Mother of the Bride or Groom

Color Ideas for Mom


The question on every mother's mind once her child becomes engaged: What color should I wear to the wedding? While the mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and special guests always have the option to match the bridal party by wearing the same color, or choosing a lighter or darker shade, the design team at David's Bridal created these handy guidelines to help make further color-coordination effortless.

Color Ideas for Mom


The question on every mother's mind once her child becomes engaged: What color should I wear to the wedding? While the mother of the bride, mother of the groom, and special guests always have the option to match the bridal party by wearing the same color, or choosing a lighter or darker shade, the design team at David's Bridal created these handy guidelines to help make further color-coordination effortless.

Mother of the Bride or Groom

Bridal Parties in Greens & Blues

These versatile—and universally flattering—palettes make it easy for Mom to harmonize.

Bridal Parties in Pinks & Corals

When the palette is light and playful, Mom can strike a sophisticated balance in deeper, earthier shades.

Bridal Parties in Yellows & Oranges

These palettes can feel either tropical or autumnal. Either way, Mom can carry the warmth of the hues through to her look.

Coordinating Colors for Mom

Try Mid–tone browns, neutrals, and metallics such as mocha, stone, navy, black, bronze, champagne, gold, or silver

Bridal Parties in Purples

Mom can feel comfortable indulging in this rich and regal palette.

Coordinating Colors for Mom

Try purples, greys, and neutrals such as amethyst, eggplant, graphite, platinum, silver, putty, smoke, or bronze

Bridal Parties in Neutrals

When the bridal party palette is dressed in neutral tones, anything goes for Mom.

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