(Closed) Why do you want company for dress shopping?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Why do you want company for dress-shopping?
    I need a second opinion, and I want the honest truth : (32 votes)
    20 %
    I want a second opinion, but only if I ask : (12 votes)
    8 %
    I need extra hands/eyes : (16 votes)
    10 %
    I want to share this important day with those I love : (44 votes)
    28 %
    I need emotional support : (9 votes)
    6 %
    I think it will be fun : (37 votes)
    23 %
    Other (please explain) : (8 votes)
    5 %
  • Post # 4
    4676 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I went shopping with my mom, sister and a friend. I asked them because they were important to me and this was an important ‘event’ of the wedding planning.  I liked there opinions, but at the end of the day I know what looks good on me.  A reason I did not expect was that I was a horrible dress pick-outer…  Give me a long rack of dresses and it was hard for me to pick out  five.  On the other hand they were grabbing lots of stuff!  Some was a no-go, but it helped to better narrow down what I was looking for.  

    Post # 5
    1542 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I think I need some reassurance, but if they go against my pick I won’t listen.

    Post # 6
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I Want company because I want second opinion and the truth.

    Post # 7
    4755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I’m a pretty stand up girl. It’s my dress, you don’t need to love it, I do. However only my BM’s and mom’s were invited. However only my mom could make it.

    Post # 8
    113 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    all of the above? Honestly I would feel really insecure alone and probably get pressured into a sale by some pushy sales person. Its a big purchase no matter your budget so I needed all the help I could get.

    Post # 9
    5657 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I just really needed more than just my opinion. I loved my dress as soon as I tried it on, but I was worried it was too fancy for my rustic wedding. My FI’s mom and bridesmaid were with me and they convinced me that the dress was perfect! 🙂

    Post # 10
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I want the honest truth (and my besties will def give it!), and because it’ll be fun! 

    Post # 11
    801 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I do not want company when I go shopping. 

    Once I have narrowed it down to two or three, I’ll bring my boyfriend’s mother 🙂


    Post # 12
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I brought my Fiance and grandmother… I wanted my FI’s opinion since he had to pay for the dress and I wanted my grandmothers eye for fashion because I easily fall in love with anything poofy no matter what it looks like.

    Post # 13
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I brought Fiance with me. I just didn’t want to go by myself. I can get a bit of social anxiety sometimes and I couldn’t bear the thought of not having someone with me to help me say “No thanks” if the consultant wouldn’t listen or something.

    Post # 14
    7293 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I didn’t lol.

    I went solo and kept my dress a surprise til the wedding 😉

    Post # 15
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I voted for almost all the options – for extra help, hands, eyes, honest opinions, for support, for fun, and to share it with my loved ones.

    Post # 16
    3220 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I’ll be probably bringing my Maid/Matron of Honor the first time, and then if my mom and Future Mother-In-Law want to come out to see the final choice (or top few favorites), they’re welcome!

    I want the Maid/Matron of Honor there because she’ll be honest with me– mostly because I get over-excited and I don’t trust myself! I’ll pick the first thing I try on and then hate it later, so I want someone there to keep me grounded.

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