(Closed) MIL's dress and mine .. help

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
489 posts
Helper bee

I don’t think they look similar enough to worry about it. 

Post # 4
519 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Yeah, I don’t think they look similar enough to make a big deal about it either. Hers is much tighter flowers whereas yours is more abstract-looking. 

Post # 5
244 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

That’s insaane. I totally get what you’re thinking!

I wish I had some decent advice but I don’t have a clue what I’d do! Maybe mention politely that you’re worried they look similar, and find out if it’s possible to return hers – if it is your problem’s solved (presuming you have a compliant Future Mother-In-Law haha)


Good luck! xx

Post # 6
488 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I assure you no one will think they look similar, especially if her dress is black. Try not to get worked up over this, it’s a non-issue.

Post # 7
47188 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I don’t think they are much more than remotely similar.

Post # 8
2868 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@prettyprincess:  I don’t think they look similar

Post # 9
292 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

@prettyprincess:  I don’t think they match at all. Your dress has rosette-type ruffles on it, while hers has actual rosettes on the skirt; your dress has much more random ruffles, and her rosettes are very orderly. I actually think they’ll look lovely next to each other, and coordinate very well – I doubt they’d look weird or even “matchy” at all, just in a similar style (interesting, architecturally detailed skirts).

Post # 10
7413 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Beyond both being dresses, there’s no similarities.

Post # 11
29 posts
  • Wedding: August 2014

I see what you were thinking that both have a designed bottom but I think they will look really nice together in your pictures! I actually quite like them working both together! 

Post # 12
7412 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

I see what you mean about them both having roses, however, I don’t think they really look all that similar or matchy. I do think they will compliment each other nicely in pictures though.

Post # 13
4830 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@prettyprincess:   What color is her dress?   Unless her dress is ivory/peach/blush  I don’t think anyone will even notice.  Even then, I see your skirt as swirly more than rosette-y.  

Post # 14
1850 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I can see how you find them similar a bit, but I think they are very different and will compliment each other in photos and such actually. Truly I think it’s kind of special. 

If you’re really opposed though (and you have a good relationship) I don’t think it would be terrible to mention it to your Mother-In-Law…especially since she doesn’t know what your dress looks like. 

Post # 15
722 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

i wouldn’t worry about it. they look very different

Post # 16
892 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

No, they don’t look similar enough to have it cause a problem. If I saw both those dresses IRL I wouldn’t even make a connection.


Pretty wedding dress!

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