(Closed) Would you care if your mom wore this?

posted 6 years ago in Family
Post # 3
2950 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I think it looks really nice and wouldnt mind at all if she wore that! its beautiful!

Post # 4
3120 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I don’t think I would mind if she really had her heart set on it.  I think the MOB could get away with it, but NOT a guest. 

Post # 5
914 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I am one who doesn’t care if anyone else wears white or ivory. I think it’s a pretty MOB dress and it’s not all white/ivory.

Post # 6
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@ejay15:  I think it’s very pretty and would not think poorly of her.  Did you ever see the Steve Martin Father of the Bride movie?  The mom wore a short ivory/beige dress, but it was clearly a MOB dress and looked beautiful.  I think the only problem is when something looks too bridal gown like.  I’d think your mom looked lovely and appropriate.

Post # 7
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

 I think its really pretty. I dont mind the color but might avoid if the top of your dress was lace in a similar style.

Post # 8
3569 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I wouldn’t mind. But if it bothers you ask her too get it in another color.

Post # 9
366 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

It isnt all white so I see no problem with it. I dont think that white should be banned from all wedding guests. An all white outfit I understand, but anything else I think is fine for any gues

Post # 10
5095 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I was just at a wedding on Friday where the MOB wore a dress almost identical to that one! It might have even been the same one. She looked lovely, and I can’t imagine anyone thought she was inappropriate.

Post # 11
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

For MOB, I think it’s okay. The only concern I might have, is if it’s similar to yours. (My dress has no lace, so my Mom could have picked something like that.)

Post # 13
155 posts
Blushing bee

I think that’s a fantastic MOB dress, I don’t think anyone will think the small amount of white is a faux pas.

Post # 14
187 posts
Blushing bee

I would not mind at all especially since it has a colored skirt.  My mom is wearing a cream colored top and I am completely fine with it.  It’s what she wants to wear and that makes me happy.

Post # 15
4464 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I wouldn’t be bothered at all. I think it’s pretty. I also don’t think you should worry at all about what others will think of her. Your mom is a grown woman who I’m sure doesn’t really care what someone thinks about the color of her dress. 

Post # 16
10366 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2010

Obviously nobody is going to mistake your mom for you. Let her wear it!

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