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Category: Mother Of The Groom

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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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Linea Raffaelli – how to be a mum of the bride and look trendy

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

If you are on the hunt for trendy occasionwear – take  a look at Linea Raffaelli.  Our customers are loving this exclusive Belgium designer. We want to offer younger mothers of the bride (in age or in spirit)  an on-trend look that is still smart and sophisticated. With this collection, I think we have done […]


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Dressed Up plus size – how to flatter where it matters

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

It always gives me great pleasure to help a mother of the bride or groom find their perfect outfit. It is especially pleasing if the lady is a fuller-figure. Why? So often, I hear from women who are a size 18 plus that they struggle to find occasion wear that is on-trend and flattering to […]


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Dresses you don’t need to diet for – try Condici calorie control

Friday, December 30th, 2016

” I need to diet before I buy any dresses!” If I had a pound for every time I hear a customer tell me that, I would be sunning myself on a luxury yacht in the Bahamas by now! Worst still, is the woman who buys dresses that don’t fit her and says she is […]


Ways to match your special outfit to the beautiful wedding car

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Every mother wants to look beautiful when they arrive at the day of their child’s wedding. Luckily, we have 18 collections of stunning designer dresses and outfits for you to choose from. You can arrive in style at your son or daughter’s wedding by selecting a dress that complements the vehicle you will be travelling […]


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