Mother of the Bride Dresses: Plus Size


Here at John Charles, our reputation for creating beautiful mother of the bride dresses in plus size precedes us. Thrice-winners of Bridal Buyer Magazine’s coveted Best Occasionwear Collection, we create bespoke pieces that make women look sensational but most importantly, feel sensational.

John Charles is a byword for quality, innovation, style and elegant sophistication. One of the most famous in the UK, we are a quintessentially British luxury design house specialising in plus size mother of the bride dresses that are flattering, beautifully tailored and give modern women confidence that they look and feel incredible.

Each piece in our collection of mother of the bride dresses, plus size included, has timeless beauty and benefits from over five decades of dressmaking heritage, a dedication and commitment to the smallest, most intricate detail and a fit that perfectly accentuates every figure.

John Charles Collection – Mother of the Bride Outfits Plus Size


John Charles has always strived to be inclusive and it’s important for us that every woman looks and feels incredible in our designs, whatever your size. Our exclusive plus size mother of the bride range creates an enviable silhouette in sizes 18-26.

Finding the perfect mother of the bride outfits, plus size or otherwise, that ticks all the boxes – style, size, budget, colour – can often be a challenge. However, at John Charles, our collection of plus size mother of the bride dresses offers stunning, intricately detailed flattering outfits that are perfect for day-to-night occasionwear dressing.

Finding the perfect mother of the bride dress plus size or any other size as one meanders through the John Charles collection offers a host of options. There are a number of factors that will establish which ensemble to choose from but it’s a journey that will end in success.

Colour palettes, season, location and the type of ceremony and reception are all elements that will determine which John Charles creation to choose and, whichever of our mother of the bride plus size dresses is chosen, our clients know it will streamline, flatter and accentuate the positive.

As the mother of the bride, plus size is absolutely no barrier to looking utterly, wonderfully gorgeous and while wearability is important if you’re going day-to-night, our collection is on-trend and created just for you.

Even as recently as the early 1980s, mother of the bride plus size dresses were unremarkable, almost matronly affairs that were designed to stay very much in the background and while it’s true that no-one should upstage the bride on her day of days, the mother of the bride is almost as important as the girl in white.

Our mother of the bride outfits, plus size, small size and everything in between are designed to suit women of all sizes, ages and styles and each one perfectly combines artisan craftsmanship, beautifully intricate detailing and creativity from an incredible team of designers led by the tour de force that is Regina Ellis.

We source our fabrics from Europe’s foremost mills and each piece is handcrafted with fine wedding accents including lace, beading and peplums and each plus size mother of the bride dress is complemented by expertly tailored outerwear and exclusive millinery.

If you’re looking for the perfect mother of the bride plus size dress, contact us today or use the form below to find your nearest John Charles retailer.

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