Wedding is not only one of the most special occasions for a would-be-bride, but also a special day for her parents. While readying the would-be-bride, her mother too, needs to dress up perfectly. After all, mother of the bride must stand out from the crowd and look her utmost best on this memorable and special occasion. This makes choice of mother of the bride dresses a much important part of the entire wedding preparations. The attire for the bride's mother needs to be elegant and help her stay comfortable while she moves around and does various activities. So what are the best options? Well, dresses and skirt suits are most popular picks. But if you are one of those who have always found pants and trousers much more comfortable, then pant suits can be the best option. Yes, believe me, these are a good alternative to dresses.
Pant Suits for the Mother of the Bride
Though you can always go for the formal pant suits, those having a fancy touch remain a cool alternative. Make sure that you pick one that rightly suit your personality and sense of style. It is good to have an idea of the current fashion trends in wedding wear, but you need not strictly follow them. Look for a style that suits your body type, which fabric fits well for your figure and which colors give you the best appearance. Let me tell you that you must choose colors, patterns, designs and fabric textures that you like the most and which you would be comfortable to carry off.
Fabrics make the primary element of any pant suit and hence, must be chosen rightly. As mentioned earlier avoid formal fabrics and grab the light-weighted and airy ones. Choose rich fabrics like silk, satin or linen. Colors can be chosen depending upon the wedding theme, or your and your daughter's choice. From soft creme, beige, pearl, greenish gray, sky blue, taupe, grape to darker shades like crimson, purple, black or even the luxurious golden, you can pick the one you find the best.
There's no dearth of styling options in mother of the bride pant suits, you just need to choose one that suits your body type. Plus size pant suits, usually consist of a long jacket which gives a dressy touch to the outfit. Petite ladies can grab the suits that consist of shorter top and an open styled jacket made of sheer fabric which does not extend more than a few inches below the waistline. Pick straight fit pants, as wide bottom or bell bottom style can make them look even shorter. The loose bottom styles are a big hit for women who have an average height. To add a style element, pair a shrug with the top, instead of regular open or form fitted jackets. Stiff materials are ultimate picks for this style.
Apart from the style, embellishments and embroidery is something that you can always add to the wedding wear. So mother of the bride outfits can be further beautified with neck embroidery or delicate sequins. Embroidered jackets are quite popular. Large buttons are a hit in stiff jackets. You can also look for formal pant suits which look pretty in colors like off-white or beige. A nice hairstyle, sober makeup, minimal hair accessories and classy jewelry is all that you need to enhance your pretty look.