(Closed) BM dresses – advice please

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
3000 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

It sounds like your dress has a very “strong” style to it and so I think something simple (like a strapless, knee-length dress for the BMs) would look best. You definitely want to be the one to stand out, so keep it simple with the other dresses.

Do you have a picture of your gown?



Post # 4
285 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m partial to chiffon. I think chiffon makes a dress look less like a stereotypical Bridesmaid or Best Man dress and more like a fun cocktail dress, which is what I really wanted for my wedding. My Maid/Matron of Honor (and only BM) is wearing a chiffon knee-length dress, and my gown is silk taffeta, and they go together really well! 

Post # 5
620 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Maybe it would be better for you to choose a few fabrics that your BMs would look good and be comfortable in and then choose between those which ones look best with your dress. I never really thought that the BMs dresses had to match the brides in any way.

Post # 6
3363 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

Im not a fan of Chiffon…I’d go with Satin or Silk.

Post # 7
283 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I second a satin or silk, simple knee-length dress.

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