Nobody Can Get Their Head Around This Mother-Of-The-Bride Dress

Knee-length, pastel and the obligatory hat were not the mother-of-the-bride style this designer had in style when he created this floor-length black couture gown. And it's so extra that it's gone viral on Twitter and, to be fair, we aren't surprised.

Etsy/Tonena
Etsy/Tonena

On sale via Etsy for an eye-watering £1,884.41 (don't forget the 41p), the dress was designed by Bulgarian couture bridal brand, Tonena, and described as: "Black mother of the bride dress, Open back evening gown with long sleeves, Sexy formal dress with feathers, sexy black dress."

Etsy/Tonena
Etsy/Tonena

While there's no set formula for what a mother of the bride dress should wear (you do you), this one certainly breaks the mould and the bank with social-media users claiming it would be more appropriate for a revenge-thirsty villain in a Disney film.

Etsy/Tonena
Etsy/Tonena

Hence why tweets of the gown spread like wildfire after one user spotted it on online retailer Etsy.

One Twitter user wrote a series of tweets about making such a dramatic sartorial statement on your daughter's wedding day.

She said: "the pure awe i experienced when i saw this was labeled a "mother of the bride" dress"

She continued: "'DARling, did you forGET to inVITE your MOTHER????'-- me in this extremely normal mother-of-the-bride dress, slamming into my daughter's wedding mid-Mendelssohn while a lightning storm rages outside. the guests gasp in terror [sic]," she wrote in a tweet on Monday that has since amassed more than 21,000 likes (at the time of writing).

The post prompted a flurry of responses from other tweeters rejoicing in the dramatic scenarios that might lead to a mother of the bride wearing this dress.

One said: "The year is 2060. I'm 65 years old, but my skincare routine and medical technology has rendered me an elegant, ageless beauty. A perpetual bachelorette, I arrive solo, wearing this, to my only child's wedding. The 3 possible fathers are also present. A scene is caused."

Another tweeted: "Whoever invites me to their wedding next I 100% promise to
(a) wear this dress;
(b) show up during the ceremony LATE and LOUD;
(c) cause an elegant but terrible scene during the reception; and
(d) throw a full glass of red wine on the relative of your choosing during said scene"

Then continued: "Before you ask, yes there WILL be multiple wig changes and yes I will shout "don't you TOUCH my DIAMONDS, they're on LOAN from GEORGIO"

Another simply said: "I'm planning on wearing this to my billionaire husband's funeral

Featured Image Credit: Etsy/Tonena

Amelia Jones

Amelia is a freelance journalist and editor specialising in beauty, health, fitness and lifestyle. She has previously worked for titles including Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, Stylist, Red and the Mail on Sunday. Follow her on Instagram @ameliajeanjones or contact her via email at ameliajeanjones@gmail.com.

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