Oct 21

Choose Clothes for the Matron of Honour – Ideas for Wedding

Choose Clothes for the Matron of Honour – Ideas for Wedding
Traditionally, the bride’s parents pay for the bride’s attendants’ dresses. However, increasingly these days, more attendants are offering to pay for their own clothes, especially if they can be worn again after the wedding.

Refer to Checklist 17 ‘Clothes for the Matron of Honour’
□ Liaise with the Matron of Honour to ensure color and style co-ordination
□ Discuss whether her outfit will be purchased, hired or special by made and who will pay
□ Agree a suitable style, taking into account her personality, proportions, height and figure (accentuate her good points and minimize the rest)
• length and shape of dress or outfit
• sleeves (depending on the time of year)
• trimmings and decoration
• fabric (depending on the time of year)
□ Agree on the color, taking into account the color of her hair and complexion

Headdress
□ Choose an appropriate style to complement her dress and any decorative features, and to suit her proposed hairstyle on the wedding day
• circlet of fresh or silk flowers • a single bloom • cluster of flowers • ribbons trimmed with flowers • a hat

Accessories
□ Ascertain what accessories she already owns, which ones will need to be purchased or hired and who will pay
•shoes
Color to match or tone with her dress. It is possible to have plain white satin shoes dyed. Comfortable, non-slip, with size of heel to complement the style of her dress and her height
• stockings or tights
• jewelry

Checklist Chief Bridesmaid/Matron of Honour
Bridesmaid(s)

Flower Girl

Name

Mobile
Address Email
  Telephone

 

 

 

Checklist 17 Clothes for the Matron of Honour

 
Suppller/dressmaker    
Address    
Telephone Fax  
Email Website  
Outfit    
Color    
Style    
Bodice/neckline    
Waist    
Sleeves    
Shape of skirt    
Length/hemline    
Embroidery/trimmings    
Fabric    
Lining    
Pattern No.    
Size/measurements    
Dates for fittings    
Dates for alterations    
Date for collection    
Cost £ Payment details  
Deposit £ Date paid  
Balance £ Date paid  
 

Checklist 17 Clothes for the Matron of Honour (Cont.)

Hire Details  
Items to be hired Cost £
Dates for fittings  
Date for collection  
To be returned by Date for return
Deposit £ Date paid
Balance £ Date paid
Headdress  
Style/flowers  
Cost £ Payment details
Accessories  
Shoes Cost £
Hosiery Cost £
Jewelry Cost £

 

 

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