You’ve picked the perfect hat (narrow or wide brim, whole or half head), liaised with the bride to make sure your mother of the bride dress coordinates and now there’s just one thing left to think about – hairstyle. Continue reading “Best Mother of the Bride Hairstyles (whilst Wearing a Hat or Fascinator)”
As weddings become more unique and modern and taste rapidly change, it can be hard to know the level of formality required for your daughter’s big day. In the past, it was understood that, on the whole, the mother of the bride should wear a hat – but different times mean different traditions.
So what are the unspoken rules today? Continue reading “Does the Mother of the Bride have to wear a Hat?”
What does one wear to a royal garden party? That’s the first question most women ask when that all-important invitation arrives in the post. It’s one of the most exclusive of UK summer events to be invited to attend – no pressure then! You can act as cool as a cucumber but it’s a big deal to be asked to enjoy what for guests will be a once-in-a-lifetime event.
Choosing Your Maid-of-Honour, Bridesmaids & Best Man
Asking a good friend to be a bridesmaid is a special honour for them. Their role will be to support the bride and take away some of her stress. There are no hard-and-fast rules about how many a bride should choose; often that decision is based on the size of the wedding and venue.
The hunt for the bridal dress is over, so now it’s your turn to find the special outfit as mother of the bride or groom. The pressure is on to not only look good but also feel comfortable. This part of the wedding journey can seem bewildering for some women, particularly if you aren’t a dress person. The added pressure is that you’ll be in the limelight in the bridal party and you can’t afford to get it wrong.
It’s tempting for families of the bride and groom to jump in with their own ideas and expectations in the months before a wedding. As the mother of the bride or groom, you have responsibilities but there are also pitfalls to avoid, especially as weddings can involve family politics.
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Summer weddings are wonderful, the weather typically allows for many possible outdoor locations, a huge selection of beautiful flowers and long summer days, so you can celebrate late into the evening with the sun still shining bright. If you’ve taken on the role of helping your daughter or son with their summer wedding plans, you might find these tips and ideas useful in getting started.
No mother of the bride or groom outfit is complete without some form of accessory, whether that’s a hat, a bag, a purse, or a piece of jewellery. Accessories can make or break your outfit, so knowing how to match them up with your attire correctly, is really useful. Find out how to transform your look in this blog post.
Even though it might feel like it, winter isn’t quite here yet, but it’s definitely on the way. The first official day of winter is the 22nd of December and despite the bitter cold English weather, it can be a lovely time for a wedding. If you’ve been invited to a winter wedding for the upcoming season and you’re not sure what to wear, we hope you find this article helpful.