Mom and FMIL picked same dress!

posted 3 years ago in Family
Post # 3
30284 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@MsYankee:  Oh my gosh what are the chances??  Thank goodness everything is working out here! Phew!

Post # 4
6525 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@MsYankee:  thats hysterical, and thank God your FMIL is willing to exchange. not everyone is so lucky

Post # 5
2670 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

@MsYankee:  Wow, that’s such a huge coincidence. I’m glad for you and your mom that your FMIL is so easy-going and fine about picking a different dress.

Post # 6
7630 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

Of all the dresses in Macy’s? That’s crazy! Good thing they were both flexible. 

Post # 7
2803 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

My grandma and my aunt’s MIL wore the same dress in different colors to my aunts wedding.   Apparently every one ended up having a good laugh over it.  We came from a small town with one department store, so it was very easy to do!

I don’t think we will have that problem, but I think you would always remember it!

Post # 8
1259 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

@MsYankee:  That’s crazy! What are the odds!? I am glad your FMIL is so understanding. It is nice that it’s working out!

Post # 9
2179 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2024

Yeah I’m glad your FMIL was so great about it!

Post # 10
1666 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

@MsYankee:  Just shows that they both have excellent taste! Smile

I will say, it is really nice to see a positive post that shows all parties involved in a good light. Weddings can make so many reasonable people go completely over the edge. I’m glad everyone in your situation was able to be mature and open-minded.

Post # 11
1463 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Your FMIL sounds like a wonderful person!

Post # 12
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

It is really nice your FMIL is willing to exchange the dress but I think you put her in an awful position.  I’m sure your FMIL didn’t want to start any drama so she just obliged to keep the peace.   You are lucky to have such a wonder FMIL.  

Post # 14
497 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

Funny! I had a similar experience but not quite the same. My FMIL sent me the dress she ordered online and it’s a champagne lace number. I sent a picture to my mom (who lives far away) and she literally said ‘Oh, I considered trying that on too but thought it looked too bridal’. Soooo now I cannot stop thinking is the FMIL dress too bridal and is my mom offended by it? In any case, I do not care so I am totally okay with it but feel your pain/relief as these things do happen!!!

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