Your child’s wedding day is one of the best moments of life for any mom. When hosting a wedding of a child, mother of the bride plays a major role. Even if you are going to be mother of groom, you will be one of the attendees who get more attention from the wedding guests. Therefore it is really important to dress well choosing the best mother of the bride dress for you.
Although I am still not in that stage, I have experience where my friends and sometimes my relatives spend more time to choose their mother of the bride dress when they plan their daughter’s wedding day. Therefore with such experience I thought of sharing this post on how to choose the mother of the bride dress that suits you best.
Choose your look
Before you start your shopping for mother of the bride dresses, be sure to choose your style. This is the basic idea on how you want to appear on the wedding day. If you decide to shop with Mother of the Groom, then it is also better to understand some of the wedding etiquette. Do you know that mother of the bride can choose her look at the wedding before mother of the groom choose her dress and her look? If you both shop together, it will be an awesome experience to bond together. However be sure to have some idea on such wedding etiquette.
Check more styles before you choose
There are different mother of the bride dress styles that can make you look stunning on your child’s wedding day. Instead of just buying a dress for the wedding day, be sure to browse different styles. This will give you an idea on latest trends and styles. Even if you wear plus size dresses, don’t worry. Nowadays there are stunning plus size mother of the bride dresses available that make you look slim and beautiful. Be sure to choose the neck style and sleeves to match your size.
Decide on the length of your dress
Before you shop for your mother of the bride dress, be sure to decide on the length. This is not about the exact length of the dress. Just think of size of the dress you want to wear on your daughter’s wedding day. Be it a short mother of the bride dress or long mother of the bride dress, don’t worry. You can easily choose a beautiful design when you shop with right wedding dress shop.
Coordinate your dress with maids.
It is highly recommended to coordinate your mother of the bride dress colour or design with the bridesmaid dresses. This choice will give beautiful look in wedding photos. A thematic wedding always look neat and beautiful.
When you follow these steps and tips, it is easy to choose your mother of the bride dress that can make you a happy mom. Be sure to check the quality of the material before you buy any dress.
Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog which she shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences.She is a Contracts Engineer by profession and recently launched her own Engineering consultancy service Sihela Consultants.(www.sihelaconsultants.com)