I think I nearly gave my mother a heart attack when I told her that I didn’t want a colour ‘theme’ nor did I particularly want my bridesmaids to look the same. ‘But, how will people know that they’re bridesmaids’ she asked with genuine shock/worry.
Sometimes sticking to your instinct is harder than it sounds. Everyone has certain expectations for the day and regardless of the ‘it’s your day’ mantra, it is often followed with a gentle, ‘but, normally….’ Well I was adamant on the girl’s dresses. Firstly all four are my younger sisters and they would never forgive me if I dressed them like Russian dolls; they range in age from 11 – 24 and have completely different body types and ideas about what colours suits them. More than anything, I wanted to ensure that they felt comfortable on the day and are as excited as I am about wearing their dresses. Here are the dresses they chose….