(Closed) HELP! 8 BRIDESMAIDS DIFFERENT BODIES

posted 8 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 17
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

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@Miss Wallaby:  Seconded.

I only had 4 Bridesmaids and we did short dresses, but everyone is built so differently that letting them pick within a set of parameter made the most sense. We used Alfred Angelo and they have tons of styles for under $200! Here’s a pic for reference of how it turned out…I think they look pretty damn fab 🙂

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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

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@MrsCarnival:  Awww your  girls look so pretty!!

Post # 19
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

One thing I really tried to take into account with my girls and different sizes is what kind of undergarments they would need to look good in the dress. For that reason, I chose not to do strapless and did something that would allow them to wear a normal bra. I know that’s a tall order in a Bridesmaid or Best Man dress, but larger-busted girls often struggle with strapless bras. Some dresses fit nice and tight though and that helps with a strapless. I just wouldn’t do something that is kind of loose AND they can’t wear a regular bra.

Post # 20
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I wore Henkka to a wedding in the hot summer and it was PERFECT   there were 6 of us and we all had VERY different bodies!

Post # 21
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2013

The reason I went with the style I chose was because it procided full coverage, so everyone could wear a real bra.  All my girls are Dear Daughter or bigger.  Me too, wedding dress shopping was not fun.  I wear an H.  I vote for anything in the price range that allows for better support options, and I second looking online at stores like Targent, Sears, JCPenney, Nordstrom.  I got my Bridesmaid or Best Man at Macy’s for a steal. It’s formal season right now (prom, homecoming, military ball), and if you are willing to invest the time looking, you can find great deals.

Post # 22
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Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Also, have you looked at weddingtropics.com?  They are under $200 typically, and they custom make them to your measurements, they are all really beach friendly fabrics.

Post # 23
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m using Kennedy Blue bridesmaids dresses. They are chiffon, light and airy and perfect for the beach, but they all have really great structure in the top — which is great no matter what your body type! There are 6 different long styles, they all come in charcoal, and are all under $200. Here’s the link:

http://www.weddingshoppeinc.com/cr/Bridesmaid-Dresses/3199/3200?Narrow0=Kennedy+Blue_Designer_507_Kennedy+Blue&Narrow1=Chiffon_Fabric_54_000000001_5

And here are some of the options:

Post # 24
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Buzzing bee

I agree with the above posters. Give them some perameters, and let them choose their own dresses.

Post # 25
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

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@adillon1:  this is the dress I’m using too! My bridemaids are ranging in size from 2-24- i loved the material. For this type of dress it is still flattering on plus sizes and multiple body shapes! 

Post # 26
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

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@michiru4ever:  three of my bridesmaids are size c and above and were able to wrap the dress in a style that allowed them to wear a full bra (not even just strapless). Henkaa also sells bandeaus in matching colours and fabrics for extra coverage! 

Post # 27
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

The one thing to be careful of with maxi dresses is that they need to be pretty low waisted to avoid pregnant belly syndrome. The ones @mattiek posted will be better than some of the others. 

Post # 28
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Just pick a designer, fabric and color and let them chose the dress.  For my girls, I gave them the option of 3 Bill Levkoff chiffon dresses in Navy.  

Post # 29
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

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@FoolsintheRain:  my girls loved them. Cuz for once they can Actually wear this dress again and again.

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