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Category: Mother Of The Bride

High low dresses by Cabotine

High low dresses – it’s time to discover the long and short of it!

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

High low dresses often feature on the red carpet at high profile award ceremonies and celebrity gatherings. However, this season sees them being introduced to the occasion wear market. These dresses are shorter at the front and have a longer hem at the back. They offer an on-trend option for mums of the bride and […]


Lace dresses from Cabotine 5007857

Lace dresses – how to do vintage wedding glam

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Lace dresses are back in vogue.  Lace bridal dresses are proving really popular again – look at Pippa Middleton’s recent choice. If you looked at a lot of her wedding guests, you will have noticed lace dresses were the top choice for many of them too.  And of course, if you flick through the history […]


Navy wedding outfits from Condici 70858

Navy wedding outfits – why they will never be out of date

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Navy wedding outfits are always one of our bestsellers. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, navy is one of those great colours that works all year round. If you are a mother of the bride or mother of the groom on the hunt for a wedding outfit, why not consider navy? There […]


Lewis Henry floaty occasionwear

How to look fabulous in floaty thanks to Lewis Henry

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

We’ve recently had a lot of customers wanting long and floaty for summer weddings and events. Our Lewis Henry collection has really ticked the box. It has been so popular we are needing to do repeat orders. Lewis Henry offers floaty styles in gorgeous fabrics. Most of the dresses are calf length or longer. This […]


Frock coat 26001 John Charles

Frock coat fashion – how to look formal and fashionable

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Did you know a frock coat actually started out as a man’s coat? It was popular in the Victorian and Edwardian period.  For a long time, a frock coat for weddings and special occasions was the obvious choice. Then it fell out of fashion. The look became frumpy  – think of some of the Queen’s […]


Blue dresses from Zeila

Blue dresses – why it is ok to be blue at your daughter’s wedding

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Blue dresses for mothers of the bride and groom are proving really popular this season. Mums of the bride and groom are loving the choice of strong blues such as navy and cobalt through to the softer tones of baby blues and powder blues in occasion wear.  Blue is also such a great colour to […]


Bride's mother outfit by Condici

Bride’s mother – how to do your daughter proud

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Being the bride’s mother will probably be the most important day in your life. Aside from your own wedding that is. At the moment, my shop is like a fashion feeding frenzy as women come in to find their dream mother of the bride outfit. Regarded as the next most important guest, what you are […]


Special occasion oufit John Charles 25999B

Special occasion – how to get dressing for it right

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Special occasion expert and award-winning personal stylist Nicola Davis is our guest blogger: Whether you’re mother of the bride, planning a day at the races or attending some other special occasion, rule number one is to make sure you start shopping as early as you can.  This will give you time to find the perfect […]


Mothers of the groom outfits by Condici

Mothers of the groom – how to make your son proud on his wedding day

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

I am finding that mothers of the groom who come into my shop seem to want to play second fiddle to the mothers of the bride. I know there is the etiquette of the mother of the bride choosing her outfit first. However, mothers of the groom are just as important. Let’s face it, without […]


Pink dresses from Zeila style 3020461

Pink dresses – why you are never too old to be pretty in pink

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

We tend to associate pink dresses with young girls don’t we? Think Barbie, think Cinderella. A lot of mothers of the bride tell me they are too old to wear pink. I disagree. There is a shade of pink for everyone of us. For me, it’s more a coral tone. A friend of mine who […]


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