The wedding day of your daughter is one of the brightest and most anticipated moment of your life. This is when she becomes a beautiful bride, going through a different phase of life; getting married and planning on giving you grand kids.
As the mother of the bride, you have to look attractive and exceptional just like your daughter; which you’ve dreamt of sharing the special day with.
Here are some tips to make you classy and exceptional on her wedding.
1. Let The Bride Guide You
Have a discussion with your daughter and get details of the visions for her wedding day and how she wants you to appear.
She may want the dress of the bridal party and the groom’s mom to coordinate with yours.
2. Shop Early
Its best to shop months to the wedding date. This will give you enough time to select what you love and feel confident in.
It’s also an opportunity to coordinate your dress with that of the bride and bridal party.
Customarily, you are meant to select your dress and share your choice with the mother of the groom. Note that it is not compulsory for your dress to match with that of the bride. They should only complement each other.
3. Do a Proper Grooming
A beautiful dress goes with a lovely skin and shape. Schedule on getting a manicure and pedicure before the wedding, and to get your hair nicely styled and your make up done.
You can learn more about grooming by reading our article on Vital Tips For Grooming The Bride.
4. Consider The Type of Wedding
When searching for your dress, consider the type of wedding, the wealth, cultural and religious customs of the wedding.
What you would wear to a beach wedding ceremony cannot be worn to a church wedding.
5. Consider The Colours From The Wedding Party
According to tradition, the mother of the bride’s should complement with the colours of the wedding party. They do not necessarily need to match.
It’s advisable to shop after the bride has chosen that of the bridesmaids’. You should wear a dress that have the same colour with your daughter’s.
The bride owns the wedding and it’s a must she stand out as the stunning bride.
6. Coordinate With The Mother of The Bride
In contrast to the tradition of the mother of the bride’s dress determining what they wear, that doesn’t really matter nowadays.
You both can wear a nice dress that you comfortable in. Your dress do not have to match with that of the mother of the groom.
Maryam is a poet, blogger, graphics artist, and love coach. She mentors other ladies on finding the right life partner and communicating effectively in their relationships. She’s passionate about helping couples to plan & organize romantic weddings.
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