Is this an appropriate MOB dress?

posted 3 years ago in Family
  • poll: Is this appropriate?
    Yes : (144 votes)
    95 %
    No : (7 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 3
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    @boboJ:  looks totally appropriate and beautiful to me!

    Post # 4
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @boboJ:  As long as your mom likes it and feels comfortable in it, that’s all that matters!

    Post # 5
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    My mom is also wearing a strapless dress.  She will have a pashmina or cardigan of some kind to wear with it too.  

    Here is her dress from David’s Bridal: 

    Post # 6
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    It’s a beautiful dress!

    Post # 7
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    Looks great!  Especially if your mom loves it 🙂

    Post # 8
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @boboJ:  If you’re concerned about modesty, then consider a shawl for the ceremony that she can take off for the reception if she wants.

    Post # 9
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    Buzzing bee

    @boboJ:  I think it’s totally appropriate so if your mother loves it and can rock it then go for it! Unless there is any reason SHE would be uncomfortable with a strapless dress then I don’t see a need to worry about it.

    Post # 10
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    @boboJ:  That dress is beautiful! I agree with PP, as long as your mom is comfortable wearing it, I see no reason why it wouldn’t be appropriate.

    Post # 11
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    Blushing bee

    I LIKE IT ! Depends on your mom’s age though… if she is much older I would lean towards straps

     

    Post # 12
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    Blushing bee

    I know both our mothers would not feel comfortable in a strapless dress but I see nothing wrong with it.  More power to her!

    Post # 13
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    @boboJ:  If your Mom looks good in that and feels comfortable in that she should go for it. I think’s it’s lovely. 

    Post # 14
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Hahah as someone that started a thread with the same title I would have to give a resounding yes.  The dress is lovely, elegant, and not dowdy.  Your mom will look beautiful.

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2014

    my mom is wearing a halter style dress – I think she’s going ot get a pasmina or something to cover her shoulders in case she’s cold but she looks great it in.

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