Flower girl dresses

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@RadiantRed:  We bought the dresses and gave them as “thank you for lending us your adorable kids” presents!

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Ya ill probably just buy the dress myself 6-7 months prior, in a size or two bigger and then have my mom do a quick fix to alter it the week of the wedding. Kids grow so fast its really hard to tell when you should order and what size.

 

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

We got ours three months before the wedding.  I bought them and mailed them to the flower girls. 

Post # 6
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@RadiantRed:  my flower girl dress took 12 weeks to come in, so I wouldn’t wait too long depending where you’re ordering from!

Post # 7
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@RadiantRed:  Kids don’t grow all that much width wise when they are toddlers, but they do grow taller.

Most girls dresses can be tied with a sash so fit isn’t crucial unless they are too big in the shoulders.

I would look at the after Holiday season sales.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

You don’t need to buy the dresses. My wedding is in less than two months and the flower girls’ mother is buying their dresses now. I think it is a little late but as long as they arrive on time, it’s fine. She is getting them from Etsy. They are light purple tutu dresses. My BMs are wearing dark purple.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I got my girls’ dresses a month before the wedding. I purchased my smallest girl (2) a dress in chiffon and my other one was a size 6 in satin. They are my daughters so that’s why I bought them but I waited because they grow out of their size so fast! And also because I was being picky about their dresses and it took me that long to make a decision!

Post # 12
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@RadiantRed: Have you tried eBay? I got gorgeous ivory dresses with huge tulle skirts for my FGs for just $25 each.

Doing a quick search, I found a couple options for dresses that come in multiple sizes/colors, including black:

http://bit.ly/19u2PNP

http://bit.ly/19u2XNv

Hope this helps!

ETA: I ordered mine a week ago for my October 5 wedding. So about 7 weeks prior to the wedding day.

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