(Closed) make my MOH stand out?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

You can differentiate but you don’t have to. 

As far as how it depends – do you want to differentiate visually or ins oem other way. Often the MOH gives a short speach during the reception. She traditionally stands next to you during the ceremony and holds your bouquet. So these duties will help differentiate her. Visually, the most common thing is a different dress, but it sounds like they’re going to be in the same dress, so I’m not sure. You could get her some really spectacular jewelry. Or they could carry different things down the aisle. 

Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@smallstuff:  hi! i was wondering the same thing–posting so i can follow. all my girls are picking their own dresses so they will all look slightly different which makes it even harder to make my MOH stand out, yikes. here is some adivce i have heard when all the dresses are the same: perhaps she can wear a sash or if all the girls hair is down she can wear it up or vice versa. you can also give her a bigger or different boquet than the BM’s, different jewely or head peice? good luck 🙂

 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Country Club

MOH will stand closest to you, so most will assume she is that way. Maybe give her different flowers?

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

bigger bouquet.  maybe a blingy sash?  are you doing programs – she would be listed under MOH there.  maybe more jewelry?  like a necklace and bracelet when the other BM isn’t wearing that? 

I think the fact that she will be standing next to you during your ceremony, holding your bouquet and making a speech will make it pretty obvious.  Even if you did a different dress, there are only 2 girls so it wouldn’t be differentiating really (unless you ahd done something super fancy for her or something). 

Post # 8
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

My MOH is wearing the same dress as the other girls in reverse color. While that puts her in mostly black, it suits her and makes her stand out. I felt she deserved this because she has put up with me for 21 years! XD

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I think the bride should stand out! MOHs can stand out when they’re a bride.  I’d have the two match to my theme and choose age appropriate dresses for them. 

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