(Closed) I’m very frustrated today!

posted 8 years ago in January 2011
Post # 3
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4546 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

My girls ordered them super early (like a year in advance). Better to early than too late.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Mine did it in April for an October wedding.  Alterations are in 2 weeks.  I like it to be a little closer with the alterations so everyones weight is where it is most likely going to stay.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

Mine ordered in March I think! They all came in in may or June!

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My girls also ordered theirs a year in advance, but we didn’t go with traditional bridesmaids’ dresses. We got them from Anthropologie and they only sell their styles for a couple of months, if that.

When I was in my sister’s wedding, we got them about six months in advance to allow for time for alterations. I got my dress about four months in advance for another wedding I was in. Our alterations were messed up for my sister’s wedding, so thank God we ordered them in advance!

Your problem is basically that you have more time than you thought, so I wouldn’t tell your girls to order them any later. It never hurts to have them too early, although I understand your frustration with the people at the shop because of their confusing advice! Just breathe… 🙂

Post # 7
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5388 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

My BMs and JBMs have ordered their dresses. David’s Bridal gave them a deadline of July 31. Only 5 people haven’t ordered yet. I am mad because one person is complaining that I have them ordering too early, but my wedding is less than 150 days away and around the holiday season. I may have to kick them out if they don’t do it soon (I can understand if they are waiting for a payday to order, but ordering late because you don’t feel like it is wrong).

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

October??? That seems really late to me.  I’ve been to three different salons and they all suggested the end of August – and that is when I asked them to order their dresses by.

Post # 9
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I think I ordered in late February for the beginning of July.  They came in in May.

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