Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses For Every Style

Formal p.m. partying calls for high-glam gowns. All the more reason for Mom to show a little bronzed ambition in a shimmery style.

Far left: After a certain age, every woman has to deal with arm jiggle. Steer her toward this coppery hand-beaded French lace blouse with a web design, worn over an Italian faille strapless mermaid gown, about $2,700, by Stephen Yearick.