light and not constrictive.


As I’ve mentioned before, most would associate the words hectic and bright when it comes to floral dresses. However, House of Fraser have got some elegant dresses that are ideal for those mums who don’t want to stand out too much. This classy monochrome gown is possibly my favourite as the bardot neckline and pleated skirt is very feminine and you can easily add a pop of colour with the accessories.

The Wedding Boutique by House of Fraser should be your number one option when you’re on the hunt to find your mum the perfect Mother-of-the-Bride ensemble. It has a vast selection of brands that can work to any budget and every single dress has been hand-selected to complement the beautiful bride. I’ve shown you just a handful of what is available so head over to their website where you are bound to find a dress to flawlessly suit your mum!

{This post is sponsored by House of Fraser but we only work with brands that we love}