For such a very special day you want to ensure you choose the perfect outfit. There are no rules of course, but there are traditions and things to bear in mind when choosing an outfit.
Most mothers look for a dress that blends with the bride's chosen colours and often uses the bridesmaids' dresses as a palette. It's usual to avoid white, ivory, black or red or anything too bright or overdone. If you're unsure, talk to the bride for her opinion because, let's face it, it's her big day! The main thing is that everyone feels comfortable and beautiful.
Here’s some great boutiques where you can choose from a wide range of ladies' and girls' fashions based both in your local area and further afield, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention County Wedding Magazines when contacting a boutique for your mother of the bride outfit or formal wear for ladies and girls.
Ladies' & girls' formal wear, Southampton, Hampshire
Charisma is a long established Boutique specialising in Mother of the Bride and Groom attire.
We are Hampshire’s and Dorset’s largest stockist with over a thousand outfits to try on in store in sizes 8-28 from designers such as Condici, Ispirato, John Charles, Veni Infantino, Couture Club, Veromia and Lizabella to name a few. (Ladies' & girls' formal wear in Southampton)
Although these suppliers don't match your search for Ladies' & girls' formal wear in Southampton, they are within approximately 40 miles and could still be of interest.
Ladies' & girls' formal wear, Havant, Hampshire
Mousetrap Dress Boutique is a luxurious Bridal, Prom, and Eveningwear showroom with one of the largest collections of gowns on the South Coast, based in Havant, Hampshire. Home to nearly 200 Bridal Gowns in a huge range of styles and sizes, ready for you to try on at your convenience. (Ladies' & girls' formal wear in Southampton)