4 Do’s & Don’ts for the Mother of the Bride - Nicola Ross Naas

4 Do’s & Don’ts for the Mother of the Bride

Do’s & Don’ts for the mother of the bride


  • Don’t Just Ask for Mother of the bride dresses: You do not want to be just stuck on the mother of the bride dresses. Take this as an opportunity to explore and look different. A lot of mother of the bride dresses could look alike and you do not want that. Ask for a formal gown or a black-tie gown. Exploring your options can often help you find a better dress for that special occasion.


  • Do wear a dress you are comfortable in- It’s all about being able to carry a dress. Wear a dress which makes you feel comfortable and confident. If the wedding is taking place outdoors, go for a fabric that makes you feel comfortable. You don’t want to be too conscious about your dress on such a big occasion after all.


  • Don’t Invite People Before Asking the Bride & The Groom: It’s not all about just choosing the right dress. It’s also about being a good mother. You might be tempted to invite your friends or someone who is close to you, but it’s always a good idea to consult this the bride and the groom. After all, they are paying for the wedding and they have the right to decide the guest list.


  • Do Talk to the mother of the Groom: Let’s get back to our favourite topic. Choosing the mother of the bride dress. Don’t hesitate in getting in touch with the mother of the groom. It’s always a good idea to go out shopping together. You can coordinate in terms of getting the colour, fabric etc. right. The most important point, however, is that you don’t want to end up with the same dresses. Thus, we recommend to keep the ego aside and be shopping partners.