Mother of the Bride Dresses

Mother of The Bride Dresses: You Don't Need to Match the Napkins

Terrie Tibbetts Martin | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Style
Terrie Tibbetts Martin

All day, everyday, I have brides (and mothers by extension) walk through the door with fabric swatches in their hands. The swatches are the colour of the bridesmaid's dresses, flowers, tablecloths, ribbons and even carpeting! Leave the swatches to the interior designers and find a colour that looks stunning on you.

What Petite Sizes Really Mean for Mother of the Bride Dresses

Terrie Tibbetts Martin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Style
Terrie Tibbetts Martin

Many women think that "petite" means small, when in fact it doesn't. There are a number of women who are short and plus size. They are often shocked to find out that they are "petite" -- women's petite. Unfortunately, women's petite is the most difficult specialty size to obtain.

Dressing the Mother of the Bride for a Destination Wedding

Terrie Tibbetts Martin | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada Style
Terrie Tibbetts Martin

As weddings become less traditional and more personalized, some couples are opting for destination weddings; which brings about the inevitable question: "As a mother, what should I wear?" A destination wedding can be the best of both worlds; a vacation and a wedding all rolled into one!

Dressing the Mother of the Bride: It's Her Day Too

Terrie Tibbetts Martin | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada Style
Terrie Tibbetts Martin

Arguably, the toughest dress to buy in the entire wedding party is that of the mother of the bride -- or the mother of the groom! Simply stated, a mother has a much tougher time than the bride. After all, it's the mother's day too!

Dressing the Mother of the Bride (or Groom) for Her Body Type

Terrie Tibbetts Martin | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Style
Terrie Tibbetts Martin

When it comes to dresses for Mother of the Bride, it's definitely not one-size-fits-all. Petite women should avoid large, full skirts that over power their height and frame. Plus-sized women should look for dresses or gowns that are ruched in soft fabrics. For tall gals fuller skirts and stiffer fabrics may be worn. Mothers don't need any additional stress.