(Closed) Found the BM dress! And it changed my whole vision of my wedding's colors..

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Which came first - the bridesmaid dress or the color scheme??
    I knew my color scheme first, and made sure to find a dress that fit into it! : (50 votes)
    83 %
    I found the bridesmaid dresses first, and built the color scheme around it! : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Other : (5 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    234 posts
    Helper bee

    Great story! I absolutely love the flowers you have in the pictures there, it makes for a great match!

    I’m going through a similar issue right now. I’m into the idea of two-toned bridesmaid dresses; the top being white and the bottom being mustard. Unfortunately most of the white/mustard combinations I find are either a) too yellow, b) too orange, or c) ridiculously out of budget. Fortunately SO and I aren’t engaged yet, we just toss ideas at each other. So I chose “other” in your poll.

    Post # 4
    102 posts
    Blushing bee

    Just out of curiosity, how much were your bm dresses and where’d do find them??



    Post # 6
    12 posts
    • Wedding: December 2012

    My bridesmaids dresses were $230 or something around there, and we ordered them from best bridal prices and they were $190 so thats a hefty discount. My fiances sister also got her dresses form there, and there were no problems at all http://www.bestbridalprices.com/?PID=2203897&afsrc=1&src=cj  I LOVE my bridesmaids dresses, and this place offers a discount without any problems πŸ™‚

    Post # 7
    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    nice colour of blue!! but im not fond of the dress style or the shoes. i personally hate strappy shoes.

    Post # 8
    307 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    That dress matches the flower perfectly! 

    I had a similar dilemma in that we are having a summer wedding in a cooler woodsy environment, so the typical summer pastels don’t really work. I decided I wanted something “neutral” that would really compliment our setting. But grey/silver was out since my brother had just used it in his wedding and I wanted to be different, and black was out because the moms were against it. I had seen lots of pictures I liked that were that blush color but in person I couldn’t find a good blush anywhere..everything was either bubblegum, fuschia, or lavender…so blush was out. So at this point I was hoping to find a foresty green, muted gold, or some kind of attractive brown…this was really difficult.

    Finally I found JCrew’s Monterey Pine color which was perfect..had the woodsy organic but formal vintage combo vibe I wanted. Then we had to hustle bc they discontinued the color! But luckily there were just enough sizes left to fit my girls! It was meant to be πŸ™‚

    Congrats on finding your Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses!

    Post # 9
    10714 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I love that dress! 

    Finding the bridesmaid dresses was probably the 2nd hardest part of wedding planning for me after finding a venue so I didn’t even settle on a dress until a few months before the wedding. Finding a floor length black dress for under $100 while looking amazing on all 4 of my girls was hard. I’m glad you had an easier time than I did and they look lovely!!

    Post # 12
    8487 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Beautiful! Thats the flowers one of my friends is going with. I love them, they’re so pretty and colorful.

    Post # 13
    4951 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    @lovelove1028:  love the bridesmaid dress, so pretty!

    Post # 15
    89 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Awesome story!!! πŸ˜€ This really helps to motivate me to put my rear in gear and find my Bridesmaid or Best Man dresses!

    I have a similar dilemma… I’ve changed my wedding colors about 3 times and can’t find a style of dress that I like (I LOVE your dresses! They’re so flattering!). My wedding is in February, so I would like for the dresses to be long. I’ll get to looking at the winter styles and see what I can’t come up with! Thank you so much for the inspiration to not give up! LOL! I’ve wanted to throw in the towel and hit up Vegas MULTIPLE times already, and I still have 15 months until my wedding πŸ˜‰

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