Post # 1
Now that we made decisions about the bridesmaids (sage green dress) dresses, the groomsmen’s suits (black suits that match the groom) and our florals (yellows, oranges, greens and white/cream) do we need to coordinate our parents as well? We’re having a Jewish ceremony so we’ll each have our parents walk us down the aisle. And, we plan to have portraits with our immediate families.
If we do try to coordinate, how should we do this? No one is renting tuxes or suits. Should our dad’s wear the same tie as each other? As the groomsmen? Or just a tie in the same color family? What about my dad wearing a different color suit that groom’s dad and groomsmen?
And what about the mom’s? Should they’re outfits we coordinated somehow? Same color family as each other? Both neutral? Grooms mom coordinates with groom’d Dad and bride’s parents coordinate with each other? So many different options!
I know there’s not one single rule for this, but I’m curious to hear people’s opinions. Thanks!
Post # 3
We’re letting parents wear whatever they want.
Post # 4
I’ve never seen the family coordinated, but I’m sure it would look nice. They would probably appreciate being able to wear whatever they’d like, though. Just throw the idea by them and see if they think it’s a good idea!
Post # 5
We are having a formal wedding, so we chose tuxes for our father’s to wear. They are different that the groom and the groomsment, but they will match each other and our colors.
My mom passed away almost 11 years ago, so she will be honored at the wedding, but his mom, we are just have her choose something she feels comfortable in. She sews so she will probably make her outfit. She wants swatches of our colors though, so I don’t know what she is going to do.
Post # 6
Honestly, I wouldn’t worry too much about the parents “matching” the wedding party… As long as they look presentable! 🙂
Post # 7
Our parents just decided what to wear based on our colours so they wouldn’t clash in photos but we didn’t suggest that to them, or even think about it beforehand.
Post # 8
i’ve seen matching parents during more formal weddings, but i don’t think it really matters.
i told our mom’s wear whatever you want- hoping they wouldn’t class with each other or the wedding party- and they ended up matching completely. yay!