Here at Compton House of Fashion, not only do we provide our services to Mothers of the Bride & Groom, we also cater for Mature & Second Time Brides.
Our buying team are very mindful of this when they go to London to see the Designers and they choose versatile outfits suitable for everyone regardless of shape or size.
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It’s time to start shopping for the big day! If you’re a mother of the bride/groom, you’re going to need something fabulous to wear. But where to start? Bridal magazines and blogs are brimming with ideas for what’s on trend, but the most popular styles don’t necessarily suit everyone.
Rather than following fashion trends, it’s much more important to find something that flatters you and your body shape. You want to feel comfortable and confident at the wedding, from holding back the tears in the ceremony to all those photographs taken later on.
Here then is our handy guide to help you find a figure-flattering plus size outfit that will make you feel simply fabulous (but not too fabulous – you don’t want to upstage the bride after all.)
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As the mother of the bride, you’d want to be able to support your daughter in every way possible, from finding the perfect dress to helping her plan the big day. In fact, your presence and support, in general, will be essential during this joyous but also stressful time.
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One of the most exciting moments in a woman’s life is being proposed to by the man she loves. Next comes the rather daunting task of planning the wedding. When confronted with the many things that need to get done for the big event, things can get pretty overwhelming, pretty quickly.
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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.
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.
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.
The top sins that every mother must avoid when her daughter or son decides to get married…
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.