29 Plus Size Mother of the Groom Dresses to Flaunt and Flatter Your Figure

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Finding a frock that feels and looks amazing and gains your future daughter-in-law's stamp of approval is no easy feat for any body type. But, fear not—the search is over!

No matter the wedding vibe or your personal style, there's a flattering mother of the groom dress with your name on it. Planning on going the knee-length route? We have a curve-hugging blush number that will do just the trick. Need something slightly more formal for a black-tie ceremony? There's no shortage of gorgeous, full-length gowns with becoming waistlines and silhouettes to flatter you in all of the right places. Plus, with hues ranging from blues to pinks to black, you can easily coordinate your look with the mother of the bride's dress, if need be.

From tea-length to floor-length, from black-tie to semi-formal, we've researched the best plus size mother of the groom dresses to flaunt and flatter your figure.

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Tadashi Shoji Jewel-Encrusted Waist Dress

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji

It's the bride's time to shine but you also deserve to make an entrance! Do just that in this leg-baring gown complete with expertly placed ruching that nips you at the waist and is finished with a stunning jewel-encrusted embellishment.

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Marchesa Crepe Cape Sleeve Gown with Gold Threadwork

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Courtesy of 11 Honoré

Can you say royal wedding-worthy?! This dramatic cape dress is adorned with sequins and crystals and with a long regal train– it looks just as stunning from the back as it does from the front.

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Tadashi Shoji Gold Pintuck Gown

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji

This shimmering gold gown is supremely flattering with pleated and pintucked fabric that drapes and hugs you in all of the right places. Sweep your hair up and keep jewelry minimal to really showcase this stunner.

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JS Collections Floral Embroidered Blush Dress

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 Courtesy of Nordstrom

You can never go wrong with a dress embroidered with romantic floral motifs especially when the dress boasts details like an illusion neckline and a petal-like hem.

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Kiyonna Ruched Drop-Waist Gown

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

With pretty and delicate lace sleeves and a bodice made from midsection-smoothing mesh, you'll feel secure and confident gliding down the aisle in this navy number.

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Ahluwalia Metallic Bow Bodice

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Courtesy of 11 Honoré

A black-tie wedding calls for drama and some serious luxe details like an oversized metallic bow and a sleek floor-grazing skirt complete with a leg-baring split.

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Marina Rinaldi Bateau Neckline Dress

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Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue 

If you're not keen on showing your arms or if you're just looking for a little extra coverage, opt for a sheer sleeve with fun details like embellishments or oversized dots.

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Alex Evenings Lace Cap-Sleeve A-Line Dress

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

In various blue tones and embellished with 3D rosettes, this dress has dimension and versatility. Flocked with subtle sequins but made from light lace, this gown is suited for both a spring and fall wedding.

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JS Collections Long Sleeve Sheath Dress

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Courtesy of Nordstrom

A sheath dress is universally flattering and this long sleeve style from JS Collections is no exception. An equally flattering hemline that hits just below the knee gives you the chance to indulge in a new pair of shoes.

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Zac Zac Posen Ruffled Neck Jumpsuit

MOG jumpsuit

Courtesy of 11 Honoré

If you're a fashion-forward mom then you should absolutely consider wearing a jumpsuit. This chic and streamlined style is made from fabric with a little sparkle and sheen, making it perfect for a formal wedding or even for a fabulous rehearsal dinner look!

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Betsy & Adam Drape Back Scuba Crepe Gown

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Courtesy of Nordstrom 

Never underestimate the power of good draping. This elegant gown is made from body-skimming scuba crepe fabric and features cape-like sleeves that drape in the back like a dream.

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Onyx Stretch Glitter Set

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

We love a good 3-piece set and not just because it's a surefire way to look impossibly put together, but also two outfits in one! This glittering set comes complete with a flared sleeve jacket to take you from the ceremony to the reception and a flowy tank top to take you out onto that dancefloor!

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Mac Duggal Beaded Cape Sleeve Gown

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Courtesy of Nordstrom 

If you're looking for a little coverage but don't like the look and feel of a constricting sleeve, opt for the flowy and romantic flutter sleeve.

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Tadashi Shoji Floral Tea-Length Dress

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji

Another tried and true flattering silhouette is a slightly off-the-shoulder neckline –à la Megan Markle. Couple this shoulder accentuating look with a waist-cinching ribbon detail and you're set for your walk down the aisle.

