Mother-of-the-Bride Dress: What, Oh, What Do I Wear to My Daughter’s Wedding?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Here they are, the final four candidates for my mother-of-the-bride dress. None of the four fully obscures the … [Read more...]

Wedding Dress Shopping — When Your Daughter Lets You Tag Along

By Barbara Falconer Newhall When I picked out my wedding dress forty years ago, I did it all by myself. It didn't occur to me to phone my mother and ask … [Read more...]

Wedding Wear: The Aunt Wore Black

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My niece’s wedding was just days away and I didn’t have a thing to wear. A beautiful, talented young woman was marrying a … [Read more...]

Wanted: An Evening Handbag That’s Pretty — And Big Enough to Do the Job

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The mother of the groom was discombobulated. There she was, recessing down the aisle after the wedding, her overstuffed … [Read more...]

When the Bride Doesn’t Wear White — And Neither Does Anyone Else

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The bride wore red. And violet. And cerise. And gold. It was an Indian wedding with all the trimmings -- drums, gongs, … [Read more...]