Mother of the Bride: How to Pick the Perfect Gown

Mother of the Bride: How to Pick the Perfect Gown

Finding the perfect dress for your daughter’s wedding is a big decision. You need something beautiful to stand out without outshining your daughter, and you need to look good in photos. It’s an important dress, and shopping can be intimidating. To make it easier, these are all our best tips for shopping for you Mother of the Bride dress:

Bring Friends


The quickest way to make shopping fun is by bringing your daughter, your best friend, or both! This way, the entire experience feels much more fun, rather than like a chore. You’ll also be able to get advice when you’re torn between two dresses!

Take Cues from the Bridal Party


We recommend looking at what the bridesmaids are wearing to decide what color to wear. You should wear something that will go with the bridal party—you don’t need to match exactly, but wearing a color that goes well together will make photos look amazing! 

Browse Online


Look online before shopping! When you come into your appointment with inspiration photos, we’re able to help you find the perfect dress quicker. Browse our dresses online, and show us a few you like so we get a sense of your personal style!

Ready to find the perfect Mother of the Bride dress? Book an appointment at Mimi’s Bridal & Prom!