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Keep or Cancel: Matching Bridesmaids Dresses?

Lynnie, on July 16, 2019 at 11:05 AM Posted in Wedding Attire 1 270
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Are you SO over seeing an army of bridesmaids wearing the exact same dress? Or do you still like the traditional uniform look?

It's time to vote on matching bridesmaids dresses! Keep or cancel?


Keep or Cancel: Matching Bridesmaids Dresses? 1

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270 Comments

  • Caytlyn
    Champion November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
    Cancel. We’re doing mismatched styles and different shades of the same color for each girl. The same thing doesn’t look good on every person.
  • Melle
    Rockstar June 2019
    Melle ·
    Cancel. I did mismatched and loved it way better. Because that way, my bridal party members could show their own styles
  • Allie
    Rockstar August 2019
    Allie ·

    Cancel, if we were having bridesmaids I would have done mismatched!

  • Erin
    Super April 2021
    Erin ·
    Cancel. I have a MOH and 1 Bridesmaid. I only ask that they each pick one of my 2 wedding colors, and find a dress that they like in their color. They know their bodies and what flatters them far better than I do.
  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly ·
    I'm keeping, but where I only have two I feel it looks better. Three or more maids it's cute.
  • Kelsey
    Super September 2020
    Kelsey ·

    Cancel. We are doing the same color, length and fabric but all different styles. I have 3 maids in my wedding.

  • Meghan
    Super September 2019
    Meghan ·

    Keep. Originally my MOH was going to have a different color dress, but then I found dresses that are 3 colors so now everyone's in the same dress, just hers is longer.

  • Jessica
    VIP September 2020
    Jessica ·
    Cancel. I just have two MOHs and they have very different body types so I would never force them into the same dress. If they pick the same thing fine by me.
  • Nemo
    VIP August 2018
    Nemo ·

    Cancel! I'm a big fan of letting everyone choose their own style.

  • Emily
    Expert April 2020
    Emily ·

    Cancel! I am having my bridal party all in the same color but they're all choosing their own dresses so they can be comfortable in whatever they wear!

  • Brooke
    Expert November 2019
    Brooke ·

    Cancel. I let my bridesmaids choose the style they felt most comfortable in, but told them they must be the same color and all be long

  • Gen
    Master June 2019
    Gen ·
    Cancel, for the most part. We did matching colors but different styles!

    Keep or Cancel: Matching Bridesmaids Dresses? 2
  • Hannah
    Dedicated December 2019
    Hannah ·
    I think it depends on the style of the dress. I’m personally keeping it. My maids will all be in gold sequin dresses in the same style. But I’ve seen some really cute mismatched ones!
  • Erin
    Expert May 2020
    Erin ·

    Cancel! I'm letting my bridesmaids pick out their own dress in the color I'm giving them! This way, I feel less awkward asking them to spend money on a dress, plus they get to bring their own style to it!

  • Tara
    Dedicated August 2020
    Tara ·
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    I'm doing the same. I feel like with just two bridesmaids it will look too mitchmatchy/uncoordinated. I'm going to make sure we find dresses that flatter them both.
  • Martika
    Expert September 2019
    Martika ·

    Kinda keeping. I picked two different dresses, and asked if the girls liked them. No one objected. I am letting them pick which one they would like to wear

  • Future Mrs X
    Savvy December 2020
    Future Mrs X ·

    Cancel! I have 8 bridesmaids and they're all different body types. I want them all to be comfortable as long as the dresses are all long, same color, and the same material.

  • Brianna
    Super October 2019
    Brianna ·

    Cancel! I have 6 BMs and 1 MOH, 2 of the Bms are my 13 year old soon to be step daughters. I chose the color and length but they get to pick the style!

  • Becca
    Super August 2019
    Becca ·
    Cancel! I have 7 BMs and 1 MOH. I didnt want to deal with trying to find one dress that all of them liked. Plus, everyone has different preferences and body types. So we decided to do Azazie. I gave them a showroom of like 30 dresses (all same color and length) to choose from and they all loved the options
  • Jen
    Super May 2018
    Jen ·

    Cancel. I let my BM pick their dress style as long as it was the length and color I requested. They all picked something that worked perfectly for them and they looked beautiful together.

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