It goes without saying that brides take the spotlight during wedding season, and often the mothers of the bride and groom are a fashion afterthought. More and more, however, women whose children are getting married turn to their own honed senses of style and choose looks that resonate with who they truly are. These pages showcase what can be found right here in a variety of stores including familiar comfort-zone boutiques and an expertise bridal shop. Our editorial was shot in a contemporary jewel of a residence perched on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River. The home, like our model and the woman she represents, is modern and confident and ready to walk down the aisle.