Gone are the days when mothers of the bride or groom dresses needed to be matronly and subdued. Today, the emphasis is on style and fit. One of the only rules? Let the bride guide your selection.
Once the bride and groom have decided on their wedding style, you’ll want to find a preowned mother of the bride dress that fits right in. While there are many styles of mother-of-the-bride dresses, ultimately what you choose will depend on the style of wedding. A formal, black-tie affair will probably call for a long, elegant evening dress, while a tea-length dress might be appropriate for an afternoon garden wedding. A-line, maxi, sheath, shift, and suit are all appropriate styles.
And in these less formal times, while very few conventions remain, we offer these timeless tips to help in your selection:
* Mother-of-the-bride and mother-of-the-groom dresses typically complement the wedding party’s colors. This means you may have to wait until your daughter has chosen her bridesmaid dresses before you can select yours.
* One color to stay away from? That of the bride’s gown.
* Typically the mother of the bride buys her dress first and then shares her choice with the mother of the groom.
* Mother-of-the-bride and mother-of-the-groom dresses don’t typically match, but rather complement each other. Unless, of course, it’s what the bride wants.
* When in doubt, ask the bride for some guidelines.
Visit Us Today for Mother-of-the-Bride and Mother-of-the-Groom Dresses
At Twice as Nice, we’re here to help. Our gently-used dresses are affordably priced, and since we only accept for consignment dresses of good quality, in good condition, you can be confident that you’ll find dresses that your bridal party can feel beautiful wearing but that won't break the bank. With our ever-changing inventory of dresses, chances are, you’ll find just the right outfits at affordable prices without sacrificing quality or style.
We offer selections from top designers. And we love to help! We host brides and bridesmaids nearly every day, and they all appreciate our advice about colors and styles.
We also offer a selection of accessories, like shawls, a trendy bag, or a statement necklace, to complete your wedding party outfits.
Mothers of the bride and groom can come in and try on dresses during regular store hours, no appointment necessary! Or call us to make an appointment with our dedicated wedding expert on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday and we can be sure to give you the attention you deserve. Questions about a particular style of dress? Give us a call at (781) 829-4403 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. And check out our Facebook page to see our newest arrivals.
Pre-Owned Mother-of-the-Bride Dresses Are an Affordable Choice
Is it possible to find a stylish, non-matronly mother-of-the-bride dress at an affordable price? In a word, “yes”!
We understand that weddings can be expensive. Our gently-used mother of the bride dresses are affordably priced, and since we only accept for consignment dresses of good quality, in good condition, you can be confident that you’ll find a dress at Twice as Nice that you can feel beautiful wearing but that won’t break the bank. With our ever-changing inventory of dresses, chances are, you’ll find a dress you love that fits your budget without sacrificing quality or style. You’ll find selections from top designers.
We also offer a selection of accessories, like shawls, a trendy bag, or a statement necklace, to complete your outfit.
A Boutique Experience and Consignment Shop Prices
Any mother of the bride knows how important it is to help her daughter pick out a gorgeous wedding gown for her special day. But she also needs a dress of her own that makes her shine in the all-important role of mother-of-the-bride.
At Twice as Nice, conveniently located on Route 53 in Pembroke, we take pride in helping you find just the right dress. In fact, we have an entire floor of formal wear, including used mother-of-the-bride dresses (also known as gently loved or preowned mother of the bride dresses) for the mother of the bride (or groom!) from well-known designers in many styles and sizes.
Tailoring Services for a Perfectly Fitted Gown
Whether buying a new or gently loved mother-of-the-bride dress, chances are it will need some alterations.
Twice as Nice has partnered with Janet the Traveling Tailor for convenient, in-shop consultations and in-shop or at-home alterations. Janet has been working with clients for many years, and is available to consult with you in the store if you have questions about the fit of a particular mother-of-the-bride dress before you buy it.
Once you have purchased your dress, she can meet you at the store or at your house for for any tailoring or alterations.
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46 Columbia Rd, Rt 53 Pembroke, Ma 02359