(Closed) Mismatched PRINT bridesmaid's dresses. How am I doing so far?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Do you approve of these two dresses for my bridesmaids to wear in my Hawaiian wedding?
    Yes! I see where you're going : (35 votes)
    51 %
    No! The fabrics should be more similar : (25 votes)
    37 %
    No! The styles should be more similar : (8 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    9631 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2019

    I think they look great, they certainly would be great for a Hawaiian wedding, and both have pink in them (although different shades) ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 4
    Member
    587 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Maybe it’s too late and you’ve decided but I think you need more cohesion. The first print is quite muted while second one is bold. I love the first dress, I think you should keep looking for more!

    Post # 5
    Hostess
    7561 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I think they will look fine as long as you find a dress that connects them. Does that make sense? The last one shouldn’t be more muted that the first or bolder than the second, and should match the colors of the two above. 

    Post # 6
    Member
    125 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I would wait to find all of them before you purchase anymore, it will get trickier to find different ones that “match” as you go on.

    Post # 7
    Member
    631 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I just heard somewhere that if you have mismatched dresses, stick to same fabric. I really like the second one. It looks tropical. Keep in mind the flowers also, you want something cohesive to tie it all together so if you use too many prints, it might be hard.

    Post # 8
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    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    i think they look super cute!! i want both of them.

    Post # 9
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    6212 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I think that you should stick to “warm” or “cool” and not mix the two. The first is very warm, and the second very cool. You should also stick to more similar fabrics and the same boldness of the print. being different prints, colors, fabrics, and dresses will be enough. you should be similar more other ways.

    Post # 10
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    6212 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    For example: 

    the above are all similar color schemes and feels, and the same side of the color spectrum.

     

    Post # 12
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    1925 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I love the idea of mismatching print dresses!  I also really don’t love the matchy-matchy look though, so I’m biased.

    Post # 15
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    2551 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I like the look you’re going for alot- we’re also doing mismatched floral prints (yay for florals)! I would just be careful about choosing your third dress- I would choose something kind of in between the first two. Too much going on/too bright/bold would make it look alot less cohesive, but as long as it’s in between the first two I think your ladies will look like a gorgeous & cohesive group!

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