One of the most anticipated and proud moments for any mother is the day their daughter gets married. As the mother of the bride, you will also have many special moments on the wedding day. Eyes will be on you during the day especially as you walk into the ceremony and when being mentioned at the reception. There will also be many picture moments. As the bride’s mother, it is important to look your best. One of the ways of achieving this is by carefully considering what you will wear on the wedding day. How does one find and buy the best out fit. Below is a guide.
Buying Mother Of The Bride Outfit
Consult the couple
The best place to start is by talking to the couple to be and get information about their overall style, the color palette they have selected or plan to and the degree of formality that will be needed. Let them clue you on the vision of the day. If they have an inspiration board ask them to share some photos with you that you may have an idea. As the bride’s mother, you want to look like part of the wedding party.
Have a budget
There is a broad range of outfit available to be purchased at different rates. It is important to have in mind what amount you are willing to spend as one goes about looking for a dress.
It is recommended to begin the search for the dress early. The ideal time would be six months before the wedding day. This will give one enough time before the wedding day to get something they love, do fittings and make any alterations if there is a need to.
Factor the color palette
Considering the color palette of the bridal party is important. Some brides prefer their mother wear an outfit whose color is the same as that of the bridal team. The key thing is for the outfit to complement the day’s color palette.
Choose the style
As the mother of the bride, it is necessary to find a style that will allow you to look and feel glamorous. It is not about upstaging the couple neither wearing an old dated garment. But it is about finding the outfit that will give you the classy look that you are looking for. Some bride would want the mother to wear a style that they have chosen, however, if you are not comfortable with it. It is wise to talk to each other and come up with a comprise that is good for both of you.
It is important to factor a few logistics, like the time of day the wedding occasion will be held, the season, religious and cultural customs. Such factors will help one choose a gown that is suitable and appropriate.
In conclusion, find an outfit that you are comfortable in. With the right dress on will be able to sit in, stand in and dance in. Also, one can coordinate with the mother of the groom and have a sense of what each is planning to wear.