(Closed) How do you feel about couples wearing matching outfits to all formal events

posted 7 years ago in Themes
  • poll: How do you feel about couples in matching outfits
    I like it. I think they look cute and coordinated. : (30 votes)
    26 %
    I dont like it, I think they look like they are trying too hard : (50 votes)
    43 %
    I dont care either way : (37 votes)
    32 %
  • Post # 3
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    6394 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think it depends on the couple. If they do it because one or both of them are really high strung I would probably chuckle about it. If they’re doing it because they just really want to match exactly…then well, whatever floats their boat I suppose. It definitely is a bit odd, though!

    Post # 4
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    1920 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I hate matching outfits!! Just my opinion but it drives me crazy when I see them. I’m my own person and would never wanna match my Fiance.

    Post # 5
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    2825 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    It drives me insane, but that is probably because of one particular on again off again couple I know… The girl ALWAYS matches the guy for formal events.  There are pictures from him being IN  weddings (yes more than one time) and his girlfriend got the same color dresses to match (and she WASN’T in the weddings).  I think it’s just weird.  But then again that girl is just plain crazy… Sooo.. Tongue out

     

    I like my Fiance and I to look mostly on the same level of dressy-ness but we typically don’t do matching colors or anything.

    Post # 6
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    711 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    UH, what the hell? People do that on PURPOSE??? If I tried to dress me and FH in matching outfits, that would be HILARIOUS.

    Unless it’s for a sporting event, don’t match. Baddddddddd.

    Post # 7
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    1844 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

      Oh my lord, when I read this, I IMMEDIATELY thought of Josh and Anna Duggar. Yes, I admit it, I’ve watched 17/18/19 Kids and Counting. It bothers the heck out of me to see them always matching! It’s okay to be independent and not match–honest!

      Now, to be honest, when we do our engagement photos, we’ll wear colors that go well together, but it won’t be both of us wearing the same colored shirt, pants, and shoes.

    Post # 8
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    1251 posts
    Bumble bee

    Matching identical, or matching coordinated?

    The farthest we will ever go is like, his tie matches my dress. 

    Post # 9
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    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I don’t think I know a couple like this…. how can a couple match EXACTLY? Like literally the exact same outfit? Not always, but sometimes Fiance and I will somewhat coordinate colors for a fancy event like a wedding. Like if he’s wearing a charcoal suit and I’m in a black dress, he’ll wear a teal tie to match my teal wrap or something. But thats about the extent of our matchiness. 

    Post # 10
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    169 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2000

    This reminds me of my first date with Darling Husband years ago. I got dressed-jeans, a light blue oxford cloth shirt and a camel blazer. Darling Husband knocked on the door and when I opened it, there he stood — wearing jeans, light blue oxford cloth shirt and a camel blazer.

    We laughed and went on our way. It’s never happened again

    Post # 11
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    9056 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen anybody do that…

    I know one couple where she has a hawaiian print dress that matches a shirt that he owns, and they’ve worn it them to the same party maybe once, but it was Hawaiian themed, and I’m sure they just grabbed the only item they had… very strange.

    Post # 12
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    2321 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    Never on purpose.

    Post # 13
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    435 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I think it’s cute but we’re never that organized to do it!

    Post # 14
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    13099 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I like it when say the guy’s tie coordinates with the girls blouse/dress but it looks a little odd, IMO, when the couple is super matchy-matchy.

    Post # 15
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    218 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2006

    I know a couple that does this. They even get their two children in matching outfits.  I have known couples that having matching sweaters or something, but not to their extent.  When Darling Husband saw the couple in matching purple -flowered shirts with pink vests his comment was, “You will get me to wear that over my dead body . . ” along with some other things I won’t repeat!

    We sometimes do the tie/dress coordination thing, but that is usually because we wear similar colors!

    Post # 16
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    148 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    Even matching the colors reminds me of prom.

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