Next to the bride herself, her lucky groom and their flanking friends,
you will likely get a fair amount of visual attention both at the
ceremony and the reception. Keep in mind too that you will be one of the
stars in your daughter (and son-in-law!)'s wedding album. You want to be
remembered by your future grandkids for your hip fashion sense, not your
hip replacement. Take a few tips from us on how to look your best when
your little girl says "I do."
jewelry isn't about abandoning the classics. Current styles –
cascade earrings, lariat necklaces and charm bracelets – have all
been seen before. The trick to merging with the next generation is
choosing pieces that feature colorful, interesting gemstones. Use
them to bring out your eyes, pick up on a subtle color in your
dress, or tie your ensemble into the wedding's color theme.
quality, contemporary, handmade jewelry with something you can
find at a teenager's boutique at the mall. The basis for all
beautiful jewelry – from that adorning everyone from Audrey
Hepburn to Madilyn Monroe and Eleanor Roosevelt – is a
sophisticated use of gold, goldfill and sterling silver. Click
here to learn more about Dasha Boutique’s metal options.
Jewelry can be a
great way to shave a few years off your bone structure. Pay
attention to the shape of your face when you choose earrings –
chandelier or cascading earrings flatter and fill negative space
at the base of a heart- or oval-shaped face, while studs and
short dangles elongate a round or square one. Neat, delicate
necklace styles pick up on the curves of feminine collarbones,
while long pendants distract from fleshier shoulders.
here to shop Dasha Boutique Handmade Earrings by style.
For these Crystal & Pearl Chandelier Earrings
temptation to celebrate a little too much and go easy
on the champagne. No one wants to pick the mother of the bride
up off the dance floor – least of all the bride.
Coin Pearl and Coral
Acknowledge the wedding colors
consideration to the photos and to your highly important role in
this event, it's appropriate for the mother of the bride to
include a small reference to the overall wedding theme. This is
done most easily through gemstones, which come in all variety of
color intensities and hues. For a subtle tribute, don a cuff
bracelet with a single stone that dangles at the clasp. More
conspicuously, pendant necklaces and cluster earrings can be
customized to the color of your desire.
here to shop Dasha Boutique handmade jewelry by color.
For this Coin Pearl and Coral Cluster Necklace
Avoid choosing an
outfit that matches the bridal party – or worse, clashes with
it. It's best to distinguish yourself on your own terms.
Keep clothing colors simple
Depending on the
wedding style, you'll have a lot of choices to make regarding
the material, length, print and warmth of your outfit. Give
yourself a break on at least one decision and avoid ostentatious
prints and patterns altogether. Weddings are classified by
simple, solid colors, and as an honorary part of the wedding
party, you should follow suit, so to speak. Pick a color that
looks good on you and then glam it up with accessories, as
here to shop Dasha Boutique handmade jewelry by gemstone