Wedding Ideas: Mother of the Bride
Looking for mother of the bride advice? Read our top tips below, and find your nearest mother of the bride boutique here…
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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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.
Becoming a Mother of the Bride is at first a very happy moment, but as the wedding planning progresses it can be daunting selecting a Mother of the Bride outfit and Mother of the Bride Hat, as well as feeling that you are fufulling the Mother of the Brides Duties. As Mother of the Bride, the most important role is to love and support your daughter in the most cheery and optimistic manner possible as she goes through one of the most stressful times of her life. Each Mother of the Bride has a different role as each daughter is different and different mothers have different relationships with their daughters. So don't compare your role as the Mother of the Bride to other mothers, as long as you are supporting your daughter and doing everything possible for her you are dong an excellent job.
It is always exciting to have a formal occasion when you have to wear a hat, but finding the perfect hat can be quite tricky! Here we have put together some advice for the mother of the bride who is searching for that perfect accessory!
With mother of bride collections now available from Ian Stuart and John Charles, your Mum can also have the outfit of her dreams to wear on your wedding day.
So with your Mum and Mother-in-law to be also wanting to look fab, why not look to some of the occasion wear specialists for the ultimate coordinated outfit, with matching dress, jacket and hat.
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