Some people will tell you that beauty is about symmetry or contrast, that it's simply a function of the overall aesthetic of an era. But a mother's beauty is deeper, more individual, and enduring.
We asked experts on the subject — women who write about beauty and style on a daily basis — to tell us about a beautiful mother in their lives. (And we couldn't help but offer a few maternal tributes ourselves.) As you'll see, the answers are as amazing as the mothers they chose.