(Closed) Bridesmaids want to wear same dress

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
46977 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Your sister is special- it will look fine.

Post # 4
5000 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Can you get her to shorten it, so it’s at least the same length?

Post # 5
5037 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2018

IMO, it’ll make her look like your Maid/Matron of Honor. If that’s what she is, then it’s cool. If not, I think it may look a little odd if it’s a different length than the other two. Can she find one in the same length or get it hemmed?

Post # 7
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 1996

So they’ll all be the same color? As long as that’s the case and all of them are okay with it, I’d let it go. I think they’re going to look similar enough that it won’t matter to anyone visually (especially if the girls are of varying heights.)

Post # 8
942 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Yep I think it will look a bit weird if shes not Maid/Matron of Honor. how many BMs total? I’d suggest they either all wear different dresses, or all the same. Sorry 🙁 you’re allowed to tell them this, it is your wedding afterall lol 🙂

Post # 10
2777 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Those dresses look really similar I think it will be fine.

Post # 12
5093 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 2012

I was in a wedding a few years ago with four BMs (including the MOH).  The bride, like you, gave us free range except saying it needed to be David’s Bridal Marine.  One other Bridesmaid or Best Man and I went shopping the same day on opposite sides of the country, and we both just so happened to pick the same dress.  The bride told the other two, and the Maid/Matron of Honor ended up picking the same dress, too.  It was only one girl who ended up as the odd one out (she walks with a cane and has some weird curvature in her spine, so the straight strapless cut made her look crooked, and she opted for a halter top instead). She wasn’t the Maid/Matron of Honor, but it looked fine.

Post # 13
2054 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I think it’ll look great! It’s not that much longer than the other dresses.  She’s your sister so she can definitely be special 🙂

Post # 14
85 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Honestly they look like pretty similar style dresses any way. Many guests may not even notice.

Post # 15
447 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

That happened in my bridal party, and it wasn’t noticeable since everything was the same color and fabric – she doesn’t stick out in the pictures or anything.  These dresses are really similar, so I wouldn’t worry about it.

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