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There are few days with as much emotional significance as your child’s wedding, and even fewer days where you will be photographed as much, so we understand the anxiety that many women have around choosing a dress.  A good dress can give you the quite confidence to truly be present for your child and will add an extra warm feeling to the memories and photos when you look back, while a dress that is ill fitting, uncomfortable, or inappropriate can take away from your joy and make you avoid the pictures.

Their is no one size fits all solution so we have created a guide that addresses some of the more common concerns that come up when choosing a mother of the bride of mother of the groom dress.

For a glam black tie affair: If your child is tying the knot in a 5 star hotel or glamorous formal venue

For a black tie optional wedding: Ideas for a mother of the bride that will wow at a formal party

For an outdoor ceremony or reception (warm): If your goal is to look lovely without melting into a puddle of sweat

For a destination wedding: What to pack and wear to a wedding at an exotic destination venue

For a Religious Ceremony: Modest ideas to wear to a religious ceremony in a church or house of worship

For a casual daytime wedding: a comfortable and casual look that still has a touch of festivity