(Closed) Is MOB dress too similar and too much for an MOB?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Is this too similar?
    The dress is fine. Leave it alone. : (42 votes)
    81 %
    Not really fitting of a MOB. Get a new dress. : (7 votes)
    13 %
    It's too similar. Ask her to choose a different dress. : (3 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    5011 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    Possibly she should be wearing a wrap across her shoulders, but I can’t see it as a problem.

    Post # 4
    23607 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    That’s beautiful!! It super reminds me of my mom’s MOB dress!  I think she should totally wear it!

    Post # 5
    2695 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I think both dresses are gorgeous, but I don’t think they are too similar.

    Post # 6
    11352 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I definitely do not think the dresses are too similar.  However, if it bothers you, I would tell her you prefer that she chooses a different dress.

    Post # 7
    6512 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I think it is fine, and not too close, at all.  The silhouette is really the only similarity.  If it was lace or sweetheart too, that would be another story, but it isn’t 🙂

    Suggest a pretty shawl if it keeps bothering you, but you have NOTHING to worry about – you are stunning in your dress!

    Post # 8
    9631 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    the ONLY thing similar about them is that they are strapless mermaid style dresses. That’s it, I don’t see the problem

    Post # 9
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I think there will be a lot of guests in mermaid shaped gowns if they are wearing long dresses. Having the same silohette doesn’t make them the same. The neckline, middle, and bottom all seem very different.

    Post # 10
    3886 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    You yourself said you didn’t even notice the similarities till your mother mentioned it. Your guests won’t notice either. Maybe just ask your mom not to mention it!

    Post # 11
    745 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    It doesn’t need a shawl, it’s a great dress, and it’s nothing like yours. You both look beautiful.

    Why is it that so many people think a woman needs to cover up as a mother of the bride? I don’t see why those jacketed dresses are the only option for some people. She looks great, she feels great, that should be the end of story. No one tells a bride she should be covering her arms.

    Post # 12
    144 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    The dresses do have similar silhouettes but I think they’re different enough to be worn together. The fabric difference is a big offset from the two, so it shouldn’t be a problem if she wears that dress.

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