Wedding Ideas: Mother of the Bride
Mother of the bride advice and styling
Once the date is set and the bride has found her dress, now is the time to shop for your all-important mother of the bride outfit. We have a few general tips to consider when shopping, as well as specific boutiques and designers around the country who will help make you feel comfortable and confident on this special day.
“No matter what background you’ve come from, it doesn’t really matter as long as you want to feel fabulous for your special event." Making sure the Mother of the Bride feels comfortable and confident on her daughters special day.
Choosing your mother of the bride or mother of the groom outfit is an exciting event in itself! There are plenty of choices to make - fabric, colour, style and accessories. It's a chance for you to stand out, and rightly so - your baby is getting married after all. Let's take a look at some of the do's and don'ts when picking your mother of the bride outfit.
The role of the mother of the bride, as well as the mother of the groom, is traditionally to organise various aspects of the wedding, such as the reception, flowers, stationery and guest list, but how much is this relevant for today?
Your son or daughter is getting married and you could not be more proud… or excited! So obviously you want everyone to be there. Did you know traditionally invitations will be from the parents of the bride, inviting guests to join them in the marriage of their daughter and her new husband-to-be?
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People always say that the two things you will keep from your wedding day are your rings and the photographs. It is so important for your mum to be a key feature, paying tribute to the woman behind your greatness. We've found some of the loveliest mum and daughter photos from our real weddings. These shots really encompass the love that we feel for the number one lady in our lives.
As the mother of the bride or groom it's finally your time to shine - and look gorgeous to boot. We've been chatting to Elizabeth Bessant, a couture wedding outfit designer based in London, all about the upcoming trends for mother of the bride and groom designs. Elizabeth has been designing outfits in the industry for over 20 years and there's one thing she's sure about - your outfit should never be dull!
It can sometimes be difficult for the Mother of the Bride to know exactly what her responsibilities include. Is she expected to pay? How involved should she be in the planning process? What are her duties on your big day?
As it is Mother’s Day this Sunday, we thought it might be a good opportunity to turn some of the attention to our wonderful Mothers of the Brides.
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