FAQs and expert advice about mother of the bride

Here is a selection of Q&As from Your Surrey Wedding magazine whether it be about flowers, hair and makeup, fashion, wedding themes, health & beauty, cakes, stationery, legal advice. If you would like your question answered by our experts, please email it to editor@yoursurrey.wedding

 

The best of both worlds

The best of both worlds

Q. My mum wants to wear a lace gown, but we're struggling to find a design that we both like. Do you have any suggestions?

A. Dee Brain says: It may be possible that the garment of your dreams isn't available this season. I suggest that you both sit down and come up with a compromise. Remember the most important thing is that your mum feels wonderful and looks forward to wearing the garment. Afterall, it would be a shame to spend money on something neither of you are really happy with.

Dee Brain
www.serendipityfashions.co.uk

 

A passion for fashion

A passion for fashion

Q. I want my mother to feel fabulous on my big day. She's recently lost a lot of weight and doesn't feel confident about how she looks. What style of dress would you suggest to give her a boost?

A. Dee Brain says: If your mum has lost a lot of weight, then it may take a while for her to get used to her new shape and feel confident.
* Encourage her to experiment and try clothes that are different to what she usually wears. Look at a variety of designs and styles until she finds something that makes her feel comfortable.
* I recommend 991441 by Ronald Joyce, 70954 by Condici or ISC 966 by Inspirato. Mother-of-the-bride specialist

Dee Brain
serendipityfashions.co.uk

 

Baby, it's cold outside

Baby, it's cold outside

Q. I'm having a winter wedding, and my mum wants to wear something that will tie in with our theme. Do you have any suggestions?

A. Dee Brain says: The most obvious option would be the colour. If your mum leaves it too late, then she may not be able to find the hue or size she wants. Alternatively, she could incorporate a particular shade into her hat or corsage. The most important thing to remember is she needs to feel comfortable with what she's wearing and loves the garment she's chosen.

Dee Brain
www.serendipityfashions.co.uk

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