The designers of a good portion of today’s MOB/MOG wear would have you believe that every proud momma is trim, toned, and ready to show off her dangerous curves. It’s a nice thought, but you guys have always been quick to tell me that your moms don’t quite fit that ambitious mold. I know from personal experience that my own MOG was rather nonplussed at the dresses my MOB was eying, as their body types couldn’t possibly be more different than they already are.
I’m not saying that moms of all shapes and sizes shouldn’t consider wearing something that’s a little more slinky than it is boxy, but there is definitely a contingent of moms out there who’d rather keep their assets to themselves, thankyouverymuch.
Sydney’s Closet is a pretty reliable dress source if you’re looking to “size up glamour,” though their selection definitely features a staggering number of what I like to call MILF dresses. If mom doesn’t see anything she likes in the MOB section, point her toward the straight up formal wear area.
Get the jackets off, and these Fiorisimo numbers are pretty darned racy — bustieres, anyone? But that can be a post-wedding treat for the FOB or the FOG!
Then there’s the plain suit, which is all Beautifully Modest seems to sell when it comes to MOB/MOG wear. Of course, for something like this, you may as well head over to your nearest department store.
And in case you were wondering what some of my many moms chose to wear at my wedding, here are the MOBs and the MOG presented for a side-by-side comparison.
Now here’s a question for you, gentle reader: Did you care what the MOBs and MOGs were going to wear? Did you suggest particular outfits? Or did you leave it up to them only to discover that they desperately wanted your input?