(Closed) Multi-colored dresses or different shades of green ?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Should I have multi-colored bridesmaids dresses or different shades of green?
    Multi-colored : (4 votes)
    12 %
    Different shades of green : (29 votes)
    88 %
  • Post # 3
    262 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    i think different shades of green would look great. It would give the look interest while still making the bridal party look unified.

    Post # 4
    2058 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I love when its the same color palette but not the exact same color. I wish that was something I was doing…My bm dresses are on order so I can’t go back now, LOL

    But check these out…..FANTABULOUS Tongue out

    Post # 5
    445 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    Well, it really depends on you, but different colours can be fun. I let my sister (MOH) choose her own dress and colour because I really didn’t have anything specific in mind. Then my nieces asked if they could be flowergirls … and how do you say no to those cute little faces? 🙂 But they hate dressing alike, and so we chose colours that went nicely with my sister’s dress, and she actually made their dresses. I really liked how they looked together.


    Post # 6
    570 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I would say the different shades instead of altogether different colors, just because of the idea of one uniformed look. I do love that last picture posted though, very beautiful!

    Post # 7
    520 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2010

    @jackie-o — thanks for posting those!  I’m doing different shades of blue, but hadn’t seen a picture of it yet!  It works 🙂

    Obviously, I voted for the different shades of green, that would look lovely too!

    Post # 8
    2829 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Keep in mind the skin tone of your girls too!

    That was my biggest speed bump in picking a colour/colour family — the range I’m working with is pale red head through to dark olive toned skin & everything in between– I wanted to be sure that the colour/family I picked would compliment everyone or leave everyone with an option that worked.

    Yellows and orangey reds really wash me out & I look sallow [for example], but the ‘right’ red does wonders; so it can be tricky!

    Post # 9
    4 posts
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I know I’m super late on this one, but I’m doing (3) different shades of green for my bridesmaids!  I got my inspiration from a photo of a wedding Rachel Bilson was in:


    My question now is what are my options for the groomsmen’s ties?  I know they could just all wear black ties but that’s pretty boring…  If they all wear the different shades I feel like it won’t pull off the look the same way the dresses do.  But I don’t think choosing one of the greens would look right either.  I was thinking maybe a black tie with some kind of subtle green design in it but I’m having trouble… any suggestions???

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