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My mom is struggling trying to find a "Mother of the Bride" outfit that is also great for the beach. I was hoping you could offer some inspiration, what is your mom wearing? THANKS!!!

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Here is a link to a picture of the dress I plan to wear to my daughter's wedding:

::MORRELL MAXIE:: Collections

I hope the link works, if not go to http://www.motellmaxie.com and search for style # 2100614. I got it in the charcoal grey.

Not everyone's cup of tea but I liked it :)
Ooooh, that's a very nice dress! I think my mom is too conservative for that though, sad.gif She doesn't have to be, she just seems to be afraid to show any leg!!

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You can't tell from these pictures, but my mom's dress was eyelet material, so very beachy, yet still dressy. Here is a pic.

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MIL is a little older and a little more conservative than my mom and this is what she wore.

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I think they both looked amazing and like themselves. That is the most important part. They need to be happy and comfortable. Our parents did not match the bridal party. I told them they could, but they decided not to.

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Here are our moms -- I loved both outfits and maybe the flowy pants idea is good for someone who doesn't like to show leg

 

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We have four mothers (two real mom's and two step-mom's) They are all incredibly different people but here is a picture of all the parents-we had a church ceremony, so my family is all a little more dressy than you would be at the beach, but hopefully this will help your mom feel like she has some options.

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and here is my mom's dress, she walked me down the aisle so she needed something to blend with my dress

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my mom had a little coat thing for the ceremony that came off for the reception

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my mom does NOT wear dresses! lol but here is what she wore -

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and my stem mom ...

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and also Paul's mom ...

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Here's what my mom wore:

 

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another view

 

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She found it at Sears last spring.

 

And here is what my MIL wore:

 

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Hers she found at Le Chateau, sometime between December and February last year

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