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When you think of a Mother of the Bride/Groom dress, you may think of frumpy, boxy frocks that look more like something that should
be draping over the living room windows and not necessarily gracing the pages of Vogue. But that image is changing. The Mother of the bride is no longer hiding behind dark colors and unshapely special occasion dresses.
PHOTOS BY DENNIS CRIDER PHOTOGRAPHY
ageless
BY KRISTEN CASTILLO
Beauty
WEDDING ATTIRE FOR MOMS THAT’S CLASSIC & TIMELESS
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Today’s mother is chic, sophisticated and classic ... and she wants that image reflected in her dress. Most mothers want to dress age-appropriately and yet, still wear a youthful, body-flattering look. So, with the trends rapidly changing ... find- ing the right attire requires having to give it some thought and doing some work.
For timeless, classic elegance and beauty, many mothers may select a chic, tai- lored suit for the ceremony or church service, followed by an evening gown for the reception. In either case, the Mother’s attire should complement the bridal party in color and style but should reflect her maturity and personality in style and elegance.
Luckily designers keep these ideals of maturity and elegance in mind when creating fashions for Mother of the Bride or Groom.
Generally speaking, the most popular “Look” is usually what’s slimming. In fact, according to industry experts, fit is the most important factor when choosing a dress.
Like all other wedding details, there’s etiquette to consider. The Mother of the Bride/Groom should not wear a color or style too similar to those being worn by






















































































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