(Closed) My mom’s dress…..

posted 7 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What do you think of my mom's dress for the wedding?
    Love it : (128 votes)
    97 %
    No way : (2 votes)
    2 %
    Other : (2 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    3788 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I have never heard that moms are “supposed” to do any of those things. It’s a really nice dress and very MOB appropriate, I think.

    Post # 4
    3222 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I think this is great! In all honesty, I always see the MOB wearing a short(er) dress..at or just below the knee. I’ve never seen a MOB wearing a long dress. I wouldn’t worry about the color…as long as it’s not black, I think it should be fine!

    Post # 5
    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I think it’s adorable!  I never heard that they have to wear something opposite of the bridesmaids.

    Post # 6
    3613 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    Depends on the formality of the wedding. About half the MOB dresses offered from major brands are knee length, so it’s not unusual at all. My mom wore a floor length dress but my Mother-In-Law wore a knee length dress similar to the one you posted. She would only be expected a to wear a long dress if you’re having a formal black tie wedding.

    Post # 8
    285 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I actually LOVE this dress and think it’s perfect for an MOB! I’d love to hear where your mom got it–I might suggest it to my own mom. The last dress she suggested for herself was white. Needless to say, it was quite awkward having to explain to my mom that only the bride is supposed to wear white. 

    Post # 9
    212 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    lol my mom is wearing this exact dress in a different color!

    Post # 11
    1314 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2016

    I love it! I’ve seen this dress on someone’s mom on the bee…but I don’t remember who. It actually hits low enough. 

    Post # 13
    88 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i think its gorgeous. i wouldnt say anything about it! its beautiful and very appropriate.

    Post # 14
    1701 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    My Mother-In-Law wore something similar. She is also about 5’1 and it looked great.

    Post # 16
    165 posts
    Blushing bee

    I am a recent MOB and I wore a long dress only because I am very self conscious about my legs. But.. I love the dress your mom picked out! It’s beautiful!

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