News; Dress of Bride's and Groom's mother
Published: Friday 04 March, 2011
If you are going to attend your son's or daughter's wedding ceremony, the next thing you have to do is finding out the suitable wedding dress. As you will also be the central party of the wedding and you don't hope your dress will clash with the young couple. In this case, you should learn some tip.
Both mothers should pay attention to the formality of their attire at the same level. This means their dresses are of the same length. As a common, after the young couple set the wedding theme, both mothers may have enough information to make their separate choices in any order. On the other hand, the mothers do not dress more formally than the bridesmaids. Both the dress that mothers wear should not clash with the wedding color scheme. For example, if the wedding colors are royal blue and silver, the mother of the bride would not wear red. However, it is up to her whether she wears royal blue, silver, or a coordinating color such as navy.
Aside from that, judging from the tradition, the mothers do not wear white, ivory or black as these are the colors that the young couples will choose to wear. You may ask that whether mothers can wear the same colors as your bridesmaids. There is no "rule" or custom forbidding your mother to do in that way. However, from an aesthetic standpoint, it might look odd to match the mothers to a colored bridesmaids' dress-in ordinary life. For instance, we seldom see crowds of women all in hunter green at the same party. But black-and-white is a very common color scheme for dressy women's clothes. Aside from that, if your mother's dress is quite distinctive in style from the bridesmaids' dresses, it is unlikely that anyone will comment in that way that your mother is dressed to match the bridesmaids.
When comes to picking up the wedding dress, some of the mothers will be eager to get their daughters' advice while others will have their individual fashion tastes and wish to choose their own dresses by themselves. On the other hand, if you give orders to your mother on her choosing of the wedding dress is a far worse etiquette faux pas than allowing her to show up in a dress that clashes with the color scheme.
Etiquette is important for the wedding. However, choosing your desired wedding dress should also be the happy and pleasant thing. There is no strict stipulation and rule that you should do in some way or others. Anyhow, mothers' wedding dress should be elegant and simple but still to her satisfaction.