Mother of the Bride
Browse the most stylish mother-of-the-bride dresses, suiting options, shoes, hats, outfits, and accessories. In addition to mother-of-the-bride fashion advice, we're also sharing etiquette and planning advice for all mothers of the bride and groom! From what moms are responsible for doing to how to help the bride plan her big day, this is the ultimate guide for MOBs and MOGs!
The 7 Types of Mothers of the Bride
And how to navigate wedding planning with them.AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
What Mothers of the Bride Should Know, According to a Wedding Planner
From when to get involved to why you should pick your battles.
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Your Mother-of-the-Bride (and Groom!) Questions, Answered!Help moms look their best and keep everyone happy with our solutions for common wedding conundrums.
22 Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses That Aren't MatronlyBecause your mom deserves to glow on your wedding day, too.
10 Fun Jobs for the Father of the BrideHe may not be as involved as the mother of the bride, but there are a lot of ways dad can help with the wedding.
7 Things the Mother of the Bride Should Never Say While Wedding-Dress ShoppingEven if Mom is your best friend and thrilled to help you try on wedding dresses, she may slip up and say something so hurtful or outrageous, you dissolve into tears. Or want to punch the fitting-room door. Or worse. Here are some gems no bride wants to hear.
7 Ways Moms Can Help the Bride Without Being AnnoyingThe cliché mother of the bride or groom is one who is hyper-involved in every wedding-planning decision, and constantly voicing her opinion when no one asked. The reality is, though, most moms just want to share in the excitement and joy of their child's special day! Here, we rounded up a few tasks that will help—not annoy—the bride.
35 Gifts for Moms and Mothers-in-LawShare the love with these recommendations for a special treat.
16 Loving Ways to Include Your Mother at the WeddingMake her a part of your celebration with these sweet ideas.
Mother of the Bride Dresses That Wowed at WeddingsLong, beaded, and everything in between, these outfits suited the special occasion.
17 Mother-Son Dance Songs You Both Will LoveShe's been your number one cheerleader at all your soccer games and helped pick out the perfect bow tie for senior prom. Now, Mom is celebrating your newlywed status with a mother-son dance–all that's missing is the perfect song. Here, Owen O'Mahoney, DJ at Aria Melody DJ, Emily Day, lead singer and manager of The Cosmo Alleycats Band, and DJ David Medina list their all-time favorite mother-son dance songs to help inspire your own big day.
30 Hostess Gifts for Your Mother-in-Law
10 Guaranteed Ways to Impress Your Future In-LawsAssuming you have better luck than Ben Stiller in Meet the Parents, fostering a good relationship with your future in-laws shouldn't be that hard. Though there are a few things you can do to give yourself a boost. Here, 10 ways to make them fall in love with you, pronto.Gallery
Inside Pamella Roland's Daughter's Wedding Dress Fitting
The fashion designer and the bride tell all and give tips.Post
How to Deal When the Mother of the Bride & Maid of Honor Don't Get Along
Why can't the two women you love most in the world play nice?Post
Want to Wear Your Mother's Wedding Dress? Read This First
Turn her something old into your something newPost
Every Wedding Photo You Need to Take with the Mother of the Bride
16 pictures to add to your shot list.Post
The Ultimate Mother-of-the-Bride Checklist
A step-by-step guide for the other important lady of the day.Post
5 Ways to Give Your Mom a Bigger Role in Your Wedding
Make her feel special!Gallery
The Bridal Party: Supporting Roles 101
Each supporting role in your wedding plays a huge part in making sure the ceremony and reception go off without a hitch. From the mother of the bride to the maid of honor, check out the duties that come with each role.Post
How to Lower Your Mom's Wedding-Planning Stress Level
And maybe manage your own stress in the process.Post
4 Mother of the Bride vs. Stepmom Clashes That Could Crash Your Wedding—and How to Stop Them
Including your mom and stepmother in the wedding planning process is full of potential landmines. Here, our experts give you tips and tricks for making both of the ladies in your life feel welcome and happy leading up to the big day.Post
So You Hate Your Future Mother in Law: How to Deal
You may never be friends but you don't have to be enemies.Post
5 Thoughts Every Mother of the Bride Has at Some Point
Like you, your mother is on a roller coaster of emotions during this entire wedding-planning process. Here, a look inside some of the thoughts that may be swirling around in her head and how you can help.Post
A Must-Read for Every MOB: 5 Things the Bride Wishes You Knew
You tell your mom everything (or almost everything) but there are certain wedding issues that leave you tongue-tied. Not to worry—we spell them out here in your voice and explain why they're important, so all you have to do is send Mom the link and tell her to start reading. This one's for her.Gallery
15 Personalized Jewelry Gift Ideas
From a necklace to earrings, give your bridal party a customized jewel.Post
7 Must-Know Dress Shopping Tips for the Mother of the Bride
Sure, it might not be as complicated as shopping for a wedding dress, but finding the right mother-of-the-bride dress is no easy task. There are a few things moms need to keep in mind on their own dress hunt.Post
The Essential Guide to Mother-of-the-Bride Hairstyles
No, the MOB doesn't have to wear a French twist. Let her be a "cool mom" on your big day!AdvertisementAdvertisementPost
8 Must-Know Style Tips for the Mother of the Bride
For a mother of the bride—or groom—the marriage of her child is a life milestone, a family reunion, and a cause for major celebration. It’s also a heavily photo-documented day, which makes choosing a look a little intimidating. Show your mom you’ve got her back by passing along these shopping tips.Gallery
4 Wedding Dress Rental Sites Where Style Is Just a Click Away
Brides, mothers of the bride and groom, bridesmaids, and guests now have a range of options for browsing from the comfort of their own home.Gallery
Etiquette Tips for How to Include Your Stepparents in Your Wedding
Touchy situations may become less so with this helpful guide.Gallery
Present Perfect: Gifts for Your Entire Wedding Party
Behind every bride and groom is a stellar supporting cast. Applaud your parents and attendants for all they've done with a heartfelt token that shows just how grateful you are.See More