What can we add to this dress?

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
42135 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@adalm03:  I wouldn’t add anything to the dress. Sashes tend to look like an afterthought to the design. None of us wear sashes with our dresses in real life, yet many brides think they need to add one to the BM dresses, either to differentiate the MOH or just to use their whole color palette.

Everyone will know the MOH. She will be the one standing next to you.

If you must do something different, I would get her a different necklace.

Post # 4
39 posts
  • Wedding: October 2014

@adalm03:  what about a big statement necklace?! with the other girls not wearing something as bold

Post # 5
790 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I’m wearing this dress in a wedding in March and the MOH has the same one, same color.  She is going to add a blingy brooch right in the middle where the rouching material crosses.

Post # 6
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I like the blingy necklace idea!

Post # 7
6953 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

@adalm03:  Yeah, I wouldn’t add anything to the dress itself. With the ruching and everything a sash would look really weird and I think a brooch dead center above her stomach isn’t going to be flattering on anyone. Maybe a big statement necklace, a shawl or have her go with a different shade of dress altogether. 

Post # 8
105 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@adalm03:  I agree with previous posters about not adding anything to the dress. 

Are your girls carrying flowers?  Maybe have something different for the MOH.  

Post # 9
3084 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@adalm03:  you can add a broach on the waist area. 

Post # 11
6525 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013


@MexiPino:  ive seen on the  David Tutera show adding brooches to the dress but you to put it in the right spot and it has to be the right piece. I think she should either add a brooch but not in the center (you are right it would look odd) but maybe off to the side. ORRR wear flashy jewlery. Dont do both a brooch and flashy jewlery bc then its too much

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