Reassure your mom: It is possible to find a stylish, nonmatronly mother-of-the-bride dress in any price range. Inspired by the personal styles of five real moms, we've chosen dresses and accessories that any mother would be proud to wear.

If your mom is classic...

From left, Silk shantung dress with portrait collar, $460, Siri, 415-431-8873; shantung dress, $89, davidsbridal.com; Silk shantung wrap shirt and flared skirt, $275, Aria, 800-658-8885

Photos: Steven Torres