Mother of the Bride: Everything You Should Know about Dress Shopping

Any wedding is a special occasion, and as a mother there is nothing more beutiful than see your daughter get married! That’s why, as the mother of the bride you must also look  according to the occasion.

And yes! we know that choosing the right attire for a wedding is not an easy decision. But many times, brides – sometimes-  forget the importance of choosing the right outfit for their moms.  It’s not all about the wardrobe of the bride, groom and the bridesmaids. Mothers also need help! 

In addition, find the perfect dress for a destination wedding can be tricky for them as well. That’s why today we have decided to break down the dos and don’ts for dress shopping when it comes to the mother of the bride.

Start Looking for Your Dress in Advance

Experts suggest starting to search for the perfect wedding outfit six to 8 months in advance. In this way, the person will have enough time to try different styles and then make the necessary modifications according to their body type.

Also, it’s important to take into consideration the shipping time for your outfit. Always remember to ask the store how long will it take to have your dress, before making the purchase. 

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Don’t Forget to Connect with the Groom’s Mother

Something many brides don’t know is that the traditional etiquette states that the mother of the bride chooses her outfit first. But then she must inform the mother of the groom what is she going to wear.

It’s always good to call her a week before you start shopping. This way they can both know what the other person plans to use and share suggestions or ideas.

 Create good communication will benefit you both. That way you can coordinate the colors, textures, and styles you would love to wear. In addition to avoiding choosing the same dress.

As Mother of the Bride You Should Ask about Your Daughter’s Requests

Each bride has her own concept of her dream wedding. As the mother of the bride  it is important to sit down with your daughter and ask her if she has any suggestions for you.

Chances are, she already has a few styles in mind. This will make the process of searching for the perfect outfit easier and allow the two of them to discuss their expectations and reach a balance.

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Take Into Account the Wedding Location

When it comes to destination weddings, location is everything. For this reason, it is important to investigate the place where the wedding is going to take place.  Bear in mind that aspects like the weather will play an important role when choosing textures and colors.

In addition, it’s important to know if there is a theme for the wedding. Bear in mind that it’s not the same to wear a summer dress for a rustic vineyard wedding than a beach venue.

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