In a bit of a pickle… Do I wear the Garter my mom Bought me that doesnt match?

posted 3 years ago in Accessories
  • poll: Do I wear the garter my mom bought me even though they clash with my colors?
    YES. : (100 votes)
    95 %
    NO. : (5 votes)
    5 %
    Other Suggestion. : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I don’t think they need to match. I think they’re lovely.

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @Barbiestylez:  Perfect! Something Blue! I like em …high five mama barbiestylez!

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    no one actually sees the garter until it is thrown… and I know anytime I have been to a wedding i have NEVER thought… man that girls garter doesnt match her dress… People could care less about that kinda thing… .

     

    ALSO… you may not want to wear your garter all night… they can cause major painful chaffing! 

    Post # 6
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    I would wear it/them! I mean, they’re going to be UNDER your dress or (presumably) flying through the air, so it’s not like anyone will really have time to ponder the aesthetics. Plus they’re super cute!

    Post # 7
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    @Barbiestylez:  My garter does not match at all, and I don’t really think it needs to match. I think the garters your mom bought are beautiful!

    Post # 8
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I thought garters went under the dress.  No one will see them…so who cares?

    Post # 9
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    Busy bee

    Wear what your mama bought u. Nobody will care if it doesn’t match (and if they did…that’s just a weird item to care about!)

    Post # 10
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    As other Bees have said, I believe the colour is not consequential.

    When I got married the first time (circa 1980) they came basically in 2 colours… White or Blue.

    So if you like em enough… just wear one (or both if you plan to keep one for a souvenir) that your Mom bought you

    I think that it was a very nice sentimental sweet gesture honestly.

     

    Post # 11
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I dont think it has to match

    Post # 12
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I don’t think it has to match. I never even notice the colors on the garter during the garter toss.

    Post # 13
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Sure, why not? They’re under the dress anyway. 

    Post # 14
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @Barbiestylez:  only the guy who catches it is going to (maybe) notice what it looks like. And guys don’t notice things like matching. You are way over thinking it. I would wear it.

    Post # 15
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    My garter is covered in my university’s logo, so it doesn’t go with any other decor or attire at the wedding. But who cares? It won’t be on display, so if you like it, wear it!

    Post # 16
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    Blushing bee

    you can always buy your own garter that you want to keep and use one of those as your “toss garter”

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