Stylish mums will breathe a sigh of relief when they cast eyes on the stunning mother of the bride collection created by esteemed occasionwear designer Joyce Young OBE. Gone are the days of fussy fabrics, unflattering cuts and clashing colours; Joyce’s beautiful collection of formalwear is designed especially with elegance in mind.

Inspired by the grace and glamour of stars such as Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly, Joyce Young’s mother of the bride collection ensures a look that’s timeless. Plus, every outfit is made to measure, to guarantee a perfect fit every time. We’ve picked our favourite outfits from the collection that will make mums feel beautiful on the big day!


For winter wedding glamour, the Amethyst dress is a perfect choice. This slinky gown, in a gorgeous shade of dappled purple, is formed of flattering pleats to ensure a form-fitting shape. The gown is finished with a delicate scalloped lace top, ideal for covering the upper arms and embellished heavily with beads and embroidery for a truly decadent finish.

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The Claret lace dress and top is another winter wonder; the deep wine-red shade of this outfit flatters most skintones and is incredibly sophisticated. This straight-cut lace dress exudes grown-up glamour, while the delicate lace top creates a classic shape. This outfit is also available in a variety of shades, as it’s made bespoke to order.

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Duck Egg Silk

Pastels are a popular choice for mothers of the bride, as they’re ideal for weddings in any season. One of our favourites from this collection is the soft ice blue of the Duck Egg Silk and Lace Dress; incredibly elegant and oh-so pretty, this chic blue dress is cut in a flattering tulip-shaped skirt, with a sweetheart neckline. The dress is finished with a layer of intricate lace over the bodice with three-quarter-length sleeves, and a pretty bow belt at the waist.

joyce-young-mob-collection-Duck Egg Silk and Lace Dress @ Joyce Young. POA.


Add a touch of celebrity sparkle to the big day with Joyce Young’s Ivory Wool Tulip Coat and Lace Dress; it’s the very same outfit worn by Judy Murray to her son Andy’s wedding last year. The metallic lace shift dress is perfectly pretty, in a soft shade of pale blue. Wrap up warm in the coordinating cosy woollen coat, cut to create an elegant silhouette with extra special details, such as the diamante belt buckle with bow detailing.

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Youthful elegance is the key to Joyce’s designs, and this is best summed up by the beautiful Sunray Pleated Lace Dress, in a breathtaking shade of blush champagne. The sunray pleats and fluted hem allow the dress to move freely as you dance, with stylish lace sleeves and bodice added for an elegant finish. Sitting at the knee, this fun and flirty dress is perfect for mums who don’t want to be too traditional with their look; Joyce describes this dress as “cheeky, fun and glamorous”!

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Fancy being a showstopper on the big day? Be careful not to steal the limelight in this breathtaking royal blue Regal Dress and Lace Coat! This figure-hugging silk pencil dress is sexy and sophisticated, while the oversized collar is a stunning detail. Add the matching lace coat and you have the perfect day-to-night outfit that’s bound to keep all eyes on you – as long as the bride doesn’t mind!

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If you love what you see, don’t forget to see the full collection at Joyce Young now!