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.
Guide To Being Mother of the Bride or Groom
As your involvement with the wedding will differ depending on a few things; your relationship with the couple, how much you want to be involved and how traditional the wedding is. If the couple have opted for something quiet and intimate, keeping the whole event very low-key, then there are far fewer things to organise and much less to be done on the day itself. We’ve compiled 5 things that you should be able to do, regardless of the scale of the wedding.
In the eyes of any mother, the moment that their son becomes a groom, is one of the proudest moments in your life. This is your son, who you’ve raised to be not only a great man, but a loyal husband and no doubt a father some day too. Every proud mother wants to be involved in their offspring’s wedding day and of course this includes the planning leading up to the event too.