Sophisticated Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses

Grace and style coexist in these posh looks for a proud mother

Peter Soronen

Jet black and eggshell cotton narrow gown with belted train, $4,315, by Peter Soronen, Pearl and crystal earrings, $990; resin clutch, $1,895, both by Chanel, 800-550-0005. 19K gold and onyx intaglio ring, $2,650, by Elizabeth Locke, 800-937-9146,