(Closed) Is one of my mismatched BM dresses too different?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
30402 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

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TriPaC87:  It looks fine. It is lighter than the other dresses but all the colors look well together.

Post # 3
6582 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

It’s fine- it’s lighter but it certainly doesn’t clash.

Post # 4
5360 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2015

Personally it would bug me too. I’m doing mismatched dresses (just told them grey and wedding appropriate) but two of the three picked tea-length, slate grey, all lace dresses. Now my sister is still looking for hers but I feel like she needs to get something very similar to the other girls since they are so similar to each other! Such a pain in the ass. Of all the shades of grey and all the lengths available they couldn’t be different?! UGH.

Maybe you could do a darker sash for the girl in the light dress and throw a light sash on one of the darker ones? That might tie them together more. 

Post # 5
1157 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

Yeah, that’s a little bright. If it were the maid of honor, I think it would fly, but as a normal bridesmaid? Maybe not. It’s a very pretty dress though! Just needs to be a tad darker.

Post # 6
191 posts
Blushing bee

I personally like it!!! I’m doing mismatched too and I still haven’t seen what my girls have….sucks…. I’m doing shades of blush. Hoping it turns out okay


Post # 7
545 posts
Busy bee

Love them all together! Perhaps they can all wear jewelry that is the same tone to each other but different enough for the style of dress? It might provide more unity if that’s what you’re looking for. But I love it!!

Post # 8
80 posts
Worker bee

The colors look very well together! The colors seem to grow lighter anyway it looks really nice!

Post # 9
2569 posts
Sugar bee

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TriPaC87: not at all. If it were up to me I’d put a darker one first, off white next, darker one, and the one with the lace top last. That way every other dress has some sort of white. I hope i am making sense. Or switch that around either way they all look good together and if placed right will look really nice.

Post # 10
124 posts
Blushing bee

I think it looks like an ombre hair dye job – from lighter blonde thru darker blondes. So basically very pretty.

Post # 11
1559 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

I do think the one on the end is too bright compared to the others 

Post # 12
1320 posts
Bumble bee

You’re guests won’t notice, it looks fine.

Post # 13
222 posts
Helper bee

I looked at the picture before reading your comment. The dress on the far right looks to me like a wedding dress. I can see this look working if that bridesmaid is someone you want to differentiate from the others (a sister or junior maid or MOH)….. Since you are asking you seem to have your doubts…..Or order a lighter dress for another bridesmaid to balance things out.

Post # 14
1903 posts
Buzzing bee

I think it works – the light lace on the left dress ties in with the dress on the right.

Post # 15
8 posts
  • Wedding: May 2016

That would bother me too, I’d look into whether it could be dyed just a little bit darker. If it’s a Maid/Matron of Honor i think it’s perfect!

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