MOB dress – Is this acceptable?

posted 3 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is this dress appropriate for MOB for wedding?
    Yes : (43 votes)
    48 %
    No : (46 votes)
    52 %
  • Post # 4
    3442 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Bunnikins:  I don’t personally like it very much, but I definitely think it’s appropriate.

    Post # 5
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @Bunnikins:  to be completely honest, I think that the split in the back of the dress goes up a little too High. 


    Post # 7
    8850 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Personally if it were for my wedding, I’d think it’d be a little too “WHOAH PRINT!” in family photos…  It is a cool print though…

    Post # 8
    2111 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    @Jas00:  +1

    Appropriate from the front, too much party in the back. I’d also feel bad for MOG. Unless she’s wearing something comparable, she could end up looking frumpy or matronly. Or worse, depending on the crowd, your mother could come across as inappropriate. She can definitely wear the dress, but I wouldn’t for the wedding.

    Post # 9
    929 posts
    Busy bee

    Hmm… I’m on the fence. I can’t imagine me wanting to wear a backless dress to my daughters wedding if I were 50+, if I ever have a daughter… But that being said, we don’t really know your mum. Hopefully she loves it!

    Post # 10
    8678 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Looks appropriate to me.

    Post # 12
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @Bunnikins:  ahhh I see! Well the explanation helped to clarify. I think the photo makes the slit look higher than it actually may be. the best thing to do is to try it on. I also must say that I think it’s cute that you want your mother to feel sexy and beautiful on your special day! 

    Post # 13
    231 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lubeznik Center for the Arts

    I think you should either have the daring print or the daring silhouette. Both looks a little too “loud” and I think runs the risk of looking scandalous next to the MOG and bride! 

    Post # 14
    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I don’t think it’s inappropriate just too casual and loud, it will look dated fast in pics. Also I would imagine your mom might want to pick out her own dress? I know lots of moms are excited to go shopping for the dress, especially if she’s fit

    Post # 15
    1333 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Star116062:  Do you think it already looks dated since this post is two years old?  

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