As a mother of the bride you want your gown to be timeless, classic, and elegant, above all. But it is also can be modern and subtly represent the trends and the times. The Pantone color of the year, ultraviolet, a brilliant, alluring but still deep shade of purple is a bright bold choice that will have you feeling like royalty.

The rich blue based purple is flattering on most skin tones and hair colors. Wear it or use it to accessorize at any of your wedding events. It can be dresses up or down and we have a variety of purple options at Teri Jon, from daytime to evening for all of your mother of the bride needs.

We also love a more subtle plum or a rich eggplant shade for a purple fix. Read on for some great, mother of the bride dress suggestions in purple, and styling advice.

This flattering stretch velvet jewel tone purple evening gown is perfect for a fall or winter wedding. It’s regal and elegant with slight slits at the arm holes for a modest touch of fun.

The bow applique detail at the shoulder and waist adds a feminine touch. Pair with a black or metallic shoe to complete the look.

Wear this gorgeous plum purple evening gown for for a look that is exudes warmth and charisma. The off the shoulder silhouette features a stretchy fabric and ruched silhouette that is incredibly flattering for mom’s of all ages and body types.
Pair with a black or metallic shoe and some fabulous earrings to complete the look.
With a half sleeve and crew neckline this purple tweed dress is perfect for wearing to an array of occasions formal or casual. This tweed day to dinner dress can be worn through all the seasons to a bridal shower, an engagement party or a rehearsal dinner. The pearl trim detailing adds a feminine touch to a classic style. The silhouette is straight fitting and slimming. 
Pair with a black or nude shoe to complete the look.


This off the shoulder purple cocktail dress can work for a less formal wedding or a rehearsal dinner. The jacquard fabric is is flattering and intricately detailed. The ¾ length sleeves with feather detailed cuff makes for a fun and trendy look.  Pair with a black or gold shoe to complete the look.

We have something for every mom.

For a flirty, embellished look we recommend the Tulle Dress with Floral Appliques in regal purple. This midi-dress can be worn in any season and to many special occasions. The a-line silhouette is fabulous for all shapes and sizes. Pair with a nude or black shoe and some drop earrings to complete the look.

If you are looking for a more simple cocktail style dress you cannot go wrong with the simple plum Crepe A-Line Dress with Pearl Trim. It’s subtle detailing and 3/4 sleeves make it a fall and winter classic. Pair with a black shoe and your favorite jewelry.


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