(Closed) long vs. short for mothers

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
645 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

It’s fine. At least that’s what our moms did 🙂

My moms tiny, long dresses look absolutely ridiculous on her. His mom is super tall and short dresses are just too short. They were both happy.

Post # 4
6998 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

yep! our moms too. my mom wore long his wore short and it looked fine.

Post # 5
10288 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

My mom wore long and DH’s wore short. It really doesn’t make a difference… at all. 

Post # 6
2106 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Our moms are both wearing long gowns. I think it would look a bit lopsided for one short, one long. 

Post # 7
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

My mom wore a short cocktail dress; his mom wore a long skirt-and-blouse set that hit at her ankles. It was fine.

Post # 8
813 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

My mom is wearing short and i think my Future Mother-In-Law will wear long! it will be fine 🙂

Post # 10
4193 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

It’s fine for them not to match dress lengths- your Mom’s should be the more “formal” of the two, which it sounds like they’re planning on, anyway.

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