First, plan to hold the shower two to six weeks before the wedding day. Talk to the other members of the wedding party. and of course, the mothers of the bride and groom to let them know of your plans and make sure that they will be available on the chosen day. Unless you’re certain you know everyone that the bride would want to be in attendance, and you have access to her daily schedule, it’s probably not the best idea to make it a surprise. With all the wedding planning and preparation, you’ll want to make sure the bride hasn’t already scheduled something else on the day of the party.
You’ve spent months and probably many dollars planning, organizing, and making a thousand decisions about your wedding. You’ve gotten opinions and suggestions from everyone concerned, whether you asked for them or not. While your wedding may be one of the happiest days of your life, the size of the event also makes it one of the most stressful.
Here are a few things you can do to ease some of that stress.
Today’s brides are choosing more sophisticated styling and bolder colors for their wedding, and this is opening up some great options for the rest of the wedding party. Bridesmaids and the mothers of the bride and groom can now find dresses in a wide palette of colors and styles to suit all fashion tastes. David's Bridal, in particular has some great mother of the bride dresses this season.
Easy on the budget? Yes. High on style, selection, colors, and wearability? Also, yes! Bright and beautiful colors, sleek styles, gowns or knee length dresses, and there’s not a matronly outfit in the bunch. Here are some of our favorites: