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How Not To Stress Over Finding Your Mother Of The Bride Dress

By Audrey Cheong

Your daughter's wedding is announced. She has butterflies in her stomach and one thousand and one things to do. Her "butterflies becomes yours and your thoughts are racing just like hers. You, as her mother, will help her plan her dream wedding, just like your mother planned yours. At the back of your mind""What am I going to wear? Will I look just as beautiful as my daughter on her wedding day? So many people are going to be looking at me as well"."

Fret no more. Here are the RULES but like all rules, they may be broken or should I say improvised and revised to suit you. I say".whatever makes you and/or your daughter happy!

1.Confer with your daughter. She will come up with a color scheme for her wedding.

2.Ask her whether she wants the color of your dress to complement her wedding color/colors or almost match it. Examples of complementary colors to a red color theme is burgundy, wine, claret red, dark pink, and purple. As for a "match", it would certainly be difficult to have an exact match of the colors, as your dress will be of a different manufacturer, style, fabric, and dye. So, do not stress over this.

3.You, as the mother of the bride, will decide on a color or colors, after consulting your daughter. Suggest to her to be flexible on the choice of colors"perhaps two or three choices would be great. Mother of the bride dresses are not made like bridesmaid dresses, the latter being preordered and tailored months ahead of time for the occasion. Shopping for a mother of the bride dress can be a headache and nightmare rolled into one, especially for the plus size woman or if you live in a rural city.

4.Do not forget to involve the mother of the groom. After you have an idea of what color you would or should be wearing, inform her. She will definitely appreciate that as she will be in a panic mode as well, going through the same motions as you will soon be, looking for that perfect "mother's dress.

5.Shop as soon as you can. Finding YOUR dress is important too. Understand that you are shopping for a specific style that you like and look great in, a specific color, and then a specific size. Then, you will need to allow sufficient time for professional tailoring of the dress, to get it to fit just right! Also, what about the accessories like shoes and jewelry? You will be surprised how many ladies come to my online store www.audreysmotherofthebride.com hoping to find their dress within a WEEK of the wedding!

6.Shop bridal or department stores first. You can get a first hand look at the styles out there and the type and quality of fabrics. Do not ignore online formal wear stores. Visiting an online store is easy and stress free as they are sources of good ideas of what you would like to wear on that special day.

7.Take care of yourself in these nerve-wrecking times of preparation. Remember, you need to look good as well, although it is your daughter's wedding.

8.Now, sit back and relax. You have found your most perfect mother of the bride dress and have a few more weeks to spare. Give yourself a big pat on the back!

About The Author

Audrey Cheong is the owner of an online bridal store specializing in mother of the bride dresses, prom and bridesmaid dresses, and other formal special occasion gowns. Visit her store at http://www.audreysmotherofthebride.com.

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