(Closed) Annoying bride or bad bridesmaid?

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
1253 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Maybe find out when the dress needs to be ordered by. Then you can tell her, ok this is when your dress needs to be ordered by, can you let me know when you have ordered it? Or if you feel uncomfortable doing that, just remind her that all the other bridesmaids have their dresses and ask her if there is a reason she hasn’t ordered hers yet. Maybe its a matter of finances and she’s too embarrassed to tell you.

Post # 4
1276 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I don’t think you are being annoying by reminding her, especially since other bridesmaids have already received their dresses. I have always been under the impression that bridesmaids should order dresses at the same time, especially if its a dress that needs to look the same color. Could there be a reason that she keeps delaying it? If your wedding is in May, I would think that the dress needs to be ordered ASAP. Next time you have a conversation with her, if she says she hasn’t forgotten, you might want to ask her when she plans on ordering it and if that will be enough time. Good luck!

Post # 5
1701 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

When it was time to order my Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses and my sister refused to do it, the owner of the shop said, “There’s one in every group and it’s usually a sister or SIL!”.  I would find out what the drop dead date is and let her know.  As Bostonsmom mentioned, maybe there is another issue such as finances.  Of course, my sister was just being a PITA…

Post # 6
1161 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I would probably find out the “do or die” order date, and then two weeks prior to that date send an email out to all the bridesmais (even though everyone else has gotten their dresses) just saying “Wow, the wedding is getting closer.  Just wanted to remind everyone that the last day dresses can be ordered is April 1st.  Please let me know if that date is going to be a problem for you.”  If you can throw in other wedding chatter into the group email all the better.  That way you aren’t singleing her out, but you are getting your point across.

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