(Closed) Did your bridesmaids dresses really vary in color when ordering?

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Was there a color variation when bridesmaid dresses were ordered from multiple places?
    Not at all, all the dresses were the same! : (7 votes)
    58 %
    Maybe a little bit, but no one could really tell anyway. : (1 votes)
    8 %
    There was a noticeable difference - order them from one place! : (1 votes)
    8 %
    Other : (3 votes)
    25 %
  • Post # 3
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    2226 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I’ve heard that same thing from multiple bridal shops.  Then, the online place we ended up going with said that that is very rare, but it COULD happen.  We ordered all of ours at the same time just to be sure.

    Post # 4
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    4001 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’d just order them all from the same place to save yourself from a possible issue.  I went with a chain location to make it easier for all the scattered BM’s and it’s been fine. 

    Post # 5
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    14183 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    We made our Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses from like, 9 different bolts of fabric, that all came from different shops in st louis

    they all looked the same.

    Post # 6
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    545 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    I am in the same boat, my BMs are all over the country and bridal shops have been telling me that I should order dresses from the same store to ensure same dye lot.    One of my BMs told me about her sister’s experience – she let her BMs order their own dresses and turns out that the colors were so different that she couldn’t let her BMs wear them.   I think also the qulity of the designers might also play a role.  I am avoiding headache so I am going to order them from the same place.  

    Also, I don’t think it’s that much more complicated to order from one place and have them shipped the dresses to the girls each individually.

    Post # 7
    Member
    510 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    I’m having all of my bridesmaids order their dresses from the one store I’m buying my dress from. They can have them shipped and this way it avoids having multiple orders/different dyes and ensure the dresses come in at the same time! Plus they get a discount if they order from the store.

    Post # 8
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    225 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Girl do i feel you about the price.. I was going around the price subject for weeks.. I really did not want them to pay $200 dollars for a dress but it was a perfect dress for my BM’s.. I had to tell them through a text..lol..One of them was Ok with the price the other one said I will go buy a dress at Ross.. really.. come on now.. But once she tried it on.. she kind of went along with the price.. phew.. We ordered them all at the same place just to avoid the shipping problem etc..

    Post # 9
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    54 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2008

    yes, some online offer customer made dress in any color any size.

    maybe you can try to do .

    Post # 10
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    837 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I wouldn’t chance it.  Designers run out of things, certain fabrics/dyes are discontinued.  I would have the girls try the dress on locally if they can find it and have their local shop measure them then you take their measurements to your bridal shop and place the order.  Have you’re girls call in with they payment information.

    Post # 11
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    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    All four of the dresses I ordered were the same.  I did one mass order so they would come from the same dye lot.  However, it may just be our memories, but we could have sworn the sample we tried on was WAY darker than what arrived.

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