(Closed) she wants to wear a pant suit!!!

posted 9 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 17
5493 posts
Bee Keeper
Post # 18
237 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I would think about whether it is really ok with you before you go ahead and tell her to buy it. It sounds like you are still a little unsure and you don’t want it to bother you that day, or in your pcitures. I am sure if you asked she would make it work for the day, or at least for the ceremony. If you are really 100% sure that you are fine with it then go for it but I would think about it (maybe even talk to Fiance and Mom/MIL about it) first. 

Post # 19
3942 posts
Honey bee

@shalaklein: Is it that she hates dresses? Or is she truely uncomfortable in a dress? If she just doesn’t like them, then too bad….I think she should wear a dress. If she is truly uncomfortable then I think the 2 suggestions above are appropriate. Maybe something with a little sparkle to dress it up…and look less like a business suit.

Post # 20
3620 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I like the idea of the jumpsuit  – my girls wore the chocolate brown VS convertible dress and they have convertible jumpsuits too on Amazon.com – maybe you could propose that to all of your BMs?

Post # 21
369 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

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@KitKatNYC:  I totally agree.  There is a difference between just not wanting to wear a dress, and literally being UNCOMFORTABLE in dresses.  There are friends of mine that I would NEVER subject to wearing a dress, not only for their comfort, but because it would look awkward. 

Does this girl ever wear dresses?  Does she tend to dress in a more masculine manner?  If so, she might not only be uncomfortable in a dress, she might be visibly uncomfortable, which will affect the way she carries herself. 

My fiance (female) would also never wear a dress.  And frankly, I wouldn’t want to see her in a dress…..it would be awkward for everyone involved. 

Post # 22
6392 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m with you, too, kitkatnyc. If she just doesn’t like dresses, she can pretty much just suck it up. You did ask her to find a dress, after all. 

But if there’s a reason she doesn’t want to wear a dress, I could see letting her wear something else. I like the flowy pants–it’s what mom wore to my sister’s wedding, and it looked nice. 

Is she more of a masculine dresser? My friend has a Bridesmaid or Best Man that wears men’s clothing, so she gave her the option of wearing a tux. 

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