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Nothing is too sexy for these hot mothers of the bride and groom

And the bride wore … who cares — is that her mother? When Ilene heard that her daughter was getting married, her first call was to the Vivaldi boutique on the Upper East Side, where the 50-something mom had outfitted herself for all four of her kids’ mitzvahs for years. “I knew right away I wasn’t going to do a typical mother-of-the-bride dress,” says Ilene, an attorney who asked not to use her last name for professional reasons. “I wear really short skirts, and I don’t care. I feel good about myself — I do what I want.” She decided on a $5,000 slinky, hot-pink gown from Ysa Makino with side cutouts and a plunging low back. “This is me — this is how I’ve always been,” she says of her daring and risqué loo ...