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Although it's the happy couple's big day, as a mother of the groom, you deserve to find an outfit that not only showcases your personal style but celebrates your figure. And while finding a plus size dress that feels and looks amazing and gains your future daughter-in-law's stamp of approval can seem like no easy feat – your search ends here.
No matter your personal style or budget, there's a gorgeous plus size mother of the groom dress out there with your name on it. Attending a summer wedding? 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 stunning, full-length gowns and silhouettes to celebrate and flatter your figure. 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 for every style.
Best Three-Piece Set: Onyx Stretch Glitter Set
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!
For a Black-Tie Wedding: Tadashi Shoji Long Sleeve Sequin Gown
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.
Searching for the perfect plus size mother of the groom dress? We've answered three common questions about shopping for a plus size mother of the groom dress.
- What colors should a mother of the groom avoid wearing? Unless specifically approved by the bride or groom, a good rule of thumb is to avoid wearing white or any hue that might resemble the bride’s wedding dress or groom’s suit/tuxedo.
- Do I have to run my outfit by the bride/groom? While the couple will surely want you to feel your best in your mother of the groom outfit, having a conversation with the couple beforehand can help set expectations and narrow down your options.
- What is the most flattering dress silhouette for a plus size mother of the groom? Some of the most flattering dress silhouettes for a plus size mother of the groom are A-line, mermaid, sheath, and tea-length. That said, mothers of the groom should always feel empowered to experiment with all different types of silhouettes.