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Attire & Style : Mother of the Bride / Groom Dresses

Wedding Style For Your Parents

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on December 01, 2014 at 5:00am

The Mothers According to Erin Carpenter, a Chicago-based bridal and fashion stylist, mothers of the wedding should choose dresses that complement the wedding palette without exactly matching the wedding party – you don’t want the bride’s mom looking like another bridesmaid. But if particular color coordination is preferred, try a pattern. “Patterns have multiple colors and one of them c…


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The Road of Life

article by SmittyLovesJulie | posted on May 09, 2013 at 12:06pm

I like to be busy. I like to be involved in things. I also try to be as clean as possible. This usually works out really well for me, until you toss in a wedding and all that it entails. There was no greater evidence of this than recently on my drive home from my summer volleyball league game (I stay active in two volleyball leagues and a floor hockey league). As I got into my car, I looked aro…


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Attire & Style : Mother of the Bride / Groom Dresses

Dressing Up Mom and Dad

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on March 06, 2013 at 12:00am

The Mothers According to Erin Carpenter, a Chicago-based bridal and fashion stylist, mothers of the wedding should choose dresses that complement the wedding palette without exactly matching the wedding party – you don’t want the bride’s mom looking like another bridesmaid. But if particular color coordination is preferred, try a pattern. “Patterns have multiple colors and one of them co…


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Attire & Style : Mother of the Bride / Groom Dresses

Moms with Style

article by Nola Sarkisian-Miller - CTW Features | posted on August 06, 2012 at 5:00am

A curious thing happened to the mother-of-the-bride on the way to the wedding. She disappeared. At least, the style of her clothing did. Retailers and designers are noting that 21st-century mothers of the bride – a time when 50 is the new 40 – are no longer interested in long chiffon jackets or beaded jackets over A-line skirts. The shift means that some boutiques, such as Mary Linn’s Brid…


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Beauty Tips for Mom

article by Anna Sachse - CTW Features | posted on September 16, 2011 at 11:21am

Sure, at every wedding, the “paparazzi” are mostly going to point their cameras at the bride and groom. But the mothers of the lovebirds are also going to be in the picture – lots of pictures, in fact. “You child’s wedding will probably be the most photographed day of your life,” says Joel Schlessinger, M.D., an Omaha, Neb.-based dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon. “And keep in mind…


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Attire & Style : Mother of the Bride / Groom Dresses

It’s an important day – and outfit – for the mother-of-the-bride, too

article by Lyndsey D’Arcangelo | posted on September 16, 2011 at 9:35am

When you’re the mother of the bride, it’s hard not to get too involved in your daughter’s wedding planning. After all, you want her to have the wedding of her dreams, and you want her to remember the day for years to come. While offering a few personal opinions here and there is perfectly reasonable, be careful not to take over completely and make her wedding into your wedding. This bit o…


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