(Closed) picking up my dress, rude not to invite all bridesmaids?

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Is it rude not to invite all of my bridesmaids to come with me to pick up and try on my dress??
    Yes, if you invite one you should invite them all : (0 votes)
    No, you should invite those who you are close to : (8 votes)
    21 %
    It doesn't really matter : (31 votes)
    79 %
  • Post # 3
    3823 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    It isn’t necessary. Everything we do as the bride doesn’t have to be an event or production. Just invite and grab the people who are available and go pick up your dress. The others will see you on your wedding day.

    Post # 5
    696 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Ya it’s really no big deal…you are just picking up a dress. It’s not like you are picking out your dress, that is the important part.

    Post # 6
    853 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    It shouldn’t matter and I doubt it would phase them either way.  If my BFF asked me to go with her, if I could get there, I most likely would.  If she went by herself or with another friend, it wouldn’t bother me either.

    I don’t think this is an ettiquette issue, more of a ‘whatever floats your boat’ one, but it’s not necessary for them to be there, and if you parents haven’t seen it yet, they might enjoy having the time spent with just you.

    Post # 7
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I dont think my bridesmaids would even want to go so definitely don’t feel bad!

    Post # 8
    1548 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I can’t imagine most BMs really wanting to go. I don’t think its necessary to have an “entourage” to pick up a dress.

    Post # 9
    2055 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I didn’t invite any of bridesmaids to go with me to pick up my dress or to my first fitting!

    Post # 10
    4272 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    I don’t think any of them need to go

    Post # 11
    23597 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I agree – I don’t think it’s a big deal one way or the other. 🙂

    Post # 12
    7560 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    @AmyFarrahFowler:  +1

    The bridal salon is the one place where I don’t bring my entourage Wink

    Post # 13
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    NBD.  If one of my friends asked me to spend 4+ hours driving with her and watching her try on a dress I’d be all “yeah, sure….you buying lunch?”  

    It’s your dress, you just need to try it on and get measured.  If you need someone to tell you that you still look awesome in it, take your bff who lives near the shop. It’s really no big deal until you get dressed on your wedding day though. 

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