(Closed) I desperately need some advice!

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
615 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Smithfield Center

Honestly, I would just be very upfront with her about it. Tell her that every bridesmaid is wearing that specific dress and if she doesn’t get it in time then she will be unable to be a bridesmaid. Simple as that, really, and include a couple bits about her being your good friend and you want her to be there so you hope she gets her dress. At the end of the day, no matter how nice she is, she needs to get her dress just like everyone else.

Post # 4
1052 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Cedar Lake Cellars

Do you know her size?  Can you order it for her?

Post # 5
46415 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Future_Mrs_Naugle:  Is it  a specific dress that she is supposed to buy?

Or, is she just supposed to buy a dress within some guidelines?

Do you need to know for sure if she will still be a Bridesmaid or Best Man so you can finish programs etc?

If not, I would just assume that she will get a dress. if she does, she is  Bridesmaid or Best Man.If she doesn’t she’s not.

Post # 6
3773 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

Oh man, that is cutting it close. I would talk with her and let her know that it takes a while to come in. Maybe check to make sure she still wants to be a part of the wedding party-maybe something came up money wise or she is just feeling self conscious. there are ton of reasons maybe she put it off, so just ask! Good luck, I know I would be so awkward having this conversation, but I think you need to at this point:)

Post # 7
2874 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@Future_Mrs_Naugle:  i think id say “sweetie, i love you but you not getting the dress is really stressing me out. i need you to get it this week please”. then…if she doesnt get it i guess ehs not a Bridesmaid or Best Man. if its off the rack at least it doesnt need time to be ordered

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