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Eliza J Tuxedo Wrap Long Sleeve Gown

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Courtesy of Nordstrom 

We love the look of this structured yet relaxed tuxedo-style gown. A wrap-style dress is supremely flattering and allows you to adjust the level of tightness for a fit that is tailored to you by you.

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Marina Rinaldi Lace-Detail Crepe Midi Dress

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Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Sleeves are anything but boring and frumpy! Especially when they're crafted from delicate lace. Have fun with this look and experiment with bold accessories like an embellished clutch or a statement earring.

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Eloquii Gathered Waist Dress

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 Courtesy of Eloquii

If your son is having a wedding around the holidays, then this sparkly frock is for you! A gathered waist falls softly and is kind to the midsection while a high-neck is oh-so-chic and perfect for cooler weather.

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Mac Duggal Lace Bodice Long-Sleeve Wrap Gown

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Courtesy of Neiman Marcus 

A strategically placed high slit knots and nips at the waist to cinch and elongate your whole body–who doesn't want legs for days?

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Marina Rinaldi Navy Lace Dress

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Courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue

It's all in the details, especially when it comes to standing out in photos (of course we would never recommend outshining the bride!) and this dress has quite a few. From sleeves that meet at the wrists in a bow to a sheer neckline and lacy hem–this dress will look stunning from all angles.

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Eloquii Twist Front Long Sleeve Gown

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Courtesy of Eloquii

This long sleeve dress is simplicity at its finest. If you're a mother of the groom who appreciates clean lines and a minimalist aesthetic then stop your search now.

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Zero + Maria Cornejo Gathered Waist Dress

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Courtesy of 11 Honoré

We can't say enough complimentary things about a dress that features a gathered waist. This style gathers right in the middle of the bodice and flows and drapes throughout the body to create a streamlined and effortless chic silhouette.

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Adrianna Papell Champagne Gold Beaded Gown

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Courtesy of Bloomingdale's

Art deco designs are back and here to stay! Not only is this star-like design unique and sophisticated, but the carefully placed beading draws the eye in to the smallest part of your waist.

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Eloquii Lace Long Sleeves Dress

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Courtesy of Eloquii

When it comes to finding a MOG dress that really stands out, texture plays a big part. We love the juxtaposition of graphic lace and soft pleats on this navy style from Eloquii perfect for a semi-formal wedding.

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MSK Wide-Leg Jumpsuit

MOG jumpsuit

 Courtesy of Macy's

If you've been toying with the idea of wearing a jumpsuit but you feel like it's just a little bit too out there–just go for it! This wide-legged jumpsuit embellished with silver trim is just as flattering and just as formal as any MOG dress out there!

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Tadashi Shoji Long Sleeve Sequin Gown

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji

A black-tie wedding is the chance to dress up and we couldn't think of a better time to wear this gorgeous gown than at your son's wedding. With sparkly, leaf motif sleeves that look almost as if they were painted on and a sleek and body-skimming skirt, this dress belongs on the aisle and on the red carpet.

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Alex Evenings Lilac Dress with Floral Jacket

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Courtesy of David's Bridal

While darker tones like navy and black are popular choices for MOG dresses, why not consider a light and airy tone like lilac? We love this shift dress and gauzy, floral jacket for a warm-weather or destination wedding.

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Tadashi Shoji Jacquard Off-the-Shoulder Gown

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Courtesy of Tadashi Shoji 

Nothing hugs curves better than a pleated and fitted bustier-like bodice. This decolatage-baring off-the-shoulder gown is made for a black-tie wedding and will quickly become your go-to for any formal affair.

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Torrid Lace Bodycon Dress

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 Courtesy of Torrid

This elegant off-the-shoulder bodycon dress has been designed to draw you in at the waist and accentuate those shoulders. Wear yours with your hair up to showcase your neckline and your back.

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Zac Zac Posen Velvet Floral Gown

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 Courtesy of 11 Honore

Velvet for a winter wedding is a no-brainer. It's warm, it's chic and it's one of the biggest trends in the fashion world. Sometimes velvet can prove to be a little bulky but this Zac Zac Posen gown uses velvet on a floral overlay for a more streamlined look.

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