(Closed) help me decide.

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Which would you pick for your girls
    Turquoise Penneys dress : (8 votes)
    35 %
    Same LBD : (1 votes)
    4 %
    Different LBDs : (12 votes)
    52 %
    none : (2 votes)
    9 %
  • Post # 3
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    298 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I love colour at weddings, so I went for the turqouise dress. And if it’s tea length, they’re likely to be able to wear it again….

    Post # 4
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    898 posts
    Busy bee

    I like color in weddings too, but I would have everyone try on the turqoise dress before making a decision. If you go for LBD, I would have different ones so that everyone has a flattering dress.

    Would it be wierd to have the MOH wear turqouise and the other 4 wear black? Then you get to have both.

    Post # 5
    Member
    889 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    is this the dress you are thinking of?

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    Post # 8
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    7175 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    Go with the same dress – the one you picked will work great!

    Post # 9
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    1901 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    If I was a BM, I would prefer the LBD options. Either one would be great, but different LBDs would be better, imho. Teal is a tough color for me. I am fair-skinned and have dark hair. I would not look good in most teal colors – the darker the better for me.

    I was a BM once for a bride that picked pewter blue dresses. All the other BMs were blond and tan so they looked great. I looked washed out:(

    Post # 10
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    2205 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    i think the teal dress is rewearable.  I would go with it!

     

    Post # 11
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    1044 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’ve seen a lot of brides go to places like David’s Bridal and have their bridesmaid choose their own gown as long as they are in the same color.  Quite honestly, I think it looks better that way because all of the bridesmaids don’t look like cookie-cutter brides with all in the same outfits but have dresses that flatter their own shape and show their own style. 

    Post # 12
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    361 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I’ve done exactly that, hhcheung.  My girls are all about the same height, but they couldn’t be more different in body shape.  They are actually almost all the same size too.  But one dress could NOT have worked on all of them at any rate.  You want them to be comfortable too.  Mine had SO much fun picking theirs out. 

    Post # 13
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    3332 posts
    Sugar bee

    I voted for different LBDs because it’s what I did and it turned out really well.  My gals were really happy to choose their dresses and make sure that they were spending money on something flattering AND rewearable. 

    Post # 14
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    91 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    lbds! every girl will wear it again and if you look at your photos in twenty years, black will never ever date. Colour is great, but black is timeless. Im going black.

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