Maci
Dedicated October 2019

Bridesmaids dresses

Maci, on August 21, 2019 at 11:34 AM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 57
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Did anyone let their bridesmaids choose whatever dress they wanted as long as it’s the right color? I did I don’t see the big deal about all the dresses matching!

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  • Jessica
    VIP June 2020
    Jessica ·
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    I am letting mine pick whatever then want as long as it is the color and long. I picked out a few dresses I liked, so if one of them asked me what I liked it was already done. But I told them to pick.

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  • L. Madhak
    Expert October 2020
    L. Madhak ·
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    I told my bridesmaids to wear black. I dont care if it is dresses or dress slacks (some of my ladies arent super feminine), as long as it's black and they love it too. Plus, every lady needs a black dress (or pant suit) so they can use it again! Hate asking people to pay for a dress they will only wear once.
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  • Maggie
    Super April 2020
    Maggie ·
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    Same as the PP- I gave them a few pics of ones I like with the guidelines of apple color (red), long, and either some form of straps or a shawl if it’s strapless. All of my girls want me to come with them to pick theirs out so i’ll Be going with two on Sept 15 and 1 on Oct 1 (getting married in April). My sister chose to go alone
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  • Courtney
    Rockstar December 2019
    Courtney ·
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    We went to David's, showed them the color and said, "go for it!". They're all going to look incredible!

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  • Monique
    Rockstar December 2019
    Monique ·
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    I tried to do this and let them know to just show me their top choice. Three weeks went by and no one chose anything. I went back to my original dress choice and all 5 were so excited I told them what to wear as opposed to them picking because it stressed them out so much.
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  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca ·
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    I used azazie! Gave my girls a gallery of like 30 dresses to choose from and they all picked one they liked Smiley smile these are the dresses they all chose!

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  • Melissa
    VIP October 2018
    Melissa ·
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    Yep, each girl got a specific color, and they picked whatever long dress they wanted in that color. Bridesmaids dresses 6


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  • Btbride
    Super August 2019
    Btbride ·
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    I had my girls all pick whatever short, navy blue dress they wanted. They all looked great!
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  • S
    Just Said Yes September 2020
    Shelby ·
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    I'm doing the exact same thing! So much easier and then everyone gets to have a dress they genuinely enjoy wearing!
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  • Sara
    Dedicated September 2019
    Sara ·
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    I did. I told my MOH and my 3 stepdaughters (not in the bridal party but will be standing with us) the color dress I wanted them in. My step-daughters were told that the dress had to be appropriate (8, 13, and 15) and they picked out great dresses.

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  • Maci
    Dedicated October 2019
    Maci ·
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    I told mine they can have whatever, as long as it was navy blue! Did it care long or short I believe they’re all short though!
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  • Lindsey
    Beginner October 2020
    Lindsey ·
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    I am having my bridesmaids go shopping with me all together one day so they can pick out something that suits them but also looks good together.
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  • Stephanie
    Super August 2019
    Stephanie ·
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    I gave them the color, and the length, and told them I would prefer if they all had flow-y dresses, which they all loved most anyways! They all chose different bodice styles on their own!
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  • L
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    I bought all the dresses for my girls because I found some I liked that happened to be on clearance, so they were all the same. That said, if I wouldn't have stumbled on those, I would have just said "long navy dress, or long black dress" and let them pick whatever.

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  • Emily
    Super April 2020
    Emily ·
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    I am letting my bridesmaids wear whatever they want in the color I choose! I told them I’d prefer no strapless but if they love a dress that’s strapless then fine.
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  • Futuremrsmccormack
    Super February 2020
    Futuremrsmccormack ·
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    I'm getting their dresses for them, and they'll all be the same. Either long ivory knit crepe or black velvet. Only 3 girls and my brother- of-honor. These are the 4 I'm picking between.

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  • Melle
    Champion June 2019
    Melle ·
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    I did that ! I wanted each of them to have their own style and that they'd have a dress they like. My maid of honor got a dress she would likely wear on a regular nice dinner.
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  • ASMini914
    Super September 2019
    ASMini914 ·
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    I told mine they could pick whatever long, mesh dress from David's in the color Wine (literally so many options), and they all ended up picking the same dress, which was funny.

    Actually 4/5 picked the same exact dress, the 5th picked a dress that was very similar to what the rest picked so I asked her if she would be OK with the one the others chose. She said "yes", and it turned out that she just hadn't seen that style and liked it better.

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  • K
    Expert February 2020
    Kristina ·
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    I started out that way, I wanted it in a certain color and long. We went together to try on dresses, and they actually all liked the fit of the same dress, so they are all wearing the same, however my MOH will have a jewel sash and different flowers to set her apart.

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  • Sara
    Expert February 2020
    Sara ·
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    I told my party to get a black dress, either black or gold shoes and not to get jewelry because I will be providing it. Beyond that, I don't care about their outfits.
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