Post # 1
I need help with ideas for shopping for MOB dresses! My mom is pretty young and hip (she’s actually 12 years younger than my future in-laws). We have been browsing for dresses and everything we’ve found that is targeted at MOB looks so matronly. I’m wearing a tea-length dress so she says she doesn’t want to wear a floor length dress. We’ve found a lot of cute cocktail dresses but we want something that looks more special for her. Any suggestions about stores to look at?
Post # 3
My mom got her dress at a bridal shop, but I would check bloomingdales and nordstrom
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Post # 5
This might sound weird, but you should check out Macy’s or JCPenney. My mom got a beautiful dress there because we had the same problem of other dresses looking so grandmotherly. The dress she chose was a plum, and it was so flattering. This one came in a shorter length as well. http://www1.macys.com/shop/product/xscape-dress-cap-sleeve-lace-draped-shawl?ID=663017
My friend’s mom also got her dress at Macy’s. It was knee-length, very age-appropriate without being too matronly or too young.
Post # 6
@laurendani: I’ve seen some really nice ones at Nordstrom when I was helping my mom look for a dress. Also, one of my mom’s friends didn’t want a “matronly” dress for her daughter’s wedding, so she actually got a bridesmaid dress and it worked great!