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What should my mom wear to my wedding?
Traditionally, the mother of the bride’s dress should complement the wedding party’s colors (though not necessarily match). Or if her girls are going in cobalt blue, a navy dress would pair perfectly. There’s only one color not to wear say the experts: Avoid anything in the same color as the bride’s dress.
How do you ask wedding guests to wear a certain color?
If it’s important to you that your guests wear a certain color, you should ask politely and nicely. Don’t tell your guests what to wear but rather simply ask them if they would wear a certain color.
How do I ask my wedding guests not to wear white?
Focus on you and how beautiful you will look and how happy you will be. Spread the word through close family and friends. Basically, just ask your parents, siblings, close cousins to mention to any guests they come across before the wedding day, that they should steer clear of a white gown.
Can mother of the bride wear black?
For decades, the mothers of the bride and groom would consider any color appropriate to wear to her child’s wedding, with two exceptions: white and black. But just as brides now wear whatever color they want down the aisle, moms are now choosing dresses in any color that suits them, including black.
Can mother of the bride wear a short dress?
Can the mother of the bride wear a short dress? Of course! A short mother of the bride dress is entirely appropriate to wear to a wedding especially if you’re attending a spring or summer wedding.
How do you tell your guests what to wear?
So you want to tell your guests what to wear, but you don’t want to be overbearing, and ideally you’d like to be a little bit clever about it….
- Address the issue in your wedding website’s FAQ.
- Show don’t tell.
- Offer guests incentives to dress to code.
- Offer encouragement, NOT enforcement.
How do I tell my guest about dress code?
Where to include your Dress Code
- Your Wedding Invitation. You can include your Dress Code on the lower left or right-hand corner of the invitation.
- A separate Information / Details card.
- Your Wedding Website.
- White Tie.
- Black Tie.
- Formal or Black Tie Optional.
- Lounge Suit or Semi-Formal.
- Jacket & Tie.
How do you enter a dress code on a wedding website?
Try to use familiar terminology such as black tie, cocktail attire, semi-formal, or dressy-casual. It also helps to list some attire suggestions to help guests understand your vision better. For example for a black tie wedding you might add – tuxedos or dark suits for gentlemen, gowns or cocktail attire for the ladies.